I just love Pinterest. Every time I pop on for a few minutes I get happy. Yesterday I landed on this image and totally fell in love.
Of course it’s the windows that totally make this room but I also love the huge black and white leaf print on the chairs and the hits of green.
The other thing that makes this room great is that the wall colour in no way takes away from the view.
I was once in a beautiful house on the water with a huge kitchen and great room. The previous owner had painted it red and it was very bad. After we chose all new colours and I came back to see the progress I said ‘Wow I just love your lantern chandeliers’. She had 4 huge lanterns going all across the high ceiling in the great room. She said “Oh they were always there”. However, the red was so distracting, little 4 inch painted strips of wall around each view window, I didn’t even notice them until the colour changed.
So if you have view windows with not a lot of wall to paint, dark colours are out, out, out.
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