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I need a curtain for a sliding door in the dining room. It's driving me crazy. The walls are red and the cabinets are red and green. What color should I use?
I would defiantly go with a lighter color as it seems rather dark in there. A cream or light beige would look really nice !!
It depends how youll use the curtains. Is the curtains only to cover at night, or during the day for daylight.
I would go with an off white, or shade of white if you are not looking to block off sun.
If you want to block off sun, Id go with a green.
This room is kind of dark and gloomy. Use a white or off-white curtain.
Light shimmery gold to brighten it up but keep it snazzy. Cute room!
You've got an dramatic color scheme, so you are right to be careful about the color choice!
I love the natural wood doors and trim you have that give a softer counter point to the red and green. Instead of introducing a new color, I would take your color cue from that.
Fabric choice is important, too. An opaque fabric would make it so hard to get the right color, whereas a luminous sheer will have numerous color variations throughout, as the light hits it. Choose a shade as close to the warm hue of the woodwork as possibble. You can go a "little" lighter, or slightly darker but be careful...especially going darker. You don't want it to stand out...it should feel as neutral as the woodwork.
A lighweight liner in a similar color can be added...this will also help in getting the feel closer to the woodwork. THAT's where you can experiment with lighter and darker versions of the hue behind the sheer to get the right look. Be sure to do this in the doorway. Like paint, view it with daytime natural light, and in the evening with the chandelier.
I couldn't find quite the right color in a ready made curtain, but played a little with one to give you an idea.
I sort of like the idea of going with a teal green color. I think it would add to the room and blend the colors nicely.
But on the other hand if you want to lighten up the room, you should go with a very light tan color almost cream color.
I agree that a lighter shade of curtain would brighten up the room but the first question would be "why are you using curtains at this door"?
I was looking for a curtain for a sliding glass door that leads outside to the patio. Not the door in the picture. The picture was just to show the color of the room. Thank you
My living room walls are white with a complex grey trim. My furniture is a solid grey velvet with with navy blue and white faux fur throw pillows on it.
Either a white or a gray in the same color family you have now.
I thought so just wanted to make sure. Thanks a bunch Judy.
Sounds like you like the neutral colors. You do not say if you be using drapes (solid/thick) or lighter weight (or sheer) curtains but either type sounds like a solid color might work best.
Personally, I'd go with a darker blue curtain with a light blue trim. I think this would tie it all in nicely. Unless you'd like a lighter curtain color, then go with a dust blue curtain with a dark blue trim.
I have a dining room with dark grey walls and I don't know what color curtains to do. The room has a sliding glass door and four windows, so there is plenty of light. There is a breakfast bar that connects the dining room to the kitchen that has black, grey, white, and tan in the countertops. Any ideas? Thanks!
By Jill P.
Hi Jill, I picture light colored linen curtains for your windows. Something along the same color in your counter. For the higher windows, you could go long or short and use long for the slider door of the same material. If you wanted to dress them up you could sew (or tacky glue!) on grey toned embelishments. Good luck!
I would use a soft rose color. Look at your picture and how the color of the flowers on the table just pop. I would also get a tablecloth to match. If everything in the room is solid, you could use a print to add some dimension.
I have brown carpet and creamy white walls in the dining room. I need to add color for curtains, any suggestions? I like blue gray colors and maybe some texture. Please help. I do not want to use green.
I did an internet search myself to find out what color drapes I should use in my living room. One of the websites mentioned to go with solid color drapes if you have a sofa with printed fabric. And go with printed drapes if your sofa is a solid color. They say to match your drapes to your wall color. If you have padded chairs in your dining room that are a solid color, go for a printed drape. But if the fabric on your chairs are printed, stay with a solid color drape. I'll be making my own drapes for my living room.
I'm looking for a curtain color that goes with my dining room table and chair, as the pic shows. Should I get gold curtains or what color? Please help me out with this. Thank you.
Going by the wall, floor and cushion covers, I think a rich wine color might look nice.
I am looking for curtain color ideas for my dining room which has Sedona clay wall paint, oak wood floors, and white furniture. My kitchen runs off of the DR and has taupe walls, oak cabinets, and black/gold speck and dark green mix granite counter tops. I need suggestions for curtain colors please. Oh yes there are a lot of windows! Thanks.
Have you considered any of Benjamin Moore's suggestions? If your furniture is a warm white, you might like their warm selection. If it is a cool white, you might like their cool selection.
I have a brown accent wall and two other walls that are cream color; with sage dining room chairs. What color curtains would go well with that combination of brown, cream, and sage?
Curtains that are either brown, cream, or sage, or a print that combines two or three of the colours.
I would like a suggestion for a color for draperies for a small den/dining room in which the walls are antique white, tan cermanic tile floor, all dark brown furniture, and adjacent room with blue carpet.
By B. A.
I always use a soft camel color, not beige but a bit brighter...but not a red tone. I find I can blend everything else in when I use that as a basic color.
By Jorietta S. from Muncie, IN