Posted on | May 11, 2011 | 22 Comments
I’ve been hinting about a sofas for my den but realized I haven’t shared any inspiration. We are still painting the den. Check out a little peek of the room in progress above. I love that we choose green for the molding and cream for the walls and not vice versa. I would like to put a sofa on this wall but it has to be small. A 72″ sofa would be perfect and not overwhelm the space.
I was cruising around this morning looking for curtain inspiration when I came across the below room by UK designer Max Rollit on Simple + Pretty’s blog. OMG gorgeous! Love the walls, furnishings and that sofa! The Katzic sofa in a beautiful yellow is by Rollit and inspired by a antique piece similar to this one. Note the antique sofa is referenced as an English George III Settee. Hold that thought…
John Derian’s Cove and Geranium sofas have really similar lines to the Katzic sofa from Rollit. Derian references his inspiration from the American Sheraton and Hepplewhite styles. So what came first the George Settee or the American version? I assume The George settee and then the American version was later inspired by the style?
So all these sofas would work in my space but they’re all really expensive. The den is on our second floor and two bedrooms are behind it. I can’t choose a piece that is so over the top that I resort to plastic on the furniture. This shape is perfect but I need to keep looking and hopefully score a vintage knock off. Have I set myself up for something completely unachievable on a budget?