Paint Color Suggestions for My Bedroom?

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Q: I want to paint my bedroom! I attempted to paint the wall behind my bed, but it doesn't look right and it's too dark. I think I have to paint the walls and ceiling the same color. My living room is all white so this is my chance to use color. Any suggestions?

Sent by Carolyn

Editor: I've been all about pale gray lately, but this bedroom has a lot of possibilities — I don't think the ceiling and walls have to be the same color, but it would help to stay in the same color family. I like the trick of choosing a color for the walls and then using a paler color from the same sample strip for the ceiling. Who else has suggestions for Carolyn?

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