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Old 04-03-2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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Match shoe moulding to cabinets or floor?

I just remodeled my kitchen and am finishing the trim work. I have hickory floors and dark cherry cabinets. Should I match the shoe moulding under the cabinets to the cabinets or to the floor. The shoe moulding on the walls without cabinets will match floor color as close as possible.

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Match shoe moulding to cabinets or floor?

Shoe molding generally matches the wall trim(base molding) or cabinets----

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Match shoe moulding to cabinets or floor?

I would match the cabinets to the shoe moldings around the cabinets. If also doing shoe around the baseboards, I would match the baseboards with that shoe. Hope this helps.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:13 AM   #4
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Match shoe moulding to cabinets or floor?

To each his/her own.

I would try a piece with the shoe stained to match the floors, and one piece stained to match the cabinets. Go with which fits your eye.

As for me, I prefer to have all the shoe be of one color throughout. Having the shoe change color in various rooms just doesn't give a look of continuity.
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