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I have a picture window with a window sill 31" from the floor and I want to
get a different love seat.  My current one is 30" high.  What is the ideal height
for a love seat in this area. The one I am looking at has a back frame of 28
inches with back pillows that are 8 inches taller.  The two back pillows would
sit up higher than the window sill.  The love seat  is in a focal point area,
somewhat like bay window but not with curved angles. Thank you

Hi Christine,
I think it will look fine if the loveseat is a little taller than the window sill. Go to my post to see examples.

Hope this helps.

Rachel Mallon, ASID
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