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Allison's "Carnelian Calypso" Room

Carnelian Calypso



Name:

Allison

Location:

Seattle, Washington

Division:

West

Colors Used


Caribbean Green Behr paint with Decorators white. Material accents in gray and a rustic fall orange.

Color Inspiration


I wanted to use this Caribbean Green on my walls for a guest room that is a bit more unexpected. The rustic orange color is used as an accent color in each room on our main floor, tying the whole house together.

Color Tips


Keep it simple and personal. Don't be afraid to try bold colors on your walls, you can always paint it again!

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Comments (13)

Beautiful colors and an adorable doggie!

posted by peggybelle on November 11, 2011 at 6:22pm
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The dresser adds a lot - bringing the old in with the new!

posted by Greg010 on October 31, 2011 at 1:49pm
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Like everything about this except the empty picture frames. I'll just never understand that. Very cute dog.

posted by Kacie3 on October 31, 2011 at 11:43pm
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You're kind of cheating by putting your adorable Swissie in the pictures--how could we NOT vote for that sweet face!? All's fair in love and war, I guess. :) Love your wall color, and bedding!

posted by hyzen on October 31, 2011 at 3:18pm
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Super cute! We're working on achieving a similar look in our bedroom with a darker teal and red. I love your blank white frame idea to lighten things up. Well done!
I am a sucker for big dogs and I too am a Seattle-ite so, one vote from this gal!

posted by ckorfi on October 31, 2011 at 3:34pm
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Love the room, but, being owned by a Berner myself, it was the Swissie that made me finally register to comment. Adorable.

posted by Miglet__ on October 31, 2011 at 3:50pm
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I love the gray accents, it's a subtle accent that makes a bold statement! And yes, that doggy is the sweetest!

posted by mamccorm on October 31, 2011 at 6:07pm
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Perfection!

posted by kbfromlb on October 31, 2011 at 11:12pm
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It's wonderful! I want to come and stay a while...and I love the dog!

posted by annamy on November 2, 2011 at 6:32pm
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It looks so cozy and inviting! I love the old dresser too, adds to the warmth of the room, and that puppy just makes the whole look!

posted by kcdew on November 2, 2011 at 7:58pm
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Thanks for the sweet dog comments! The dresser is an antique, it was my great Grandmother's dresser, she lived to be 100 years old. It was in my room growing up and I hope someday it will be in my daughters room also.

posted by allisonshay15 on November 3, 2011 at 12:06pm
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Beautiful and fun use of color! I love it!

posted by erin @ dfmi designs on November 3, 2011 at 6:49pm
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I love the contrast of the color combo and that dreamy, glam chandelier. But the placement of the bed...all squished into the corner...throws off the whole room. :(

posted by Reeses902 on November 4, 2011 at 1:50pm
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