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We have the following colors/patterns in our living room and I'm wondering if it's too many colors/patterns.  The couch and loveseat are brown/burnt orange (two sets of pillows - one is dark brown with white/tan lines, the other has a sewn floral design and includes the following colors: cream/taupe, brown , and dark brown), the coffee table is dark brown, the area rug is cream with a large geometric border that includes the following colors: brown, dark brown, olive, light blue, and dark salmon; the end tables are a bright pumpkin color with glass tops; and finally, there are two white paper floor lamps.

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Elizabeth,

From the colors you've provided, it appears they're all compatible because they are all in the warm browns.  The light blue and olive colors are a good mix with the brown tones, and some variety is always good.

Only you can answer if it's too much or just enough!

Regards,
Jenny

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