We've said it before and we'll say it again: modular sofa suites are a fantastic home decorating solution. They're versatile, durable, and as infinitely changeable as you need them to be. Ah, but the sofa is only half the home decorating battle! How best to complement your fabulous new suite? A Chesterfield a modern modular sofa ain't, so trade in the traditionalism and look for fun and trendy ways to dress up your living space. Here are our top tips and tricks to help you make the most of a modular sofa:
1: Pick your Palette
The first and foremost step in decorating any space is knowing your colour palette. Look at the colour of your new sofa and select one or two tones that sit beautifully alongside it. Limiting your decor to a few key shades will provide a sense of method and structure to your decoration, and tie your furniture choices together. Try to look for one neutral and one stronger feature colour to complement the sofa.2: Modern Materials
Look at the materials on your sofa. Did you check out the about the feet? Are they wood, or metal? Restricting your materials to a palette, just like your colours, helps to build a sense of consistency in your decor. Classical materials like wood and richer fabrics will give a beautiful and traditional atmosphere, whereas newer materials like coated metals and glass will lend a more sleek, modern look to your interior.3: Variations on a Theme
Modular isn’t just for sofas mind you! The convenience of modular furniture means that you can now find modular bookshelves, consoles, and even coffee tables. Selecting more modular units will create a fun sense of continuity throughout your furniture, and also open up a whole world of opportunity for spicing up the living area. Modular furnishings are also fantastic for smaller spaces, as they can be arranged to squeeze into even the trickiest nooks and crannies.4: Finishing Touches
They say that God is in the details, and the finishing touches of your decor are the ones that really make a difference. Sticking with your palette, seek out the smaller items that will fill out your living area and make it feel lived-in. Think candles, picture frames, vases, lamps and lighting. Turn quirky items you've collected over the years into decor features. And last, but far from least, turn your eye to soft furnishings like curtains, throws and cushions to really put the icing on the cake. A fabulous chaise sofa with a strategically placed throw draped over can make a room go from drab to fab in an instant!
So now you've heard our advice, get decorating! If you're looking for the perfect modular lounge to get the ball rolling, check out the Chaise Sofas affordable range online or in our Perth showroom. The perfect living room is only a Chaise Sofa away!