8 GIFs That May Convince You to Pick a Colorful Couch

published Jul 29, 2016
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“Logic and boring people advise buying a couch in a neutral color because it’s more versatile and will ‘go with everything’. Logic sometimes sucks,” confesses Rory of A Vibrant Urban Jungle Paradise in Downtown LA. “I subscribe to accent couches, not accent pillows.”

In this post, I’ve turned colorful couches into gray—a common, neutral color that shows up in homes today very often (full disclosure, even MY couch is gray). But with these GIFs below, you can see that though a nice, safe, neutral gray couch will go with just about any style of decor—a colorful couch sure makes a statement.

See below how the rooms look just dandy with a gray couch, but then come alive when color is added back in. This visual proof of the power of a colorful couch may be just the inspiration you need to skip the accent pillow and go for the accent couch next time.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)