Madeline's Urban Tranquility Living Room

Room for Color - West #5

Name: Madeline
Location: San Francisco, California
Type of Home: Shared Two Bedroom Apartment - Owned

Color Inspiration: Our house has been in a constant state of upgrade since January 2007 when my friend and I bought a duplex in the Mission District in San Francisco. The house was built in 1874 and we wanted to keep a lot of it original...

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Color Inspiration continued:...character intact however upgrade it to the modern way of living. In regards to the color, the concept is for it to be the backdrop for the furniture and the art which will then add "pops" of color. However, we have also added dramatic accent walls, ceilings, or floors throughout the apartment.

Colors Used: Benjamin Moore, Aura - OC-118 Snowfall White
Benjamin Moore, Aura - AF-655 Silhouette
Sherwin Williams - 6252 Ice Cube

Color Tip:The main color should be a neutral backdrop for your collections, art and furniture. Accent walls can be added for dramatic effects though should be used sparingly and add continuity throughout your home.

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