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I have a master bedroom that is rectangular in shape, however both long walls follow the roof shape and are slanted from about 48". My style is modern/contemporary. Any ideas on furniture, color and finish choices?

Hi Inessa,

With the slanted ceiling, a platform bed would work very nicely. They are now more widely-available now, contemporary in design and typically low profile.

Whatever colors you choose to paint the non-slanted walls, try 3 shades lighter for the slanted ceiling.

Without knowing you or your preferences, I wouldn't want to pick colors for you. Try They have a wonderful section on color inspiration.

Yours for a luxe life,
Susan Matthews

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Susan Matthews


I'm here to help you create a luxe look by making the most of any room within any budget. I welcome questions about furniture placement, colors, style, accessories and more.


I am a guest host and lifestyle expert for QVC - the premier home shopping network. I'm trained in redesign which entails using what you already own to create a new look. I own Decorvention - a redesign company based in the Philadelphia area. My articles have been published in national and regional publications.

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