Whether you’ve been eyeing that statement piece for awhile, or just inherited one from your family, that bright, colorful couch in your living room has totally upgraded your look. Now, incorporating a green or navy blue couch is a bold move, but finding the perfect decor to match is no easy feat. With the right decorating tips, on-trend throws, pillows and modern wall art, your colorful sofa will give your room a unique style that’s totally in sync with your personality. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you how to get the most out of your living room’s primary chill zone. Scroll through to see how we’d style a colorful couch for the boho-chic space, minimalist abode and preppy home.



You can’t go wrong with navy or slate blue. To style it, just choose one or two bold colors to contrast the dark-hued couch, or use a color palette app to find *perf* shades that will complement your new furniture. This navy velvet sofa looks *amazing* when paired with lots of faux fur and metallic elements. Natural accessories like a potted palm and agate coasters bring that cozy-chic boho vibe to your living room, while pops of mustard yellow really tie the whole room together.

Threshold Crosby Schoolhouse Desk Lamp ($35), Diptyque Sapin Candle ($35), H&M Velvet Cushion Cover ($10), Dot & Bo Mojave Sunset Throw Pillow ($35), H&M Loop-Knit Cushion Cover ($25), Article Sven Sofa ($2500), Threshold Chenille Diamond Throw ($20), H&M Metal Basket ($15), Dot & Bo Foxy Ottoman ($326), H&M Small Wooden Tray ($10), Joss & Main Faux Potted Palm ($100), Lulu & Georgia Cahya Stool ($148)


If you like to keep it simple, go with black and white accessories. You already know that B&W doesn’t have to boring: Choose cozy knit textures or striped patterns to keep things interesting. Make your colorful couch minimalist-chic by tossing on a graphic black and white throw blanket and plenty of throw pillows. Pair the sofa with a colorful end table or a knit ottoman stool for a comfy reading nook.

Xhilaration Tribal Knit Throw ($25), H&M Cable-Knit Cushion Cover ($30), H&M Cushion Cover With Text ($6), Threshold Tripod Floor Lamp ($90), H&M Small Wire Basket ($18), Dot & Bo Hitched Ottoman Stool ($220), H&M Large Metal Tray ($25), H&M Scented Candle ($13), Porthos Home Wright End Table ($230), Z Gallerie Marble Tic Tac Toe ($50), Dot & Bo Graham Sofa ($1599)



Need to create a space that provides coziness and a chic area to entertain? Purchase a vibrant green velvet sofa and bring on the preppy personality with plenty of hot pink accessories. Fun and flirty, pink and green are great for the bachelorette pad or anyone looking to incorporate a touch of glam into the living room. Pair it with gold and neutral accessories and let the sofa be the star of the show.

Dot & Bo Arrowhead Table Lamp ($397), H&M Moss-Knit Blanket ($60), Katie Kime Pink Khandar Pillow ($72), Society Social Hot Pink Pillow ($125), H&M Scented Candle in Holder ($13), Threshold Tray ($15), Katy Skelton Ace Stool ($875), Mapleton Drive Large Pink Lacquer Box With Quartz Crystal ($160), Oh Joy Accent Table ($100), TOV Furniture Hanny Green Velvet Sofa ($1126)

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