Decorating & Furniture/colour co-ordination


Question my cottage.have a dark green base suite with dark red/burgundy tones.plan to paper  fire wall burgundy,other 3 walls cream? carpet dark green tones, curtains lighter green. will it work? any suggestions?

Hi Carlo,

Thanks for your question.  If you are set on a dark red/burgandy tone, then make the other 3 walls a bit darker than cream.  Consider a taupe which is a combination of brown and grey.  It will elicit less contrast and be more appealing than the crea.  


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