Help! Clueless Young Male! Help!

wstjean42June 13, 2012

Hi,

I am a 23 yo male who is clueless when it comes to decorating. I have a new apartment in Boston that needs painting. The problem: VERY Little Natural light in the Living room (One Small window). Need help picking a color that will brighten it, and isnt completely girly. And it has dark wood trim that I cant paint! Need Help! I like Blues, but not sure that will work.

Any lightning tips would help as well.

Any Recomendations?

Thanks, Will

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jessicaml

Will, for your combination of issues, you really should post this in the Home Decor forum; you'll get the most feedback there.

    Bookmark   June 14, 2012 at 12:12AM
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ionized_gw

Maybe, but the paint forum would appear much more masculine than Home Decor.

    Bookmark   June 14, 2012 at 2:41PM
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jessicaml

LOL ionized, I almost put in, ''don't worry, it's not all women over there,'' but I didn't want to sound sexist!

    Bookmark   June 14, 2012 at 5:08PM
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ionized_gw

Thanks, sometimes I get myself in trouble because no one can see my tongue in my cheek in posts. I could not resist responding to "girly".

wstjean42, just pick a light color that you like, how about white? You can do the walls in a light color and the ceiling in white.

    Bookmark   June 15, 2012 at 10:40AM
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