I am so fed up with beige carpets and magnolia walls We rent and don't know when we will next move so it seems pointless to decorate. What is wrong with tasteful decoration which isn't brown, beige and cream??
YANBU. I was looking through a home magazine earlier today and the owners had been SO stringent about ensuring that every single thing in their house was either black, white or silver that it was really unsuccessful. It was a beautiful house full of beautiful stuff, but it looked like a hotel because it had no personality *at all*.
My walls are all white (except kids' rooms) but that's mainly because I am slightly compulsive about buying soft furnishings. If my walls are white I can have one colour scheme for a while and then change to a new one without having to redecorate. Plus white paint is cheaper AND you can just paint over small dirty marks without it looking all patchy.
So yes, YABU. My white walls are to STOP me getting bored!
No, you're not unreasonable, you're allowed to feel any way you like about it!
I happen to disagree - I have cream in my living room, can you tell I like it because I've been able to have bright red cushions and red rug and a very red picture (painted by my sister as it happens) right in the middle of the room and the contrast looks fab. That's what I like about cream, it allows you a really bold contrast that looks striking.
my bathroom is bubble gum pink - why I hear you cry, why in the name of god... no reason, just for funsies
My kitchen is sort of terracotta, the hallway is green, kids room is blue, stairs and landing are cream (cos they are quite dark)
I love my living room, with its cream walls and ceiling, white skirters, doors, coving and cornice and bright red touches! I don't think it's boring at all.