Easy Idea on Finding {paint} Inspiration for a Child’s Bedroom

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In the evolution of my boys’ bedroom, I learned a quick(er) path to finding a paint color!  If  you and your child  are getting stuck in the negotiations of paint colors for his/her room look to his/her interests to find your color board.  I went with all things tennis related.
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Thank you Adidas, Wilson, Head and Nike for keeping the peace!  One of my boy’s loves blue: royal blue, ocean blue.. anything but navy!  Even the courts are a source of inspiration.  Maybe your child’s favorites are a pool, field, gym mat, or a favorite book cover.


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This helps with accessories too!  I was inspired by these orange Nike court shoes for my son’s accessories                         (without the grass stains):
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So…. I picked a neutral shade of gray for the walls.

Hmmm… out of I don’t know 50 shades of gray (ba dump dum). I went with Behr Classic Silver Home Depot. Ironically when I googled an image for this paint color I found my own photo!
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Here are the main colors and the accessories.


The color palette for the accessories came from my son’s new comforter.  But the reason, we both liked these colors is that all of these colors are popular in the Nike and Adidas apparel that he wears for tennis  all.the.time.  

So if you are struggling with 50 shades of any color for your child’s  room… look to what they like to do for color inspiration.

Quick Painting Tip


Here’s quick painting tip with only one picture!   This is perfect when doing touchups or switching between multiple paint colors. In my case, I was using primer and a high gloss white. This saved me time on cleanup. It’s the same concept of using multiple frosting bags.  I grabbed this handled paint bucket from Home Depot and just switched my bags in and out of it as I alternated between paint colors.  Please share your painting tips in comments!