Decorating & Furniture/Painting color

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Basically all the furniture in my kids room is black ( he got a black entertainmen center, desk, and futon ). It looks really nice but we need to paint the walls and we cant find a color we think that'd look good with the furniture. If you you and paint colors that'd match or look nice with the black furniture please help out.
    -Dawn-


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Dawn,

Thanks for writing.

Basically, black will look good with anything. For something neutral, try a taupe, for bright color, go with pale pasel colors such as pale blue or purple or pink, and for a warm look, try olive green terra cotta or mustard yellow. For a more deep more teenage color, try a pale greay. The only colors I suggest staying away from are light creams, whites, any very dark colors such as blue, red and greens, and orange.

Good luck.

Ben

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Benjamin Cottrell

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I can answer any questions on interior design including color, room arrangment, floor and space planning, lighting, fabric, furniture, and where to buy home decorating products.

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