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Old 08-18-2014, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Denver CO
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How big is the room and how much natural light does it get? Those two blues you just linked are very pretty but if it's a smaller space and/or doesn't get much light, that could be a bit dark.
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Old 08-18-2014, 03:45 PM
 
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How big is the room and how much natural light does it get? Those two blues you just linked are very pretty but if it's a smaller space and/or doesn't get much light, that could be a bit dark.
Bedroom is roughly 14X12 . . . the whole west side of the room is glass; also a big picture window facing north.
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Old 08-18-2014, 04:03 PM
 
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Bedroom is roughly 14X12 . . . the whole west side of the room is glass; also a big picture window facing north.
Oh, then go for it! I personally like the Mediterranean one more, it's a little bit softer, and is actually very close to the color I have in my master bedroom.

water's edge 1635 Paint - Benjamin Moore water's edge Paint Color Details

I'd buy samples of both of the ones you like and paint big swatches of both on all the walls and see which one looks best in your room with the furniture and bedding.

What kind of light does the master bath have? I used the same color strip but went with the blue 2 shades lighter in my master bath because it's interior and doesn't have the natural light that the bedroom has. They go great together, but the lighter shade brightens up the bath

brittany blue 1633 Paint - Benjamin Moore brittany blue Paint Color Details
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Old 08-18-2014, 05:23 PM
 
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Oh, then go for it! I personally like the Mediterranean one more, it's a little bit softer, and is actually very close to the color I have in my master bedroom.

water's edge 1635 Paint - Benjamin Moore water's edge Paint Color Details

I'd buy samples of both of the ones you like and paint big swatches of both on all the walls and see which one looks best in your room with the furniture and bedding.

What kind of light does the master bath have? I used the same color strip but went with the blue 2 shades lighter in my master bath because it's interior and doesn't have the natural light that the bedroom has. They go great together, but the lighter shade brightens up the bath

brittany blue 1633 Paint - Benjamin Moore brittany blue Paint Color Details
I like both of those, thanks . . . the first one is actually very close to my current bedroom.

The master bath has two small windows stacked vertically and vaulted ceiling (10 feet I think).
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Old 08-18-2014, 11:02 PM
 
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I think these are way too dark. I liked the previous color in the houzz page you linked. Very unique.
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Old 08-19-2014, 06:56 AM
 
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I think these are way too dark. I liked the previous color in the houzz page you linked. Very unique.
Thanks, that one was "stratton blue": stratton blue HC-142 Paint - Benjamin Moore stratton blue Paint Color Details
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Old 08-19-2014, 07:01 AM
 
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Bedroom is roughly 14X12 . . . the whole west side of the room is glass; also a big picture window facing north.
I think with this much light coming in and not a huge amount of wall space, you can go with a more dramatic darker color.

But that Stratton Blue is very pretty - I'd add that one to the sample and paint swatches of it too. There is really no substitute to getting up a nice big patch of color in the actual room IMO. With the water's edge color I used in my bedroom, I had actually been planning on getting the next lighter shade but when I saw it in the room, it didn't have the impact I was looking for and the somewhat darker shade works better.
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Old 08-19-2014, 09:28 AM
 
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I'm thinking fresh and airy---like a West Elm look---I'd look for a beachy color to go with the brown.

If you want dramatic, I'd go brighter instead of darker. A crisper, clearer color instead of a muted, muddied color. I'd avoid a grey base. I'd also try to get a blue that has red in it since you have west facing and north facing windows.

For dramatic:

blue lapis 2067-40 Paint - Benjamin Moore blue lapis Paint Color Details

twilight blue 2067-30 Paint - Benjamin Moore twilight blue Paint Color Details

If those are too rich, you can go lighter or darker by changing the shade of the same color. The shade bar is at the bottom of the page.
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Old 08-19-2014, 01:58 PM
 
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Thanks for all of the excellent feedback. I think I'm going with one of these two:

Raindrop: Raindrop SW 6485 - Blue Paint Color - Sherwin-Williams

Reflecting pool: Reflecting Pool SW 6486 - Blue Paint Color - Sherwin-Williams
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Old 08-19-2014, 03:06 PM
 
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I like Raindrop!
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