Ideas of paint color would look best for accent color ?

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The fireplace is black/goldish.
q ideas of paint color would look best for accent color, fireplaces mantels, home decor, living room ideas, paint colors, painting, wall decor
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  • Tammy Fuller Tammy Fuller on May 03, 2014
    ACCENT WALL is what i meant - the wall that the fireplace is on.
  • Amy Hodgen Amy Hodgen on May 04, 2014
    I think the agate green looks best
  • DeEtte Bruce DeEtte Bruce on May 04, 2014
    The agate green does look good but hard to say for sure without knowing what your other colors are.
  • Carol Dowdall Carol Dowdall on May 04, 2014
    I vote for agate green.
  • Jeanette S Jeanette S on May 04, 2014
    I like the Agate Green too, but would love to see a photo with more of the wall in it! P.S. The January issue of "Southern Living" featured some greens. I want my living and dining rooms painted "Healing Aloe"....I love this green. (It is Benjamin Moore)
  • Z Z on May 04, 2014
    My personal preference is Dill, but that's because I love green. I, like DeEtte, feel the need to see more of your room.Without that you'll only get others tastes or guesses.The more info and photos you post the better response you'll get Tammy.
  • Chris aka monkey Chris aka monkey on May 04, 2014
    @Tammy Fuller i still maintain if you have samples painted on the wall every time you walk into the room one will catch your eye just have fun and don't stress it is only paint xx
  • Mary Byrne Mary Byrne on May 04, 2014
    I like the Cilantro green, but as Tammy Fuller said don't stress it's only paint. Enjoy the process, if you end-up hating it re paint. Have fun.
  • Lori Lori on Oct 10, 2014
    These are old posts, did you go with the Agate green? Would have been my first choice.
  • Christina Christina on Jan 03, 2015
    The mantle (because it has slight orangey tones) will stand out most against the bluest green because they are opposite each other on the color wheel. So the kale green would be the choice if you want the mantle to really pop. Dill is nice if you want to have mantle be softer looking against the wall.
  • Rosette Rosette on Jan 06, 2015
    Agate. It sits well with the wood and is a softer green, which I would prefer as an accent colour. The others look a bit over powering.
  • CK CK on Jan 11, 2015
    Show more of the area. It'll be easier for us all to help you. All I see is the wood mantel. Usually other things in the room will affect your color choice too...not to mention your lighting both natural and artificial. :-)
  • Duv310660 Duv310660 on Feb 09, 2015
    Well, I like colours that are darker than is now fashionable. But, if you are looking for that airy look, I would go with the agate green, and if you find that the gold wood predominates and makes the wall too pale in comparison, you good wax your wood with a white wax or pickling wax until you like the balance of the 2 colours.
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