What colour too decorate or ideas for brightening up??
chris11391
March 19, 2014 in Design Dilemma
What colour should decorate the lounge area want it brightening up. Or any ideas of features or anything?
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armygirl1987
Take your cue from the blue in the painting.
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216sharon
Oh I LOVE your floors, beaming, brick wall, and arched doorway! To brighten this up, I'd consider removing the drapes altogether and add more print and color to your rugs and accessories. I assume the couch is staying - it is dark but some soft light throws would make it a bit less hulking-looking. I'd love to see some daffodil yellow added to this room, or some orange.

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babygirlc
Room with potential! assuming this is a masculine room and the couch is staying, I would do the following: 1) restain the floors to brighten them up 2) replace the white rugs and throw pillows with burnt orange and deep red accessories 3) replace the blue painting with either a multi-coloured painting with bright hues or a mirror (preferably) as the natural light is limited 4) replace the lamp in the corner with two taller lamps with bright shades 4) add drapes of the same colour to the small window 5) remove the fixture on the brick wall and add a shelf with some pictures and candles 6) add flowers to the glass table with crystal stones. 7) Next to the couch, I would add a small table with some books etc. A tip for this room with limited light is to use reflection as your light guide. It will brighten up the entire room! :)
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