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.
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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! 🙂

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