Many people think all the walls in a room need to be the same color, but adding an accent wall can make the room more interesting and bring a pop of color. Good colors to use are colors that would be overwhelming on all four walls. Gabe and Sally Lloyd’s home features a burnt orange accent wall that contrasts with the golden hue of the rest of the walls.
Photo by Kelley McCall.
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Instead of painting each wall in your home a blah beige or weak white, consider using focal walls, faux finishes and pops of color to accent your home’s decor.
Norma Lloyd, a New Bloomfield painter, has done just that in her home and that of her son and daughter-in-law.
Lloyd was painting on walls before she was supposed to, she said, so she’s long been interested in color and texture.
She paints murals in children’s rooms, but also does more grown-up treatments to add interest to otherwise uninteresting spaces.
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