need help furnishing living room
Nikkol Marra
May 5, 2014
renting a house with green walls, dark brown room trim, brown pannelling, but white trim on baseboards and around windows and doors, light brown hardwood. help! need curtain ideas and furniture
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Rina
Hi Nikkol. It's very hard to say much that's useful without seeing the rooms and, for example, the colour on the walls, but here's a picture: dark brown, light brown, white and green -- a beige sofa would be a good way to tie all that together. This one is from http://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/Sofas-Loveseats/Beige,/color,/2027/subcat.html. Your curtains could be patterned, tying in the various browns/beige/white with the green. I like the idea of using soft apricot colours for accent pieces with that.
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Nikkol Marra
Here are some pics of the colors, and the curtains will be changed! Need advice for those as well! Not sure if I should stick to dark brown furniture too and how many pieces! Were on a budget but currently have no furniture just moved so were really just stuck!
    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 9:17AM
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Rina
Hi again. Been doing some shopping on your behalf, below. I still like the idea of a beige sofa. I think you can more or less ignore the green and just let it be background, except perhaps for a couple of small items. Concentrate on using neutrals with an accent colour. Light curtains. Yes, dark furniture, but about the colour of the table below -- which tones well with both the panelling and the floor -- as I suspect espresso would look too dark and depressing. I'm afraid I don't have a source for the table which I found, uncredited, on a blog -- and even forgot to pick up the blog address. Oops.

(What has me puzzled is what looks like a blue stripe above the white on the panelling. I do hope you can hide it.)

curtain: Ikea
couch: Overstock
apricot cushion: zazzle.com
cream and brown cushions: etsy.com
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Nikkol Marra
Thank you! The blue stripe is actually tape from painting it was just not pulled off yet in the picture!! Yes I was looking at dark almost back furniture and was worried it would darken the room to much so beige does sound better!
    Bookmark   May 6, 2014 at 2:42PM
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