What color scheme to choose for my living room?

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Reader’s question
I have an open concept living room and kitchen with light wood cabinets and some yellow ones. Do stainless steel appliances match the cabinets? I would like wenge furniture in the living room; does furniture match purple and gray colors? Could I choose striped wallpaper on one or more walls? Could you give me some decorating ideas for the chimney breast? Thank you."

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Kitchen Area
You can choose stainless steel appliances for your kitchen, as they match harmoniously light wood and yellow cabinets. The polished stainless steel provides an attractive counterpoint to the warmth exuded by wood and creates a contemporary, pleasant environment.

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Lounge area
Purple and gray colors are combined with wenge and make the space warm, inviting with great elegance.

We believe that in order to achieve a stylish sleek and contemporary room you should highlight the fireplace as the key element of the space.

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So you can paint the chimney breast a deep rich color, which blends harmoniously with the purple, or choose wallpaper with thin stripes to apply on your fireplace.

 

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You can paint the rest of the walls a lighter shade of gray.


 

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