[This is part of Our Kitchen Molding Makeover series]
Jennifer thought she’d like the frieze painted the same blue as the kitchen walls, and the ornate onlay painted white. So I painted them for her.
Which one do you like better?
Painting an entablature frieze a cameo color and then painting the ornate appliques white is a common paint scheme for classical entablatures, the inside of pediments, fireplace mantel friezes and ornate ceilings.
Cameo Blue Number Two!
We really liked the medium blue above, but finally settled on this dark blue to match the darkest blue accent color in the kitchen.
You can find the names of all five blue paint colors we used in out kitchen here: How to Paint a Kitchen Five Different Blues.