Question I am entirely not in the know about combining colors however I do know that I like clean and simple, maybe almost a mission style of furniture. My living room is about 19 ft. x 13 ft. with lots of windows. I living in an apartment, so I can't change the brown carpet. I am shopping for a sofa and need some window treatment and will also eventually paint. My coffee and side tables have medium brown wood top with simple iron legs. I would like the room to have a relaxing tone as it is where we spend most of our time. I think blues and greens would be nice. However, like I said, I don't really know how to combine or place colors. This is really holding me back on buying any window treatments and furniture as I mentioned earlier. Any help would be great. Thanks in advance.
Answer Since your carpet is brown, you can easily use either a pale to medium shade of icy blue OR a celery to sagey green. I'd actually use three colors - the brown which you already have, and either the blue or the green (your favorite) and add khaki to the mix. This combo will be calming, soft and relaxing.
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