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I'm trying to find paint for wall color to match new sofa and floors.  The room is completely empty.  Ceiling is white.  Trim is white.  Floors will be BHK laminate Natural Apple (mixture of shades).  Sofa is Lazyboy leather w/recliner on both sides.  LAZBM 44353  FL828409  Color is wine.  Looks like a deep plum under the store lighting.  Style choice is Traditional/Contemporary.  I want style yet eye pleasing and functional.  Room size is 14' x 20' with a double window.  4 ft. Arched entryway to Kitchen.  Kitchen is blue & white.  I have no vision of how to make something come together.  Any guidance would be appreciated!

Start with a safe, neutral -- taupe.  My favorite is Toasty Grey by Glidden.  Glidden paints are available at Home Depot as well as Glidden retailer outlets.  

This color will be a beautiful backdrop to your furniture and floors.  Keep the trim white.  Painting the ceiling the same taupe is your choice.

Best wishes,

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