Zillow Advice: Home Improvement - Does the woodwork ( crown molding and wood trimed windows need to match the kitchen cabinets? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-woodwork-crown-molding-and-wood-trimed-windows-need-to-match-the-kitchen-cabinets/478189/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate It does not have to match, ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-woodwork-crown-molding-and-wood-trimed-windows-need-to-match-the-kitchen-cabinets/478189/ It does not have to match, but it should "flow".&nbsp; Also, it depends whether it is for your own personal enjoyment or you are thinking about resale down the road.&nbsp; Get a few different opinions when choosing styles and stains so you have a good cross section of opinions, especially If you will be thinking resale at some point. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:03:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-woodwork-crown-molding-and-wood-trimed-windows-need-to-match-the-kitchen-cabinets/478189/ 2013-02-11T19:03:00Z Personally? No. I hate everything ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-woodwork-crown-molding-and-wood-trimed-windows-need-to-match-the-kitchen-cabinets/478189/ Personally? No. <br/><br/>I hate everything being matchy matchy. <br/><br/>Plus (I think) the only time wood should be painted is when it's cheap ugly wood, in such poor condition that it couldn't be revived or when it's already painted. <br/><br/>Folks who buy old homes spend a fortune stripping, scraping and sanding paint off of old woodwork. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:27:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-woodwork-crown-molding-and-wood-trimed-windows-need-to-match-the-kitchen-cabinets/478189/ 2013-02-11T18:27:00Z