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Old 04-05-2007, 08:06 PM   #1
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Whaddya think of these fabrics???

We are thinking of using these fabrics to redo the upholstery in our 89 Limited...I picked up the two pillows (2 of each) at our furniture store that is closing down...The middle fabric (brown with squiggles) we are thinking of recovering the gaucho with as well as the dinette seats. They go well together, I am just wondering if anyone thinks it is too much brown...Anyone else use alot of color/brown???

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Old 04-05-2007, 08:09 PM   #2
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Very deco; Aisstream ideal. The brown background boomerang pattern is reminiscent of the boomerang Formica countertops of the 50's. Go for it!!!!

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Old 04-05-2007, 09:40 PM   #3
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way cool!!! so much more personality than the original. go for it, it will be great!!!
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Old 04-05-2007, 09:43 PM   #4
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I love the combination of blues and greens with brown. I also like the idea of the brown for the base with other colors for accent. You could change those colors out if you get tired of them and lots will go with the brown. I love the style! Just what I have been looking at for my '74 TW.... very Mid Century Modern. Pam
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Old 04-06-2007, 09:53 AM   #5
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We do...

have a lot of brown and like it a lot. It will be very camping friendly. I have always loved the ice blue with it. It is a classy combo!
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Old 04-06-2007, 09:58 AM   #6
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Wow that's a very cool group of colors! Have fun--it looks like you will be able to personalize your trailer in a very nice way!
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Old 04-06-2007, 10:02 AM   #7
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I love your color combination. I strongly considered a fabric similar to your squiggle fabric for our Caravel (but ultimately settled on a tiki barkcloth instead). Can't wait to see the finished product!
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Old 04-06-2007, 12:23 PM   #8
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Very Nice. I also love the colors! Actually, I have those color combinations too! I think it gives it a Retro Vintage look. Cant wait to see it all finished.
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Old 04-06-2007, 12:29 PM   #9
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ooo -- nice! I love the fabrics and colors -- all of them. If it were me, I'd probably go with the brown/squigglys as the accent, but either way will work.

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Old 04-06-2007, 12:30 PM   #10
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I think that will look very, very nice. Can you have too much brown? You have other colors, but are using the brown to anchor the room. It's very classy looking.
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OK, I know Im a guy and all, but I dont get it. What makes them such an good combo

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Old 04-06-2007, 12:40 PM   #12
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Go for it

I have the Midnight Sun interior - very dark brown. I still like it after a year of fulltiming. It looks new, where something like the new Ocean Breeze will probably show wear and dirt quickly.

The Ice blue is a good contrast fabric, but the nice thing about the accent colors are that they can easily be changed out, even seasonally. You could do cream, a variety of your lighter jewel colors... jade green, very deep rose pink, very creamy yellow...even the dreaded "burnt orange" looks good with brown... along with or without the ice blue. Do the occasional pillows as slipcovers or at least with zippers.

The brown is actually a neutral. Treat it that way and it won't be too dark. (If it seems to be too dark, get MORE throw pillows, add a nice beige shawl/throw, etc.)

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Old 04-06-2007, 02:35 PM   #13
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Hi all, i totally agree,,, brown and blue are great together,,, could accent also with dark turquoise,, pillows,, throws,,, looks very good,,, have fun,, my greatest pleasures have been the hours spent interior desecrating my trailer,,, hope you have fun too,, and you can change things out,, move them around,, and ,,,, always buy more stuff!!!! donna
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Old 04-06-2007, 05:52 PM   #14
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FYI, just was browsing on and saw an echo bedset that looks quite similar to your scheme, it has throw pillows too. Don't forget to share your photos when its all done, can't wait to see it! Very creative!

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