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Leather furniture can be cozy and inviting when used in the home. However, because the more popular choice is usually dark leather it can be difficult to decorate with it due to its intimidating look. The key is to find a balance between your leather furniture pieces and the rest of the room. Keep reading to learn about 3 tips for decorating with leather furniture:

  1. Dark & Light: The key to decorating with leather is to find a balance of light and dark within the space. This means if you’re bringing in a dark leather couch, it’s important to consider going lighter in other areas such as paint colors or decor choices. Consider using a neutral palette to play off the dark shade of the furniture to find the perfect balance.  Also, a room with more natural light will be better suited for dark leather furniture as it will naturally keep the room looking light and airy.
  2. Bring In Layers: With any furniture, layering items is very important to create a cohesive look. This is especially true when it comes to leather furniture because you want to create a comfortable atmosphere that feels extra inviting. So once you have your furniture in place, consider adding items like area rugs, blankets, pillows and attractive lighting to pull the whole look together.
  3. Start Small: If you find yourself unsure about bringing leather furniture into your space, why not start small? You could start with bringing in a leather footstool or chair to bring the leather look into your home without feeling overwhelmed. Once you see the new textures in your space, you may be convinced to go with bigger pieces of leather furniture as time goes by.If you would like any information on the fireplaces you see above, please visit here.
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