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Pillows for sofa? Cushions for your couch? We have you covered! Styling a couch with pillows is not always an easy task, since there are so many sizes, materials, and designs to choose from. The experts at CushionPros are here to guide you through styling, mixing, matching, coordination, grouping and seasonality to keep things interesting and appealing.

Choosing the perfect throw pillow colors is a crucial aspect of interior design. Harmonize with existing decor by pulling the main color from your rug, wall, artworks, or curtains. The key is to match the sofa—accent pillows should complement its color, whether through analogous or complementary tones.

Styling your couch with throw pillows can be challenging due to various sizes, materials, and designs. However, following a few guidelines can make the process enjoyable.

First of all, what are sofa cushions and what are sofa pillows?

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Initiating the selection process for the perfect mix&match process for your couch involves a judicious consideration of the right size, an undertaking where the dimensions of the couch take precedence. Oversized pillows risk overshadowing the decor, while their diminutive counterparts may appear incongruous. Striking the perfect balance is paramount. So, take your time to measure and measure again to really know the right sizes. After you know these, in inches or cm, you can go tour Cushion Designer and enter the measurements after you select the desired type and shape of the cushion or pillow. As you can see in the picture below, the cushion designer calculates and shows you in real time the price of your custom cushion. The ordering process is really easy, intuitive and fast.

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Design wise, your living room’s color scheme guides the pillow palette. Choose an anchor color and complement it with pillows in the exact shade or bold patterns that include the anchor color. Here are some color schemes to help you get started and understand how this works, visually:

An effective approach to styling couch pillows involves aligning them with the prevailing ambiance of your room. Should your living space adhere to a specific interior design theme such as Scandi minimalism, industrial, boho chic, or vintage, aim for complementary elements. For a more modern look, opt for solid neutral colors and luxurious fabrics like leather. Vintage interiors can embrace patterns like Argyle and gingham. Introduce the outdoors with florals and tropical motifs, or maintain versatility with classic geometric prints such as chevron, quatrefoil, and scale that suit various styles.

However, don’t shy away from unconventional pairings. If the combination of a leather pillow with one featuring a boho paisley print enhances the aesthetics of your sofa, embrace the creativity. After all, style is a reflection of personal choice, encouraging innovative expressions in design.

Here is an inspiration gallery with our favorite neutral colored sofas and couches, with pillows and cushions.

The third and maybe the most important step to create the perfect vibe around your sofa area is texture and fabric. Add depth and vibrancy with a mix of textures, including faux fur, leather, knit wools, velvet, linen, or silk. Aim for a good mix of at least three different textures.

“Prints, diverse in nature, must share a dominant color to ensure a harmonious convergence. This exploration transcends the conventional boundaries, encouraging a fearless mingling of patterns, textures, colors. The possibilities are endless, you should really try out our cushion designer, we have there hundreds of available fabrics to choose from! Can’t wait to hear what you think of this tool that we created especially for you, our clients. Please leave a comment or a review with your thoughts!”

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Elevate the look by incorporating different-shaped pillows, such as round, oval, or lumbar options. Playing with shapes adds visual interest and breaks up a monochrome color scheme.

Remember to experiment, breaking the rules when needed. Have fun with colors, prints, shapes, and materials until you achieve a look that pleases your eye, and avoid overstuffing the sofa for a comfortable and visually appealing space.

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