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tina21 06-01-2009 11:33 AM

What colors go good with a light green?
 
Ok so my new house has light green wall colors not sure what to do with this color I like darker colors like browns, black , dark red. Not sure what I can do or what I should do with this light light green color! I need major advice on what colors go good with light light green? Any help would be greatful! I have not yet moved into my new house and need some advice on how decorate it around these colors! Cause Im not repainting it! lol

oscarMadison 06-01-2009 09:47 PM

Someone else suggested this and I was surprise but it actually seems to go together well, light green with a dark red/maroon/burgundy.

I'd try using a tool on the sherwin williams website. It is called the color visualizer. You can match color and they display on the walls and trim in a room you select.

retro 06-02-2009 05:13 PM

coffee brown

Dana11 06-03-2009 04:01 AM

Green and oranges go well. Green and expresso brown also looks good. Since it light green you can try dark red too.

the_money_Pit 06-10-2009 12:10 PM

I just painted my LR/DR a light green color. I have lots of brown furniture (wood tables, e.t. center, sofa, couch, buffet table, hardwood floors) and it looks really calm. I wanted to be able to add other colors too so I got accent pillows for the couches with deep reds, small amounts of blue, green, yellow, etc. Now I was able to hang up deep red curtains and they pull from the throw pillows. I could also add colorful runners on the floor too as long as they can pull color from the pillows or curtains. I think it turned out well.

Leah Frances 06-10-2009 12:12 PM

I love cream with light green.

Ezhel 06-17-2009 07:29 PM

I seconded retro! coffee brown is good combined with any light colors or pastel colors.

Dana11 06-18-2009 01:44 AM

Tina hope you are done with your new place. do let us know which color did you select with green.

wonkern 06-29-2009 02:55 AM

What colors go good with a light green?
 
I think the turquoise color would look awesome!! Poka-dots look really cool to. You could have a neon-green backround with neon blue, pink, and purple poka-dots. Silver and orange would be good too. You could try yellow for a lemony lime look. I would say definatly go with neon colors.




ajaara 07-05-2009 12:53 PM

espresso, java, butter
 
I would go with Java or espresso colors for the furniture and butter or cream color for the accents.

macro01 08-11-2009 04:50 AM

uhm tan would be good on green i think

diy'er on LI 08-12-2009 09:47 PM

another black and red person here. honestly, if light green really isn't your style (as it isn't mine), if it were me, I'd just suck it up and paint the room. It's much easier to decorate to your liking if you're starting with a canvas that agrees with you ;-) a nice silver grey would be the perfect start of a red and black room (and I'm not just saying that becuase that's my livingroom heheheh.)

but if you REALLY detest painting, or don't have a free weekend, I would stick with wenge (super-dark brown wood). That color furniture has a miraculous way of neutralizing things that need to be de-emphasized.

BrendaSimons 09-09-2011 04:23 PM

I think that light green goes with anything. But may be I would choose red.

RoofContractor 03-20-2013 05:35 AM

light green room...good for house!

Rainchainsworld 03-24-2013 02:09 PM

Suggested this and I was surprise but it actually seems to go together well, light green with a dark Yellow, Red.


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