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Living Room: How to Achieve Sophistication Through Simplicity

Mountain View

Image Above: An example of an elegant, but cozy design. Smooth hardware floors are nicely juxtaposed to the soft fabric of the rug. The painting of the boat above the fireplace adds a charming nautical feel.

Some things to consider before starting:

  1. Pick a neutral color scheme. While white suffices in some cases, light beiges, muted greys, and warm peach tones add vitality to the room.
  2. Make a list of which furniture pieces you will incorporate.
  3. Peruse through multiple room decoration websites to get exposure to different techniques.
  4. Pick one section of the room that will be your emphasis point. An emphasis point could be a family portrait, a piece of art, or a sitting area.

3 Furniture Essentials:


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