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I've had so many inquiring minds want to know how I decorated our new living room, so today, I'm going to show you. It might be fun to count how many Blue touches you see.
Before moving into the home, we had a crew of six painters come in and paint everything nine different colors. Four colors are used in this room. With such tall ceilings--they're 13'4"--I had to do something to use up the wall space above the sofa. I had an expert carpenter come in and place the trim molding according to sketch that I drew on a napkin. Didn't he do an excellent job?
This is called a cove ceiling. Everyone thought I was out of my mind using this dark trim. I stuck to my instincts, though, and kept the ceiling and walls a pale tan. However, afterward, people seem to agreed the dark color "made" that ceiling. I've shared the names of the carpenter and the painter with several local people who asked.
This is a shot head on. The 40" x 50" painting in the center pulls all the colors together. We found it at Kirland's. It was on sale. Cost: $99.
The coffee table is one I designed over thirty-five years ago. The top is Travertine marble and the trapezoid bottom is all mirrored.
Are you surprised? Did you expect more or less Blue?