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Old 12-30-2012, 07:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Creative people - need help with colour!!

I am a huge fan of loads of colour in my living space. I've repainted my living area three main colours - blue, green and purple. I have a bookshelf that is against the wall (I've included a pic) and I am trying to decide what colour to make it. It was dark wood, I put a coat of red on some of it ... don't like the red.

I need some suggestions ... I don't really want to do it in one of the three colours, I'm looking for some contrast. Also, I will do stenciling on it, so if you come up with two or more colours, that's fine.

Thanks everyone!!!
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd probably go with black or white...
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white like the feathers
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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White for sure.
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'd say black and if you're going to stencil go with white or use a color from the wall. I love it by the way.


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Old 12-30-2012, 08:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Disclaimer: I am not creative

I would do it that blue shade that is between the pink and green colors, with the edges and feet done in black. But I kind of have a bias since I like everything in blue and black, heh.

EDIT: Actually I like all of these 'white' suggestions better!

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White, most definitely
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:09 PM   #8 (permalink)
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White with a bold black stencil

Nice job, I like it!
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I say BLACK!
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:54 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Benjamin Moore Soleil AF-330: soleil AF-330 Paint - Benjamin Moore soleil Paint Color Details

Stencil in the blue on your wall to coordinate. (See the swatch in the link to see how it looks with a very similar blue.)

ETA: Or pick up one of the darker stripe colors between your three panels.
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