How to Perfectly Style Cushions on a Sectional Sofa

How to Perfectly Style Cushions on a Sectional Sofa

If you have a sectional sofa, then you have the perfect place to display your beautiful cushions. Today, we will go over the different types of cushion arrangements that will look best on a sectional sofa and recommend some great cushions you can purchase today to complete your look.

Create a Color Palette

The first step when styling cushions is to create the desired colour palette. Use the colour of your sectional to jump-start your choices. Make sure the colours you choose flow naturally with one another. Neutral tans are great if you want to weave in bolder colours. Overall, try to limit your colour palette to five colours or less.

Biggest to Smallest

Start with the back corner of your sectional. This is the home for your biggest cushion. A larger cushion is ideal when you want to layer smaller cushions in front of the larger ones. Once you have the larger cushions on the outside, then toss in your smaller cushions in between to fill in the look.

Only the Corner

If you don’t want to have cushions spread out across the entire sectional, then consider stuffing only the corner of your sofa. This is a good way for you to save space and personalize your sofa. You can also add a throw blanket to complete the look. 

Interest Cushions

If you want to use patterns or textures, then consider them interest cushions. You can have two interest cushions nestled in the centre of your sofa. You can use these cushions to create symmetry and draw attention to the centre of your sofa. You can then place solid cushions on the other side of the sofa to create what appears to be a planned and coordinated look.

Randomize the Style

If you aren’t sure what style you want, then go random. Don’t be afraid to go crazy with the cushions you have. Sometimes the arrangement really doesn’t matter. Scatter them across your sectional sofa and let the cushion’s individuality make the statement. You can do this until you land on a design you love.

Alternating Design

Finally, you can order sectional cushions in two different patterns and then place them in an alternating arrangement across your sectional sofa. This look appears planned and coordinated and doesn’t overstuff the sofa or cause it to look cluttered and messy. 

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