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Your Personal Style Is Key To Finding The Right Leather Sofa The sofa is a predominant feature of the American residence. In fact, in an average-sized living room, a sofa will normally take up about 8% of the entire room. So when considering the theme or style of a living room, the sofa is the central component. Since manufacturers began to sell leather in different colors, leather sofas have been a mainstay in lots of homes. So today, it doesn't matter what color you are searching for, you'll be able to find a leather sofa. Many people have hand-me-down furniture, family heirlooms and low-cost garage sale finds, none of which coordinate completely together so as such, the problem for many people is that their living rooms do not have one overarching style. So when it comes to finding a sofa to match a give style, the natural question is what is your style? It is extremely hard to tell another what his or her style ought to be since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but here are a few tips for integrating the look of your living room with a new sofa. First, take a look at the entire room. Determine how it is organized and how the room is defined. Some living rooms are separated into smaller spaces (a desk area, a TV-watching area, etc.) and some are open. Determine what you want your space to be like. You might prefer a smaller sofa that won't overshadow the rest of the room if you prefer an open plan. Larger leather sofas divide the room into discrete areas. Next, look at all your furniture, wall art, rugs, photographs, walls and curtains and make note of all of the different colors that currently are in your living room. Then, figure out which areas are darker in color and which areas are lighter in color. Light colors can make an area seem bigger while dark colors often shrink space visually. By placing a lighter-color sofa in a space dominated by darker colors or by adding a darker-color sofa to an area with lighter colors, you can alter how a certain area looks. Once you have picked between a dark or light sofa, coordinate the particular color of the sofa with the other colors in the space. Try to look for a color or set of colors that can be seen throughout the room if you're having problems deciding what color works. To unify the entire space, a sofa with a color that can be seem throughout the living room helps. Given that so much living room furniture, such as desks and coffee tables, is brown, brown leather sofas are well-liked. Figuring out what kind of mood your living room evokes and what kind of mood you want it to evoke is the final step. Colors that are dark, heavy, or rich generally make a room feel more intimate and warm. The opposite effect can be attained with light colors. Because a sofa is such a big part of a living room, it can have a tremendous impact on the mood a room evokes. And when it comes to changing the mood in a room, a larger sofa will have a bigger impact. These simple tips will give you ways to coordinate a sofa with the rest of the items in your living room, but of course they will have to be balanced with other factors such as budget. The sofa is a predominant feature of the American residence. In fact, in an average-sized living room, a sofa will norma...

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