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Green Carpet - Best Paint Color?

Yes, my parents let me have green carpet + walls when I was in high school.  It was my fav color, don't judge :)  Now I'm 25 and my husband and I are moving in for a short time after school while we save up for a down payment.


I want to make it more "us" and also re-paint it for my parents, because there is poster tape on the walls and glow in the dark star residue on the ceilings (whoops)!


The carpet is similar to this color:


Yes my parents let photo 2956467-1


Should I go for this light bluish gray, or more of a tan neutral?  Our furniture is a slightly darker oak than the light wood in the picture.

Posted on May 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm
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Green is my favorite color too! If I could paint every single room in my apt green, I would! But DH won't let me : (

Anyhoo, I'm partial to cream or light tan walls with green carpeting but pulling in more greens with maybe green accent pillows or even green window drapes. I just feel that green carpeting and blue walls might make the room look too "cool" in tone. But I'm no designer so I could be proven wrong.
Posted on May 25, 2011 at 2:32 am
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Posted on May 25, 2011 at 3:41 am
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I think we may have to do the tan neutral, since our wood for our furniture set is a golden oak color, which is very warm.  It may tie it all in together.

Posted on May 25, 2011 at 11:59 am
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I have teal carpets lol and painted the walls tan. I think it looks pretty good.


You can kind see it here


I have teal carpets photo 2961821-1

Posted on May 26, 2011 at 2:39 pm
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Princessmia - do you happen to have another picture?  I do see it and I think I like the combo.  Do you have a pic with your bed or anything in it? And the wood on your door is similar to my bed/dresser color.  It may work!



Thanks so much!

Posted on May 27, 2011 at 11:31 am
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Hehe I painted our dining room chartruse!! I love green, too. I think a tan or a gray would be nice.

Posted on June 1, 2011 at 5:33 am

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