Adding trim around the closet makes it look like a built-in.
From there, Carli turned her attention to the closet’s frame. To help the closet look like a built-in, she added crown molding, baseboards, and molding around the door opening. For this step, Carli raided her scrap wood pile and fit the pieces together until she was satisfied with the look. After she caulked any seams, she painted the exterior of the closet to match the doors. “I really wanted the closet doors to blend more seamlessly with our home’s aesthetic,” Carli says, adding that she’s “all about creating a serene atmosphere with a cozy, neutral color palette.” The newly trimmed-out doors and frame totally nail the look.