Sep 15, 2011

Decor Dilemma: Accent, Pop of Color or Neutral

When it comes to furniture pieces, I believe in buying slowly to avoid mistakes. A couple of years ago, I decided to update my living room so I got me these pieces to begin the transformation. Well, I got busy and time just passed like that.
Last weekend, I went back to Room & Board to decide on side accent chairs. I found out that long sofa and a Corbusier lounge just do not offer enough seating when I entertain. Currently I am set on two armless chairs to streamline the look.
 My first inclination is to buy two beige or neutral color chair but prints may add interest to the space.
 Am I in this Blue and gray phase???
 Or a pop of color like orange, blue or green.....
 Green but still quite neutral....
Now I am veering back to beige and just use color pillows and throws to add pop of color. I can more easily change pillows than a pair of chairs. Decision, decision.... What do you think?

all images via Room & Board, except for the one with the blue nail color

8 comments:

  1. Pop of color all the way!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  2. I have a beige sofa and love the pop of color from a few pillows!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  3. i like the pop of color. if you're nervous about using a piece of furniture such as a chair, use pillows and decor for your color. you could use lamps or even paint some shelves for that extra color. ;)

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  4. i actually prefer my hse to be black and wihte :P

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  5. Color!!! But I'm weird. I hate to give advice on decorating. Everyone else seems to have so much more classier taste than me (like you, hehe). xo

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  6. Our accent color right now is red, which I really like. In our new place, there is a living room and a family room. I am keeping our current stuff in the living room, but for the family room, we are planning on buying a red sectional. I think it will be awesome!

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  7. I think if you're not sure about colors and you wanna keep it classic.. stick with beige and accessorize with colors like throw pillows or lamps and such! good luck!

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  8. I love orange with neutrals in decor. It works great to counterbalance the beige and other neutrals, which are soothing. I love the jolt of energy it brings to a room.


    Diego
    www.howtozipyourfly.com

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