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Paint Color Advice for Open Kitchen, Family Room and Dining Room?

I have an open concept living area that includes family, kitchen, and dining. My cabinets are your typical oak with a counter top that is a laminate green color mix My high ceilings are all cedar wood almost the color of the golden oak cabinets. There are two hallways that come off of this area.

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When we bought the house it had all off white walls. I would like to paint them, but have no idea where to start. My family room furniture is navy blue and I have window toppers that are currently a mix of navy, maroon, dark green, dark gold, cream, and tan. Any ideas that will tie them all together? I have thought of changing out the toppers so that's not a deciding factor.

By JanLRW

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August 24, 20120 found this helpful

I would start with the cabinets either paint them a glossy white or a a type of "white" wash but in a light green as well as the front of the island.

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August 26, 20120 found this helpful

If you want to leave the cabinets and counter tops as is, I suggest going with a lighter shade of green or maybe a pale yellow. Go to the paint store and pick up a bunch of paint "chips" (sample cards).

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Take them home and tape them to the walls. Leave them there for a few days until you decide which one you like the best.

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