What color is your dining room? I need some suggestions for mine.

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Posted 1/23/2013 by Scrappinnut01 in NSBR Board
 

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Posted: 1/23/2013 8:53:44 AM
We have been doing a major redocorating/remodel on our house and now it's the dining room's turn. I need some paint suggestions. My kitchen is red, which I love, and my living room will be a tan or brown color when we get to that. The dining room is visible to both rooms, but separated with open doorways. There are French doors on the back wall leading to the deck, so it gets plenty of light, but that is the only window. What color would go well with the red and a tan/brown color? Right now it's cream with a green ivy border, but that's being ripped down. I have a storage/work center in there that is white with a butcher top. My table is also the brown butcher block looking top, with white legs. I have 2 white bar stools in there and the chairs around the table will be white when I get them painted. They are different colors right now and I can't stand that. Thanks for any suggestions.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 8:57:30 AM
Our formal dining room is Martha Stewart's Cinnamon Stick. The color was exactly the one I had envisioned for that room. The surrounding area & rooms are Sherwin Williams Latte. They blend well together.

I don't know that this color would work well with a red though.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 9:24:01 AM
I just painted mine Sherwin Williams antique white. My dining room is open to my living room, and you can see the kitchen through a doorway. My living room is a golden yellow (SW Bee's Wax) and my kitchen is SW Hearts of Palm (green with yellow undertones). I like having different but complementary colors. I think an off white would go with your color scheme as well and it looks good with the white on your furniture too! My other suggestion would be the same tan you are using in the living room.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 9:27:16 AM
Benjamin Moore Bennington Grey, which is really more of a brown. I love it.



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Posted: 1/23/2013 9:40:32 AM
I love dark colors in dining rooms. Mine is red at the bottom with a chair rail and tan at the top. Any dark color looks classy in a dining room IMO.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 10:17:15 AM
Hunter Green. Love it







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Posted: 1/23/2013 10:17:33 AM
Mine is a terra cotta color and I have turquoise accents around the room. I don't think that would go well in your situation though.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 10:19:19 AM
My living room is choc brown, tan and Tiffany blue and it opens up to my kitchen/dining room and its dark blue, red and blk!


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Posted: 1/23/2013 10:24:59 AM
If the rooms are all visible from each other, three actual different colors starts to feel a bit much to me. What if you used a darker shade of the same brown you use for the living room? Just go down the card a shade or two.

Otherwise, in our old house, we had a sage green paired with red. Or you could do a gold.



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Posted: 1/23/2013 10:55:49 AM
Mine is creamy yellow with white chair rail, crown molding, and box molding. One wall has a built-in china cabinet with cream and green tiles. It's all very bright and happy. I love it. I can accent with red, green, brown, orange, or bronze, depending on the season.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 11:07:04 AM
I've do e what ML said. Different shades of the same co,or are my favourite.

Right now our house is white, very modern. When we have to paint next I'm adding soft co,ors to the family/kitchen areas. I like the living / dining to look the same.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 11:57:17 AM
Behr Classic Taupe.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 12:01:59 PM
Ours is a med tan color..Something "leather" I think by Valspar maybe? We have it decorated with rust and off white colored frames and stars on the wall.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 12:15:53 PM
I'm still trying to decide between Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter or Bennington Gray for my dining room - I love them both!


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Posted: 1/23/2013 2:14:46 PM
Mine is coral.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 2:17:48 PM
If you had white woodwork in the dining room, I would go with a carribean turquoise.


I think red (in your kitchen) and turqoise play off each other so well. It would be such a bright and cheerful room. I just think to pull off that turquoise, you have to have white woodwork/ crown molding etc. I personally, don't like that color w/any other type of trim.



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Posted: 1/23/2013 2:26:09 PM
I would do a golden/butter yellow, greyish-blue or a sage/pear green. The only ones I wouldn't do would be pink, purple or maybe orange though you might find a good terracotta that might look nice.
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Posted: 1/23/2013 2:37:37 PM
Mine is plain old boring off white.

Id love to do it in a bright, pastel-y yellow and French blue.



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Posted: 1/23/2013 3:02:00 PM
Mine is Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue. If you google the color, lots of rooms come up. I think it's a gorgeous color, and I was always against blue in a dining room. Now I love it!


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Posted: 1/23/2013 6:57:19 PM
Our living room and dining room are painted the same color - Valspar Lyndhurst Timber.


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