Decorating & Furniture/color of furniture


I'm in the process of moving into my first home and I don't know what color of furniture should I use when the floors are a dark wood floor and the wall is orange. What color of livingroom furniture should I use to make the house look spacious, comfortable and beautiful?

Hi Katie,

I can hear the excitement in your voice!  Congrats on moving to your first home.  

Unless you want the walls orange, I'd opt to paint them before moving in.  Orange is a strong color and one that takes center stage in a room.

Furnishings that work with orange are abundant: black, brown, taupe, white, and even some green or blue.  

You won't get a "comfortable" look with orange walls, but you could get a dramatic look by adding white furniture to the space.

Hope this helps you.


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