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Wall colour for my newborn girls room

Discussion in 'Styling & Decorating' started by Brian84, 4th Jan, 2016.

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  1. Brian84

    Brian84 Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone,

    My wife is due with our second child on the 8th of March and I want to start painting her room. Any ideas of what colour to do it. My wife wants me to paint all the walls white which I don't mind but there is so many different whites it is doing my head In lol. I also like grey with white doors and architraves which I have now but I don't really like the grey we have as it looks sort of purple base.

    Can anyone upload colour schemes they have used and names of the colour please.
     
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    Gockie I'm an ISTP-A female, so I might be a bit quirky! Premium Member

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    Let me firstly say congrats and then secondly say i'm so relieved that what you posted did not mention the colour pink. :)
    Carry on....
     
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    Thanks. No I wouldn't do it pink. I like neutral colours through the whole house.
     
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    I've seen a few pretty nurseries in Dulux Tranquil Retreat. Here are some pictures

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    Take it from a divorcee who only gets to see his boy every second weekend, "listen to your wife"...

    But seriously, unless you plan on repainting the whole house when/if down the track putting in on the market or renting it, keep the place uniformed.

    I'm sure your wife will have allot of fun shopping for all sorts of colours/stuff to dress the room up all girly.
    You just do as you're asked/told whilst spending quality time with your first born... ;)
     
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    Gockie I'm an ISTP-A female, so I might be a bit quirky! Premium Member

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    +1 on keep the house uniform.
     
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    You're doing better than me @Brian84 - I just ripped off some stickers from the wall on the first kids room and stuck them in the new kids room. I threw in some old toys and a pack of nappies.
     
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    Yes I want to keep it uniform to. And I agree with my wife's decision on White or grey but we just can't pick the right shade so I thought someone might have some pics of colours schemes they have used.
     
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    I couldn't do that cos the first child was a boy and he had motorbike stickers. She will probably end up riding anyway lol so it might work.
     
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    That's not a bad colour. I will let my wife know about the kmart things although she has probably already gone and bought it.
     
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    Do kids rooms require decoration? That minimalist look is great @Jamie Moore
     
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    ....and guess who now sleeps in the new babies room? Me.

    I was kicked out of the marital bed one week after bub was born. Not that I'm complaining though.

    Cheers

    Jamie
     
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    I've just kicked the wife out! Boom! Gender equality right there! :D
    The little joker just wants to feed all night when she's there so it's the boys room now, I've thrown all the ridiculous pillows out and might get some posters in there!
     
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    I went with Taubmans 'Big White' - it's a cool white, and really brightens/lightens the spaces, without being too clinical.

    And there is not a single pink accent in my daughter's room - we have bold dots, stripes, and funky patterns, in black, white, red, lime green, and purple. We couldn't have pink frills and a drum kit in the same room - that would not work well - and she's not even a pre-teen yet :rolleyes:………….(help me! :eek:….)
     
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    That sounds pretty cool. Do you have any pics. I understand if you don't want to upload for privacy.
     
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    haha

    Same deal here - little girl was feeding all night....and my boobs weren't going to assist in any way....so wifey kicked me out of the room, told me to get some sleep so I can look after the other kids in the morning. It works well.

    Cheers

    Jamie
     
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    Basically, it's a white room, with a lot of accent 'stuff' (eg. quilt cover, cushions, frames) from IKEA - they have great, bold-coloured bits and pieces for kids rooms, and they're really cheap. I love that place.
     
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    This is Dulux Grey Pebble full strength with Dulux Ceiling White on Ceiling and Dulux Lexicon quarter strength on trims.

    The grey looks really soft against the crisp white. Really pretty colours for a girls room.
     

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