Decorating & Furniture/Teal and white room

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My sister is starting to redecorate her living and dining rooms. She has just installed new windows and beautiful white french doors. She painted two walls dark teal and 1 wall a much lighter teal.....she wants to go with a contemporary / California casual look. Where do we start?

M~

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The key to decorating in my opinion is contrast. I would suggest neutral upholstered sofas placed near the dark teal walls and maybe add darker wood furniture where the light teal walls are. I don't have enough information to give you any other advice. You can send pictures to rachelmallon@gmail.com or check out Room in a Book for a complete design of her space. http://www.roominabook.com

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I will answer any questions concerning interior design and decorating. I can help with color, furniture placement, material choices, and much more. I am more than happy to help people. Please email me with questions and concerns. Decorating may not be as easy as it looks and with a little help from me you can improve your living space. Check out my decorating blog Room in a Book Blog
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Experience: I have a bachelors degree in Interior Design. I have worked for West Elm and Kitchen Kaboodle and I recently worked for an Interior Design firm in Portland, OR. I currently work as an Interior Designer in Maui, Hawaii. Room in a Book

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