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Design around grey sectional
Megan Fontenot
December 26, 2012 in Design Dilemma
Are there any suggestions for decorating a living room with tan walls and a grey sectional for a college student?

If there are no suggestions for the full room, I would highly appreciate coffee table ideas.
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I suggest checking the same consignment store for a wood table in a distressed or antiqued finish. Coat the top with 2 or 3 coats of clear polyurethane for increased durability. Alternatively, a glass top table could work if you are sure they are not going to sit on it. Or a plastic such as Lucite or plexiglass might work.

This gray sectional might need to be treated with Scotchgard. It may show every spot.
December 26, 2012 at 5:57am     
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Dar Eckert
Its such a versatile color add your favorite color pillows and throw turquoise, plum, yellow pick one.
December 26, 2012 at 6:14am   
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AJD Interiors
Hello,

First I would make sure it fits- looks like the pieces are very deep ( front to back measurement) and might pose a problem getting through doorways.
It's a clean-lined look, and a nice taupe-ish gray neutral. You could add a rustic ( not ornate ) round or square wood cocktail table with some antiqued silver accessories such as a bowl or tray on top of it. A few large, down-filled accent pillows in a knit- texture would add interest; perhaps in a bright color like pumpkin or turquoise. Whatever accent color you choose, I would try to pick that up also in an area rug. Make sure the rug is at least 5x 8 or larger- maybe 6x9 since the sectional looks pretty substantial.
Also, find out the fabric content and care before you spray any stain- inhibitors on it.
December 26, 2012 at 6:28am     
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lanton1
if you're keeping the walls tan w/ a grey couch then to make it more modern and young feel, paint a grey wide stripe horizontally across the room to tie in the couch to the walls.
December 26, 2012 at 6:35am   
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lanton1
and also add some throw pillows with the tan color on the couch
December 26, 2012 at 6:36am     
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Megan Fontenot
Thank you all for your comments.

It seems that most agree, a wood coffee table would work best however which color of wood?
The carpet in the room is the same color of the walls, thus I was concerned about using a lighter wood.
December 26, 2012 at 9:39am   
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