Paint Color to Coordinate With Green Carpet?

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March 8, 2010

I have Hunter green carpet all throughout the house. I've painted my living room a different shade of green called Sheffield. The trim is a dark shade of green that almost matches the carpet. Anyway, it's horrible. Please help. I need to repaint. My furniture is a brownish/gold sectional. Any suggestions?

By sandra from OK

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July 25, 20072 found this helpful
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I know someone who used white paint and added a few drops of green so it is a very light green you don't notice. It just ties their hunter green carpet together with the walls in your mind.

I hope this helps!

Kelly W. from Kalamazoo

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July 27, 20070 found this helpful
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I think yellow walls would look good with a green carpet (think sunflowers).

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By Rose (Guest Post)
February 13, 20091 found this helpful
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No one here gave a real definite answer and now it's too late. Purple, light to med.

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purple will look beautiful with a green carpet. And if you have light beige furniture, well, you just made the Interior Decorating Magazine home award.

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By CHUCK (Guest Post)
February 27, 20090 found this helpful
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I just painted my walls beige and it looks great with a semi white trim.

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June 22, 2005

My granddaughter's bedroom is carpeted in a Kelly Green carpet. What color should we paint the walls? She is 4 years old and loves "pink." Would it be o.k. to paint the walls in pink and if so what shade or tint? Or should we consider a more neutral color?

Rose

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By Marn (Guest Post)
June 22, 20050 found this helpful
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I think I would treat the green carpet as green grass and paint the walls blue and the ceiling a lighter shade of the same blue. Stencil or paint different shades of pink flowers around the base of the walls (include flower stems and leaves - as if they are growing out of the carpet on the edges).

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Use white balloon shade or curtains over the windows. This will look like clouds. You could even stencil butterflies randomly around the room. Include her name on the wall as a topiary. Here is an example:

www.kidsdecor.net/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID...

Have fun!

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By Beth (Guest Post)
June 23, 20050 found this helpful
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I would use soft ivory for the walls with pink trim, either as a ceiling border or as a wainscoting more at eye level, depending on the child's age. The pink could be solid or in a design. If someone could stitch a traditional Irish chain quilt for her bed, her room would be really elegant!

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