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

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-17-2010, 12:04 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

wall coloring.


I have big big size living room, with burgandy carpet. My walls are white but i want to put color on them. What colors would like good on my walls with the burgandy carpet?

also, im wanting to paint a small kitchen. my countertops are ahunter green with white appliances. what would be a good color for this space?

Thanks for your help!
Jessica Houchens

jessicahouchens is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2010, 11:36 AM   #2
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 5
Rewards Points: 10
Default

wall coloring.


It kinda depends on the rest of the furniture in the room. You could go with a clubby feel and paint the walls a pool table green. You could go with an imperial looking light / baby blue, too.

florist.guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2010, 01:44 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Posts: 9
Rewards Points: 10
Default

wall coloring.


Hello Jessica!
It sounds like you have some great changes about to happen in your home. Consider a light to medium gray in your living room. It is still a “neutral color” and will tone down the white. Also what window treatments do you have in your living room? You may want to “pull” a color (match the threads from the fabric) to accent the window treatment and complement the carpet.

You have a lot of contrast in the kitchen with the hunter green countertops and white appliances. You will want to select a light color to make the small kitchen appear larger. Consider a light yellow to brighten up the space and reflect any sunlight that comes into that room.

I recommend getting a color tester or paint chip from the store to see how it will look before you start the project. Painting a swatch (4’x4’) and looking at it for a few days will help you get the feel of the finished project without committing to gallons of paint. Plus – if you don’t like to color, you can still change your mind!


Best wishes and please send us photos to see how the walls turned out!
Designing Woman
DesigningWoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2010, 08:40 PM   #4
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 17
Rewards Points: 10
Default

wall coloring.


A khaki tan color would look nice with the burgandy and the hunter green.
Oops! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2011, 05:06 PM   #5
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 20
Rewards Points: 10
Default

wall coloring.


I would vote for peppermint green.
BrendaSimons is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2011, 05:23 AM   #6
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 6
Rewards Points: 10
Default

wall coloring.


I think light purple or pink would be best for burgandy colored carpet. This is my choice you can also take advice of interior designer.
Rexi1212 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2011, 01:38 AM   #7
Put Art in you Heart
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Beautiful Southern California
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

wall coloring.


Something with a warm gold tone, without getting to "bright" or "metallic"... as mentioned in a previous comment, get a sample jar and experiment and look at it several times a day with the changing light.

Good luck with your selection...

theARTeacher is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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
Cutting through masonry wall mwpiper Remodeling 4 04-17-2010 11:30 AM
building a wall against an exterior wall Mike L General DIY Discussions 2 08-20-2009 03:50 PM
Adding drainage to existing retaining wall? pcballgame Landscaping & Lawn Care 5 04-14-2009 04:29 PM
Atlantic-need your opinion on markd's comments about my vapor barrier? yummy mummy Building & Construction 11 03-07-2007 10:47 AM
Load Bearing Wall? Traybae Building & Construction 1 11-05-2006 02:01 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.