Jump to content

For those that like colour...


  • Please log in to reply
21 replies to this topic

#1 EssentialBludger

Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:48 AM

What colour is your bedroom?

I'm thinking about doing some painting today but can't decide. I'm thinking about a really dark purple or navy blue. I have a range of different linens so I'm not looking to match anything in particular.

Please no white/beige/neutral replies! I hate neutral and our house is currently a range of different colours. Tounge1.gif

#2 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:56 AM

a bright minty/apple green.  I also loathe neutrals, and this is light without being boring.

Please exscuse the terrible lighting.



#3 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:57 AM

Green is my choice.



#4 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:00 PM

http://www.housebeautiful.com/cm/housebeau...bunny09-mdn.jpg

This is stunning!

Edited by ~THE~MAGICIAN~, 13 January 2013 - 12:01 PM.


#5 RealityBites

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:03 PM

We have dark maroon bedroom walls with white trim, lovely!

Edited by RealityBites, 13 January 2013 - 12:04 PM.


#6 EssentialBludger

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:04 PM

Ooohh I love that colour soprano cat!! Beautiful!!

The magician, that colour isn't really my taste. I couldn't sleep looking at it. ph34r.gif

#7 Boombox

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:05 PM

I have a lovely green called "simply sage". I like a calming colour in bedrooms, and nothing too dark which can make a room feel small.

#8 Peanut

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:22 PM

The main bedroom in my old house was painted a blue similar to this and it was gorgeous!  I'm thinking of doing the same in my current house!



From here.

#9 Exhaustedbuthappy

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:24 PM

I like green too and that was my original choice for the main bedroom but I have a light (probably a little bit too light) lilac colour for the wall behind my bed.

#10 eskimoo

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:28 PM

Prussian Blue

A lovely deep smooth dark blue.  We have it as a feature wall in all of our bedrooms because I love it so much!


#11 Dowager fancie

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:32 PM


We have Taubmans "Cottage Blue".



#12 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:33 PM

QUOTE (EssentialBludger @ 13/01/2013, 12:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ooohh I love that colour soprano cat!! Beautiful!!



Taubman's Soft Apple Green with a Lusty Green trim original.gif  Both full strength

#13 librablonde

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:37 PM

In my old house I'd painted all 4 walls of my bedroom Red Box ( a vivid red) with bright white glossy trims. Looked great. I had 12 foot ceilings so it was pretty striking. Curtains were a neutral beige and gold. Bed linen was usually all white. I had lots and lots of old framed painting on my walls and was sort of going for an art-gallery vibe LOL original.gif I loved that room though, I'm not a fan of neutral rooms at all.

#14 Chelara

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:38 PM

Our room still hasn't been painted. DDs is a green called taubmans cavalier.

#15 Lyn29

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

.

Edited by bye, 29 March 2013 - 02:47 PM.


#16 Apageintime

Posted 13 January 2013 - 02:04 PM

I have a navy bedroom, we've got wood trim and it looks great!

#17 ~She~

Posted 13 January 2013 - 03:06 PM

Our bedroom has a "Tiffany's" colour feature wall, with glass bedsides and silver/teal and black linens - I love it! The colour is not too dark, but definitely a stand out feature.

#18 Academic

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:18 AM

I'm a huge fan of navy/indigo/dark teal/dark grey in bedrooms. I like a moody bedroom! Mine is still white after a year and it's driving me batty, but I still haven't decided (or negotiated with DH) what colour to paint it.

#19 ~shannon~

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:24 AM

We have a fairly bright teal colour in our room and I have been surprised over the years how many other colours (in bed linen, etc) match it beautifully.

#20 Lightning_bug

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:54 AM

QUOTE (eskimoo @ 13/01/2013, 12:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Prussian Blue

A lovely deep smooth dark blue.  We have it as a feature wall in all of our bedrooms because I love it so much!


We have the same but it's on all walls.  

Mind you, we have a massive window and straight opposite the build in robe mirrored doors with a white on white ensuite so there isn't much wall on the other three sides of the feature wall.

It's so relaxing.

#21 Magnus

Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:07 AM

I have a beige room, but I'm loving the beautiful, soft mint greens that seem to be popping up everywhere at the moment. I find them so nice and calming (but they can still be quite vibrant).

#22 Jaffacakes

Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:41 AM

Our is a deep burgundy red at the moment. I love it, it is very dramatic, however I would like to try a lighter shade (green or cream) in the next few years.




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 
  • Bobby320

    When they were famous

    Ever wonder what happened to the child stars that entertained us all those years ago? From Mary Poppins to Jerry Maguire, take a look at when they were famous and learn what they're doing now.

  • harry320

    10 actors who were almost cast in the Harry Potter series

    Casting for the Harry Potter series couldn't have been an easy job. While we think everything turned out the way it should, here's ten actors that almost made it into the movies.

  • book-320

    11 best YA books of 2015

    The best Young Adult fiction in 2015. Source: The Telegraph, London.

  • ek-80sgirls-thumbnail

    Trends only girls of the 80's would understand

    Only young girls growing up in the 80's would understand - from her sticker collection and pen pals, from hair crimpers to her prized bubble skirt.

  • ek-80sboys-1thumb3

    Boys growing up in the 80s

    Flashback time! Here are a handful of totally retro memories for boys (and a few for girls) who grew up in the 1980's in Australia.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.