What color scheme should I choose for sofa, curtains and rugs in my living room?


purple living room,gray wall paint

Reader’s question
"I would like some advice on the color choices in my living room. What color sofa, rug and curtains should I buy?
My favorite colors are white, gray and purple but I do not know whether they can be combined harmoniously. Eg what color throws would match a white couch? Thank you in advance."


Which of the ikea single beds to choose?



Reader's question:

"Our boy is twelve years old. He likes to spend time in his room. He also likes reading and sketching. We are trying to choose a single bed for his room. Which of the ikea beds, would you recommend?"


What can I do with the niches beside the fireplace?


Reader's question:

"Can I do something with the two niches beside the fireplace? Create some shelves for example.Currently, I have placed a light fixture and a small table in each of the wall niches. I would also need advice on the colors and on the furniture arrangement"

fireplace appartment recesses, fireplace design ideas, fireplace decor, fireplace niches


What can I do with an empty area in the living room?



Reader’s question:

"In the living room there is an empty area (behind the sofas). I was thinking to place there the dining table, but then I though that I already have a large dining table in the kitchen. So, what would you suggest to do in this area? To extend the living room by rearranging the sofas or to do something different?


What colors to choose for my bedroom?


Reader‘s question

"I'm building my house and I need help with your decorating ideas. It is a maisonette and the rooms occupy the first floor.

We are considering wood tile for the bedrooms floor imitating wenge or rovere grigio. We are thinking to choose aluminum exterior doors and windows in dark metallic gray shade. We prefer wenge wood for the internal doors.

I'd love to paint our bedroom in a pretty purple shade or alternatively to wallpaper the wall behind the bed in purple color; I love white leather upholstered bed. I have no idea the best color for the wardrobe, i.e white or wenge and I would like to know your opinion. What would you recommend for curtains, carpets and sheets? Thank you so much in advance."

What colors to choose for my bedroom?


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