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Painting living/dining, different colors on different walls?

Posted by claudialina10 (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 31, 10 at 20:00

I'm thinking of using 2 different colors in my open space living/dining room to add some depth, visual interest. Has anyone done this? Any tricks for how to make decisions on where to put lighter v. darker color?

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RE: Painting living/dining, different colors on different walls?

Good day from my experience most people would pick 1 wall to be an accent wall, normally this would be the darker of the 2 colors, while the other 3 are the 2nd color. As for which wall will be the darker color a lot depends what is going on or along that wall.

RE: Painting living/dining, different colors on different walls?

I have more than 2 in my great room, all very pale shades: two colors are on structural elements of the soffit and the stucco of the fireplace - they make intersecting planes of color.

Three more colors are on the walls, with the changes happening at the corners. It's very subtle color planes.

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