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Stuck with red carpet

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sophree Wed 16-Nov-16 08:52:10

Stuck with red carpet in our bedroom.

3 walls are white one wall has Disney wallpaper (room swap situation)

Don't have the money for new carpet and it's still in excellent condition.

What colour for the walls?
P.S I can't stand wallpaper.

MeDented Wed 16-Nov-16 08:54:30

I would stick to something very neutral, a soft cream or pale grey. Then you can add pictures or accessories for detail

heebiejeebie Wed 16-Nov-16 08:55:17

Just pretend you're arriving at the Oscars

Knittedfrog Wed 16-Nov-16 09:02:03

Pale gold looks lovely with red.
I know gold makes people think glitzy and shiney but it's not like that at all.

fitzbilly Wed 16-Nov-16 09:08:19

Pale grey or white would be my suggestion

Bluntness100 Wed 16-Nov-16 09:12:15

Can uou not buy a big rug? You can get them really cheaply now, someone like irugs, and cover most of it up. I had a house years ago, bought it off a Celtic football player (we were in Scotland) and I swear to god the carpet throughout was bright Celtic green, I put big cream rugs down and it really changed the look and feel of the place.

Also you'd be surprised st how cheap carpet can be, might be worth getting a quote.

sophree Wed 16-Nov-16 13:43:34

I'm liking the idea of pale gold.

Could replace the carpet if we were desperate but it is only a couple years old and looks as good as new!

We have now taken the smallest bedroom in the house it does comfortable fit our bed and furniture not a whole lot of space left for rugs though.

Thanks for the suggestions grin

Fluffycloudland77 Wed 16-Nov-16 20:01:36

Elephants breath looks good with red.

wooooofudge Thu 17-Nov-16 08:06:06

Dulux Egyptian Cotton or Natural Hessian?

trickyex Fri 18-Nov-16 16:10:11

Is it a warm orange toned red or more of a blue based crimson?
And it is an old or modern house?

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