Paint Color Help for Modern Home

ms222March 28, 2012

So I just moved into a house, it's a single story 1960's, 2000 square feet 3/3.5 with a maple wood kitchen and stainless steel appliances, standard 9 foot ceilings on a canal near the intracoastal.

I'm trying to give the home a modern but airy and nice feel. I'm a dude and a horrible designer I know what I like when I see it, but can't visualize for my life. My floors are marble saturnia throughout the house, and 2 bedrooms have wood floors.

There is a dining area that extends to the living room, a kitchen area that extends to a family room, and then the bedrooms.

I'm trying to figure out a color scheme for the home. I was thinking the family room and the kitchen should be some shade of gray (a lighter one) and then stain the kitchen cabinets white. I don't know if the gray should go throughout the house or not. Thoughts? Suggestions? I think I'm going to go with mainly black,white gray, for furniture in the home...what wall art color and pillow color will pop in that color scheme?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Try posting this in the Home Decorating forum along with some photos.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2012 at 9:18AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Help me find this wall paper please
Hi all. I'm new to the forum and excited to be here....
Read on another thread about oil based paints being...
Mixing your own paint colors
Decided I want to do this bc I can't find exactly what...
What color wall paint to go with Blooming Prairie Quilt?
Here is photo of daybed with the set I just purchased....
how to get smooooth walls
The room Im painting has some areas original 1906 calcimine...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™