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Faux painting

courtneysal82February 6, 2013
What do you guys think of this faux painting for my living room? It
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Interiors International, Inc.
It looks muddy, sorry. You might try a glaze over paint instead of paint over paint.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:46PM
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jaxsen
Sorry ... I don't like it... Also Faux is out and so is the darker browns.
    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:47PM
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courtneysal82
I would add glaze to the actual paint this was just the samples I bought. My husband said the same thing that is looked muddy. But overall do you think it will be a good look? I am not 100%
    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:48PM
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Darzy
We really need to see the entire room to vote in. But, I agree with Intereriors International, it looks a bit "muddy". Just paint a nice wall color for longevity.
    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:48PM
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courtneysal82
I have a kaHki colored couch and a brown and blue area rug so I am not sure what direction to go. My friend did this to try
    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:49PM
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courtneysal82
This is my rug and couch
    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:50PM
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Interiors International, Inc.
I love your rug and couch but I don't think I will ever like the paint.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:53PM
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courtneysal82
So just a solid brown color?
    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:53PM
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Tricia Goddard
I would paint the walls beige, at least 2 of them. and add a few brown pillows to the couch. I wouldn't use the color above.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:56PM
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redwall
The truth is , no brown. You already have enough of the dark in your space. Opt to pull out a color from the rug to paint. Good luck.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 8:58PM
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mandylou33
If in doubt don't! A lesson learnt the hard way.....(
The artwork has quite a bit of chocolate in it already, it will get lost, and lose impact. Stick to neutral walls and add you personal style with textures and soft furnishings.
If it is added texture you are after, but keep it subtle. Wallpaper can be great - see below.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 9:29PM
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scooterpig
Sorry to hijack the thread a little, but what is that wallpaper mandylou33 ? It looks great!
    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 9:44PM
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rawketgrl
Grab that neutral looks to be light gray or white, the lightest color in the rug. Use that. If you must go with a darker color somewhere, pick 1 wall without much furniture on it to paint, as an accent wall. But please not the brown, maybe the blue from the rug. That way if you do not like it you can fairly easily change it in a weekend without moving too much stuff around. I love your furniture and the rug. I agree with the posters above neutral lighter on walls and punches of color/ accent in art, pillows, throws etc... post some pics when you get it in your space. :D
1 Like    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 9:46PM
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courtneysal82
I have decided to go with a pale blue color and brown pillows to go with the rug. Wish me luck! Thanks for all the help and advice. As I first time home owner I am lost
1 Like    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 9:50PM
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Suzan J Designs - Decorating Den Interiors
Looks like a good choice - nice and fresh. Good luck, and congrats on your new home!
    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 10:32PM
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redwall
It looks like a nice shade of grey/blue. Good luck! Happy house warming!
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 8:35PM
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