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My husband and I are getting our first house together, but our styles are completely different. How do we balance this out?

He likes black, gray, and white. I like actual colors.

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army.wife23

Asked by army.wife23 at 4:13 PM on Feb. 16, 2013 in Beauty & Style

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  • Walls and furniture with basic/neutral colors. Pop color in with accents- pillows, curtains, art, accessories.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 4:28 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • go neutral backdrop for him
    but you pick a few colors you like, he can pick from that selection and there you go


    here is an example of neutral livingroom, with accent of blue


    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 4:35 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • here is a yellow


    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 4:36 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Op what are a few colors you really like?
    maybe we can post some pics of room that are neutral but have pop of "your" color
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 4:37 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Look at decorating websites together to get ideas. No doubt you will find things you both like.
    silverthreads

    Answer by silverthreads at 4:38 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • I love the combination of blue and brown, but more importantly a color scheme that is relaxing. He likes very accents and contrast, though.
    army.wife23

    Comment by army.wife23 (original poster) at 5:02 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • You keep on looking at stuff tell you can both decide on things.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 5:47 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Can you each claim a room as your own as far as color scheme? I so love that cargo brown (in the pic fiat posted above ^)
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 2:08 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

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