Decorating & Furniture/furniture paint.


I have a vanity, bed and dresser I want to paint. My walls
are painted a salmon color, with a white rag tech. over top. I have a stencil in white around the ceiling. The bedding is a floral of salmon color, beige green, and pink.
Carpet is a off white. what color should I paint furniture?

Hi Kimberley,
Your room sounds really pretty.  I would make the bed the focal point, you could even paint it a different color from the other pieces if you wanted.  Without seeing the actual room, it all depends on what kind of a look you want.  Do you like the bright, saturated colors?  You could kick it up a notch by painting the bed a bright grassy limey green like Chic lime from Benjamin Moore.  The other pieces could be white.  Or, if you want stability, it sounds like a nice chocolate brown would go to ground everything.  Don't be afraid to experiment, it's only paint!

Kim Boyer

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I am a Certified Interior Designer, Redesign and Home Staging Professional as well as a Certified Color expert. Therefore I am can assist with questions regarding space planning and furniture arrangement, color selection, art and accessory placement. I am also able to answer questions regarding the selection and sourcing of furniture and flooring materials as well as custom window treatments.


I started in the industry as a design consultant in the custom window treatment and home furnishings industry. I have gone on to establish my own full service interior decorating business, Kimberly Boyer Interiors, with specialities in redesign, home staging and color consultations. I was also a featured designer on MyHome2.0 a Verizon Fios sponsered Home Technology Makeover Show.

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