Decorating & Furniture/paint & carpet colors
Hi, I have never been good at choosing colors or decorating anything but I really want this to be a nice living room. The room is very small about 15x16. There is going to be 2 dark brown leather sofas, 1 tan leather chair, and navy blue curtains (the significant other is attached to the darn curtains so they have to stay). I need help choosing the carpet color and wall color for the living room. PLEASE help!!!
Hi Katie, I would recommend Behr's Manhattan Mist (760E-2) for the wall colour. It's a grey/blue based warm neutral that will work very well with both your furniture and the curtains.
For the carpet I would choose a tan/beige colour, this way if you changed your decor in the future the carpet acts as a neutral and would work with just about anything. I would suggest however, maybe place an area rug over the carpet which contains at least two other colours you've used in the room ie: the brown & navy blue , or the wall colour with brown and/or navy blue. Also, because the navy curtains are a bold colour in your space, be sure to add hints of it in accent pieces placed throughout.
I also offer an 'Ask the Decorator' service on my website. I would be happy to be of further assistance to you if needed.
Thank you, for your time.
The Eighth Haven