need to lighten a dark family room
merindabeck
February 11, 2013 in Design Dilemma
two story family room with dark varnished pine ceiling very dark dark stained red wood siding. What can be done to lighten and freshen this room (25' x 25')
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What colour is the flooring? A major change can be made by lightening the flooring. By the sounds of it, the floors would be a wood as well (wood lovers who panel ceilings and walls in wood will often have wooden flooring).

I would go "stark white" or a very light "bamboo" colour on the floors...assuming you do not want to touch the ceiling and the walls. Beyond that, large, paintings with a lot of white (winter landscapes).

Some photos would help.
February 11, 2013 at 10:31AM   
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