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Old 02-04-2015, 07:19 PM   #21
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If the sofa and dinette are across from each other I would keep them same color in a medium shade to brighten the area up. The stitching could be either darker or lighter since the color ( say browns, grey, toupe, etc ) is in a medium hue. The valences, baseboards could then pick up other colors in a more neutral pattern. This way the owners then decorate with own bedding, throw pillows, afghans, etc.
Cabinet color, I have had both light maple and dark cherry. I thought I wouldn't like the darker cabinets however they have grown on me.
Went to an RV show two weeks ago and wasn't thrilled with the new floor in the Sunseeker 3170. Very very gray. Didn't feel as warm as the floor in our 2013. Yes it looked like a wood floor however I would have picked a color for the floor to be a compliment to the cabinets not the only thing I saw while walking into the motorhome. It didn't let your eyes move around the motorhome , eyes kept being drawn downward.
Overall, half of us will like a design or color while the other half won't. If you stay with a medium hue in basic neutral colors you can't go wrong. Brighter colors with small prints will make the area look larger and easier to accessorize. Just my thoughts.


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Old 02-04-2015, 08:21 PM   #22
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DO NOT pot patterned fabric on couches and chairs. After sitting for awhile they get very irritating. IE: stuck in the unit because of a storm. Have maybe a grey/taupe with maybe a little darker rose/mauve accents in the fabric with grey leather....Most of the units have brown, brown and more brown...We are not camping in a cave....LOL
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Old 02-04-2015, 10:53 PM   #23
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Here are some ideas. Notice in the one picture how the aqua makes the interior bright and the neutrals make the accents pop.
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Here are some ideas. Notice in the one picture how the aqua makes the interior bright and the neutrals make the accents pop.
I like the colors in pics 1 & 3. They seem homey and comfortable. The other colors are nice but I have shifted away from rich looking finishes. And I do like patterns provided they aren't too bold or strong.
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The one thing I do wish we could get away from are the hard window valences. Put in normal curtains on normal curtain rods so owners can change them if they choose to. I do also prefer a cloth or microfiber for the furniture but couldn't find a good pic.
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Old 02-04-2015, 11:24 PM   #26
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I like the neutral beige / taupe colour schemes as they are. You guys to a great job in that dept. We have a 2015 2700DS and the colour scheme we chose looks very rich. The cabinets look nicer than the ones in the kitchen of our house.

My #1 request would be an option for fabric on the couch and dinette instead of leather. We keep a blanket on the couch most of the time because nobody wants to sit / stick to the leather in shorts in the summer or likes the chill when it's cold at night.
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I love solid colors. I recognize what looks like a Tiffin in what asquared posted. That's one thing I liked about our Tiffin, the solid colors. So easy to match custom items with a natural solid color, dark or light. Wood colors, I'd just say offer a dark and a light. Too many opinions on that. I love dark wood, like a deep cherry, some hate it. I also agree with asquared about the window valences. Everybody does that, so break the mold. Something a little more home like that is easy to change and customize. One thing I know we'll probably never see, but I'd like, is one solid color on the outside paint, like a vehicle. Everybody does the paint swirls. That's getting old. I only know a few affordable manf that will paint the motorhome whatever color you want, solid or multi color. I saw a strawberry red metallic class c a couple of years ago. Talk about stand out. Also saw solid silver, brown etc.


One of the biggest things we look at when buying a new RV, is what can I change, and how easy will it be. Our new SOB went under the knife right off the lot. Things were easy to change, add, customize etc to our liking. In saying that, I think the ability to personalize and customize to each owners liking is key. Keep it simple, solid and somewhat plain, then the buyer can do as he / she chooses. Don't most RVers do that?
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What bigjohnd said keep it simple, we all customize them anyways, also on new rigs can't you have 4-5 options in all palettes to please most? Never purchased new so not sure how the choices go that route.
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I think what I'll work from is just go solid leather on everything. Then the valances/pillows can be more colorful and bold. Pillows can be easily changed but can bring in a pop of color.

We'll offer one neutral fabric for people that want to sub that in on the sofa. We will always offer a cherry and a maple wood. In addition we'll have a light/beige leather, a medium gray and a darker brown. That should cover all our bases and let people adjust as necessary.

I've been looking at several different valance types...the problem is location. We can't really do curtains because of the limited space that we have, so a soft valance is really the best option. I'd love to do a rod and a grommeted valance, but again we don't have the height above the window to get that in and make it look right.
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I think what I'll work from is just go solid leather on everything. Then the valances/pillows can be more colorful and bold. Pillows can be easily changed but can bring in a pop of color.

We'll offer one neutral fabric for people that want to sub that in on the sofa. We will always offer a cherry and a maple wood. In addition we'll have a light/beige leather, a medium gray and a darker brown. That should cover all our bases and let people adjust as necessary.
Sounds like a good idea
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