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Topic: Black & White Bedroom with Painted Black Walls.... yes black!!: Ideas & Pictures  (Read 77679 times)
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« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2008 06:52:25 PM »

wow!!!! Smiley wonderful job!!!!!!

« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2008 07:19:41 PM »

I'm totally jealous...I've always wanted black walls as well!
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2008 07:24:07 PM »

I am so impressed!!! Shocked  I'm seriously considering doing this now, does it stay fairly dark (more so than a light-colored room) during the day?  (Hubby works graveyards Tongue...)

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« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2008 07:54:20 PM »

Wow, that looks fantastic!
I'm redoing my parents basement with the intent on living down there (yay, being a loser and moving home after university, but my new, real job is an 8 minute walk away, how could I resist?) and I knew that my colours were going to be black, white, and red. I thought I'd do white walls, but now I know I'm going to do black ones. Thank you so much!

I hope you don't mind too much, but I saved the last picture, the one where it all comes together, as inspiration for me!

It looks so great!!
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« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2008 08:13:52 PM »

Wow... what a lot of polar opposites...it's masculine, yet feminine at the same time...comforting, yet chic...gothic and Victorian in an odd sort of way...and it works! Good job!

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« Reply #15 on: April 14, 2008 08:19:00 PM »

wow.. black walls.. that is very brave.. but it looks beautiful..and clean.. i like it a lot!

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« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2008 08:30:36 PM »

oh man, that is absolutely beautiful! agh i'm so jealous, i can't wait to be able to paint my own walls!
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« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2008 09:09:36 PM »


I'm so glad you are inspired!  I'd be interested in seeing what you come up with!


Surprisingly, it's not that much darker.  But that's probably because (1) before the chandelier, I didn't have an overhead light.  I had an electrician install it.  (2) I have white drapes and white wood blinds, so the windows glow  (3)  I used a high gloss paint that reflects the light from the lamps.  But I have to say that it is way more calming than the khaki I had it painted before.  And I do sleep better now.

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« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2008 09:32:01 PM »

There's something wrong with your camera - all the pics are black and white!   Grin

Sorry, couldn't resist!  Grin  It's amazing!  Looks like something you'd see in a decorating magazine, with the article titled "Yes You Can Do Black Walls!"
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« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2008 09:45:39 PM »

Wow...I am SO jealous of this room.  I loooove black and white.  And it looks absolutely fantastic.  I really like how the white curtains really help the black.  It's simply gorgeous.

And you made me post for the first time (since I joined forever ago)!!  Smiley

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