Rooms We Love: Monochromatic Chic
Friday, November 20, 2009

Some people have a gift for mixing a green plaid couch with orange floral curtains, tossing in an electric blue mohair rug and making it look like it was meant to be. Yet when others try this mix-n-match colors-and-patterns trick and it looks like a fabric store threw up on their living room floor.

Sorry, but it’s true.

If you suspect you might in the latter category of human (look at your wardrobe to decide; if you''re wearing solid, matching colors, it’s likely) it doesn''t mean you have to forego creating a stylish and chic interior decor.

Just choose everything in the same color, like these people did. We think of it as monochromatic chic – not an affliction to pattern. Choose a color that makes you happy, and take it from there.

Pink

[image: Roomu]
Silver

[image: Tourism Resources]
Green

[image: Sustainable Design With Style]


Blue

[image: Martha Stewart]
Orange

[image: Roxxn]

Yellow

[image: Southern Living]

Purple

[image: Tracy Murdoch]


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I LOVE these looks but have never had the confidence to pull it off. Thanks for all the inspiration!!!!
By Anonymous 1628 days ago


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