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Feezles Tue 30-Jan-18 16:01:08

Suggestions please, for a bold but warm paint colour to go with this fabric. clarke-clarke.com/product/herbarium-blushnatural/

Any range is fine, I’d probably get it colour matched by Dulux.

It’s going in my spare room (currently looking very unloved and overdue a revamp), probably as an accent colour on one wall rather than the full room. The fabric will be used for curtains at the French doors and a bedspread, so there will be a lot of it in the room.

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Bluesheep8 Tue 30-Jan-18 17:36:46

I would go with the very pale pink of the flower at the very bottom ...reminds me of an f and b shade but can't remember which

MikeUniformMike Tue 30-Jan-18 17:43:46

I thought the pale pink flower too. A pale lilac might work if you like lilac. I don't. I don't like grey either.
I'd keep it neutral. Fabric is nice.

Noodleeoodledoodles Tue 30-Jan-18 17:46:55

An inky blue like in the darkest bits of the central flower?

WellTidy Tue 30-Jan-18 17:48:46

I like that fabric. You will get a lot of mileage out if it. Lots of complementing colours.

Dodie66 Tue 30-Jan-18 17:55:52

A darker dusky pink would go lovely or a plum colour. It would make the fabric stand out

WellTidy Tue 30-Jan-18 18:13:11

Dodie are you Welsh? I would use the same turn of phrase 'go lovely' smile

afrikat Wed 31-Jan-18 12:12:40

Try dusted fondant by dulux. It's a lovely dusky pink similar to the bottom flower

Feezles Wed 31-Jan-18 12:32:33

Ooh, now - some very interesting ideas here! I had automatically thought of a bold green, something like F&B Churlish Green, or Lichen, so I am glad I asked, as there are definitely some suggestions I hadn't considered.

I love plum, but we already have quite a lot of plum elsewhere in the house so I'd prefer to avoid it. I also love dark, rich blues (we're about to paint our study in Dulux Sapphire Salute), but I think it's probably too dark for the spare room.

I initially thought that pink my look too sugary, but actually I really like F&B Pink Ground, that might work really well, as it has a lot of yellow in it. And while, like Mike, I'm not usually a lilac fan, Dusted Fondant has a lot of grey in it, so might work.

Time to get ordering some samples - thanks, everyone!

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Paintmaker Wed 31-Jan-18 18:08:10

We painted the bedroom a lovely greyish pink (Hicks & Weatherburn of Leeds, free shipping 01132626139

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