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Domino reader Vianca Valdez recently won a $10,000 room makeover from the shelter mag, and her newly made-over space looks fantastic. Valdez and her husband, who recently bought their first home, needed a space that could give them a needed time-out from their children, and was full of chic, grown-up design finds. Domino contributing editor Tom Delavan came to the rescue.

To see how he transformed this blah space,


Delevan used rich reds and oranges in accent pieces and a chocolate brown paint for the walls. What a difference! Valdez says, "It's the best room in our house. We use it every day and it's absolutely gorgeous. Tom did an amazing job. There is no way I would have picked out the pieces he picked and thought they would have turned out the way they did."

For the whole story, check out the slideshow on Domino.


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aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I love it!!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I love it!!
Emmaroo03 Emmaroo03 8 years
What an amazing way to transform a small space-love it!
pargie pargie 8 years
It's beautiful, that sofa is amazing. I'm so jealous, because I entered this contest =( Congrats to Vianca!
krae85 krae85 8 years
wow, I like it.
mscc mscc 8 years
I like it! It's rich and soothing. The framed prints really stand out against the chocolate brown walls.
urban-chic-101 urban-chic-101 8 years
love it!
urban-chic-101 urban-chic-101 8 years
love it!
Zivanod Zivanod 8 years
It's nice but maybe a bit too much of the same brown on the floor and walls for me.
SarahPW SarahPW 8 years
love the brown, our living room is chocolate
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
It's not my taste, but it's nice nonetheless.
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