Decorating & Furniture/Black Couches


I have a 16x13 living room that has black couches.  I want my living room to feel inviting and confy.  I do LOVE modern look, however I am looking for a warm look.  Any ideas on what color I should paint the walls and accent the room?


For a classy yet comfortable look, use either a dark camel shade OR a taupe.  Either of these will do the trick.  To accent the space, select one primary color family and use shades of that over and over in the room, i.e., primary color red - use cranberry throughout as an accent; blue - use the new hot turquoise shade of blue; green - use either pale sage or celery.  You get the picture!

Pull your accent color, furniture color and wall color together by using a large rug that has all these shades (and more) in it.  

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