Dunlap Design Group, LLC
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Living Room

Our clients wanted a serene and comfortable, yet formal living room. Symmetry is a wonderful way to create a very balanced, and consequently, soothing space. A pair of transitional camel-back sofas flank the fireplace, and extend an invitation to sit around the fire. Other “pairs” of draperies, chairs, and ottomans around the room create order and “organize” the space, all while giving it a slightly formal feel. We selected the mostly monochromatic color palate for its restful quality…color can be jarring. To bring back some excitement, we went against the grain by painting the trim and molding a very dark chocolate brown. We know this room is a success, because unlike most living rooms, it’s used every day. Photo by Beth Singer.
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firstnamelastname101 wrote:
Paint doors using same paint as trim/molding? - Would you use the same paint/color used on molding/trim to paint the doors in a room?
   Comment   August 20, 2013
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Dunlap Design Group, LLC
Hello. Absolutely. In this room, the dark trim color would look great on the doors! Best regards, Charles Dunlap
November 7, 2013 at 3:38pm   
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darleenc
Would you have to do the entire house in the dark molding. Also can you have white crown molding with maple colored trim?
April 2, 2014 at 6:43pm   
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ameyerink wrote:
What color and brand is the flooring? - We have dark trim and kitchen cabinets and are having a difficult time finding the right floor color.
   Comment   November 13, 2012
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Cynthia Taylor-Luce
Bring home a selection of flooring samples and view them in your space. Choose a wide variety, and you'll quickly rule out many of them, and you'll see what appeals to you. You could consult a designer, or you could contact a flooring company that has a shop-at-home service for convenience. Good luck.
November 13, 2012 at 9:13pm   
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jdeberry2 wrote:
What is the name of the brown color for the crown molding?
   Comment   September 8, 2012
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Dunlap Design Group, LLC
I had the color custom mixed, so sorry, I don't have a number for you. I just kept telling them "darker, muddier..." Best regards, Charles
January 15, 2013 at 5:09pm   
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izabelly
Was it stain or paint?
November 21, 2013 at 12:21am   
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abbeyev wrote:
Where is the table from? also the small ottomans?
   Comment   September 6, 2012
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Dunlap Design Group, LLC
We designed and had our metalsmith custom make this console. The leather stools are from DWR. Best regards, Charles Dunlap
February 24, 2013 at 2:33pm   
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juliesinn wrote:
Do you know the name of the wall color?
   Comment   July 20, 2012
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jdeberry2
What is the name of the brown color for the crown molding?
September 8, 2012 at 10:07am   
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Dunlap Design Group, LLC
That was a custom mix, so I don't have a number, but it's a really deep, brown-black.
January 16, 2013 at 9:02am   
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richbar4 wrote:
Do you have names for all colors in this picture?
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Kelly Porter
Similar colors are Bradstreet Beige HC-48 and Iron Mountain 2134-30 by Benjamin Moore.
December 13, 2011 at 10:17am     
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endoshopper wrote:
Wall color - What color is the wall?
   Comment   November 30, 2013

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Another great way to use black paint is on your base and crown molding. If this space had white trim it would not be nearly as dramatic. The black accent frames the room and anchors the space. It also creates a departure from a builder's standard finishes and gives your home a customized and tailored look.
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Choosing a white ceiling doesn't mean the moldings have to be white too. This dark chocolate brown molding is quite dramatic against the white ceiling and beige wall. It also complements the espresso furnishings and frames around the art.

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