Help on living room colors...

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  1. RE\/

    RE\/ More comfortable than what? Being stabbed? OT Supporter

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    Can you guys throw me some suggestions for a modern look. What kind of swatches can i look at?

    I'm pretty much stuck with the floor so I have to work around that. Got this place from an old lady hence the color it has right now.


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    My sofa is navy blue and I'm looking at adding black contemporary furniture. And yeah, that light fixture with the fan needs to go. :hs:
     
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    Repaint, rugs, getting rid of the ugly ass fan, and hang some stuff on the walls would be a good start..
     
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    id go with white
     
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    and I dont think black furniture would look good in that room w/ that floor
     
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    RE\/ More comfortable than what? Being stabbed? OT Supporter

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    I know huh? The floors the tough part.

    Should I completely remove the fan? or swap with something a bit more contemporary.


    White walls was my safest decision, but what kind of furniture can I go with that just get a modern feel? Any pics I can look at? I'm a big fan of loft style design but I know with the space I'm working with, it's gonna look lame if I don't put the right things.
     
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    Burgundy or a dark red.
     
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    I'd go dark but make sure I put up some nice pieces on the wall
     
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    Wouldn't it make the place look smaller?

    I get you in putting some tasteful wall art tho.
     
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    i dunno i don't know what to do what with the kitchen tile spilling over into the rest of the place :o
     
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    It's really the floor. ack :(
     
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    get a big white rug, i think for this kind of room u'd want furniture thats looks light, nothing big or blocky n heavy looking, n yea repaint the wall haha, edit: or at least paint one or more of the walls a diff color
     
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    - What color of furniture should I be looking at for these floors? Birch? White?

    - I might just go with white or cream / beige for the walls.
     
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    Red could be feasible depending on the source of natural light- i.e. is it North or South facing.

    You could probably do a feature wall on the wall the door backs onto. With a big art piece it could look :bowdown: imo.

    Cedric will tell you what to do though when he gets around to this thread :rofl:
     

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