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dawg803 04-06-2011 11:01 AM

painting wooden furniture?
Hi everyone, I am trying to figure out what color to paint some wooden furniture (bookcase and tv stand) that I have. It is currently painted white, but I want it to match some bronze metal furniture that I have in the same room.

I was thinking about just painting it the same bronze color as the metal furniture... but would that look weird on wooden furniture? or another option would be a painting in brown?

Any suggestions/ opinions? Thanks!

ps: sorry I have been a little MIA lately.. i'm sure you all know how life can get in the way haha

LordOfChaos 04-07-2011 10:11 AM

How about a dark gray?

dawg803 04-07-2011 04:32 PM

hmmm i hadn't thought of that.. thanks for the suggestion!

sharpsport 04-07-2011 08:56 PM

Try antiquing it. You may want to paint the pieces a creamy color first, then use the bronze color to accent it. Good luck.


dawg803 04-26-2011 04:38 PM

finished product.. kind of
Hey everyone.. thanks for all your suggestions. I just thought I would post of picture of the bookcase I kind of a tan/ kaki on the outside and an dark brown on the backs. This was taken right after I finished painting so excuse the mess :)

ps i wanted to post a picture but cant figure out how to just upload one from my computer.. any suggestions? thanks!

mrominger 04-26-2011 07:03 PM

I agree, I think that gray would be a very nice complimentary color. It's such a hot color right now that I think you'll be able to find the perfect shade. If not, maybe a tan or light mocha color might work for you?

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