Bethany's "Smoked Oyster and Coral" Room

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Manassas, VA
Inspiration for my palette:
I wanted an overall neutral room with pops of color. One of my favorite things to do is sleep, so a dark ceiling is totally (a little toooo) conducive to slumper. It makes it very cocoon like.
Colors used in my room
Ben Moore Dove Wing (white) on walls; Ben Moore Smoked Oyster on ceiling
Tips for using color successfully
Base everything on the direction of light you get. My window faces the west, so I only get afternoon light. Therefore it has to look good for most of the day with little to no natural light. I painted the wall three times before settling on Dove Wing, because the purple undertones of the Smoked Oyster would change the wall color to look more pink or purple.
Smoked Oyster and Coral

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