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asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd February, 2020

Does wood furniture have to match wood floors?

While mixing wood tones is perfectly acceptable and, in fact, encouraged, it always helps to pick a dominant wood tone as a starting point to help you choose other pieces to bring in the room. If you have wood floors, this would be your dominant wood tone. Otherwise, pick the largest furniture piece in the room.

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Also know, does wood furniture have to match?

While wood finishes don't need to match, they should complement each other. Look at the color bias of each wood to see if it is warm or cool, then make sure their undertones match, regardless of finish.

Secondly, what furniture looks good with wood floors?

  • White walls and light wood furniture.
  • Match furniture legs to the floors.
  • Mixed woods and white.
  • Rich wall color and kilim rug.
  • Dark rug, light walls.
  • Marble, white, bronze and wood.
  • Bright hue plus white.
  • “Muddied” hues and layered textures.

how do you match wood furniture to hardwood floors?

Pairing lighter walls with the dark wood elements helps keep the room balanced overall. Crisp white walls work well with darker woods, but you can go with other light shades, such as light grey or cream. Provide a light-colored break between dark wood floors and dark wood furniture with a light-colored area rug.

Do wood floors have to match room to room?

Unless you regularly have interior designers over to your house, few of your guests will notice that your floors don't match, provided the different woods don't actually meet anywhere. If you do have different colors of wood in adjoining rooms, add a border to each room in the color of the other room's floor.

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