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Old 09-18-2014, 09:56 PM   #1
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Need help matching wood furniture

So I'm a 2nd year undergraduate and I just rented my first home with a couple friends. Needless to say I am absolutely thrilled to be able to plan my home the way i'd like.

My dilemma though is a naive one:
I'm a bit confused on how matching wooden bedroom furniture goes.
I'm trying to design my room in a sort of industrial style with light colored wooden furniture paired with metal/chrome etc.
Should you match furniture near the same finish (IE all light tones or all dark tones) or can you mix say a dark cherry computer desk with a raw pine dresser. It seems like a minor detail but I'm going nuts over it.
Hopefully that all made sense, feel free to ask if not.



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Old 09-19-2014, 12:24 AM   #2
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Don't worry about the wood color so much as the style.

You are young. At this stage in life, don't expect a lot of 'life' out of the material things you have.

Your priorities in life are simple. laid...not always in that order. When someone walks into your bedroom...they don't see the color of your bed, they see what you have on top of it as well as what is on the walls and around the bed. With enough alcohol, it's all a moot point.


Even if you are on the right track, you will still get run over if you just sit there.

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Old 09-20-2014, 10:43 PM   #3
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If ddawg's priority #3 means anything to ya have a trusted lady friend help you on this.
Guy don't have any say in bedroom furniture...may as well get used to it now .
I'm pretty easy going .....but as far as the industrial look ...well after a lifetime in industry....I'd just as soon light a match to the place as see any of it in my adobe. heh heh
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Guys, you idea of decorating your bedroom with light industrial touch is not a bad idea.
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Old 10-28-2014, 09:23 AM   #5
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There are various wood color options are available. If you have a dark colored wall, then select light wood colored furniture and vice versa. I can feel the beauty of wood furniture, and it is an important part to select the best one.
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