Painting Daughter's Bedroom - Painting - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Painting

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-01-2005, 03:51 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Wink

Painting daughter's bedroom


I am redecorating my 4 year olds room and she has a pink quilt which is primarily pink with other colors like yellow, purple, teal, etc. What would you recommend is the best color to paint her room? To do pink seems like too much. I am leaning towards the purples and lavenders. Also she has 4 walls in her room and I was thinking of doing one wall darker and the others lighter. Any other ideas?

Advertisement

lyn_vista is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2005, 06:16 PM   #2
Member
 
daman3178's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Clearwater, Kansas
Posts: 64
Rewards Points: 75
Default

Painting daughter's bedroom


Just my 2 cents, I will tell you how I did my baby boy's room!! One one wall I did a solid color the darks color of the four walls. On the second and third wall we did another solid but it is the lightest color. On the last wall we did what is called sacking. You start off with the lightest color on the wall, paint the entire wall then after it dries you use the darkest color. To apply the darkest color we used a Plastic sack from Wal-Mart or K-Mart. Basically dip the bag in and stamp around the wall. Then use a third color and the same as the second color. It turns out really well and it lets you use three different colors and they all tie in together very well. They also do it this way when they use a sponge. I could only find a site talking about this but they use sponges!!

http://www.101interiorpaintingideas....echniques.html

Advertisement

daman3178 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2005, 10:24 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 488
Rewards Points: 250
Default

Painting daughter's bedroom


daman3178
That sound like a cool way to do a lot of rooms. (not to many in one home though). I am planing a game room and will be considering two colors in the way you described.

lyn_vista
Yes, I agree pink might be too much. I don't know how the purple would go but lighter shade like lavender might work well. Put the bed spread up next to a few colors and see if it looks comfortable together or at least somewhat balanced and pleasing.
__________________
Mgmopar
MgMopar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2007, 04:28 PM   #4
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 6
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Painting daughter's bedroom


a light lavander sounds like it would work the best. i would probably keep all the walls the same though.
ToolbeltTed is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Top of Page | View New Posts