8 Great Color Pointers

This bold beach house's interiors will inspire you to make more daring decorating moves.

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Accent on Color
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Accent on Color

The edged Roman shades and matching navy windowsills mimic the lines in the rug and contribute to the clean, tailored look, while bright punches of green and red energize the navy-and-white palette. “Adding an unexpected color like lime green to a room is an interesting way to throw a twist on the color scheme,” Kathryn says. Kathryn and Elizabeth used curved chair arms and polka dot cushions to balance the living room’s angular shapes and linear patterns, then added glass lamps, metal chairs, and plush cushions.

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