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I am trying to redo my room I am thinking about doing a plain black
comforter such as the one listed at the bottom with a zebra print rug that is
white and black zebra and then doing red accents such as the curtains and
pillow and such. However i am at a loss of what to do with the walls I was
thinking about maybe doing one wall red but i think then it would be to much
red because the room is very small and of the 4 walls 2 of them will have red
on them from the curtains and the other wall is mainly my closet. so i feel as
if that would be to much red but i still don't know what color to paint the rest
of the walls or all of the walls if i don't do the red accent wall. I don't want to
do white that would be way to hospital like and i thought about doing creme
walls and doing creme and black zebra rug but I didn't like that look. And in
the color families of black white i didn't really come up with much besides
grey? So I was wondering if you had any ideas of what i could do with the
walls?? Thank you!

Black comforter http://www.egyptianpeddler.com/store.php?
rn=595&action=show_detail&edit_item=1

Zebra print rug http://rugzilla.files.wordpress.com/2007/12/zebra.jpg

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Hi Kelly,

The ideas you have for decorating your room are terrific.  I love your choice of bedding, rug and draperies.  

For a wall color, consider using either latte (just like the drink - creamy pale brown) or even a pale grey.  Either will add interest to the room and neither will make the room appear smaller.  

By keeping the background neutral, you can add all the spark in the room with your accessories!  That also means that if you get tired of the color scheme, it will be easier to change.

Thanks for writing and for your question.

Regards,
Jenny

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