How to decrease brightness of a basement room?


Reader’s question

"I've remodeled my basement and created a studio in which I work. I have set a lot of pl lights on the ceiling and painted the walls white. The space became so brightly lit that relaxation is impossible. I have tried to use objects of warm shades of brown in the place, but the situation has not improved enough. Can you suggest any other solution?"  


What color scheme to choose for my living room?


Reader’s question
I have an open concept living room and kitchen with light wood cabinets and some yellow ones. Do stainless steel appliances match the cabinets? I would like wenge furniture in the living room; does furniture match purple and gray colors? Could I choose striped wallpaper on one or more walls? Could you give me some decorating ideas for the chimney breast? Thank you."


What colors to choose for my bedroom and livingroom?


grey in living room, off-blue in living room

Reader's question:

"The furniture in my bedroom (wardrobe, bed and bedside tables) are dark wood. In the living and dining room the wooden furniture are dark and the two sofas are red (the tone of watermelon). What colors to pick for the walls of my bedroom and living room?"


Can I change the color of the kitchen cabinet doors into wenge?


Reader's question:

"Can I paint the already painted cabinet doors and how? I want to change their color to look like wenge wood. If I cover those surfaces with paper wallpaper, could I remove the wallpaper later?"


The flooring is dark laminate and the light probably unsufficient. What colors should I pick?


Reader's question: 

I renovate my apartment. The kitchen and living room are combined. The flooring is dark   brown  laminate (it has a rustic appearance). In the living room there is a wall, 6 meters long and I am planning to place a large and high piece of furniture (something like a bookcase) with the TV. The cabinet doors of the kitchen will be white. The apartment is north and there two balcony doors (the openings of the doors are 2 meters and 1 meter). However I am afraid that the natural light will not be sufficient and the room will be dark. Can you give me some advice on the wall colors."


How to choose the right paint colors for my home?


Reader’s question

"I want to paint my house but I don’t know which color is best for each room.
The kids’ bedroom furniture is in natural beech with navy blue curtains. Two boys and a girl 7-5-1 year old share the room. What color and what wall-style would you suggest?

The bedroom closets are gray, the furniture in cherry wood and the curtains are white with pale blue and pink flowers. In the open living room kitchen the dominant colors are blue, gray and wenge. However I would like to add one more color. What color purple excluded do you advice? Many thanks”

Our recommendations
Children room
We propose a two colors combination for the nursery, as it is used by boys and girl. The first color without being girly is off-white with a subtle yellow for suspicion space. The second color - sweet pale blue with accents of pale gray brightens the nursery.

You can alternate the two colors on the three walls and on the fourth you can make medium size stripes with these two colors.

kids_bedroom_combo, kids' bedroom paint colors


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