Black framed windows have emerged as one of my favorite newcomers in home trends and design. They’re elegant yet edgy. They add a bold definition to the existing architecture. Best of all, they make your windows really pop. Here are some examples of black window frames from several different house design styles. In every case they look amazing—just see for yourself!

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In the rustic farmhouse kitchen pictured above, the wider wooden black window frames look right at home with the black hardware and the clean white walls. They keep the vintage style windows feeling updated and fresh.

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In this modern adobe home, the high black window frames are a simple statement and almost look like art on the wall. These smaller square windows are also a great way to optimize natural light while still having wall space for furniture.
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I could live in this beautiful hallway laundry room with those black trim windows and door. On a multi-pane window, the design detail is even magnified and creates a strong focal point for the room.

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The aesthetic of this luxury dining room is elevated, thanks to the wall of windows with black steel casing. What a gorgeous way to bring the outside in with that view!
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Check out how this multi-pane arched window serves as a striking centerpiece of the room, tying in the leather seats and the dark countertops.

Black Window Trim on the Exterior

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The black exterior trim on this Cape Cod style home is clean and inviting. Using black feels intentional and sophisticated here and adds a modern twist on a classic.

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Finally, the black edging against white paint really highlights the unique architecture of this Tudor-style brick home. And what better way to make the gorgeous multi-pane windows pop than by painting them black for the ultimate contrast?

I’m convinced I need black window frames. What now? This tutorial for painting frames seems really simple and straightforward for wooden frames. This one is better suited for vinyl frames like in my own home. What do you think about the black window trend? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!


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