Purple in the Living Room

Purple proves the perfect color for bridging roommates’ differing decorating ideas.

Before: Dorm-Like Room

Roommates Kara and Tiffani love living together, but couldn’t live with their colorless, barely decorated living room anymore. Our design team found the answer in a royal color: purple.

After: Moroccan Inspiration

After the makeover, the odd-shaped nook has been transformed into a cool Moroccan lounge with lots of pillows and hanging lanterns. In addition, the deep purple walls are highlighted by the new patterned rug and flowing window treatments.

Before: Old, Tired Couch

Kara and Tiffani couldn’t agree on the coffee table or the windows, but they agreed that the ugly plastic doors had to go and that they needed a more grown-up living space.

After: Sleek, Modern Sofa

Now this sophisticated and sexy space is perfect for entertaining or simply relaxing. The micro-suede brown sofa has been set on a diagonal, flanked by two modern side tables with new red lamps. The old coffee table gets a new look with metallic fabric and a white paint job.

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