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Since this is such a large space. You may want to provide separation though the use of
area rugs, i.e.: one for the seating area, one for the computing area, etc. Some
economical rug types are, carpet remnants with bound edges, rag rugs, or braided rugs.
Since you are planning on re-upholstering the seating yourself, you might also want to
make your own rugs from your remnants. Here is a site where you can find inexpensive rugs,
or learn how to make them:
a. Here is a site that tells you how to make your own rag rugs. The Rag Rugs Tour
To highlight the plant in your seating area, and make it a focal point, use an up light.
You mentioned an essential column that you have highlighted with branches, ribbon and
lights. You might want to use lights on other plants to tie things together.
Grouping items that are similar in color, theme, and size can create a cleaner look, so
can symmetrical placement of objects. But donít overdo these techniques. As with
anything, too much of one thing is boring and monotonous.
McGivern, NCIDQ Certified
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