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I need help fast!!  I just purchased a leather sofa and snuggler.  The leather color is called "Redwood".  It's pretty self-explanitory - it's a medium brown with a redish tint.  I have light colored hard wood floors in my home.  What color wood furniture will go with my new sofa?  Please say cherry, please say cherry!  I hate light colored wood (light maple).  I'm so lost and have lots more to ask, but need an answer for this asap (I'm purchasing more this week!).

Hi Jennifer,
Yes, cherry if you are using wood, but why stop there.  You could incorporate metal and wood, or metal and glass, rattan, a chest, old suitcases stacked, boxes, etc.
They definitely do not have to match, but should be around the same height.  Use a little imagination and you could create a really exciting space.

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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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