Walls in different colors. What curtains to choose?


Reader’s question

“I’m having problems of selecting curtains for my living room which has 2 white walls and one blue and one pink wall. The windows are in the blue and one of the white walls. Please help me to choose the curtains for my living room. What color will be suitable?”

Our recommendation

Curtains and drapes are used to improve the look of the room and furthermore to provide privacy to the place.

There is a great range of curtains for your living room. You can select either curtains in an ivory base with floral prints in pink for all the windows to pair with the walls’ colors or striped curtains in a pink color scheme.

floral curtains


How to change the color of a chair?


Reader’s question

" I have an old wooden rocking chair dark brown and I would like to remodel it to have a modern look.
I would like to place it in the living room by the fireplace. The house has earth tone color scheme. What color matches best? How to paint over the existing varnish? Thank you in advance."

 Our recommendation
You can renew the rocking chair and make it look modern by painting a bright, warm color, in combination with the earthy color scheme of the room.
You can use either colored varnish or enamel paint.


red_rocking_chair, paint a rocking chair


How to decrease brightness of a basement room?


Reader’s question

"I've remodeled my basement and created a studio in which I work. I have set a lot of pl lights on the ceiling and painted the walls white. The space became so brightly lit that relaxation is impossible. I have tried to use objects of warm shades of brown in the place, but the situation has not improved enough. Can you suggest any other solution?"  


What color scheme to choose for my living room?


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."


What colors to choose for my bedroom and livingroom?


grey in living room, off-blue in living room

Reader's question:

"The furniture in my bedroom (wardrobe, bed and bedside tables) are dark wood. In the living and dining room the wooden furniture are dark and the two sofas are red (the tone of watermelon). What colors to pick for the walls of my bedroom and living room?"


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