What colors to choose for the bookcase, the walls and the curtains?

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Reader's question:

What color scheme to choose for the living room? The sofas are yellow-orange. The TV furniture and the coffee table are wood-chestnut. What color should be the bookcase? What about the color tones of the pictures on the wall and the curtains? 

Our recommendations:

For the walls and the ceiling we suggest soft colors, like the tones of the wheat-grain, or the color of vanillia of the grey-green tones of the olive leaf. The soft tones will amplify the space and will make furniture look lighter. 

The bookcase could be made of chestnut wood, to match with the other furniture. It can also have some details of inox, like handles, brackets, etc.

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In relation to the art-work, its up to you, to choose the theme and the colors of the pictures. However the frame could be of chestnut wood. 

For the curtains, select delicate fabrics in soft tones with darker details. 

 

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