“It’s no surprise green sofas have become more and more popular over the last few years,” says Yoselin Castro, Senior Interior Designer at Mackenzie Collier Interiors. “The color green is practically considered an unconventional neutral, and it is one of those colors that can be paired with almost any color scheme, of course, depending on the shade of green. A green sofa provides a pop of color into a space and incorporates a piece of nature inside.”
Speaking of incorporating nature indoors, surrounding a green velvet sofa with indoor plant life adds to the appeal of these beauties. Green velvet sofas also pair well with leather, wood, and other brown tones, making them more versatile than you might imagine.
We’ve highlighted a selection of our favorite green velvet sofas below to help you find the perfect fit for your living room.
10 Green Velvet Sofas to Add a Pop of Color to Your Living Space
Brand: Lulu & Georgia
The Fabienne in green velvet from Lulu & Georgia can bring a touch of luxe and vintage flair into any space. It boasts antique, two green color options (Olive and the darker Green), velvet upholstery, and curved, traditional legs in the back with ornate-shaped front legs. Combined, these elements create a transitional appeal that can fit in with almost any interior style.
“The Fabienne sofa from Lulu & Georgia is a stunner,” says Yoselin Castro, Senior Interior Designer at Mackenzie Collier Interiors. "While the silhouette of this piece is modern, it features a more traditional and intricate design on the legs, making it feel timeless."
The Fabienne seats three comfortably atop its soft cushions, which include a down wrap layer and a feather down blend for sumptuous padding. It comes with two matching throw pillows, and the front legs have small rollers to make it easier to move.
"I love the Fabienne from Lulu and Georgia," says interior designer Becc Burgmann. “The shade of green with wooden legs is such a classic period piece. This piece would fit into an existing heritage home but be just as perfect in a new build with heritage style features in the home such as ceiling and wall moldings.”
Brand: Maiden Home
The Sullivan in Emerald velvet from Maiden Home is a stunning modern sofa with a laid-back and dreamy appeal. It has sloping arms and a roomy, deep seat. This luxurious sofa features a down-filled bench cushion with Maiden Home's unique performance velvet upholstery. In addition, it offers a polished style with loose back cushions and high shelter arms for the perfect balance of comfort and style.
Performance velvet is made from a blend of cotton and synthetic fibers to create a subtle sheen and soft handfeel with outstanding durability. In addition, the velvet is designed to resist pilling, marking, crushing, spills, and stains.
"Maiden Home’s Performance Velvet is a very durable option. It will never crush or mark as most velvets do, and it is rated with over 100K double rubs and has a pill rating of 5 out of 5 – both incredibly high industry standards for durability," says Maiden Home design advisor Hannah Rice. "It is Performance equipped to resist stains and spills."
On checkout, you can select from a range of beautiful finishes for the wood legs as well as multiple size and configuration options. You can also choose to add the Sullivan Ottoman to your order in a range of sizes and shapes. And the frames and springs are also covered by Maiden Home’s lifetime guarantee.
Brand: BenchMade Modern
Price: Around $4,700
The Skinny Fat sofa in Eileen Billiard velvet from Bench Made Modern offers a relaxed minimalist aesthetic for today’s homes. It has a commandingly modern silhouette with supremely comfortable Trillium-wrapped cushions for the ultimate lounging experience. Regardless of your home’s style, the Skinny Fat sofa will fit right in. And it’s ideal for small spaces.
The Skinny Fat sofa has fully customizable dimensions on checkout, as well as cushion and leg options to make it your own. It is medium-soft with thick wrapped sear cushions and soft-filled back cushions, supporting a relaxed posture thanks to the slightly deeper seat.
Bench Made Modern offers a lifetime warranty on the solid wood frame and webbing suspension, so the Skinny Fat can bring you joy for years to come. On checkout, you can add matching Skinny Fat Loveseat, Ottoman, and other pieces from the Skinny Fat collection to your order.
The Essential Sofa from Sabai in Moss Recycled Velvet is an eye-catching and eco-friendly option designed for maximum comfort. It also boasts tapered legs made from domestically sourced maple, which are available in two finish options with customizable cushion options on checkout. The Essential Sofa also features wide arms and removable back pillows to invite perching, lounging, and even naps.
Like everything from Sabai, The Essential Sofa is designed for modern living and made to order — shipping within four weeks in flat-pack boxes for easy carrying. The solid wood frame is FSC-certified with no toxic flame retardants or formaldehyde, and the pillows are made from 100% recycled fiber with CertiPUR-US certified high-resiliency foam. The Essential Sofa is also available in a lovely blue velvet too.
The Essential Sofa is built to withstand ten years of regular use to reduce furniture waste. Sabai invites you to replace or upgrade parts at any time through their Repair Don’t Replace program, which is backed by the Sabai Standard. The company also offers Sabai Revive, which allows you to resell your furniture through their secondhand line.
The Block Arm Nomad Sofa from Burrow in Jade velvet boasts tufted back cushions that reverse for a smooth, more modern look when you’d like to change it up. This modular sofa is available as two-seater loveseat all the way to a 4-seat sectional, perfect for cuddling up to stream your favorite movies or shows.
The Nomad Sofa is packed with clever features that’ll make your life easier, such as a built-in USB charging port. It also comes with a velvet brush to help you keep your sofa looking clean.
“The velvet sofa from Burrow is slightly more contemporary and would work beautifully in a more Scandinavian or modern interior,” says interior designer Becc Burgmann. “Having a piece like this would mean you didn’t have to overcomplicate the room with numerous other pieces, this room would be a case of less is more.”
The sofa comes with performance velvet upholstery that's as tough as it is pretty. It's durable enough for all families, with stain resistance and easy cleanup using just soap and water. The fabric also doesn't fade, pill, or become threadbare. Every Block Arm Nomad Sofa order is made to order and shipped directly to your door in compact boxes, ready to put together with no tools required.
Our favorite part about the Nomad Sofa is that it's modular, which means that you can expand it into a larger sofa or sectional sofa when you're ready. Burrow's modular pieces are easy to move, connect, and rearrange for versatile furniture in every room. You can choose from a range of leg finishes and upgrades at checkout, including bolster pillows, a moveable chaise, and an ottoman. Burrow's sleep kit will also convert the Nomad into a sleeper sofa in minutes.
Brand: Interior Define
The Marlow 2-Seat Reversible Chaise Sectional sofa from Interior Define stands out in Green Performance Plus Velvet. With a rich green color and understated, versatile design, this sofa will look modern and sleek in any space. It features padded track arms, a cushy seat, and a profile that’s made with comfort in mind. In addition, the chaise easily switches from side to side using connector clips for when you move or rearrange your furniture.
“Interior Define is known for its beautiful and functionally sized sofas!” says Senior Interior Designer Yoselin Castro at Mackenzie Collier Interiors. “The best part is most of the styles come in a variety of configurations, so whether you have an expansive home in the suburbs or a tiny apartment in NYC, you're bound to find a sofa you love. And there are many fabric colors to choose from… talk about options! I'm a big fan of the Malachite Color over here.”
The Marlow comes with multiple leg (with both wood and metal leg options), size, depth, chaise length, and cushion fill options, so your purchase is completely customizable. And with 60-day returns, you can decide if you love it before you decide to keep it. In addition, this sofa pairs beautifully with other options from the Marlow Collection, allowing you to expand and grow your furniture collection alongside your space.
Price: Around $1,750
The Samson Sofa in Kelly Green Velvet from Apt2B cuts a sharp, clean, and contemporary profile in any space. The inspiration behind the design was to offer a companion to Apt2B’s popular Delilah style, with a classic frame. The sofa comes with rolled bolster pillows for that extra touch of comfort and character, and the squared design makes it versatile for any décor style.
The Samson sofa is made in the USA with eco-friendly construction. It boasts a high-quality solid wood frame, hypoallergenic fabrics, reversible and flippable detached cushions, removable zippered cushion covers, and 2.0 density seat cushions. In addition, it comes with a lifetime guarantee on the workmanship and frame, ensuring years of enjoyment.
On checkout, you can choose between multiple finishes for the gently tapered wood legs. Every Apt2B order ships for free, with a three- to four-week production time. And with a 100-day return policy, you have plenty of time to ensure you’re satisfied with your purchase.
Brand: Albany Park
Price: From $1,195
The Albany Sofa from online furniture retailer, Albany Park, looks stunning with green velvet upholstery. It’s super stylish and comfortable, perfect for relaxing in your living room, with reversible seat and back cushions for versatility. The cushions are also fully upholstered for lasting beauty.
The removable seat cushions on the Albany Sofa feature pocket coils that are surrounded with mattress-quality memory foam and high-density foam for lasting support atop the webbing suspension system. It's made to last with a sturdy, kiln-dried hardwood frame and your choice of stainless-steel legs in polished gold or mid-century modern style tapered solid wood legs.
All Albany Park furniture comes in apartment-friendly boxes that are space-conscious, allowing for easy maneuvering up stairwells and through tight hallways. And the Albany Sofa requires just 15 minutes to assemble before you’re sitting down to enjoy your purchase. In addition, the sofa is backed with a lifetime warranty and made with no harsh chemicals, so you can rest easy that your family is safe.
As a bonus, all Albany Park orders ship fast and free, with a 30-day in-home trial and an interest-free pay-over-time option.
The Sven Velvet 3-Seater Sofa from Article comes in a Grass Green velvet option that's beautiful and vivid. It boasts a tufted bench seat with two matching bolsters and plush cushions and squared armrests, perfect for form and function. And if you're working with a small space, it also comes in a 2.5-Seater option to reduce the size.
The Sven has a distinct mid-century modern style with tapered wood legs and a contemporary silhouette. It's the perfect height for lounging and perching but also relaxed enough for naps and binge-sessions of your favorite show.
Sven uses cotton velvet upholstery with loose seat and back cushions and loose bolsters. It's designed with high-density foam and polyester filling for ultimate comfort. In addition, it has a sturdy corner-blocked wood frame with Pirelli webbing, and assembly takes just five minutes to complete.
The Lark 84” Sofa from AllModern comes in a radiant Emerald Green Velvet option that can elevate the look of an entire room. It features removable seat and back cushions upholstered in plush velvet, with button-tufted detailing on the seat for a touch of tailored charm. Both the seat and back cushions are filled with foam for a comfortable lounging experience.
With square arms and a standard seat depth, the Lark cuts a classic profile that can fit with any boho or mid-century space. It seats three comfortably and can support up to 700 pounds for regular use, ensuring years of lasting enjoyment. And the slim and tapered legs are made from pecan wood for a warm appeal.
The Lark's cushions secure to the solid wood frame, so you don't have to worry about them slipping out of place. In addition, your purchase comes with two bolsters for added comfort and style, each of which is filled with comfortable foam to assist with support and relaxation. This sofa would pair beautifully with the Lark Accent Chair for a complete living room set.
What Does a Green Velvet Sofa Bring to a Room?
A green velvet sofa will no doubt become the centerpiece of your living room furniture. Nothing can compete with the beguiling air of a rich, plush green velvet sofa inviting you to sit and stay for a while — especially if you choose an option with some added flair like rolled arms or channel tufting.
"A green sofa isn't for the faint-hearted or for any interior, but for a modern, heritage or Scandinavian style interior, it can give the room that wow factor.”
"A green sofa isn't for the faint-hearted or for any interior, but for a modern, heritage or Scandinavian style interior, it can give the room that wow factor,” Interior Designer Becc Burgmann told Living Cozy. “A green sofa doesn't just bring color; it brings boldness and an air of ‘look at me.’ You can’t not notice a green sofa, so be prepared to make it shine and be a talking piece. It also brings personality and confidence to a space and says a lot about the owner.”
If you opt for a lighter green velvet, the effect can be less bold and more relaxed. Depending on the style you’re going for, this could be just what you need. For example, you might choose a mint green sofa instead of a forest green or emerald green color.
"A mint green sofa can be relaxed, a wonderful way to bring an element of the outdoors in and create a positive and peaceful feng shui to the room,” commented Burgmann. “An emerald or heritage green sofa can look incredible in a Scandinavian style interior, while an olive green with wooden legs, like the Fabienne from Lulu and Georgia, can look breathtaking in a heritage style home with dark wooden furniture and a black and white check floor."
How to Style a Green Velvet Sofa
There is no right and wrong in creative pursuits, but guidelines are nice when you're working with something bold like velvet fabric.
Before getting into the expert advice, we’ve highlighted some inspiration for styling a green velvet sofa in a range of different aesthetics below:
- Boho or Eclectic: Have fun with prints and warm colors on your cushions and rugs.
- Classy or Glam: Add metallic golds, consider scroll arms or a tuxedo or chesterfield sofa, and keep your living room symmetrical.
- Calming or Romantic: Try a charcoal accent wall, wall hanging, or coffee table.
- Bright and Clean: Place the sofa against a crisp white wall or use bright white cushions.
- Modern Monochromatic: Consider adding a green accent wall to your living room or green wall art behind the sofa.
- Urban Jungle: Position lush green houseplants around the sofa and living room and consider nailhead trim for a dramatic look.
The above ideas should be enough to get you started in whichever direction you’re heading with your living room. But now it’s time for the experts to weigh in with more advice to help you get your styling just right.
“There are countless ways you can style a green velvet sofa in a space, whether you want to create a moody effect or a more natural and calming environment,” says Yoselin Castro, Senior Interior Designer at Mackenzie Collier Interiors. “Pairing it with brass metals such as a coffee table or floor lamp will elevate the look and make the room feel more sophisticated, bringing in more natural elements such as wood gallery wall frames and accent chairs to provide a more casual and earthy feel."
“If you're starting from scratch, get a velvet sofa in a type of fabric that suits your lifestyle best! For example, if you have kids go for a performance fabric making it easy to clean,” continues Castro. “From there, see what colors are available and think of how much color you want to add to your space. If you can't decide whether you absolutely love the green sofa or if the green sofa is too much color for you, spaces can always be toned down by bringing in natural tones through the rest of the furniture. This can be achieved with the selection of rug, art, wall color, and accessories. Finally, watch that beautiful statement sofa shine.”
“Don’t try and outdo the sofa by adding a darker throw. Instead, dress your sofa with a lighter shade throw and of a different color."
“The shade of green you choose (i.e., an earthy shade, an olive shade, or a heritage green shade) are all more bold and slightly masculine shades,” says Interior Designer Becc Burgmann. “Don’t try and outdo the sofa by adding a darker throw. Instead, dress your sofa with a lighter shade throw and of a different color, for example, with a heritage green sofa, pair it with a gorgeous burnt orange, or for an olive green, choose a beautiful beige with perhaps a wooden geometric pattern.”
“You only have to walk outdoors to spy many different shades of green, and many seasonal too, so take a walk, find your green and see what sort of tree it’s connected to,” Burgmann continued. “When I think heritage green, I imagine the burnt leaves turning in the fall to that stunning yellow/orange. Inspiration is all around you! My biggest tip, don't over style it; I'd stick with a throw rug, and that's all, your sofa is the hero piece."