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hi,i need help with my living room,the walls are painted white and chairs are black leather,the rugs are deep blue and the curtain is a lighter shade of blue but i really need to liven up the place so i need ur help.i also need a cushion for the chairs so i would appreciate it if you can tell me how to begin and what colors i should choose for the cushion as well as the curtain since i intend to change the favorite colors are blue,white and brown

If you can paint the walls, paint them a nice neutral taupe.  My favorite is Toasty Grey by Glidden, and it's available at Home Depot. Then add yellow.

The draperies should incorporate all the colors in the room, so they need to have a touch of black, lots of blue and white.  Then if we add in a warm yellow for the cushions, the fabric should have warm yellow in it as well.  

You may want to purchase a yellow throw for the couch, some yellow pillows (to put on the couch) and the chair cushions from the same place, so that all the yellows match.


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