Decorating & Furniture/Living Room

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What paint color for the walls and carpet would look good with chocolate brown sofa & love seat in our living room? And would you use maple wood wall unit or mahagony?
The living room is small and needs to look bigger, we want to put in white crown molding to modern it up a bit. What are your ideas?
Please help desperate in making our living room look modern and accersorize with the right color, such as, what color pillows for the couches?

Thank you

Janice Miller

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Janice,

I responded to this question with a suggestion of either blue or green for the walls and suggested a neutral berber carpet.  As for the furniture pieces, you choose the wood you like best.  Personally, I'd opt for the mahogany against a medium shade of powder blue (wall).  Match your pillows to the wall color and white.

Jenny

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