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Unifying open floor plan with paint

Posted by Bakergirl (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 20, 12 at 21:55

Hello,

We are about to start a remodel that involves knocking down a kitchen wall. So, the kitchen will be open to the dining room, which is already open to a small foyer, which also is open to the living room. Right now, we have lots of warmer, traditional colors (reds, golds, greens) and I'm looking to go in a completely different direction.

The kitchen will have white cabinets, a white built-in seating area, darker gray floors, and a grantite called portofino blue (darker gray with some blue swirls in it). We are getting darker gray couches for the living room. I will be reupholstering the dining room chairs after I choose paint colors, and ditto with throw pillows for the living room.

I'm really struggling with paint color. I'm thinking a silvery gray for the kitchen, a darker gray for the dining room, with white from the chair rail down, and a lighter bluer gray (more blue than gray) for the living room. The kitchen is the brightest of the three rooms. This sounds like an awful lot of gray to me, but I'm hoping to liven it up with rugs and artwork.

If anyone has specific suggestions for paint colors--bonus points for Sherwin Williams--, I would love to hear them. I have samples of Jubilee and Samsovar Silver, which look identical to each other in my house. They are ok, and possible contenders for the dining room. Thanks in advance!


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