The DL on the LR

I've been busy "pinning" my inspiration on Pintrest (which I adore!) and gathering some ideas for the living room.

Starting from the top left:
 Burke DecorSuryaTake the Side StreetWest ElmDesigns by Nancy T, Benjamin Moore's "Quiet Moments," Ikea, Sofa color, World Market

Here's the thing.  I've got a chair that is this color:

I frankly do not have the sewing skills for a slipcover (maybe someday!) or the money to find someone to do it for me.  So, I'm working with it!  I want to tone down the color with whites, natural browns, mustard yellows, and light blues.  Here's what I'm thinking for a color scheme:

There are some bold colors, but I think that they will tone down a bit when used with white and other wood/neutral tones.

We Josh did get this sign hung up last week, so we are one step closer to pulling the living room together:

Does anyone have any color ideas that you think would compliment the scheme?  I'd love to hear any suggestions!


  1. "love" that sign... i may have to copy you someday ; ) !!!

  2. Love your love sign! Throw in lots of turquoise. That is what I just did with my den where I have a red sofa and a red chair that I cannot afford to change, right now. The turquoise brought that room out of 1999. I have a few photos on my blog, but will post on that finished room, soon. (turquoise also goes well with yellow).
    Good luck!


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