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The Beauty of Brown

By: Leslie Judson
November 25, 2014
Brown is an often overlooked, underused color. What can brown do for your home? Check out these pictures and find out.
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From: Judith Balis

Welcome Home

Various woods and leathers meld to create a welcoming mood in this cozy living room in shades of brown. Designer Judith Balis suggests: "Calm the eye by breaking up harsh angular lines of architectural features with soft curvy pieces and accessories like these opposing camel-backed sofas and round copper mirror."

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Brown Bedroom

Different shades of brown can work very well together, even in the same furniture piece like this custom chair. Design by Darla Blake. Photo by Dan Steinberg.

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Wood Paneling Revisited

This isn't your grandmother's wood paneling. These rich panels delineate a dining room and offers a sleek, neutral backdrop for the eye-catching modern painting. Design by Christopher J. Grubb. Photography by Scott Mayoral.

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Bathroom Beauty

Warm colors make a small bathroom seem larger. Create a sophisticated look like this one by mixing rich woods with a granite countertop and rich salmon accessories. Design by Beth Haley.

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