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Need help with living room furniture
Marilee Lenon
February 20, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I have a small living room so I was thinking a sofa and love seat would be too cramped. What are your thoughts about this cream leather sofa and possibly me finding two fabric chairs instead? (the living room in pic is not mine)
Is mixing a leather sofa and fabric chairs a good mix?
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Is this your living room?
February 20, 2013 at 6:28PM   
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if it is I think that it looks perfect the way it is. I would keep all the sofas either leather all of them fabric
February 20, 2013 at 6:29PM   
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If you mix them, take them in a different color. like two accent chairs.
February 20, 2013 at 6:49PM     
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Ann Peterson
It's beautiful the way it is. add color in accents around the room
February 20, 2013 at 6:56PM   
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If you like this room I would buy all leather or all fabric in the same color. I like to mix texture and love leathers durable qualities. Where you sit and what you do counts fabric for cozy, leather for sleek.
February 20, 2013 at 7:00PM     
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Query: Why would you not have all leather or all fabric?? Personally I wouldn't have a problem with mixing them provided the fabrics are distinctive and your colour scheme ties everything together. Don't forget decorating is all about what you like - you don't decorate to please others. If your room is small, try to keep the scale of the lounge and chairs down to so they don't visually swamp the room.

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February 20, 2013 at 7:03PM   
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The cream leather sofa is beautiful and yes, you can mix it with fabric. In fact, leather can mix with just about anything. Here they've mixed it with wicker. don't be afraid.

February 20, 2013 at 7:13PM   
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Yes, leather and fabric mix fine. Too much leather looks like an office waiting room. Fabric warms up the room and will be a nice combo. Get two chairs with the same fabric. And since the couch is so neutral you can do a pattern.
February 20, 2013 at 7:24PM     
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