Afraid Of Color - Interior Decorating - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Interior Decorating

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-28-2012, 12:53 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Afraid of color


I'm new to this forum, hoping someone can direct me to an iPad app that will let me try out different colors of paint for my living room via downloaded pic. Also any advice on buying living room carpet? I don't want to see vacuum cleaner marks or foot prints, something that will last and not show wear. Thx.

Advertisement

Codergirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 04:24 PM   #2
the Musigician
 
DangerMouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: I'm right here!
Posts: 10,404
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

Afraid of color


Part 1: www.lmgtfy.com (we don't do that here)

Part 2: Berber, your choice of color(s)

DM

Advertisement

__________________
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Click here to see some of my original magic tricks and trick boxes!
DangerMouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 04:35 PM   #3
bbo
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Packerland !!
Posts: 1,016
Rewards Points: 500
Default

Afraid of color


for # 1. looks like most of the paint vendors have apps. find your favorite paint store and see if they have one.

for number2, I'd go with hardwood and a rug. probably a wool rug. sorry I can't help you with the carpet choice, I'm not much of a carpet guy.
bbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 08:47 PM   #4
Too Short? Cut it Again!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 9,634
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

Afraid of color


I use Benjamin Moore's all the time. Sherwin Williams has a nice one too. You can upload and mask your own photo or use one in the collection that is already masked and looks similar.

In my color consulting work I use Color Impact a lot for exploring color and relationships. You can try it for free but a license will set you back $40-50 as I remember. www.colourlovers.com is a good site for color scheme ideas.

Have fun. No need to be afraid of color!

Last edited by user1007; 07-28-2012 at 08:50 PM.
user1007 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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Putting color onto white brick or textured walls (need color suggestions!) Eliana Interior Decorating 2 01-18-2012 08:27 PM
weathertron Mecury Thermostat VickiL HVAC 4 02-06-2011 05:32 PM
New Roof Color Alto Roofing/Siding 3 08-27-2010 02:14 PM
Fade of new grout color. Bud Norris Flooring 7 06-16-2010 01:32 PM
1st post 1st project baseboards color question 7roses Painting 13 06-30-2009 06:46 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts