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Help choosing wall color to go with blue kitchen cabinets!

Posted by brneyedgrl (My Page) on
Thu, May 10, 12 at 18:34

I need to paint my drab, used to be yellow kitchen walls. My problem is the cornflower.french blue cabinets. I love the blue but it's difficult to match. Do I contrast? Blend? Go darker or lighter? Suggestions appreciated!

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RE: Help choosing wall color to go with blue kitchen cabinets!

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RE: Help choosing wall color to go with blue kitchen cabinets!

If you want to have pale blue walls, have the paint store mix up the same color formula you used for the cabinets, but in a larger quantity of paint. You will get a paler shade, and it will match tones.

If they take the formula for a pint and put it into a quart, you get "50%". If they use the formula for a quart and put it into a gallon, you get "25%" ... going even lighter usually doesn't work too well.

I think pale yellow walls would look smashing with those cabinets.


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