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Anybody used Dulux "Muddy Puddle" in a Living Room ? What was it like ?

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MistAllChuckingFrighty Sun 10-Nov-13 18:54:41

And did you have a contrast wall ?

I am thinking of using it with existing browns, greys and creams with a possible turquoise/aqua or pinky contrast wall


SillyBlueHat Mon 11-Nov-13 19:04:43

I've had muddy puddle in a previous house. I used a lighter tone of the same colour on other walls.

What you've suggested sounds really nice

MistAllChuckingFrighty Mon 11-Nov-13 19:07:43

Oooh, a reply ! I didn't realise this topic was so slow smile


AngryFeet Mon 11-Nov-13 19:12:17

Yes I did. Will try and find the paper we used with it. Hang on...

TortillasAndChocolate Mon 11-Nov-13 19:14:02

I've got it on my halls, stairs and landing and really like it. It's warm but not too dark. I don't have it in my living room but have something very very similar - it's a dulux mix your own one. I've got that one on three walls and then wallpaper on the 4th wall with the fireplace.

AngryFeet Mon 11-Nov-13 19:16:49

It was this

If you look at picture 5 on this you can see the colour (just sold the house)

AngryFeet Mon 11-Nov-13 19:18:05

Feck wrong second link - hang on

JustCallMeBaldrick Mon 11-Nov-13 19:18:49

Me!! It's the (very subtle) feature wall in our living room. The other walls are Natural Hessian. I love it, as it's warm without being overpowering. I partly chose it because I liked the name shallow

AngryFeet Mon 11-Nov-13 19:18:50

MistAllChuckingFrighty Mon 11-Nov-13 19:19:07

the 2nd link is the same one of the wallpaper, AF

nice though smile

TAC, I am hoping for a warmish (not too dark) chocolatey grey, that's what the tester looks like in my north facing living room

MistAllChuckingFrighty Mon 11-Nov-13 19:20:35

nice house, AF, that paint in picture 5 looks lighter than I thought it would though

AngryFeet Mon 11-Nov-13 19:22:05

Hmm it is a bit lighter than reality. Not sure I would normally call it chocolately grey though. Maybe milky coffee with a hint of grey.

MistAllChuckingFrighty Mon 11-Nov-13 19:22:51

Hmm, yes, AF. I like the sound of that.

TortillasAndChocolate Mon 11-Nov-13 22:18:47

Another one if you want chocolately grey is perfectly taupe - still dulux.

MistAllChuckingFrighty Mon 11-Nov-13 22:21:16

thanks, will have a look

MistAllChuckingFrighty Mon 11-Nov-13 22:38:40

yes, nice

got a few more ideas on the dulux site

overtly olive looking good for the feature wall

Nyancat Tue 12-Nov-13 23:19:20

I did in previous house, it was awful, had a purple tinge to it that drove me mad. Eventually changed it to potato cake which I loved but it's not a chocolatey colour, more like a latte coffee colour.

MistAllChuckingFrighty Wed 13-Nov-13 20:56:44

Oh, boo !

Anyway, have got some more samples through the post so going to wait for daylight at the weekend and try some more.

HaveToWearHeels Sun 17-Nov-13 13:52:22

AngryFeet what colour was you hall, love that colour ?

Jemimapuddleduk Sun 17-Nov-13 13:58:24

We have it in our dining room and it looks gorgeous! We don't have a contrast wall but have statement curtains in a purpley mauve abstract print. I agree the paint has a purple hint but in a good way.

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