Amy is looking for advice: "I have just purchased EQ3's Lola sofa (picture shown, but mine is a gray color). I want to get an armchair and am wondering if I need to get one with a steel base? ie will wood legs look too drastically different? I'm not one who needs everything coordinated but I don't want it to look too haphazard. Of the chairs I'm looking at..."
We prefer when the leg materials of upholstered pieces are similar (either all metal or all wood), but certainly it is not worth passing up a chair that you really like for - and, there is always the option of replacing wooden legs with metal ones, something that we have seen done very effectively.
Readers, what do you think? Is it a big deal to mix leg styles on a sofa and chair in the same grouping? Would you continue the search? Let Amy know in the comments below, along with any suggestions.