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The sofa is grey. What colors to choose for the rug and the draperies?

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Reader's question

In the living room, I have two grey sofas and I am not sure about the color of the rug and the draperies. The living room is rather small and I believe that a grey rug could make space look even smaller. One wall is lilac and the others off-white. I would really appreciate your advice, I feel kind of lost... Anna 

Our advice

At first we should underline that grey color is the king of neutral colors and it practically matches with all colors. So your real dilemma is the other colors of the room. Unfortunately, you don’t give any information about the style of the living room, your preferences, the brightness of the room and the type of furniture.

Now in relation to the rug and its color, we think that you should match it with the sofa. If you want to highlight the rug then opt for a darker tone but if you want to highlight the sofa opt for a lighter tone. Although we don’t know the exact tone of your sofa’s grey, we think that you should choose a lighter tone for the rug. Grey sometimes becomes depressing. An interesting combination could be a light beige rug with the grey sofa.

reg rug, red carpet, grey sofa, lilac wall

 

What color interior doors blend with doussie wood flooring?

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DOUSSIE-49, doussie straight grain, doussie flooring

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Reader’s question

"We are renovating our house. We have straight grain doussie flooring. We would like to paint it using water based varnish. I was wondering if we should choose doussie veneered interior doors to match with the flooring or to prefer a different wood e.g. oak veneer. The house has a minimalist interior design. I need your help because I am so confused. Many thanks in advance."

   

How could I give a romantic ambiance in a bedroom if the bright colors are dominant?

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Reader’s question

"I would like to decorate my bedroom, but I find it very difficult because of the walls color. It is an attic bedroom with dark hardwood flooring and the walls are blue green to teal. I have a wrought iron bed. How to make the room look more romantic?"

   

How to choose furniture and paint colors for a small living room?

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small hallway furniture, acrylic coffee table

Reader’s question

"My house is 56 square meters, and 4 people live in it. There's a hallway is about 10 sq m with no windows and I would like to use it as a living/dining area. What furniture and paint colors to choose?"

   

Bedroom makeover for two girls

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Reader's question:
"I am about to do a remodel of a room to be shared by my two little girls. Could you give me some inspirational ideas for the room design? Please notice that I would like to keep the existing tile floor. I attach you a dimensional sketch of the room."

furniture arrangement, bedroom layout, floor plan, kids bedroom, bedroomOur recommendations:
We have considered the shape and size of your bedroom in order to determine how to proceed with the furniture arrangement. It’s a narrow rectangular shaped room; consequently the furniture placement is as follows.

   

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