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hi, could you help me,i have a lite colour carpet, a dk chocolate leather settee,should i have curtains to match carpet or settee eg lite or dark.cushionn colours? are there any basic rules you can tell me i should follow or is it just up to individual, thankyou for any advice

Hi Dawn,

You're right.  You should follow your individual tastes, and you can take your color cues for draperies and curtains from what is already in the space.  If your carpet is light, your leather furniture is dark chocolate, look for window treatments that combine those two colors plus additional color.  Whatever that additional color ends up being, you can use that new color as an accent for the room.  

Thanks for writing and for your question.


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