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"What to put with blue Ikat chairs... neutral sectional or bold blue?"
Jennifer Froning
February 17, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I have these fabulous chairs that I ordered from Overstock.com! My walls are a neutral greige. Trying to decide on sectional, window panels, and ottoman! Ideas? anyone??? I can't decide if I should get this great Navy sectional from crate and Barrel or if I should go more neutral with the couch since the chairs are so bold... IDEAS please!
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greenwood8
neutral sweetie, you can add colour anywhere, easily, temporarily even
February 17, 2013 at 10:41am   
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Mary Kosary
The March issue of Coastal living show deep blues
with tourquoise/aqua in a dining room area and it has a lot of punch.
February 17, 2013 at 10:43am     
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Jennifer Froning
what about with the ikat chairs? Would you suggest adding some other patterns into the room (like in an ottoman/window panels, etc... or is the Ikat pattern too strong to try to add other patterns?
February 17, 2013 at 10:44am   
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Jennifer Froning
Mary,
I actually was wanting to add some turquoise with it, but wasnt sure if it would be too much... My kitchen has lots of accents with different blue hues. I saw that issue of Coastal living and love that combo! Thanks so much...
February 17, 2013 at 10:46am   
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Mary Kosary
You are soooooooooooooooo welcome. I don't know if it would help but you could look at my photos on Houzz...love blues. They are in my ideabook or photo album...new at this.
February 17, 2013 at 10:55am   
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ASVInteriors
Jennifer, I would go bold. I think these are lovely colours together and go perfectly with your blue Ikat and grey walls. I also totally love the idea of turquoise to bring some zing to the room - don't be afraid. If you love that picture you saw, be inspired. If all else fails, you can change out cushions over time.
Take a browse through this for inspiration:

February 17, 2013 at 10:56am     
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Jennifer Froning
Thanks ASV... I actually had that picture in my idea book! :) I think I will go bold!
February 20, 2013 at 4:17am     
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laurae1967
I love both the chair and the blue sectional. I would go with it. Since the sectional is a solid it won't be too much with the chair.
February 20, 2013 at 4:37am     
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laurae1967
I am not sure turquoise would complement your wall color which is in a different color family. You could try some blue and grey tones for other accent pieces. Turquoise and blue would make it look like a beach house. Is that the look you are going for?
February 20, 2013 at 4:41am   
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intoit
Love the blue sectional with the chairs. You can add the punches of color with the drapes and pillows and it will be a great looking room!
February 20, 2013 at 4:47am   
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Mary Kosary
The sofa is a beautiful blue color. Love it.
February 20, 2013 at 4:52am   
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Julie Thome Draperies, Inc.
The dark blue sofa is going to look too heavy against your wall color. The combination of fabrics here would work, I know there are a lot of neutrals.....I don't see a turqouise on that room... http://www.leejofa.com/groundworks_fabrics.htm
February 20, 2013 at 5:27am   
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Julie Thome Draperies, Inc.
Actually now that I look at the pic I just attached...the only pop of color that would work there would be more like an emerald green as in the grass in the background.
February 20, 2013 at 5:28am   
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Gabberts Design Studio
I love the navy sectional! You can go neutral in drapes if it's too much, but I don't think it will be. Love it!
February 20, 2013 at 5:31am   
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ASVInteriors
Hi there Jennifer
I feel you could combine the colours of your dreams. Last year, Tricia Guild from Designers Guild showed beautiful blues with turquoises and mixed them with dip-dyed fabrics which is lovely. Take a look at her site and at this brochure in particular which might give you ideas. http://brochures.designersguild.com/AW12/AW12-Designers-Guild-Pavonia/
February 20, 2013 at 5:33am   
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