Sofas are the subject today. Whether it be a vibrant floral like the one above, or stripes like you see below:
All of these bold and bright - "loud", if you will - sofas were found in vintage decorating books from Family Circle and Better Homes And Gardens.
These may not be to everybody's taste, but I, for one, rather like the bright colors and prints on most of them! Like the one below, for instance - it totally works for me with the rest of the room's decor:
This next one in a colorful plaid looks like a cozy spot to play that guitar, take a break from your typing, or talk on that pink telephone:
And below, they even coordinated the magazine on display to match the orange flowers, and tied in some blue with the pretty dish on the coffee table. The shag rug cozies things up a bit:
If these loud sofas were in somebody's house back in the 1960's and 1970's, it stands to reason that they liked it, right?
It was THEIR home, and that's all that matters.