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Old 01-08-2012, 04:02 PM
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gray works great
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Old 01-08-2012, 07:16 PM
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I made a quilt using all purples and turquoises and love it.
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Old 01-09-2012, 04:17 AM
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Gray is the new white. Do gray
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Old 01-09-2012, 06:45 AM
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If it was me doing a bathroom, I would go with a neutral color first and then make my shower curtain and towels the violet colors. Good luck on what you decide.
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Old 01-09-2012, 08:28 AM
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I painted my little bathroom pale pink, and then sponged opalescent over it, and stenciled floral bouquets in pastel colors at the top near the ceiling. It's beautiful, and I can change the look by using different colored towels. Everything goes.
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Old 01-09-2012, 08:42 AM
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In college I had the same color in my bathroom and I sed violet and a baby chick yellow with sage green accents. For some reason I found these colors always put me in a good mood when I went in there no matter what the mood was when I entered. I always had the yankee candle of lavender and lemon burning too it was wonderful.
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Old 01-09-2012, 09:25 AM
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Seeings how purple is the shadow color for yellow, I'd let Mother Nature help here.
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Old 01-09-2012, 09:37 AM
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Frankly, all those recommendations of gray dismay me. Gray sounds like a vile color for any room in a house. It's such a dead color.

I love mixing shades of purple, violet, lavender, periwinkle and so on, so a pastel purple or violet with maybe white would be my first thought.

A soft celery green is another.

If you want to brighten it up some, a baby yellow would do it. Or use a gold or amber for a more restful, but still light, look.

Someone mentioned combining the violet with a light blue. That would give it a soft, cool look and feel.
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:32 AM
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I am for the soft buttery yellowgold.
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by suebee View Post
A nice Grey would be pretty with your violet
In our first house that was built in 1965 we had lavendar bathroom fixtures. Very pretty but hard to decorate around. I chose a soft, light grey and my relatives all called it battle ship grey! We finally were able to remodel and went to light beige fixtures. I also now stick to white appliances and fixtures. Easier to change color whenever you get tired of your choices.
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