Thursday, May 17, 2012

This 'n That Thursdays: Silver Lining Living Room

As is often the case, it all started with a rug.  I am a sucker for contemporary rugs featuring an animal theme, and the one above fits this description perfectly.  I love the colors as well -- fiery red-orange fish against a cool silvery-grey background.  I started searching for items that would complement this color scheme, and ended up with the following style board:

Clockwise from top left: Abstract painting from Chroma Zone; White Leather Chair from Alterior Design; "Falling" acrylic painting by Alana Hoffman on Etsy; David's Garden Char Rug in Grey Anjo from Robin Gray Design; Timber End Table from Z Gallerie; Hawthorn Table Lamp from RugsUSA (no longer available); Orange Red Poimulehti Pillow from hannasboutique on Etsy; Euro Style Sandor Coffee Table from CoffeeTablesGalore; Bolla Carbon Sofa from CB2.
I think I would paint the walls of this room white tinted with just a hint of grey, or perhaps even a subtle shade of green since the rug and one of the paintings have a bit of green in them -- this shade might work:

They say that every cloud has a silver lining, and it seems every living room can as well!

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