Primary School

I was talking to a girlfriend of mine, who’s in the midst of decorating her home. She and her husband found a blue velvet couch they’ve fallen in love with, but then the question was… Blue velvet? What do you do with that? So I thought I’d make a little suggestion in our SB o’ the Week. I like the idea of sticky to a primary color palette: red, blue and yellow. Using them a few shades darker makes them a little more traditional, which is nice when you’re decorating around a statement piece. But then I can’t resist a cool graphic rug in interpretation of traditional to spice it up a little. Voila! (-Moe)

Paint colors: Imperial Yellow, New York State of Mind, and Ryan Yellow, Benjamin Moore. Cherry Engineered Hardwood Plank in Copper Kettle, Armstrong Flooring. Herringbone stripe wallpaper in Tobacco, Thibaut Design. Focal Point Grand Tuscan Frieze, $39.99, Home Depot. Hutton sofa in Vance/Indigo, $2,19, Room & Board. Roses Underfoot dhurri rug, $498 for 4×8-foot, Anthropologie. Galerie Coffee Table, $249, Crate & Barrel. Jade Ring Vase, $36, Global Table.

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