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plus3 Wed 04-Nov-09 14:49:57

Hello - I am about to paint our living room a cream (with many helpful suggestions from a previous thread). I am useless with colour, and my problem is that there is a dusky pink carpet insitu that can't be removed. (rented house)

What colour curtains should I buy? If 'natural' then how dark or light? Cream on cream seems alittle dull but maybe I just can't visualise it?

Any suggestions are most appreciated.

RTKangaMummy Wed 04-Nov-09 14:53:10

WHAT ABOUT DUSKY BLUE ~ LIKE AIR FORCE BLUE OR GREEN

WOT COLOUR SUITE?

RTKangaMummy Wed 04-Nov-09 14:54:01

oooops sorry caps lock i was eating with other hand i look at keyboard not screeen

plus3 Wed 04-Nov-09 14:55:56

greyish sofa...

RTKangaMummy Wed 04-Nov-09 14:56:54

slate grey or blueish grey?

dark or light

plain or paterned

RTKangaMummy Wed 04-Nov-09 14:58:19

in our other house we had blue carpet and pink curtains and parterend suite

both pink and blue were dusky

plus3 Wed 04-Nov-09 15:43:43

suppose it's a bluey grey..

plus3 Wed 04-Nov-09 15:44:20

and plain

brimfull Wed 04-Nov-09 15:50:51

how about a patterned cream pair to add some texture
I am assuming the sofa, carpet and walls are all plain?

plus3 Wed 04-Nov-09 15:54:29

all plain...I think a pattern is required, don't really want to be flowery. Ticking is my favourite, but am not paying for handmade curtains for a house we are not going to be in for alot longer (hopefully)

Bodeniiites Wed 04-Nov-09 16:10:47

you could do Cream as long as it has a texture and Cream rug which could have a pattern would pull it all together some fancy finials or tie backs would complete the look i think

plus3 Wed 04-Nov-09 16:12:36

any other ideas apart from cream? I would just like to say at this point that I bloody hate this carpet...

plus3 Wed 04-Nov-09 16:15:58

also the room is currently a pale yellow with slightly darker yellow curtains that have a pale orange and green leave pattern on
. I have put up with this for enough now and ccan bear it no longer. grin

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