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HELP! Need a neutral,airy paint color for bedroom with cream furn

Posted by peachypinksunset (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 4, 14 at 18:53

Help! We need to find a paint color within the next few days! We have cream vintage bedroom furniture and need a new paint color.

Must be:
1. Benjamin Moore preferred
2. Airy and calming
3. Neutral so I can put a red flannel comforter set to create a lodge feel or pastel comforter for shabby chic feel; basically want to be able to put ANY comforter set with this paint
4. Would like it to contrast against the cream colored furniture

Thank you!!!!!!!


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RE: HELP! Need a neutral,airy paint color for bedroom with cream

This is probably better in the Home Decorating Forum, but I will throw in my $.02. I have a room with cream furniture too and my target color is going to be Harvest Time or Honeymoon, both of which are goldish-beige.
Harvest Time:

Honeymoon:

(I think the Harvest Time thumbnail is not accurate. Looks too peachy in that link. It is not really peachy at all. I've used it before in a hallway)

The only other neutral category is more beige, less gold. I recently did a bathroom in BM Kangaroo, which went great with the cream vanity.

These of course are just starting points.. zillions of shades lighter and darker to choose from. Here's a lighter beige that would contrast with cream furniture.

Almond bisque:

The gold-beige colors would work well with pastels green and blue, but probably not pinks. The beiges would work well with red.

To be more non-commital to future choices of other elements in the room, I would lean towards lighter shades. The lighter the color, the more versatile usually. I personally prefer mid-tone colors for more impact.

But if you can, it is best to have the overall color scheme settled before painting. Reds vs. pastels are very different visions.


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RE: HELP! Need a neutral,airy paint color for bedroom with cream

Thank you so much for the helpful suggestions!!! I really appreciate it! I put this post in the home decorating forum as u suggested. Thanks again!


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