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What Paint Color Works in a Warm Modern Living Room?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • NOV 1, 2019

Hi Sharonli,

For a modern and neutral space like you have, white paint is actually a good option for your space. It keeps it fresh and clean and is currently a very popular choice...

Hi Aimee,

Neutral kitchens are a versatile choice as color or texture can easily be added to make the space your own. Hardware, lighting, and even a little bit of paint can go a long way into transforming a space!

Consider adding in some hardware to add a pop of color to the white cabinets....

Hi Jennifer,

Oversized art is a fun way to bring in a statement to the space. It looks like you have just enough space to hang both pieces of art on the wall, however it may look a bit crowded without having some negative space on the sides. A bench underneath could help fill in the empty...

Hi Gloria,

Wall niches can be a difficult feature to know how to style, keeping it simple with a plant like you have currently is a great option to fill the space. However I would suggest to go with something that would fill the vertical space. This could be a vase with taller stems to fill in...

Hi Cheryl,

Trends come and go but ultimately if you love something, there is always a way to work it into your home. Wall tapestries and hangings are very popular right now especially with more of a bohemian influence. Wall decor like macrame and woven hangings are very popular. But more ...

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How Do I Add Interest to Alcoves?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • OCT 28, 2019

Hi Gloria,

Alcoves are a great architectural feature but can be tricky to know how to best use the space. For interest, adding in wallpaper or tile to the wall of the alcover is a...

Hi Kathleen,

Painting cabinets is such a great way to change the look of a space without spending too much, however choosing the right paint is the tricky part. Usi...

Hi Gitty,

A nautical theme does tend to feel my boyish with the dark navys, but you can totally add some feminine charm while keeping with a coastal feel. I would s...

Hi Eugenia,

With the cool tones you have in your space going with a medium/light gray or blue curtain would be a great way to add some additional color that would b...

Hi Linda,

Long narrow space can be difficult, but your front door actually helps to define two different spaces. I would suggest to make two different areas out of ...

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