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Ideabook 911: Help Me Finish My Foyer
"s/all-rugs/montague-rug/f38136 I agree with most of the above comments and agree... a new rug and staircase runner. I like the idea of the rug I posted below (photo... oriental area rug. I see too many neutrals - Beige, brown and blah. Also, that shelf on the... agree a rug by the front door that plays off or complements the colors in the runner... the area rug will tie it all together. like many have suggested, a change in the light..."
Decorating 101: How to Choose Your Colors
"number of rugs that you will love for a long time. Pick the rug first, by all means... a soft brown and off white in the living room and have traditional, and plum in one... black, brown, etc to fit the color scheme. Isn't it easier, in fact, to have something... of the rug color . This is a FAB article. People are so afraid of color and those... area rug or painting are great starting points. I don't subscribe to the all..."
The '70s Are Back. Can Ya Dig It?
"orange, brown or avocado shag carpets, velvet paintings on the wall over the brown/green... lot of brown and red/brown in my family room...with some orange, red, greens, teals... Poker" Rug from the Philipines, which hung on our living room wall over the plaid... curved dark brown leather sectional. Brass provides some warmth. :-) YOu know, I realized... appliances. Brown and orange shag carpet. I can't think of too much from the era I want..."
Keeping Cabinet Color on the Down Low
"a deep brown gray - Farrow & Ball's London Gray - its a brown gray with lots of depth... yellowish brown countertop and backsplash with blue-grey cabinets and black/white tile... creams/browns of the counters and backsplash. So, if possible, I'd change the floor... diarrhea" brown cabinets painted...top and bottom a BM gray....hickory various sized... backsplash--brown/taupe/red/yellow/rust/etc. However, this leaves the black and white..."
Mood Makers: Luxurious Looks on a Budget
Want a high-end look in your home but feeling choked by your budget? Try these pro decorator tips to give your rooms a luxe look for less
"is dark brown & 3 substantial accent tables are dark brown or black/brown. I also have... dark, brown would be equally effective? In regards to painting doors dark brown rather... chocolate brown. Would painting doors that deep chocolate brown have the same effect... chocolate brown sofa and love seat and predominately blue rug accented with the brown... do dark brown. I think I'd just go black! I love the idea of black interior doors..."
Why It's OK to Hate Your New Custom Sofa
It takes time to get used to bold new furniture, but dry your tears — the shock can be good for you. Here's what to expect
"find a 'brown couch'. But when you can choose from 47 browns, and tons more colors... love the rug in #7.... Stunning! Simran Chhibber, on behalf of Thosbaker.com I've never... striped rug for my kitchen, and yet another time tired of living with our ancient living... simple and brown. Now I feel like it anchors the bed. My theory...it's yours...love it... taupe and brown changing colors. I used to work in a furniture store that had no windows..."
The Case for In-Between Colors
"tan not-brown. These colors go with any color or pattern drapes, oriental rugs, and... of this brown, its much darker than it appears in photos (its like a mauvy brown -... Is it brown? Is it taupe? If I stray from bright whites and textured neutrals,... gray than brown, until the sun set and the room lights went on. Then it takeson a slight... is more brown taupe and the kitchen cabinets almost look blue. A great colour! I used..."
What Goes With Dark Wood Floors?
Avoid a too-heavy look or losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep tones
"contrast for rugs, etc. So glad for this article. Just this morning I was trying to figure... for a rug that can be wiped clean. Hope someone writes an article about that soon... indoor/outdoor rug. Laura, love article! Please, oh please, do one for amber-ish red oak... Aubusson rug in the living room. I loved the look, and as you mentioned, kept the look... walls, rug, etc. in one of the rooms you highlighted. Amazing! afronaut, I am just..."
The Unexpected Color That Goes With Everything
"entirely brown. Use some brown if your cabinets in view are brown. I discovered by... chocolate brown sofa, with an accent chair in brown, robin egg blue, taupe and cream... the blah brown from our house with Valspar's Green Tea Leaves on the exterior. I love... in the rug. The whole things is baled out by the poke-in-the-eye bright magentas etc... areas of a brown color. Any suggestions for all of the main walls and the accent wall..."
Dealing With Pet Messes: An Animal Lover's Story
Cat and dog hair, tracked-in mud, scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love
"patterned area rugs to protect hardwood floors. 6. 85 year old hardwood floors that don't... Medium brown frieze carpet has flecks of orange, green, blue and burgundy to match... Lanie Brown. I am a pretty sound sleeper but the sound of an animal getting sick... there a rug of any size he didn't claim as his own. We just learned ( trained ourselves)... some dark brown pretty hairless furniture. You do very well by my standards. I think..."
10 Popular Home Design Trends — Timely or Timeless?
Weigh in on whether these of-the-moment decorating elements will have staying power or become a memory of these times
"Oriental rugs and heavy silk window treatments became sisal rugs and white linen panels... oriental rugs won't put them out of fashion; they'll stay. But not in the kitchen any... avocado shag rugs were replaced. Round mirrors will become a cliche --- I've seen them... blue, brown) that you can change it's appearance based on lighting and accessories... white, brown, green, gold, almond, white again and now stainless. Same sort of list..."
12 Sofa Colors That Won't Box You In
"the dark brown furniture, light brown cork flooring and sandstone fireplace in our (almost)... more than brown will. It may just become less trendy in a few years (like brown right... "oriental" rugs (Karastans in traditional patterns) and one of the most commonly recurring... in old rugs. I've used it with great results on pieces I've had reupholstered. It's... greyed brown?) will deliver the desirable contrast and pull the room together the..."
Pick-a-Paint Help: How to Create a Whole-House Color Palette
Don't be daunted. With these strategies, building a cohesive palette for your entire home is less difficult than it seems
"dining room rug for one seating areas and picked a bold rug for the smaller room. I had... items like rugs or window treatments, picking paint colors can be very challenging. Take... carpet or brown in the bedrooms? Andrea, I'm casting a vote for charcoal but, I have... beige and brown after living in the desert for 30 years. shelleyjr, love your colors... chocolate brown (walls are beige). Stepping into the living room feels a little like..."
8 Ways to Spruce Up an Older Bathroom (Without Remodeling)
"on the brown tile. The brown tile came down and simple white tile with and accent... towels, rug, shower curtain, etc. It looked fine, and people just thought it was meant... pink/green and brown/blue bathroom fixtures. We swapped out the pink sink and toilet but kept... hand the brown/blue bathroom was horrific. A blue toilet, sink and bathtub I probably... but the brown tile was just disgusting. We ended up changing the toilet and sink, but..."
Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Living Rooms of 2012
Every design style gets a shout-out in the most saved living room photos of the past year — see if any elements speak to your own tastes
"avoid brown wood finishes, beige upholstery and brown floors and brown or beige rugs... rugs. I think the preponderance of all things brown is what people react to. Throw... furniture, rug and accessories with brown floors and cool white or beige walls for me... beige rug and your beige sofa to your beige walls and your beige curtains? BREAK... (pillows, rugs, accessories...) I can't stand a room that's all one color, especially..."