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Ottoman Height: Taller Than Sofa Seat = Dealbreaker?

Posted by smallhousebigideas (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 10, 13 at 12:17

The sofa that we're looking at has a seating height of 17". We found an ottoman that we love that's 18" tall. I've read that for comfort, ottomans should be the same height or a little lower than the sofa seating height. Should that extra 1" be a deal breaker?

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RE: Ottoman Height: Taller Than Sofa Seat = Dealbreaker?

For comfort?
Will you be sitting on the ottoman, or just using it as a table/catchall? If the latter, comfort does not matter.

RE: Ottoman Height: Taller Than Sofa Seat = Dealbreaker?

Will be propping feet up on the ottoman on a regular basis...

RE: Ottoman Height: Taller Than Sofa Seat = Dealbreaker?

Usually ottomans are about 1" lower ot the same ht. As a table set away from the sofa it wouldn't matter. Touching the sofa it may look a little out of sorts.

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