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Pretty Living Room Design

A vibrant blue cotton rug and pillow liven up a sophisticated sitting area.

The high-gloss white mantel pops against a grey feature wall, painted one shade darker than the rest of the room to create depth. On-trend decorating touches, such as the zebra ottoman, vintage lamps with black shades and book-stuffed fireplace, add character.

See the rest of this quaint living room in the 2008 Makeovers special issue.

  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home Makeovers 2008 special issue
  • Products: Cushion, Urban Outfitters; Madeline Weinrib rug, Y&Co; bird on hearth, Quasi Modo; feature wall colour, Stormy Monday (2112-50), wall colour, Cement Gray (211-60), mantel colour, Oxford White (869), Benjamin Moore.
  • Designer: Barbara Purdy & Gordon Runge

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