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How would you use this colour scheme in a new build?

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stroan Wed 01-Feb-17 12:33:04

We live in a 18month old new build, mostly white walls. Grey carpet throughout the upstairs.

When we moved in, we painted the wall behind our bed a deep, heathery purple. A small wall behind the dining area of the kitchen was painted a vibrant purple as the units are white and I felt it needed a pop of colour. I've just finished painting a wall in our spare room a dark charcoal grey and DD's room has star decals all over one wall. It's unintentionally a bit feature-wall heavy. I like deep colours, but few of our rooms can take those colours on all 4 walls.

I've fallen in love with this blue-grey-mint colour scheme for DDs next bedroom. It's currently a plain white box, small double/big single with large window and a cupboard in the corner. There's one full wall with nothing on it.

It's north facing so I'm reluctant to paint it all in the deep blue. But I'm not sure I want yet another dramatic feature wall! We already have mint accessories but I don't like the idea of all mint on the walls. Could be a bit sickly. She'll have white furniture.

Any ideas on how I could use this scheme? Any unusual paint ideas that could work?

User446 Sat 11-Feb-17 12:44:29

That's gorgeous! I have seen on Pinterest a lot of ppl painting mountains - try searching for that on Pinterest it could work really well with those colours!

thenewaveragebear1983 Mon 13-Feb-17 12:52:56

I've just find my dd's bedroom in light grey and navy and that turquoise blue would fit beautifully as accessories/curtains. We did 2 walls in b&q premier deep marine and 2 in light rain and it looks lovely ( I think !)

stroan Tue 14-Feb-17 19:45:46

Interesting! I hadn't considered doing two walls in each.

I think I've picked the colours

thenewaveragebear1983 Tue 14-Feb-17 20:23:16

They are gorgeous together. There are loads of accessories etc in that turquoise colour, and white obviously, in the shops at the moment to bring that colour in?

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