Help with window treatments
March 8, 2013 in Design Dilemma
The gray I've just painted our parlor walls with has turned out to be a bit more blue than I intended. What color window treatments could I use to maybe help the room look more gray? The woodwork has a dark stain.
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dalma darling
I'd like to see a photo of your room to know what colors would work in the room - if you can incorporate some orange or red into the room it might help tone down the blue gray a bit. Gray paint has so many variations and many can read blue or purple. I would consider repainting if it's an option as it might be the easiest fix to your dilemma.
April 5, 2013 at 11:03pm     
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great advice !
April 5, 2013 at 11:25pm   
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If you are to repaint and don't want to commit the same error, go to the paint shop and ask them to analyse the paint for you (they take a sample and put it under what we call here a spectogram), it breaks down the paint to its basic colour components. You can see the make up of the paint including its base colours - clearly your current paint had blue undertones (grey also comes with yellow, red and green undertones and these show up). Worth checking and talking with the paint advisor.
April 6, 2013 at 2:42am     
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