Decorating & Furniture/painting beadboard

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We are painting our long, rectangular living room Sherwin Williams blond on top and want bead board on bottom.  I hate to think of white beadboard with 3 busy boys - any other color options for the bottom?  We have a very dark maroon sofas in here too.

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If you purchase bead board rather than bead board paneling, you can paint it.  Darkening it from white is a good idea.  Just don't create too much contrast between the "blond" (I'm not familiar with that color) and the painted bead board.  

Maroon sofas would be nice with taupe or camel.

Good luck with your project!

Regards,
Jenny

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