Should I Choose a Neutral Sofa or Go For A Color?

I’m shopping for a new sofa and it’s fun and frustrating at the same time! The only two choices as far as color go is a neutral (yuk) and a color (yay).  Sound obvious right? So do I choose an “Oatmeal” color to be safe and classic or choose a color because what I have in mind is just so darn amazing?

light_gray_sofa

Let’s list the pros and cons of choosing a neutral:

  • It’s safe
  • It’ll go with any wall color I have
  • I can add some very colorful pillows with great texture
  • It’ll match the multi colored area rug I have
  • It’ll brighten and lighten the room
  • It’s harder to keep clean
  • It’s a bit boring for a Color Expert
  • Cat fur! I have four cats and two are dark gray
  • Not so family friendly as far as color goes

Ok now the pros and cons about choosing a color:

  • It’s far more exciting then a neutral
  • It’ll be more forgiving as far as stains from spills or cats
  • It’ll look great with my wall color
  • Choosing color makes me happy
  • Nobody else I now has this color sofa (not telling yet)
  • It’ll had “wow” to my living room
  • Cat and family friendly
  • It will coordinate with my multi colored area rug

Stay tuned and check back here to see the updates. I need to move quickly if I want to have my living room ready for the Holiday. Wish me luck!

 

About Donna Frasca

I am an energy that has found a new vibration and frequency. Through many years of writing, learning, and experiencing, I've found comfort in trusting in myself and in Spirit.
This entry was posted in decor, Furniture and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

7 Responses to Should I Choose a Neutral Sofa or Go For A Color?

  1. Arthur Art-Faux Designs says:

    You can pull this one off, you’re a pro at this. Personally I like the color but I can’t see what else is going on in the room either

  2. As we all know how difficult it would be for YOU to go too neutral … I think it’s a safe bet to say the only surprise will be what wonderful colors we’ll see in that sofa! Now get going … and bring that thing home! 🙂

  3. Donna Frasca says:

    Well that’s the trick Arthur. I have a open floor plan and my wall color is similar to the patina green you find on copper. I do have a hue in mind 🙂

  4. Donna Frasca says:

    Yes!! Cheryl I will but I have to order it first and that will take about 8 weeks. Oh I don’t like waiting for beautiful [:-[

  5. Fantastic of course you’re the one I would call on I am surprised you have not received any calls from my kneck of the woods…..yet…..I may have to do another blog post about you 😉

  6. Donna Frasca says:

    You’re in Florida right? I just got MANY requests from clients in Florida asking for a coastal color palette. Was that you? Thanks if it was 😉

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s