Pink bedroom walls WWYD

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Pink bedroom walls WWYD

Post by Little My » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:41 pm

pleasant pink 1.jpg
Yay or nay?

Our floor is dark oak, like the first picture, and we have a vaulted ceiling (so lots of white contrast). I like black and white accents, and maybe a bit of red.

Or should I go paler with the pink? Our first thought was yellow, but we can't agree on a shade and I don't have any other ideas. (It's currently white, so anything but that!)

Thoughts?
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Post by Beatrix » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:49 pm

I like the pink in the first pic, it’s almost a pale coral. Personally I’d go for a more orange-pink albeit pale, rather than a pink-pink.

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Post by Hazey_Jane » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:51 pm

I like those photos too :helpful:
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Post by Little My » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:54 pm

Both of the photos show the same pink.

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Post by Pippedydeadeye » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:55 pm

Do it, I think it looks fresh & pretty, but grown up still.

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Post by Beatrix » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:06 pm

Do it, also I’d like to know what that shade is. We tried pink in our first house but it was totally the wrong pink and we changed it within 6 months. We need to redecorate two of our bedrooms, so I’m willing to try again!

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Post by Toast » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:11 pm

My bedroom is pink and I still like it but I think I'd go with a different shade now. Mine is F&B Middleton and I have it on the wardrobes too. Floors are white and furniture is a sort of greeny-grey. It's very calming.

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Post by viggy » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:55 pm

I had a pink bedroom for a while - it was a kind of salmon colour that my ex chose and it ended up being really cosy.

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Post by rosy » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:01 pm

I had a lavender-pink on my bedroom walls when I lived in Sheffield and it was lovely and calming. I think if you avoid the baby blush pinks it can be a really grown-up colour.
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Post by smalex » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:41 pm

I love that. I've got a patterned pink wallpaper on one wall in our H, S&L and I really like it.

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Post by Zoomer » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:23 pm

I really like it, but I think in reality it depends on the type of light you have coming into the room. Lovely in a warm-light room, possibly a bit naff in a cold-light room.


Errmm, by which I mean if the room actually receives natural sunlight, or if its north/north-east facing instead.

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Post by lorri_b » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:18 am

I have a pink bedroom, but I went for a plaster colour. I love the colour of dried plaster! I have dark green and gold accents and oak flooring.

I would be wary of a baby pink as in your pictures as it feels a bit nursery to me.

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Post by Kenickie » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:22 am

I love dried plaster too! I tried to go for that but it ended up more peachy. What colour is yours?
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Post by Kenickie » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:22 am

The hall and landing here was salmon when we bought it. It looked hideous.
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Post by Little My » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:36 am

I don't think it looks baby pink though, and certainly not on the wall with my sample pot. There is a lot of pink to sort through and I tried to steer clear of obvious nursery pink. I think a lot of it will be in the styling anyway. I'm going to go for that one, thanks for all the input! I think I just needed a few people to love it too. :))
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Do it, also I’d like to know what that shade is. We tried pink in our first house but it was totally the wrong pink and we changed it within 6 months. We need to redecorate two of our bedrooms, so I’m willing to try again!
It's Benjamin Moore - Pleasant Pink.

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Post by smalex » Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:49 am

I definitely wouldn't call that baby pink either.

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Post by Luce » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:10 am

Do it. My kitchen is a similar colour and it makes me feel really happy. Mine was more of a pink pink but I think the one you've chosen up there is great for a bedroom, nice a calm.

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Post by emma_p » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:15 am

I love it - I'm after a pink bedroom after my friend did hers in F&B calamine. It looks so good.

I read you can get Benjamin Moore paint in the UK now :weewee: I always loved their colours in the US.

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Post by Squirrel » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:27 am

I love it too, my daughter’s room is pink and we compromised on a sort of old fashioned granny/rose pink. I love the shade in those pictures, it’s gorgeous.

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Post by Cerise » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:48 am

All I can see is salmon. Fish. Fish. Fish. I don’t like pink though. And I have no style.

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