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Jenny,
I am curious about adding a cane chair to a family room that has 2 very dark (appear black but are burgundy) leather love seats and 2 old-country, deeply toned oak end tables.  The cane chair looks like an antique with black wood and a light colored tan leather cushion.  The tan cushion appears to be a close match to the oak end tables.
Can I mix two different colors of leather in the same room?
Also, the cane chair's legs (tapered) and back are of a more ornate nature, whereas my end tables are more sturdy/country.
Thank you so much for your time and assistance,
Sallee  

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The short answer Sallee, is that you certainly can mix your woods as well as your colors and styles.  To "tie" the disparity together, consider using a small pillow (same color as your sofa) in the chair.  Color unifies everything.

Best regards,
Jenny

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