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Hi,

I'm planning to decorate my living room and I always have wanted a bright red sofa and is now or never! But I don't know what colors could I use for the walls, carpet, etc...

I was thinking in white walls, but I'm not sure if that's a good idea or how to decorate the rest of the living room.


Can you pleaseeee help me!!

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OOooh - I love red too.  Think khaki or taupe for the walls and/or carpet, or consider wood floors (even faux wood is wonderful with cozy area rugs).  White is too stark against the red, but you could opt for a warm yellow wall with the red if you prefer that over khaki.  

Khaki/taupe will be a beautiful backdrop and looks great with red, white, all wood tones and black.

(I'd add some black to the room too.)

Regards,
Jenny

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