Select Furniture that Fits
Speaking of furniture, the questions about use are important to ask when you make any decisions about purchasing or recovering. Another issue to consider is how much sunlight it will be exposed to (a darkly upholstered sofa placed in a very sunny spot will begin to fade). When thinking about color, especially for large pieces, consider this: It's easier and much less expensive to change a room's look with accent pieces (pillows, throws, etc.) or a new coat of paint if the main pieces of furniture are in solid or tone-on-tone fabrics.