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Colour palettes for these walls? Help!
thehalfie
December 15, 2012
I'm a renter about to move into a new place, and can't paint. I need a colour scheme for this room and I'm having trouble describing the colour, let alone decorating with it. Dark beige? Burnt sand? Your suggestions would be much appreciated!
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Lisa Lucas Design
Add lots of white with accessories, pillows, rug and art. Let the wall color be the accent color of the room. I am hoping your existing furniture is fairly neutral to not complete with that color. Black white and the dark wheat color is a nice updated color combo.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 4:46PM
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collettec
Lots of white as Lisa Lucas advised. White drapes instead of the dark, possibly white painted shelving or cabinets against the wall and more lighting as well.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 4:52PM
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judianna20
White, white and more white. You can change the window treatments? To white.
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 4:57PM
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thehalfie
Haha ok i get the picture with the white, and I do hate those Dexter style drapes... But what about after the white? What actual colours will go with this?
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 5:02PM
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judianna20
Do you have furniture? Upholstered?
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 5:20PM
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collettec
What are the colors in your kitchen? That might be a consideration as well for colors in the adjoining living room.
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 5:25PM
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thehalfie
Kitchen is visible in the second picture... Also not the best colours, haha. Heres a picture of the couch... The model is my bf, haha.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 6:42PM
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Lisa Lucas Design
I had quite a bit of color on these walls even though the photo washes it out a bit. Just kept it neutral.
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 6:43PM
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Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
Colors that will go with your wheat walls: black, navy, brown, cream, white, khaki, coral, turquoise, olive, and many, many others.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 6:45PM
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thehalfie
Holy gorgeous Lisa! I dont have that kinda view or natural light, but i like what you did there. We have a couple creamy white coloured throws and light pillows we're planning to toss on the couch too.
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 6:45PM
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Lisa Lucas Design
Just saw the sofa. Add white pillows to it and add white side chairs to it. A white shaggy rug from IKEA would be a good fit too. Keep your colors to charcoal, white, and deep beige. I wholeheartly agree that white drapery are a must for lighening up that room. IKEA Aina are 100% pure linen and work great. Go to West Elm for white accessorie ideas.
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 6:49PM
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houssaon
I would descirbe the paint color as a gold tone, so accents could be in the blue and purple family.

Like the dark sectional and also light panel drapery. I would only have two panels not cut the view (whatever it is) with a panel in the middle.

Look for an interesting rug, like: Eastern Colors Rug, Cadiz Rug, Red, or Zigzag Rug
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 6:49PM
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Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
Yes, I love Houssaon's rugs which would go nicely with solid upholstered pieces.
    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 7:19PM
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kah416
H! :) A nice soft jute area rug would go great, and it's easy to match any other colors to it...and charcoal or gray chevron throw pillows would be a great accent to the color of your walls, and to the sofa you have a pic of (that's my dream sofa from ikea!! :) Hope this helps any :)
1 Like    Bookmark   December 15, 2012 at 7:55PM
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kah416
Here's a few jute rug choices
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