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Stuck on paint colors......

Posted by stprdi (My Page) on
Sat, Jan 31, 09 at 13:27

We are redecorating our 125 year old Victorian and have run in to a painting issue upstairs. The problem lies where the raspberry colored wall from the foyer runs in to the upstairs hall. We have a grand wooden staircase. There is a fairly large expanse of this raspberry and we really like the color. The 3 walls remaining in the upstairs hall don't amount to much to paint. We can't think of a complimentary color for the raspberry that will look right. Should we just finish it all in raspberry or maybe use a plainer wallpaper. There are 4 rooms off of this upstairs hall that we'll be decorating too but would be keeping them more subdued than the raspberry. I suppose I should have done up a board with all the colors etc on it prior to painting but that isn't how I work!!!! Can anyone help us out.

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RE: Stuck on paint colors......

Well, if you like light colors, cream is a good complement, and if you like dark, try navy.

RE: Stuck on paint colors......

I vote for a creamy yellow.

Good luck!

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