Question

We are building a new home, have two-tone gray walls, wood floors etc. What color couch would spark it up?

Asked by Doris
Rogersville, TN

We are 81, have some great-grandchildren who would climb on it, cost is better under $1,000, need something that would stay looking nice.....not spot easily.

Answer

Karen Smuland

Answered by Karen Smuland

Bend, OR

Karen Smuland Architect

October 5, 2011

How about a reddish orange? It looks terrific with gray, especially dark gray.

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