What paint will complement these draperies?

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Made these drapes and would love advice on paint color for the walls.
q paint to complement these draperies, paint colors, The colors of the drapes
The colors of the drapes.
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  • Katie Katie on Mar 10, 2016
    I'd use a paint company like Sherwin Williams or Benjamin Moores app. You take a picture of your fabric and it will make color suggestions.
  • Robert Young Robert Young on Mar 10, 2016
    Take a sample with you to coordinate contrasting colors - to a Sears Store - select Sears 'Easy Living Interior' paint. It is very good & very forgiving. If you have to stop halfway thru a wall & start back up again - it will not show 'overlaps' nor streaks. Soap & water clean up. I like the 'Satin finish'.
  • Country Design Home Country Design Home on Mar 10, 2016
    Very pretty! It really depends on what else is in the room-dark wood or light, are there other fabric elements in the room, how is the natural light from the windows? If you don't have a lot of natural light, then a lighter wall color is the way to go. Depending on how many windows and how many drapes there are, I would stay away from yellows for the wall color- otherwise it would be one yellow space. You could even go into the gray family, one that is quite light with green undertones ie: Benjamin Moore Lancaster Whitewash or something along those lines.
  • Brenda Smolnik Brenda Smolnik on Mar 10, 2016
    Go with the green in the curtain. Green is natures background color. Works well with everything.
  • Pap4231765 Pap4231765 on Mar 10, 2016
    I would go with deep duckegg blue or teal
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 10, 2016
    I suggest taking the fabric to the paint store and select chips that you feel would complement it. Take into consideration lighting in the room as many colors look entirely different from the store to your home. Another point is what other colors are in the room now.Once you think you have the color picked, I would buy a sample and test it to make sure the color works in the room.
  • Blondie8552 Blondie8552 on Mar 10, 2016
    I also would go with the brighter green in the drape. It will make everything in the drapes to pop.
  • Cindy Cindy on Mar 10, 2016
    Green, maybe grey, (_a certain shade) light grey?
  • Lynn Lynn on Mar 10, 2016
    i also would pick up the green.
  • Barbara C Barbara C on Mar 10, 2016
    You do realize colors look different online. Janet is right.Take a scrap to the paint store,pick several chips, then step outside to get the true colors in direct light.Everything looks different inside with artificial lighting.
  • Marrianne Rudy Marrianne Rudy on Mar 10, 2016
    I would love a soft sage color. Accent with accessories in dark mustard and soft beige. Classy! BTW love the fabric!
  • MN Mom MN Mom on Mar 10, 2016
    Bring a swatch to the paint store and compare it to some paint samples. If the drapery pattern is the focal point of the room, I would go with a neutral and then use the colors from the drapery as the accents for the room.
  • Lynette Peavey Lynette Peavey on Mar 10, 2016
    I would use the softest beige/tan tone and use the bolder mustard as an accent and the dark brown for some of the wood colors then the green/tan/gold in upholstery. Very classy.
  • Liz Liz on Mar 10, 2016
    Thank you. There are no Sears store in my area, am looking at Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore as they are in my area.
  • Sissy Sissy on Mar 10, 2016
    Go with the medium green. Pillows in green n that mustard color. Could also add in that dark brown. Never more than 3 colors. Green is a very relaxing color. Sage green was best color I ever put in a house. Lowes has best color choices. For $5 you can get small paint samples to rest try.
  • Barbara Griffin Barbara Griffin on Mar 10, 2016
    A creamy color
  • Babs Babs on Mar 10, 2016
    I think it would depend on the look you are going for in the room. If you'd like something serene, yet modern, I'd suggest bringing a swatch into your local SW or BM store and having them match the dusty teal shade... then get a few samples. Whenever I paint an entire room, I get several of these inexpensive samples and paint full or half-sheet sized poster boards then leave them up around the room (and/or move them around to see how the colors will look throughout the day/night in different lighting.) It's saved me numerous mistakes! ;) It is also very easy to narrow down your choices this way, as you'll see what colors "pull" in your room. For example, when we first moved into our home in Florida, it was covered in mauve tile. I'd wanted tan walls, but the first two colors I chose made the eyesore tile more noticeable and washed out the space. I needed something more ash-y to tone it down. Alternately, if you're going for a deep, rich look in perhaps a more closed-off dining room, I'd look at matching the darker tones in your fabric. Decide the look you're going for and get various samples (and lots of poster board, you may surprise yourself!) Best of luck! :)
  • LindaK LindaK on Mar 10, 2016
    Always go with the neutral. In this case it appears to be a grayish beige will let those beautiful window coverings shine.
  • Ani2627919 Ani2627919 on Mar 10, 2016
    I would take them to a lowes or paint store and match the soft green in your drapes If your room is large enough and has good light go with the next darker green in the fabric
  • Zyl4095251 Zyl4095251 on Mar 10, 2016
    I would also go with the neutral colour . I love the material, where did you purchase?
  • Cindi Cindi on Mar 10, 2016
    I think it would look good in a beige, and paint an accent wall brown, to bring out the golds and browns in the drapes.
  • Caroline Caroline on Mar 10, 2016
    The neutral colours are safe but I am an artist and I love to make a statement with colour in any room. I can see citrus green working so well with those drapes!
  • I would use a linen colored paint over a small patterned paintable wallpaper.
  • Louise Louise on Mar 11, 2016
    One of the greens in the fabric.
  • Naydene Cook Naydene Cook on Mar 11, 2016
    Greens
  • Dfm Dfm on Mar 11, 2016
    i like the neutrals for walls....."in" decor and the "in" color pallets change almost by season. you have a few neutrals in the fabric to choose from the-soft taupe, the brown, the lighter brown, and the greyed green. find paint chips or a store that does color matching, get the 2 ounce tester paints and the biggest foam board that you can find (the hang out in office type ares for presentations) and paint the foam core 1 color, let it hang on the wall for a day or so, move it to a different wall for a day or so- like or meh? meh.....next foam board (or back of the one) same deal. let it hang for a day or so. the quality of light changes through out the day. i tried 1 paint color- looked good in the natural light....not so good by night.
  • Judy Judy on Mar 11, 2016
    I would pick the sage green. It is a calming color that would look nice on your walls and also make the curtains stand out
  • Denise Denise on Mar 11, 2016
    I don't think green is the way to go, could close you in and make the room to dark, but it really depends on how much light you have coming in. Try going to the paint store and bring a swatch of your fabric with you. Ben Moore, or Sherman Williams are my choices. Get 3 samples of colors that you can have matched to colors in the fabric. Then with those 3 , paint on different walls or on those boards that they sell to test color. So you can see at different times of the day what they will look like. (Don't just paint a little bit, use at least an 8x10 spot of each). Good luck, and have fun!
  • Robert Young Robert Young on Mar 12, 2016
    My color tastes run different from most folks. I would consider Sea Foam Green to help highlight the greenery in the floral print - or - maybe India Orange to bring out the background colors.
  • Anna Anna on Mar 12, 2016
    Hard to say when we don't know the colors of your furniture, etc. Look at Houzz.com and Pinterest and search yellow drapes and see what you like. If you going for a lighter look, I would use a creamy white or a lighter version of the background yellow/gold in the fabric. A lot of people say sage green, but that will make the room heavier. What I like to do when picking paint is take a towel, a piece of clothing, or any material of color and hang it on the wall to see what you like. Even a gray will go with the yellow/gold.
  • Marcia Calcaterra Marcia Calcaterra on Mar 12, 2016
    I agree that it depends on the other items in the room. Green is an obvious choice, but I believe that a creamy white linen or a rich brown would look nice! Depends on how much light you have.
  • Are the drapes already hung? If so, snap a pic and upload it to B. Moore's website and try out different colors on your wall. It won't really give you the exact shade (you'll have to paint samples) but it might help you narrow down the options. http://www.hometalk.com/10866501/did-you-know-you-can-paint-your-room-online
  • Valerie Valerie on Mar 12, 2016
    I like the idea of a very gentle sage green.
  • Rosalie chow Rosalie chow on Mar 12, 2016
    Sage green I agree.