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Vibrant Living Room Design

A refined sofa, chair and side table let fabric and colour take centre stage in this room.

Framed Donghia fabric becomes artwork, adding instant drama to this living space. The occasional chair was a curbside find; new legs and upholstery in a fuchsia damask print give it a trendy new life.

To watch Michael Penney and Joel Bray demonstrate framing fabric, watch Styling Tricks: Instant Art.

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  • Photographer: Donna Griffith
  • Source: House & Home Makeovers 2008 special issue
  • Products: Fabric (in frame), Donghia Suzani jacquard (10128) in Pink Passion (01), Télio; framing, DeSerres; Lee Jofa chair fabric, GP & J Baker; chair upholstery, Mieda Design; fuchsia pillow, Lucca Fine Linens; rug, light mauve velvet pillow, Elte; House & Home Grey Gardens light purple pillow, Marni blue pillow and throw, The Bay; House & Home stool, Home Outfitters; table lamp, Eye Spy; vases, Quasi Modo Modern Furniture; floor lamp, Industrial Storm; sofa, table, Bliss Interior Design; wall and trim colour throughout, Cloud White (CC-40), shutter colour, Chelsea Gray (HC-168), Benjamin Moore.
  • Designer: Stacey Smithers

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