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ConfusedWannaBeMum Mon 23-Oct-17 09:20:46

We have just bought our first flat! I still can't believe we will be home owners soon. I am so excited to finally be able to decorate myself.

I am thinking of painting the wall behind the bed in Dulux Damson dream 1

The other walls I am thinking of using Crown's Ivory Cream.

The window is on one of the cream walls and goes all the way to the floor. Ideally I'd want a blackout curtain in a similar colour to Damson but I can't seem to find anything.
Which other colours might work? For the curtains I mean?
Or is there an alternative to having a blackout curtain? I considered a blackout blind and then normal
Curtains on top.

2014newme Mon 23-Oct-17 09:25:48

Black out curtains are a must for me in a bedroom. Be careful with using very dark colours unless your room is exceptionally light as they can suck all the light from a room

ConfusedWannaBeMum Mon 23-Oct-17 09:28:12

Just realised the link didn't work and I can't seem to fix it on my phone.

Dark colours for the wall or curtains?
Do brighter coloured blackout curtains work just as well 2014?

2014newme Mon 23-Oct-17 09:31:12

It's the blackout linings in the curtain that gives the blackout, not the colour of the curtain. You need to get them made with blackout linings

ConfusedWannaBeMum Mon 23-Oct-17 14:16:07

I thought the colour might make a difference in addition to the lining but that sounds great! It definitely gives me a greater variety to look at.

Sunisshining12 Tue 31-Oct-17 19:18:26

Black out roller blind which are reallly cheap - when it's rolled up you won't see it

Then nice curtains just for show smile I love that colour you have chosen! What about some floaty voil type curtains?

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