A Whole House Makeover in Red

Wondering how far you can go with the color red? Here's a home that takes it all the way - tastefully.
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The homeowners needed their living room and office area to be more livable and conducive to entertaining both clients and friends.

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After the makeover, rich red on the back wall of the office ties it into the red all over the living room walls and ceiling. A painted door hidden in the basement was the inspiration for the color scheme and is now displayed prominently. Copper pillows and gold accents blend in beautifully.

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The homeowners' taste is colorful and eclectic, but neither of those qualities was coming through in their previous decor.

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The vibrant red walls and the airy curtains now combine with the chairs and simple accessories to make the window area more interesting.

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Before the makeover, the entryway wasn't making much of a first impression.

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hdsf404_1aft3_entryafter

The same red and the same gold accents used throughout the makeover keep this area connected to the other spaces and create a warm welcome for visitors.

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