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How to arrange furniture in our open plan living room/kitchen?

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Milena living room02a, open plan living room/kitchen, brushed oak flooring, walnut dining table, wall mounted TV

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“My husband and I really need help with the open plan living room / kitchen area of the flat we just purchased. Please find attached the floor plan for information. However the actual photos of the space might be more helpful as for example the doors opening to the Juliette balcony are not right in the centre but more to the right. 

We would be very grateful if you could suggest some layouts that make the kitchen and living room feel as one -furniture, colour of wall etc as we are finding the space quite challenging. 

 

Should I keep original kitchen cabinets and countertop with marble sink from the 70’s or should I replace them with new ones when renovating my apartment?

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kev-kitchen, retro kitchen, vintage kitchen cabinets, marble countertop, marble sink

http:/blog.qualitybath.com/kitchen/kitchen-remodeling/5-famous-kitchens;

Reader’s question

"I am renovating a 70’s apartment in Plaka district, Athens. I am thinking of unifying the kitchen with the living room. I am facing a dilemma; should I keep the original kitchen cabinets and countertop with marble sink or replace them with cheap and neutral new ones and blend them with a beloved vintage showcase to maintain the spirit?"

   

What curtains, living room set and coffee table to choose?

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Reader’s question

"I am remodeling my open concept kitchen living room with ochre walls, white ceiling and white floor tiles. I keep my existing kitchen cabinets, the sideboard and the dining set which are in a sweet brown color. I am wondering what color to pick for the curtains, the living room set and the coffee table. Moreover I have two large paintings in bright colors on the walls. The house has nice high ceilings and I will need new light fixtures. I would like some chrome details in the space including curtain poles and borders on the sideboard. Thank you in advance."

   

How to arrange furniture in the hallway and the living room?

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residence floor plan, furniture arrangement

Reader’s question

Our friend from Greece asks: "I have attached the floor plan of my house showing the furniture placement I am planning. I would like your opinion if it is properly placed; otherwise could you suggest me a proper arrangement? I also need your help in arranging the entrance/office area. I have chosen to arrange the home office desk there because we are spending a lot of hours on the computer. In your opinion is this a good choice? Thank you in advance."

   

How to arrange furniture in my living room?

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floor plan, long and narrow living room, furniture arrangement in a long living room, sectional in a lounge

Reader’s question

"I am in the process of purchasing furniture. The problem is that the open plan living dining room is long and narrow and I have difficulties in furniture placement. I have attached a plan of the space, I hope to be helpful! I would like your help in order to create a functional and stylish space. I am thinking of placing a three-seater sofa with two armchairs in front of the large window. In front of the fireplace I would like a sectional, opposite the TV, which will be placed next to the fireplace, and maybe an ottoman bench in front of the sofa. The dining area seems to be the easiest for placing furniture. Thanks and I am looking forward to your reply! "

   

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