Monday, March 9, 2009
As you look at these next pictures from Better Homes and Gardens notice --- Does the furniture match?
As I have worked in homes I have found it to be so common to have a matching sofa and love seat as well as matching tables.
BUT when you LOOK in magazines you almost always see a sofa and 2 chairs ---
And they are not exactly the same.
See how they use the pillows and accessories to tie the color around the room.
The tables are wicker and the cabinet in the back has a worn dark finish. But they are tied together by the color of the accessories and pillows.
Notice the light stained coffee table and then the dark end table. Next to the ivory colored chair is a taller round metal table.
See how the pillow, the apples, and the flowers, tie in the color around the room and all of the different pieces feel good together.
Now this is a cozy room!
See how the two chairs are different
and the coffee table and the end table between the chairs are not the same.
On the sofa are pillows, that tie in the colors of the room, but they are not the exact same fabric.
This is a great opprotunity to tie in that chair from your grandma, or a great yard sale piece.
Mix things up a bit --- add some of your own personality!
I am participating in: Works for Me Wednesday --- go on over and see what's working today!
Labels: Matching Furniture