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Chocolate brown sectional decor ideas
sfigu16
February 4, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I got this amazing brown chocolate sectional but i am not sure how to decorate my living room, what accent pillows and curtains to use. Oh, and a rug! I was thinking about having purple accents! I need ideas! Thanks everyone!
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Jayme H.
You could go with many different rugs
February 4, 2013 at 9:27AM     
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Design & Decor By Shelley
I would consider a nice blue with your chocolate brown..And you really do not have to stick to one shade of blue..introduce a few blue tones. I have attached a few images to show you how wonderful a fresh blue would brighten this space..
February 4, 2013 at 9:32AM     
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Jayme H.
Were u also repainting? If so, that will play into what type of rug/drapery you choose. I didn't see you mention repainting.
February 4, 2013 at 9:41AM   
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sfigu16
No repainting, The walls are an off white color, it looks nice plus too much work to paint! haha but i LOVE the blue!
February 4, 2013 at 9:45AM     
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MAlps
I would do peacock blue, velvet pillows- not purple. I think purple is too dark and severe and drabby
February 4, 2013 at 9:57AM   
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sfigu16
Blue it is! Peacock blue is nice! How about teal? Would that work and what type of curtains?
February 4, 2013 at 10:03AM   
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Jayme H.
You could pull in blues with your rug and accessories!
February 4, 2013 at 10:03AM   
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Jayme H.
These have blues in them
February 4, 2013 at 10:06AM     
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michigammemom
Great sectional. I would suggest something like this print pillow from West Elm in the pale plum color (Raisin). Also take a look at adding texture and drama with a Mongolian lamb pillow in white.
February 4, 2013 at 10:08AM     
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Design & Decor By Shelley
Depending on the statement you want to make and your preferred style..Attached are a few more rug ideas..
February 4, 2013 at 10:17AM     
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Design & Decor By Shelley
p.s. If you like purple you can introduce it..I have attached an example of the perfect pairing with peacock blue..
February 4, 2013 at 10:19AM     
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sfigu16
Shelley that is PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i looooooove it!!!! should i keep the curtains and rug a light color? i love that a lot
February 4, 2013 at 10:28AM   
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MAlps
If your walls are off white i would definitely do a pretty curtain
February 4, 2013 at 10:31AM   
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Jayme H.
I love the rugs Shelley posted!
February 4, 2013 at 10:56AM     
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Thank you sfigu16, I understand now that you love colour! Since you absolutely love the combined peacock colours I posted , my advise for you is to look closely at these beautiful natural colour combinations..Find a feather!
I would also like you to keep in mind you need to tie all of this together..The easiest way is in your accesories..
Art work is one of the easiest ways to accomplish this..
I attached a few moe examples of art work ideas..
Keep your curtains simple and breezy..For example maybe faux linen panels would be nice..
Not sure if you are a fan of horses or roses however, you can see how the colours all tie together..
February 4, 2013 at 11:07AM   
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Keitha
Jayme, do you know the manufacturer or have a link to the yellow trellis style rug you posted earlier?
February 4, 2013 at 11:15AM     
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Jayme H.
Keitha..pretty sure that one is from Overstock.com...just google "rugs"..they come up..then click on it..and there it is...nice things...good prices!
February 4, 2013 at 11:20AM   
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sfigu16
I absolutely love those colors shelley! The horse picture is perfect ! Thank you so much! Do you think for the curtains i can use like a light beige or cream?
February 4, 2013 at 12:07PM     
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Design & Decor By Shelley
Keep it simple..make sure you go with a panel that works with the paint..Light beige or cream can have undertones that could simply clash with your paint colour..If you know the correct colour of your paint, take the chip with you when you look for your curtain panels..
Curtain panels also have a style so when you are looking keep it less formal..more on the casual side of style..Good Luck..
it would be nice to see the end result if you care to share a few pictures when you are finished decorating..
February 4, 2013 at 12:24PM     
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Keitha
Thanks Jayme I will take a look.
February 4, 2013 at 12:34PM     
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sfigu16
oh so its better to match the curtains to the paint of the wall?
February 4, 2013 at 2:43PM   
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Design & Decor By Shelley
sfigu16, here is a curtain idea, simple and casual..
February 4, 2013 at 3:26PM     
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Banarsi Designs
Check out our velvet hand embroidered purple pillow covers :) an idea...if you love plum colors.

Best,

Pavel
pavel@banarsidesigns.com http://www.banarsidesigns.com
February 4, 2013 at 3:33PM   
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judianna20
Your sofa is a presence in the room. I like your idea of the purple accents…in smaller doses. I think something like this wall art would look great in your room and give you something to remind you of some great colors you could use.

February 4, 2013 at 3:34PM     
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Design & Decor By Shelley
Hi again, I found a few more ideas for you..have a look...The feather gives you great colour choices to pull..The rug has all of the colours you love..
February 8, 2013 at 7:56AM   
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sfigu16
where is that rug from?? I am on the process of buying the cushions, got the curtains from ikea. They are the same color you showed me!
February 8, 2013 at 10:42AM   
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