In what color should I redo this headboard?

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  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jan 12, 2017
  • Gai8339717 Gai8339717 on Jan 14, 2017
    Love this look also, nice work. Maybe recover your headboard in a white, cream or pale peach leather look fabric. Hope this helps
  • Deborah Anthony Deborah Anthony on Jan 14, 2017
    Stunning, love it so much, I am about to do up our master bedroom, and will post it as well, I also have two windows between the placement of our king bed, love yours and the colors so much. Ours will be green, white, and black basically, because of both myself and husband in the room, not too fem, not too masc.... lol

  • Angela Paulhus Angela Paulhus on Jan 15, 2017
    What about a pale shade of gray?
  • Francis Xavier Francis Xavier on Jan 15, 2017
    head board and bed room color should be designed in such a way that it is visually soothing .researched colors for bed rooms based on age,health and type of personality are selected rather than aesthetic contrast .detail it and we can suggest
  • Beth Lynch Beth Lynch on Jan 15, 2017
    I would use cream so that your bedding is the focus. It is also a neutral so that when you change your bedding you have a great base to start off of.
  • Beth Lynch Beth Lynch on Jan 15, 2017
    Share your thoughts!
    neutral so that when you change your bedding you have a great base to start off of.
  • Jcraw Jcraw on Jan 15, 2017
    Have the same bedding. Love it.
    Since you appear to have red striped drapes, I would pass on the cream, which isn't really in the pattern. It's more taupe, but that doesn't work with your stripe.
    I'd drag one of the paisley pillows with me and get the most subtle gold. I'd pick a faux suede or wool-felt type fabric with no sheen to distract. If you're making this pillow-case construction, and feeling lazy, make a bit larger to allow for extra padding so you don't have to do the button-tucks.
    • Judy Judy on Jan 15, 2017
      I like your idea of doing a slipcover! When choosing fabric, I would take in both pillows with a pattern. I like the idea of gold, but I would look at making it bold to hold its own against the wall color. Carmella, be sure to have the bedroom photo with you to hold the fabric up to the paint. You'd be amazed what you can decide from even a small swatch of color. Beautiful room!
  • Katie Sippel Katie Sippel on Jan 15, 2017
    Peach or cream.
  • Jcraw Jcraw on Jan 15, 2017
    Thank you. Love doing it the simplest way, and the rectangular board makes that easy. But I still vote for subtle.
    Then find a mirror ( depending on what it's reflecting) or an assortment of ornate small and larger , different shaped, old goldish frames. Ornate being the key. Nothing in them. Just the beautiful color behind. They won't fight with anything, but enhance the paisley. Might even be able to use small Command stikons for arrangement. Or those wire Hercules Hooks that only leave a pin-size hole if you screw up.
    I suggest this because it's waaaay easier than finding a print that will complement -and not distract from the great bedding "picture"
  • Karen Reilly Karen Reilly on Jan 16, 2017
    How about a basket weave with jute I've seen it done on ottomans and think this would like nice in your room.
  • Robby Treichel Robby Treichel on Jan 17, 2017
    Ha! A different idea for every taste! Looking at what you already have, and being one who likes bold as opposed to subtle, I would go with the shade of that reddish pillow on your bed. It would make a nice contrast with your wall. However, if you like it a little more subtle, you could go with that very pale turquoise pillow on the bed for your inspiration. Then they would blend nicely and be rather soothing to the eye as opposed to exciting. Also, I can't tell for sure by the picture, but it looks like the sheets are more of a true blue rather than a turquoise. When you get the chance to, you might want to change those to blend better with the blue/green hues.
    • Robby Treichel Robby Treichel on Jan 17, 2017
      Sorry, I meant to say also that what you have looks nice so far and thank you for sharing and consulting everyone on what really will end up being made to your taste. At least I hope so and do also hope to see the final product!
  • BabyBoomerSC BabyBoomerSC on Jan 17, 2017
    I would purchase a metal headboard with a pattern so that the color of your walls show through it, something like this -

    I would not add one more color to your room. If you feel you have to cover it with something, choose a subtle color from your bedding so that it's not competing.
    • Wendy Wendy on Jan 24, 2017
      I would go with wood! pine, beech, simple and pale, to break up the fabrics/patterns, then convert existing headboard into......? doggy bed?
  • Lbo7431462 Lbo7431462 on Jan 17, 2017
    I think a pale gold or butter soft yellow would accent everything. I you want to, add a print of red, gold/yellow and green/gray to pull it all together.
  • Lbo7431462 Lbo7431462 on Jan 17, 2017
    By print, I mean some artwork above the headboard, to give another focal point. Just a suggestion.
  • Beth Cole Byrne Beth Cole Byrne on Jan 26, 2017
    You have a lot of bold coloring going on already, so I suggest recovering it cream. If that sounds boring, I'd go with the orange in the small throw pillow.
  • Tamara Johnson Scherette Tamara Johnson Scherette on Jan 26, 2017
    Red. It is so warm &luxurious.
  • Rusty Rusty on Feb 04, 2017
    Change curtains &bedding
  • Eroque022810 Eroque022810 on Feb 04, 2017
    Depends on weather you are ever going to go away from this color scheme if possible I agree ivory or cream, if you love these colors and will always have it in some forms in room then I would go with still go with ivory or a cold color such as white. That way you are able to use different colors as your mood changes.