Do I paint my walls first or change the carpet?? Help?

So I am a 19 year old women and I am trying to redecorate my room on my own. my parents have allowed me to since I keep bugging them but they said that they don't want to tell me what to do just so they can see if I make a good job of it. anyway I want to paint my wall but I really dislike my carpet. I am gong... show more So I am a 19 year old women and I am trying to redecorate my room on my own. my parents have allowed me to since I keep bugging them but they said that they don't want to tell me what to do just so they can see if I make a good job of it. anyway I want to paint my wall but I really dislike my carpet. I am gong for a grey and white theme but my carpet is brown. I was thinking do I have to change my carpet then paint my walls or is it better to paint my wall then change the carpet afterwards? thanks
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