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painting new house
bethhinesDecember 27, 2012
The craftsman home we just bought was previously decorated in a southwestern folk style - when the previous owners left and all the decorations taken down the place is pretty dirty and in need of painting. I was originally planning to paint another color but am now not sure. The living, dining and kitchen flow into each other. Would love some thoughts.
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creeser
I love the fact that they had the ceiling painted as well. It's a great color, but do YOU like it? Personally, I love yellow and find it makes the room feel warm and sunny, but it's just personal taste.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:40AM
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aimeemuirhead
Love the colons, minus the flowers on the archway
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:44AM
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aimeemuirhead
Colors*
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:45AM
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creeser
*L* aimee, you can actually edit your answer by clicking the edit answer . It reappears in the comment box at the top and you can change it there. And I agree... minus the flowers.
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:46AM
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Interiors International, Inc.
I love craftsmen style houses. With that said research the original colors that were in that house or just that style in general. Take those colors and do a 1/2 shade if they are to dark for your taste.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:51AM
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bethhines
I like yellow, the outside is actually a pretty soft yellow but this is pretty strong. The kitchen has grown on me - inside the cabinets is painted a dark red and looks nice - and there is not too much yellow in that room due to cabinets and counters. We're pretty eclectic but like I said this is a strong shade. Here are another two views.--thanks for the comments!
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:57AM
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judianna20
I like yellow, too, for this style and layout. But take a look at these rooms, all one color. The Architect says the colors are BM 10 & 11. Must mean wall/ceiling.
La Grange Park Residence

I don't know if you have this typical fireplace or not, but you could always do a accent color as in this picture. Like the red in your cabs.
modern twist on traditional sitting room
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:58AM
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bethhines
thank you for your input. Doing my research now!
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 12:06PM
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Deborah Butler, Brickwood Builders
I personally do not care for the color. I would do some research on style appropriate colors for the wall and then cut that color at least to 50% for the ceiling. Your space just seems to be a bit too much.
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 12:36PM
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carbary
I like when rooms flow with the paint chip deck colors choose your colors and go one darker in each room. All off the same strip go with the lightest on all the ceilings for a tie in.
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 3:58PM
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