need a color choice for small basement bedroom with no natural light

wxbunny58February 5, 2014
hello we are redoing a small 11 by 12 guest basement bedroom. We have bought porclean gray plank tiles and now need a color. The room has no windows. I was thinking of a light gray but don't know. The only caveat is I will only by zero VOC paints as I have small children. Can somebody give me specific color suggestions? I am very open on the color. Right now its a disgusting shade of tan. Thanks:)
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for room with no light i will recommend cream color, or light gray sounds nice.
    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 4:26PM
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wxbunny58
thanks..any color specifically
    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 4:27PM
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olldroo
I don't know what your climate is so do you need the room to be cool and fresh looking or something warm and cozy. I love those plank tiles, but they will give the room a cool look. The big issue too is that you avoid having the room look like a cave. What colours are in surrounding areas.
    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 4:38PM
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Margo
Sherwin Williams Dover White. It is a warm white;)
    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 4:40PM
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wxbunny58
thanks for your help...olldroo the bedroom is at the end of a kids basement that is painted minty green and actually looks faboulous. we just painted it....so the hallway is also the minty green. we are just outside of nyc...so not a warm climate. anything to match the planks and just make the room look good as it has no light
    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 4:54PM
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decorgirly
purple! in middle of doing mine too!
    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 5:12PM
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olldroo
I worry grey on the walls could look drab - would you consider a yellow? I'm talking a soft, custard yellow that you could add touches of the green to tie the area in or have some grey and black accessories which will give it a very sophisticated look or even use some vivid yellows to cheer the room. If you like this colour idea, just type "yellow walls in bedrooms" into the Houzz search and you will get a lot of ideas of colours to put with this yellow.

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    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 5:48PM
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