Set the mood (as seen in The Avenue by Arent & Pyke) Dark walls are an easy way to make a space feel intimate or cosy. Consider using rich, deep paint colours in rooms where this mood is desired, such as a bedroom or a living space.
I like the cladding up the walls. The taupe on the lower half of the wall would be more practical than white for children! Modern Country Style: Swedish/French Style Victorian House Tour Click through for details.