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Too much brown!

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Re: Too much brown!

Postby Twinkletoes » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:59 pm

Here it is looking pale gold:

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And blah brown:
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Re: Too much brown!

Postby lazylexis » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:33 pm

Twinkletoes wrote:Wow! Such reasonably priced curtains!

Drop still too short though :(

Wow u must have massive windows.We have high victorian ceilings and our bay goes pretty much from ceiling down to a foot and a bit off the floor.

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Re: Too much brown!

Postby coastal » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:40 pm

Twinkletoes wrote:Having just got rid of red in the other room, there's no way I'm going for red! The problem with the rug is that in some lights it's pale gold. And in others it's brown. Ordered online and it looked pale gold on the dunelm website!

:hohoho: Fair enough.
My vote goes to forest green then.

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Re: Too much brown!

Postby Twinkletoes » Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:29 am

lazylexis wrote:
Twinkletoes wrote:Wow! Such reasonably priced curtains!

Drop still too short though :(

Wow u must have massive windows.We have high victorian ceilings and our bay goes pretty much from ceiling down to a foot and a bit off the floor.



I kept perusing the curtains, and there's a some with a longer drop! Gonna send dh up with a tape measure tomorrow to check. Would be a cream/ivory though, so not sure how that'll work, but it would really lift the brownness that's hitting me in the face.

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Re: Too much brown!

Postby Twinkletoes » Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:31 am

Thanks @clothmama - what did I do wrong?! I know there's a post somewhere about how to upload pics, but couldn't find it last night!

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Re: Too much brown!

Postby bekhi1983 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:42 am

Have just realised my own front room is looking very very brown, but we're still decorating/furnishing from moving so think we're going to add a bit of duck egg blue in here. Don't know how though. We still need to replace the curtains and the rug so hopefully one or both of these. Also need to buy some vertical blinds and new seating and a new book case eek! Fleabay here I come :giggle:

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Re: Too much brown!

Postby bekhi1983 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:43 am

Also Aidan is über jealous of your piano, we use to have one but gave it away due to space in our old home. Wish I'd stored it now :(

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Re: Too much brown!

Postby bekhi1983 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:47 am

Also :giggle: Having seen the pic of your room I would try to pick out the greens in your wall pictures as it will also compliment the outside foliage, easily done with some house plants.

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Re: Too much brown!

Postby Twinkletoes » Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:29 am

Browsing for green things now!

It's the sofa throws and curtains that need to be lifted mainly. Shame, cos those curtains are lovely irl, really heavy and lush, got them made specially when we moved in.

The piano was £40 in my favourite junk yard! Same with the bureau. And in the other room we sold our old stuff to buy second hand stuff, so got a whole new look and a layout that works better, for the price of paint and some cushions from eBay. The rug in this room is the only new thing, and only after months of looking for something suitable secondhand.

Good point about internal planting. I got rid of ours when Orla was at the 'eating everything in sight' stage!

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