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#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.


Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:57 AM

Green is my choice.


Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:00 PM


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.

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