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I am redecorating my family room which is a very large room with lots of windows.  I really wanted to do the room blue & brown, but don't have the money to buy new furniture.  So I have a sage green couch & loveseat, so I was thinking of putting that with the chocolate brown, but I'm having a hard time finding pillows or curtains with those 2 colors in them.  I wanted to do the walls a shade of chocolate brown.  So, I'm wondering if you think this color combo would look okay & if so, where can I find pillows or floor length curtains to go across a sliding glass door that have these 2 colors together.  Do you know of any websites or stores that have this? Or is there a way to put the sage green, blue & chocolate brown all together?
I really appreciate any information or advice that you can offer me!

Hi Erin,
       These colours are a great combination! But you don't need to find exact matches in accessories and curtains. Perhaps you can find curtain and pillow fabric that is red or red-orange with a touch of brown in it or a blue, blue-violet, red-violet and some sage green in it. Any other patterned fabric that has one or both of your main colour(s)in it will tie in with the overall look.
       Walmart has some panels that have golds and reds in them you might want to look there, too. Hope this helps and good look :)

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G. Norah Baker


My areas of expertise are color selection and accessories. But I have a general knowledge of all areas of interior decorating and would be able to answer questions in any area.


I have decorated over ten houses and apartments and have consulted on five outside projects. I have had an interest in decorating since my teens.

I graduated with highest honors (96%) from Thomson Education Direct in 2002

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