Painting an old 'Hollywood' Bedroom Set

celiaanneMarch 21, 2011

I have an old bedroom set (1950s) that is the 'blonde' Hollywood furniture that was popular then. It is pretty plain and has what I would call 'clean lines.' I think a dark brown would make it look a little more modern.

I tried SW French Roast on one of the drawers, but I think it is too light. I would like a dark, dark brown.

Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

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Dark color does give the impression of modern, like the dark brown color ...
Perhaps this bedroom furniture can provide inspiration for you:

    Bookmark   March 22, 2011 at 1:31AM
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Thanks, deeteha. I'm hoping for what I would call an espresso color, but so far I haven't found anything really dark.

Anyone else have a paint color recommendation (any brand is fine) for a REALLY dark brown?

Thank you.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2011 at 2:23PM
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