Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Colour or White?

Gosh, I can't believe it's been a whole week since I last blogged, someone is deffo stealing the days from me!
We decided to decorate our Sons (19 years old) bedroom for him while he is away at uni. It's not a very big room and he had all the walls white before, with black curtains, bedding & bits & bobs.
Now do we just paint it all white again as he liked it that way, or are we brave and put some colour in there? I have put a match pot of deep red on one wall to see what it looks like but still can't decide. It looks bright red in the photo but it's more of a deep, claret red in real life. HELP I just don't know if it will close the room in too much as it's not a very light room. What do you recon ladies? I'm more temped to leave it all white at the moment as that's safer, but is safer better?If we add the colour, which wall do we put it on? Be great to hear what you lot think?
I think i'm getting worse at making decisions the older I get, I used to just bowl in and do stuff but not any more:(

No crafting done this week but maybe tomorrow:)


Linda Elbourne said...

I really like the red ... but I like the white too ... so I am of no use whatsoever I'm afraid :0)
I don't know where to start with the the duck either *LOL*

Sandra said...

Now normally I'm all for colour - and really I'd say go for it. But if it is a small room and not much light, I think you may find it a bit too strong. Saying that, if you don't try, you'll not know. So go on ... go for it :) What's the worst that can happen, you don't like it, you can change it.

Darcy said...

The red will be far too much on all walls, go for it on just one wall, the one behind the bed. Then use accents of red around the room ,possibly with shades of green too, but not a bright green( that will make it look christmassy)...pale or olive would work.(and are both restful shades)

Red and green are diametrically opposite on the colour wheel so they will compliment each other.

Sally said...

How about just 1 wall red - a feature wall?

Crafty Red said...

Love the red colour!But as Sally said maybe one feature wall,

Janie said...

Thanks girls, i'd only thought of doing one wall anyway. I'm now feeling green may be better and brighter. Watch this space.

Sian said...

I had a little room painted that colour years ago..and I liked it, it was cosy. But I'm liking the pale olive suggestion too