Help choose colors for my living room

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Jun 8, 2013 9:40pm  
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Dennis Dentinox
Joined: Jun 08, 2013
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I’d like advice to make my living room more enjoyable.
I find it to….say…cold.
I need it a bit more warm.
I have 1 large wall that is white. Here is a tv wall in the colors glossy white and dark wenge (like oak).
The flooring is wenge gray.
The smaller walls are aubergine (eggplant purple),

How can I get this room warmer. Change the small walls with a new color, or the white one with a color that matches aubergine?

thanks in advance


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Jun 12, 2013 3:42pm  
Alexandra Thomas
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Personally, I like the aubergine so wpuldn’t go to the hassle of changing it.

Instead of painting the other walls, why not try using a small-scale pattern wallpaper that would work well with the aubergine paint? Alternatively, you could try adding more accessories such as cushions, candle holders and art work to brighten the room up and make it feel more cosy.

Let us know how you get on.


Jul 14, 2013 7:47pm  
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Dennis Dentinox
Joined: Jun 08, 2013
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Sorry for the delay. I do want to keep the aubergine color, but I find the white walls not warm…so cool. Is there something that I can use instead of white, while keeping the aubergine, and what matches the tv-wall/cabinet.


Jul 23, 2013 12:12pm  
Lauren Addis
Lauren Addis
Joined: Jul 23, 2013
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I will suggest you light colors like green is the best. As it is a nature color and considered as a cool color. This is the color which will provide you a calm feeling that makes you comfortable.


Jul 23, 2013 12:31pm  
Clare
Clare
Joined: Jul 23, 2013
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The aubergine is beautiful & I think it would look great with a light gray colour?

I’m not sure it would be warmer though, but it might take the edge off the white.


Jul 24, 2013 12:39pm  
Liam Morrison
Liam Morrison
Joined: Jul 24, 2013
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I’d suggest a feature wall with a nice burnt orange. The colour is warm but not too overpowering – it also suggests that lovely point in the year when summer’s cooling off. Lovely, relaxing feeling.


Jul 24, 2013 2:35pm  
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Dennis Dentinox
Joined: Jun 08, 2013
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I like the orange better as the gray, but how does it look on the large wall (tv and lowboard wall). Isn’t that too much,


Jul 26, 2013 2:32pm  
Anton
Anton
Joined: Jul 26, 2013
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I agree that the aubergine wall looks good, consider doing something with the wall where the TV is.


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