Color help needed for the color challenged: please help!

KathrynAugust 24, 2014
I'm trying to decide on a color for an upholstered chair in our living room. I'm so bad with colors and knowing which colors match or look good together. Our couch is a dull cranberry. We have beige walls. Our curtains are black & white plaid. The other furniture is is all pine. Our decorating style is farmhouse/traditional. The chair is going to sit next to the cranberry couch and in front of the black & white plaid curtains.

Any suggestion on a good color?
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I think a gray/charcoal velvet type fabric on your chair will complement the cranberry sofa and black/white plaid curtains. Then, you could add a toss pillow that will relate to your sofa.
    Bookmark   Thanked by Kathryn    August 24, 2014 at 11:24PM
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Gray and pine furniture don't look right to me. I have a lot of pine in my house and find that muted greens and blues work well with the yellowish tones in it.
    Bookmark   Thanked by Kathryn    August 25, 2014 at 3:29AM
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Patricia Colwell
What are the black and white drapes connected to in the space they don't make sense to me. I agree a muted sagey green would work but I would change the drapery so it has some connection to the rest of the space, something like these if you go with a sage chair
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The drapery connects to the black lighting fixtures, fans and black paintings framed on the walls, as well as the black TV. I love the curtains. I don't want to change them. The room right now is a black/red/beige color scheme. I love all the color suggestions. Would a lighter beige chair work? Sort of a tone on tone?
    Bookmark   August 25, 2014 at 7:30AM
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