Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Make Glamour Happen

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Make Glamour Happen

Article excerpt

Dear Marc,

How do I go about redesigning my living room? It has hardwood floors, a chocolate brown sofa, oak side tables and bright green walls. I want all new furnishings, so any ideas you have would be helpful.

Dear Tiffany:

Just like anything else in life, design is all about planning.

The more you plan in design, the smoother the execution of the project.

When it comes to living rooms, there are a few things to consider. LetCOs use this recent design project as an example.

How to create a designer living room


- Paint

- White side tables

- Large lamp

- Small lamp

- Three black books

- Glass vessels with greenery

- Two large accent pillows

- Small accent pillow

- Faux sheep skin or throw

Step 1:

Less is more. Choose a soft wall colour paired with a muted trim colour.

Step 2:

Location, location, location. Place the largest piece of furniture (sofa) on the longest wall and create a seating arrangement. …

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