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what paint colors would go good in a black and white zebra print design for a bedroom

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Posted 2014-01-31T02:27:54+0000  by Brenda53 Brenda53
 

Brenda53,

 

Black and white are completely neutral and compatible with  virtually any color. They are in themselves technically not actually colors, but the reflection or absorbtion of all colors. 

 

You might consider not actually introducing color at all, at least in the walls, but remain with a stark black/white motif, perhaps augmented by  accent color(s) in the accessories, such as throw pillows, or painted picture frames, etc.

 

Just a couple thoughts.

Posted 2014-01-31T05:04:01+0000  by ordjen

Hello Brenda53!

 

Gotta love the simplicity of Ordjen's recommendations ... using accent pieces to create the color offers you outstanding and endless options.

 

Historically, neutrals were thought of as off-white and tan, but the "new neutrals" are gray.

 

Grays and blues tend to be "cool" colors that calm.

 

Reds and yellows tend to be "warm" colors that activate.

 

Follow Ordjen's decor recommendations and if you still want more, add a splash of either warm or cool color depending upon the mood you want that room to emote.

 

PERSONAL PREFERENCE:

I love the new grays.

 

They give you options that lean toward blue (cool gray) as well as others that lean toward red (warm gray).

 

Try a half-pint sample or two and I bet you'll find the perfect color.

Posted 2014-01-31T18:37:47+0000  by Pat_HD_ATL
Since we spoke last, Brenda53, we've published several threads that relate to your question.

Grays Are The New Neutrals

How To Design Your Perfect Room
Posted 2015-12-10T18:01:32+0000  by Pat_HD_ATL
 
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