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sooth
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Light Green Rooms

Post by sooth »

I'm currently trying to pick a shade of green for one of the rooms in my house, and I thought I would ask the forum members for photos of their green rooms. It doesn't matter if your trim is white or natural/stained wood, I'm just looking for ideas. Bonus points if you know the name and company of the paint used.

I'm aiming for something close to these:

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Re: Light Green Rooms

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Funny you should mention it... The color is called grasscloth and is by Behr. The sun room is a lighter green. I will have to see if I can find the name. Of the two, I like the sun room color best, although they are close.it is very similar to the color you show as an example. BTW, It is very difficult to pick a good shade. I think the sun room was three different colors because a color would look good in the light, but horrible at night, or vice versa.

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view from front hall as you come in
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front end of room.
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Back end of the room
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right side of sunroom built in bookcase and partial tree. these bookcases that flank the door are not original but are a good use of space and well built.
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Re: Light Green Rooms

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Simply Sage from Behr, no primer, just painted over beige. It looks lighter in daylight, this was taken at night without the flash one

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I agree on color picking. This actually wasn't the color I picked, but the paint color choice was the subject of many "discussions" and this resulted in just grabbing what I thought was the color while at home depot and getting a sample size, then painting as much as I could with it and saying it was so far done we may as well finish.
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Re: Light Green Rooms

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My kitchen looks a lot like the first photo...the Shade was Salisbury Green. I think it was Ben Moore.
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Re: Light Green Rooms

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Thanks for all the replies so far. Keep 'em coming. I might actually be ready to paint much sooner than I had thought!
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Re: Light Green Rooms

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I used a paint color called "Ancient Marble" by Sherwin Williams that came out a nice tranquil green. It looks more beige on the chip. You can see that one on my last post updating the "Little Bedroom". Used one called Kittery Point Green by Benjamin Moore that's a true green, not as subdued as sage. Thats in my kitchen.

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Re: Light Green Rooms

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We used a BM color called "Georgian Green" in one of our rooms.

Here's what the room looked like before we put the furniture back: http://fixfarrington.blogspot.com/2011/ ... art-4.html

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Re: Light Green Rooms

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My music room, Ben Moore 495 "Hillside Green" ceilings china white.
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It coordinates with the pine floors and oak furniture.
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Re: Light Green Rooms

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Is there any particular reason why practically EVERYONE had Benjamin Moore colours? Is this one of the only paint stores in the US? Seems to be there are tons of them, but everyone seems to use BM. Just curious.
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Re: Light Green Rooms

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I got familiar with Moore paint, trust the paint mixer guy, have been going to the same retailer since I moved into the area in 89. Creature of habit and I get predictable results with no hassles.
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