Need help with colours so I don't end up with bland!
alfieroy
August 1, 2014
Hello I am building an extension to my kitchen which will incorporate a sitting room. I have also knocked the wall down between my dining room and kitchen. Because of cost I am reusing my old kitchen units which are cream gloss however I am adding a full wall of tall units in a walnut gloss as a contrast ( I couldn't find a match). I will be putting my sitting suite into this room which will be about 45m2. The only other piece of furniture I have will be a low tv unit which is black glass with a wood top. I have ordered a small glass splash back for behind my sink in lime green. I need colour in my life and I am so worried that this room will be so bland and boring. Could someone please advise on colours for flooring, walls, rug etc and a style for dining furniture. I will try to post a photo of my suite which you will see is highly patterned in black/brown.Thank you
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Sarah McColm
Could you post a picture of the room now? Cream & walnut units should be lovely - but I've never seen them in a colourful room that I can think of. This could be fun! :D
    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 5:45AM
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alfieroy
My room at the moment is a building site. The kitchen units are going to be fitted in a couple of weeks time. I will post a picture when they are in.
    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 5:56AM
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Studio 3 kitchens
Hi Alfieroy, what colour will your worktop have you got? and would you be leaning towards tiling, wood, effect tiles in the floor for the wall I would suggest an off white towards a stone colour and accent walls with colourful images / photos. could you post an image showing more of the room?
    Bookmark   Thanked by alfieroy    August 1, 2014 at 6:00AM
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Sarah McColm
if you love colour, and aren't afraid of going bright - the natural colour that's missing would be pinky-purple....
    Bookmark   Thanked by alfieroy    August 1, 2014 at 6:47AM
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alfieroy
My worktops are going to be very dark brown. I need something easy to keep clean on the floor as I have a dog. I was thinking of Amtico for the floor. I will post more pictures once I have a clear space to stand
    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 6:47AM
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alfieroy
Sarah how would you use that colour? In the dining chairs, rug or cushions? Thanks
    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 6:50AM
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Angel18432
Is that lime green back splash something that is permanent or easily removed?
If it's permanent, my thinking is to go something neutral and do lime green accessories - then you can change it up when you get tired of them.
    Bookmark   Thanked by alfieroy    August 1, 2014 at 6:52AM
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alfieroy
The lime green splash back is permanent. So it will be there for ever if my husband has his way.
    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 9:36AM
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Sarah McColm
Okay, so I'm not sure how bold or modern you fancy - but no one could describe it as bland or boring ;) x
    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 12:20PM
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alfieroy
Wow, you are right no one could call that boring! Thanks for your great effort. I like the idea of different coloured dining chairs. I have included a plan of the kitchen, if anyone can understand it!
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Maybe we could help with some colour in your room?

Check out www.justthchair.com

Please let us know if you need any help
    Bookmark   September 21, 2014 at 1:03PM
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