ATDC reader emdub612 needs help selecting paint that will work with some unique couches: I recently bought my first place and I'm dying to paint the interior. I need a color for the living room and a color for the kitchen, and I need them to look good together. The biggest issue is my couches. While whether or not they are attractive is debatable, they are definitely a little loud. I need the color of the living room walls to compliment the couches, and then I need that color to blend well with the kitchen. I thought about a white kitchen with a color on the door, however I'm not sure if white is going to make the kitchen look too sterile. Any suggestions?
We think the kitchen looks pretty good as is, but agree those couches are hard to work around. Perhaps paint an accent wall the blue/green color in the couch and place the couch in front of that wall? We definitely think you should try to lighten things up a bit- the brown couch and large wood coffee table combined with those great hardwood floors seem to be dragging down your space. A colorful area rug (again perhaps in that blue/green from the couch) might help anchor the space a bit.
Do our readers have any suggestions for paint colors to coordinate with these couches?