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I'm looking to redecorate a relatively small room, which i use as a home office.
It measures about 8'x10' and has a ceiling only 8'6" high.  It has a wooden floor (oak) which I plan to keep, so any work would be done on painting walls and/or ceiling.
What would be the best combination of colours to make it feel a bit bigger? (light walls/dark ceiling, light walls/light ceiling, etc.).
Thanks in advance for any advice

Make the walls darker.  Don't go "super dark", but stay in the medium to dark range of your favorite color.  If you want something manly, choose a navy blue in a satin finish, paint the ceiling a pale blue and keep all the trim white.  


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