Here’s where the fun begins! You can give your room a big personality with a liberal dose of color. There is a strong relationship between color and mood, so think about the personality you want your living room to convey, and choose your color from there. People are often afraid of bold colorful walls, but don’t be–if you don’t like it, there is an easy and inexpensive fix. You can even start off just painting one accent wall to make sure you love your color choice.
When pairing a bright pastel such as Lemon Sorbet one needs to think closely about the other colors it’s paired with. Darker and more subdued colors tone the yellow down and therefore make it seem less bright and easier on the eye. Here Lemon Sorbet is paired with a dark, rich wood, a bright raspberry for a pop of color and a soft, cool grey. On the ceiling is Blue Ice, a perfect complimentary color that that brings out the room’s architectural details. Without these other colors and textures to offset the brightness of the Lemon Sorbet might be too bright for this room.
Whether you love the retro metal arc floor lamp with the big lampshade that was popular in the 1970’s gracing everyone’s living room or you prefer the introduction of aluminum into wall and pendant fixtures of the late 1960’s – lighting was an integral part of retro furniture decor. Look to your favorite lighting manufacturers for lighting reproductions for your ceiling, walls, floor in every retro style imaginable.
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