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Dining room paint color help needed!

Posted by keri414 (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 25, 11 at 22:19

I need some paint color advice. I painted the bottom of our dining room SW Peppercorn (a very dark gray). I painted the top Unique Gray, (a beautiful gray with purple undertones). But when it was on all the walls, it turned to a flat baby blue. I repainted with Olympus White, which is more of a true gray. Looked great at first, but when I finished it looked baby blue too, just a little bit lighter. I want a light silvery gray that stays gray, but the Peppercorn color on the bottom half of the dining room is turning everything blue! Anyone have any good ideas? I'm open to repainting the upper half, but I'm also interested in any ceiling colors that might help or any lighting changes???


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RE: Dining room paint color help needed!

Hi Keri, welcome to Gardenweb. If you don't get the answers you need here, try posting on the Home Decorating forum. There are lots of conversations there about shades of gray.


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RE: Dining room paint color help needed!

If your room looks blue, I suggest that you try mismatch and have yellow or light green. I love the contrast of dark blue and rich yellow.


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