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Hi Jenny-
I have looking to purchase a new leather sofa. My existing furniture consists of mission & shaker in cherry hardwood.  I do not wish to add any more Morris style to the ensemble.  The room is 12 x 20 and my wall colors are soft, yellow.

What style of leather sofa and what colors would go with my existing furniture?  

Hi Eric,

Thanks for your question.  Adding leather is a great idea.  I would consider a medium height back and a more contemporary sofa than the overstuffed.  Check around for a more tailored leather with visible top-stitch and wooden legs.  While mission and shaker aren't considered contemporary, this leather style will coordinate best.

I'd look for a chocolate brown or dark green leather, although a black would work for you as well.


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