Your wardrobe has had a summer makeover and those white jeans are in full rotation these days. But are you feeling like your home decor is so last season? Simply styling your sofa in an updated way could be just the perk-up your home is craving. And the good news is that this can be easily achieved with some thoughtfully placed pillows and perhaps a throw!
We asked some of our wonderful local design shops to contribute ideas for this post. Check out the stylin’ sofas they shared with us for inspiration and let your imagination run wild!
Meg from Spruce shared these images of a client’s vintage Hermes scarf collection that they turned into pillows to perfectly complement this sofa. What a creative idea and a beautiful finished product!
The second sofa example shows how pillows bring a sense of warmth and coziness to a structured sofa.
Chestnut Hall: www.chestnuthall.com
For summer, designer Lana Zepponi (one of our featured FACES of Memphis) went with a garden feel here. “A pair of fresh green and white linen pillows provides color and lightness and geometry that reminds me of a garden trellis. Introducing other textures with these velvet and needlepoint pillows and a throw blanket warms up the sofa and add richness.
Post 31 Interiors: post31.squarespace.com
The talented designers at Post 31 demonstrate the versatility of this neutral sofa by transforming it with two variations of pillow collections.
Jolie Maison: www.joliemaison.biz
Jolie Maison shows us how thoughtfully-arranged pillows can accent without taking the focus off of the beautiful lines of these sofas.
Ray & Baudoin Interior Design: www.rb-id.com
As we’ve seen, a neutral sofa provides the perfect backdrop for changing things up. This plush example looks oh-so inviting!
Finally, here are some examples from online sources that might help you if you’re working with a color-rich sofa or one covered in a pattern.
Are you inspired to tackle your sofa now?
To see SB Nashville’s post on “Green Design: Before and After,” click here.
To see SB Louisville’s post on “The AGA Range,” click here.
To see SB Atlanta’s post on a “Spring Soiree,” click here.