Decorating ideas

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  1. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    I need some help, i want to redo my living room but i havent a clue how i want it.
    I have blue furniture and cream curtains so probably want to stay along those colours.

    If you need pics of my living room jsut say so and ill get some.
     
  2. ablaze

    ablaze lucky mum of one of each!

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    what about blue and cream stripy wallpaper on the bottom with a plain cream paper on the top with a border?(wen i say stripy btw i mean thick stripes!) and get cream pillows to contrast teh cream?
     
  3. Jo

    Jo I'm an old bag!

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    Ooh sounds like my room :D

    I have 3 walls in cream and large wall where telly is in blue ( just painted)
    I have just put some silver/blue curtains up

    Can't really suggest as i dunno if you want paper or not, i'm toying with the idea of just doing the blue wall in a funky blue/cream paper

    Beiges and light browns would look good too
     
  4. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    i have the room like that now, 3 walls white and one papered blue but its boring now plus theres chunks missing since my gas fire was removed and central heating updated (they moved teh heater)

    I would prefer paint as the three white walls are embossed paper but am toying around with any ideas really, i think rob might want rid of the embossed stuff anyways.
     
  5. Jo

    Jo I'm an old bag!

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    Ok what about the 3 white walls changing them to a paper with a slight pattern , Plain with cirlces or stripes or squares, still kinda emmbossed if you get what i mean
    Then a big print on the blue wall?

    *goes to surf*
     
  6. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    get on msn and ill show you the room and we can brainstorm :p
     
  7. Jo

    Jo I'm an old bag!

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  8. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    :shock: Ouch at prices!
     
  9. Jo

    Jo I'm an old bag!

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    Soory hun, won't let me on MSN :? i'll keep trying though

    Yep the prices are pretty steep but i though just to get an idea :)
     
  10. Iwantone!!!

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    do u have alcoves? i would make teh alcoves a feature of teh room they sound nice cool colours or u could do the room all blue and asseriors in cream
     
  11. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    I have one alcove but its not really in a place to become a feature.
    I would stick my unit in there but its too wide :evil:

    I think if i did all blue there would be too much blue since the carpet and suite is blue too, i want to try and keep the walls light so the room wont become dark.
     
  12. Helen

    Helen ICSI Twins + miracle BFP

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    Post pic of room so that we can see what shade of blue....
     
  13. beanie

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    I love chocolate and baby blue, with perhaps some magnolia to lighten it up. What shade of blue are the carpet and sofas??
     
  14. Arcanegirl

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    Theyre all dark blue, but different shades.
     
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    KX Well-Known Member

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    My livingroom is magnolia and mocha-so typical now :D
     
  16. Jo

    Jo I'm an old bag!

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    Have you made a decision yet woman??
     
  17. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    Idea,

    New Paint for the walls. Paper Bag Brown is very popular right now. The trim should be cream. Would go great with your Drapes. Now, If you want a change with the couch for Cheep, get a couch cover. If you do some research you can find really good deals. I got mine for $20 each couch. Went to Bed, Bath and Beyond. (Dont know if you guys have them over there.) Then get some accent pillows and maybe a new area rug....Set.
     
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    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    Robs decided to get rid of the suite and stick the sofabed in here, thatll probably be enough of a change for a while lol
     

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