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Need Ideas for Decorating Open Plan Room

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7 years 1 month ago #387004 by Palermo
I will be moving into my new flat within the next two weeks and need some ideas.

The kitchen, living room and dining room is open plan. The dining area is next to a bay window with bright red walls. The living room area is cream or white (too dirty to tell which!) and the kitchen is the standard black granite with pine units. I want to paint the living room area but not white or cream. Any ideas on which colours would give a good contrast with the dining area? I''ll add a photo on Tuesday if it helps.

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7 years 1 month ago #387014 by sim5355
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Hi!
how about a light grey.

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7 years 1 month ago #387364 by Palermo
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Hi

Thanks for the suggestion. I''ve picked up these testers :

misty mountain : www.colorhexa.com/b8b4ad
natural wicker : www.colorhexa.com/e8dfcb
perfectly taupe : www.colorhexa.com/c7c0bc

Taupe is kind of a light greyish brown. I couldn''t find a light shade of grey.

What colour lino do you suggest for a bathroom with yellow walls, would a black or grey work?

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7 years 1 month ago #387365 by rubytuesday
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I like the natural wicker, it''s light and fresh and calming :)It would work well with the red walls in your kitchen area. You could also add accent colours like jade or chocolate in soft furnishings.

Black with the yellow in your bathroom might be a bit stark, what sort of shade is the yellow?

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7 years 1 month ago #387366 by Palermo
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I think it''s called sunflower :

www.colorhexa.com/eddc96

It''s got a satin finish. I want to avoid lino that looks like wooden flooring as I think it''s tacky.

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7 years 1 month ago #387368 by rubytuesday
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What about this colour? - www.dulux.co.uk/products/authentic-origi...relatedproducts=true (It''s the background page colour).

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7 years 1 month ago #387371 by Palermo
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I can''t really tell what sort of colour that is. A light brown? I''m colour blind so certain colours and shades all look the same!

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