Decorating & Furniture/Painting


I am going to be painting my living room.  I have sage green furniture with burgandy blinds. I have hardwood floors with a green tan and burgandy area rug my biggest problem is picking a paint color.  I want something that is going to stand out but also match the other pieces. the room is rather small so I don't want it to look any smaller.  If you could please advise me on what color to choose that would be great

Your best bet is to paint the walls the same (or close to) color as the sage green furniture.  You should invest in some new blinds as well.  Burgandy blinds draw the attention there because that's where the color is.  Go with white or off-white or even wood.  That alone will enlarge your space visually.


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