Dark colors can make a large room feel more intimate and cozy. To avoid a cavelike atmosphere, infuse a space with plenty of white and a light-color flooring. In this traditional dining room, white wainscoting tempers the purple paint above it, and red drapes brighten the rich purple. A minimal use of pattern keeps the room from becoming overwhelming.
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