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    I'm currently in the process of decorating my lounge (just moved in so it's all from scratch). Thought it'd be fun but have come to realise how much pressure it really is to get it right first time round - colour wise and everything.

    Currently looking for a sofa and no idea which colour to go for but have been thinking for a gray-ish tone. I'm going to upload a pic of the colour of the walls. It's not very clear but hpefully itll give some idea - the colours are cream and a bluey-gray colour. The opposite wall is done completely in the blue-gray colour and I'm thinking to get laminate flooring in of a gray/white colour but still with a wood design if that makes sense. (just giving an overview of the colours in the room). Just looking for any tips and advice.
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    Look on websites such as dulux or decorating websites which should have charts which show which colours compliment each other

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    Whenever I decorate I take some photos and use the magic of Photoshop to give me an idea how things will look.
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    (Original post by Preeka)
    I'm currently in the process of decorating my lounge (just moved in so it's all from scratch). Thought it'd be fun but have come to realise how much pressure it really is to get it right first time round - colour wise and everything.

    Currently looking for a sofa and no idea which colour to go for but have been thinking for a gray-ish tone. I'm going to upload a pic of the colour of the walls. It's not very clear but hpefully itll give some idea - the colours are cream and a bluey-gray colour. The opposite wall is done completely in the blue-gray colour and I'm thinking to get laminate flooring in of a gray/white colour but still with a wood design if that makes sense. (just giving an overview of the colours in the room). Just looking for any tips and advice.
    the walls in the picture look yellow to me? Perhaps a brown might suit a grey blue colour? I don't know.. do you have any other pictures?
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    The best advice I can give when it comes to picking colours.

    If it's for yourself - Whatever you think looks good
    For everyone else - Neutrals

    Really is that horribly simple.
 
 
 
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