This design emphasizes wood floors, white walls, modern furniture & most of most - Artazum/Shutterstock Another idea would be to find molding in darker wood shades and use its natural wood coloring. There is really a beautiful contrast between your pure white surfaces and the wood. The dark painted and wood polished windows and doors will stick out of the white walls. Some wood grains could be knotty and when wood knots are unappealing for you, then discuss this beforehand. Decorate your tree, mantel and window with white snowflakes, ornaments and white painted pine cones. In the laminate flooring versus wood dilemma, wood is usually the most well-liked option for owners that may afford it.