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What color coordinates with a pistachio ice cream color?

I just painted my living room in the pistachio color but now my couch (which I do need a new one) and my rug just does not go with it. I have hardwood floors. I have a country/antique look in that room. The colors suggested with the paint were light blues, white, and gray. I have a white trim in the room. I really don't want a sofa in any of these..any suggestions?

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Alamama

Asked by Alamama at 12:08 PM on May. 11, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (26)
  • Beige-taupe
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 12:09 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I'd think a deep brown would look really pretty, like a leather couch
    SabrenaLeigh

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 12:09 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I think tans would look good with that color.
    August07Mom

    Answer by August07Mom at 12:09 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • chocolate ice cream brown... rust red... ivory.. any blue with a grey hue.
    ILoveAsherAthan

    Answer by ILoveAsherAthan at 12:10 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Chocolate Brown or Charcoal Gray
    Kimedbs

    Answer by Kimedbs at 12:10 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Plums, Browns, Greys, keep it neutral, and warm to offset the color. Keep any wood items you bring in dark.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 12:12 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • brown, cream, beige, or gray... Maybe a very dark earth tones purple.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:14 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I'd go with any shade of brown that you like from tan's to dark would look great with pistachio!!!!

    traren

    Answer by traren at 12:17 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I think a darker purple or plum would go great with it.
    wendydays

    Answer by wendydays at 12:19 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I think everybody is so spot on. My first thought would be chocolate brown . .. but any in that tan-brown spectrum would be fantastic.

    Use the other colors for accents.
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 12:22 PM on May. 11, 2011

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