Decorating & Furniture/colour coordinating


My house is not open concept, but it does have a large entry from the kitchen to the living room.  I recently painted the kitchen "yukon gold" and now I don't know what to colour to paint the living room.  Although I really love the gold in the kitchen, I don't know if I should continue it to the living room or go another colour.

If you don't want to use the exact same color as the kitchen, choose another color from that color sample.  You can move up or down on that sample (lighter or darker) and be assured that it is the same color family.  If you want to go color opposite, use a soft blue.  Golds and yellows are neutrals and will coordinate with most any color including reds, greens and browns.


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