Need help finding wall color to compliment red oak natural flooring
March 14, 2014 in Design Dilemma
We are in need of help choosing the right wall color. This is a 20 x 12 den/family room with red oak natural floating hardwood flooring that has an orangey amber type of color. We also have cognac leather couches which is making thing a little difficult. We painted 3 of the walls with Sherwin Williams Interactive cream (which says is in the yellow family) and went with BM Richmond gold for the TV accent wall. We painted everything before the flooring was laid down. Although everything looks nice and neat… the room feels very orangey overall. We are looking for a color to complement the flooring and the couches, but we need a color to also tone down the room.

Specific colors and brands would help a lot. The shadowing in the pictures make the wall color look darker than it really is. All the advice is greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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I like both BM Edgecomb Gray and Manchester Tan. I think either would work for you.
0 Likes   Thanked by jrap76    March 14, 2014 at 8:13PM
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I agree with the choice of BM edgecomb gray. We have red oak flooring on our entire first floor. Our stain is 1/4 Puritan pine & 3/4 natural. The edgecomb gray walls and white trim look beautiful. Edgecomb is a perfect whole house color!
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Consider green. The couch would look good backed by several greens, from a darker olive to a lighter sage.
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