French Country Living Room

A romantic trip to France inspires a French country redo of a couple's living room.

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The yellow walls are repainted in a shade of tan that evokes the sun-baked color of stone, reminiscent of grand French buildings. Oyster-colored silk drapes in the living room and nearby kitchen cabinets contrast with the deep red sofa and accents. A geometric-patterned rug ties the tan, oyster and red together. Marina declares "The color is enveloping me. I feel I've come home."

Did You Know? Red is the traditional color of French nobility.

paint: walls (Wilmington Tan); trim and kitchen cabinets (French Vanilla); antique glaze/backdoor (Davenport Tan); back of TV cabinet (Raspberry Truffle) - Benjamin Moore