Decorating & Furniture/Zebra stripes


I want to paint large graphic zebra stripes (black %26 white) on one bedroom wall (the wall the bed is on) in my daughter's bedroom. I plan to use a large upholstered red headboard. She wants everything red, black and white. My problem is what color to I paint the other three walls, I'm not crazy about the idea of having white walls in a 13 year old girlís room. However, I don't really want to paint them red either which is her idea. What do you suggest?

Hi Amy,

A great compromise is to use a sleek grey or even a silver grey for the other walls. That will enhance the surrounding walls and she will undoubtedly love it.

Sounds like you're a great mom.  Good luck on your painting project.  Thanks for writing.


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