Jolene B
Jolene B
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Asked on Jul 23, 2013

Painting

CarlyCate KCynthia Freeney
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Painted the Baby's room. Love the Green and Brown combination. Thinking of doing older brothers room in orange and gray... any suggestions on something fun like this but not to hard????
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8 answers
  • Rachelle Morris
    on Jul 23, 2013

    question for you. I did some lines on a wall, but even though I used painter's tape and made sure it was sealed good, I still got some bleeding. :( Did you have this problem at all? any suggestions? thanks.

  • Jolene B
    on Jul 23, 2013

    I did get bleeding... if its textured its gunna happen.... I even got the good brand of tape and paint and still had a problem but... unless you stand and look for it its not bad....Good luck on your next project!

  • Anna Marie A
    on Jul 23, 2013

    I love the orange and grey combo. I am going to do my bed room those colors. Coo <3

  • Larose LoganOakes
    on Jul 24, 2013

    I guess it all depends on what the older brother is into and his age. Does he like cars, planes, trains,dinosaurs? Don't forget to make it age appropriate so that he can grow into it.Also storage is always an important factor like shelving and hooks on the wall.You can do a lot with that color scheme for a young man.Let us know what you decide.:)

  • April E
    on Jul 25, 2013

    if you make sure the grey has a nice blue cast to it it will look great as orange and blue are complimentary opposites on the color wheel and if you have a textured wall (or not ) the best way not to get bleed is to do the edges of the taped area like you are doing a stencil let dry for a hour the go back and paint this prevents bleeding

  • Cynthia Freeney
    on Jul 25, 2013

    I like the color combination. An easy and fun way to work that combination would be paining the walls green and then use wall decals in solid brown. Look around the web for solid color wall decals. I've seen some awesome patterns. Some companies will even custom make them for you based on design you provide.

  • Cate K
    on Jul 25, 2013

    How about diagonal lines in different widths?

  • Carly
    on Feb 13, 2015

    Thank you for your inspiration, my son loves his new room!

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