Decorating & Furniture/Wall color


The second floor of my townhouse incorporates my kitchen, dining room and living room. The furniture in my livingroom is sage green, the carpet is forest green.  I have an accent rug that is tan/pecan brown with purple flowers and gold flowers trimmed in white.  The leaves are sage and forest green.  My art work has the same white background with sage green, purple, gold and reds in them.  My accents incorporate the purples, golds and reds.  My coffee and end tables are a deep mahongany brown.  My walls and ceilings are currently white.  The forest green carpet runs throughout the house. I pretty much use the sage green, purple, reds and yellows throughout the house.  What color should I paint the walls.

Hi Cathy,
If you are painting the entire area one color, I  would probably lead toward the gold.  It's a nice neutral that will go with everything. If you are looking for drama, a deep plum color in the dining room would be fabulous.

Kim Boyer

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I am a Certified Interior Designer, Redesign and Home Staging Professional as well as a Certified Color expert. Therefore I am can assist with questions regarding space planning and furniture arrangement, color selection, art and accessory placement. I am also able to answer questions regarding the selection and sourcing of furniture and flooring materials as well as custom window treatments.


I started in the industry as a design consultant in the custom window treatment and home furnishings industry. I have gone on to establish my own full service interior decorating business, Kimberly Boyer Interiors, with specialities in redesign, home staging and color consultations. I was also a featured designer on MyHome2.0 a Verizon Fios sponsered Home Technology Makeover Show.

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