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Wall colors, fire place and book shelves
Amy Poole
January 3, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I need ideas about paint for walls. I wondered if I should paint the walls a color and the fireplace another color. I also wondered about painting the wall behind the bookshelves. The room is currently yellow and I am looking maybe at gray/brown neutral for main walls. Suggestions?
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mbtayloe
It would be cool to paint the walls a nice grey (including the walls on the backs of the built-ins and keep all else white. Then the built-ins would kind of pop. And you could do great color in your fabrics.
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mbtayloe


Kind of like this
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@ mbtayloeThat would look good.
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Amy Poole
I like the idea of gray. I have two, identical neutral couches with brown pillows. Do I need a gray with more brown or blue? I looked at Benjamin Moore gray paint colors and there are lots!! I don't want the couches to look green.
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mbtayloe
Search the house ideabook area under color and search for 'grey' and there are tons of ideas. I would try maybe a cooler grey (has more blue undertones). You've got a great window too which is nice. Are the built ins on both sides?
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mbtayloe
Ad you can always switch out the decorative pillows to change up your color scheme. Brown couches are nice for just being a back drop!
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mbtayloe
Look at this...brown couch, grey walls, white accents.
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