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Help with paint colors for an open floor plan.

6 years ago
last modified: 6 years ago


My husband and I just bought our first home and we are at a loss on
the color to paint our living, dining and kitchen areas. They form an L
and are all connected, I've been trying to find 3 different colors that
go well together to delineate the space but I'm having so much trouble
I've been toying with the idea of choosing just 1 color and then getting
it one shade darker and 1 shade lighter to make 3 colors and even then I
can't commit.

We have yet to purchase furniture so no need to match, we plan to go
with darker colors and the shades and light fixtures in the pictures
will change as well.

We have woodfloors in the living and dining areas (currently covered for painting.) They are considered medium (I guess) on the orangy side.

The hardest is that the kitchen (currently with green walls in the
pics) has white cabinets with beige countertops and beige floor tiles so
I don't want to go beige on the walls. I would love to have some grey
but I'm having a hard time matching a grey to the countertops. Please
see pictures of the countertops and spaces below. Would appreciate any

Living room

Living room (beige-ish walls) leading to dining room (yellow walls) - (when you turn right it leads to the kitchen)



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