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hildagabrielli
Sueandave
I see your dilemma! It's a heavy colour for a piece that draws attention to itself anyway simply because it's a sofa. I would swap out the rug and cushions for something much lighter. As you are coastal, and have a coastal art piece on the wall, why not go with those colours instead? The sea blues, greens and creamy colours will lighten up the feel of the room.
Use texture in your cushions to add interest and provide a point of difference to the leather. A light but speckled deep pile rug will add warmth underfoot, visual interest and a beachy feel, but will still be practical for everyday family use.
I have similar problem with keeping things light in this lounge dining room, with the giant tan couch and very dark furniture.
I have hog bristle half strength on the walls.
Good luck
   
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kenny4u64

I am trying to decorate my living room. We just bought a dark brown sofa ,grey carpet and the curtain is cream with grey prints on it. Please help on how to combine colour so my living can look beautiful.

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Tammy Holtzhausen


I need some styling advice what color cushions will go with my sofa its a chestnut brown color would these go

   

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