Decorating & Furniture/Wall/carpet colors

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I am having a VERY hard time trying to find a wall color that will look ok with our carpet in the bedroom.  Our living room, steps and bedrooms all have grey carpet.  It's not a real dark grey but it's also not too light.  I don't want to do anything too bold (like yellow or orange) but I don't like the white walls we have now either.  I want something that is relaxing, elgegant yet modern oh yeah & looks ok with the grey carpet.  (And we can't do purple walls)  Thanks for any suggestions.  

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Hello,
Why not make a selection of three paint colors and take the swatches home and tape on the wall.  The colors I recommend are neutral tones and can probably work with any decor.  Look for them to compliment the carpet as they graduate in the grey tonal area:

1.  Grey/Cream tones
2.  Grey/Green tones
3.  Grey/Beige tones

Good Luck!
Alicia Valair, CID, CKD, Allied Member ASID

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Alicia Valair, CID, CKD, Allied Member ASID

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Whole house interior space planning and decorating; kitchen layout, and design trends; residential themed environments; selecting furnishings and accessories for your lifestyle.

Experience

12 years experience as an interior designer, FIDER graduate and business owner for 5 years. Speciality area: residential interior designer, NKBA certified kitchen designer, and home office designer

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ASID, NKBA

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Homes of Color magazine, Las Vegas Life magazine, Tucson Home and Garden magazine.

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B.A. Interior Design, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
Website: www.lifestyledesigninteriors.com

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