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Just not feeling that wow
debbie321
January 20, 2013 in Design Dilemma
We love to have our movie nights in our family room/dinning room. Room is 16x24 I wonder what kind of arrangement and color a decorator would use. Furnature arranged in a 12x12 area now.
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Anish Motwani Associates
Hello

remove the lamp near your TV area. Add a nice colorful rug below the centre table.
go for nice silk curtains in green/beige or brown color.

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www.anishkmotwani.in
January 20, 2013 at 9:54pm     
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Darzy
If you would like a more "movie theatre" feel... How about painting the walls a chocolate brown? It would be cozy with our without a movie. I'd try putting the two matching end table/lamp at the same end of the sofas sort of flanking the tv. Then, the lamp/table by the chair..facing the tv and coffee table centered. Two matching chairs, with a table/lamp in between facing the tv would be even better. An area rug under the coffee table would cozy the space as well.
January 20, 2013 at 10:20pm     
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Judit
I see what you mean by missing the wow. Everything is on it's place here and functioning but: you should add a more lively wall colour, a large, patterned rug and pillows to create that feeling :)
January 20, 2013 at 10:38pm     
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debbie321
Thank you for the help, keep the comments coming. Any thoughts on colors to use, it's such a large area.
January 21, 2013 at 10:06am   
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Darzy
Are the sofas gray and the chair/lamps a pink? In one picture the chair looks pink, in another it looks like a rust color. Are you keeping all the furniture and just looking for wall color and arrangement for current furniture.
January 21, 2013 at 10:26am   
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debbie321
The sofas are fawn and the chair is a rust. Lamps are deep red. The drapes have to stay they have a rust,green and gold stripe. I am trying to work with what I have but will remove or add.
January 21, 2013 at 10:40am   
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
hi, I'd take sofa ato the left facing side of the tv and face it into the tv and move the lounge chair to the lfet of the tv.....unless one is willing to move the chair from viewing to the tv, you have an arrangement currently that is about as good as it gets. I'd then change those lamp shades to an off white
January 21, 2013 at 10:45am     
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debbie321
It's funny you should say that. That is how I used to have it. I just wasn't sure that I should look at the back of the couch from the kitchen and while dinning. What do you think of the walls they are a sans color now.
January 21, 2013 at 10:54am   
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
lets get the piece in place first before moving ahead...the arrangement is the first step. One will look at the back of a sofa or the back of the chair....
January 21, 2013 at 10:56am   
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debbie321
Poof
January 21, 2013 at 11:47am     
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
shaaaazzzam
January 21, 2013 at 11:54am   
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
what do you think .....your opinion helps me help you
January 21, 2013 at 11:54am   
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Darzy
I agree with Gary to replace the lamp shades to an off white. If you want a moody "movie" room feel, a deep purple wall will complement the sofa color/chair and curtains Notice the art in the photo below has your colors in it.


January 21, 2013 at 11:56am     
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
lay a lap robe or throw over the back of the sofa ( left side of the back )
January 21, 2013 at 11:56am   
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debbie321
It gives me more room. I don't like my TV wall. And my accessories are lacking for sure.
January 21, 2013 at 12:07pm   
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
lets work on those lampshades take a lamp shopping with you .....
January 21, 2013 at 12:10pm   
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debbie321
Do you like the lamps because I thought about changing.
January 21, 2013 at 12:13pm   
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OasisDesign&Remodeling
Color...add a large area rug that incorporates all of current warm tones plus green. Pick up the green for your walls & ceiling. Paint the walls under the moulding a deeper green, then above the moulding plus the ceiling 2 shades lighter than the main walls. Your furniture arrangement looks great to me, & I love your accessories except for the lamps. Replace them with ivory silk shades. I'm not loving the valance on the door window...can that go??? Add great throw pillows. I would also beef up the moulding all around the room.
January 21, 2013 at 12:25pm     
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debbie321
Had this in house just a visual
January 21, 2013 at 12:25pm   
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
far better
January 21, 2013 at 12:27pm   
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
do you ever open those drapery? guessing they are drawn for the photos
January 21, 2013 at 12:27pm   
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debbie321
Oh they are usually open I have a dark color bamboo for a filter. The drapes are stripe. Green mustard and burnt red.
January 21, 2013 at 12:32pm   
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GARY FINLEY, ASID
got it
January 21, 2013 at 12:33pm   
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carole
how about putting a halltable at the back of the sofa,they dont take uo to much room,that would make more of a room devider.
January 21, 2013 at 12:55pm     
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debbie321
I'm not much into steel doors. I covered it for the movie watchers.
January 21, 2013 at 1:14pm   
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