Can This Paint Job Be Salvaged?

Can This Paint Job Be Salvaged?

Aaron Able
Oct 16, 2009

Q: I finally finished painting my entire apartment, and have been really pleased with all my other paint choices — navy, chocolate brown, turquoise, gray— until the last room, my kitchen. I was aiming for a lovely coral that would complement all the other colors, but it instead turned out a garish, red-orange...

Sent by Melissa

...I feel like the walls are screaming at me! Before I begin the tedious process of sanding, priming and repainting, are there any creative ways to salvage this? Was planning to paint the cabinets white anyway, would a light gray tone down the walls? Or, is this a hopeless cause? If so, does anyone have a safe color recommendation? Thank you!

Editor: If the walls are screaming, it's probably going to mean repainting. Does anyone have other ideas or suggestions?

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