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15 Loveseat Ideas For Small Spaces And Cozy Decors

The history of the loveseat can be traced back to the 1600s when they were basically just larger chairs that noblewomen used to sit on to arrange their puffy dresses. Around that time they also became popular with couples which enjoyed the privacy these seats offered, hence the “loveseat” name which stuck.

 Loveseat Ideas For Small Spaces

Today a loveseat has become an alternative to the sofa for small living rooms. It also makes a nice addition to large bedrooms, guest rooms or even offices. This miniature sofa is surprisingly versatile and there are numerous beautiful designs that support that claim.

How to choose a loveseat

The best loveseat that you could possibly choose is one that will suit your needs and wants in terms of design, style, and construction. Determine if you want comfort over design or do you want them both in equal amounts. Perhaps you are looking for a material that will last long while being easy to clean. If you have children and/or pets in the household, then you want a material that is strong enough to last daily usage.

Are you looking for a smaller loveseat because of a lack of floor space or are you wanting a loveseat on the larger size without committing to a full sofa? What is your budget? Are you able to get the loveseat to your home without a delivery fee or will you need help to bring it up?

These are some of things you definitely will want to consider before making your loveseat purchase for your small space.

Questions to Ask

Finding yourself asking a lot of questions before purchasing your loveseat? This is great because it means that you are invested in your purchase and are actively looking for the best one to suit your needs.

Ask the retailer that is selling you the loveseat the following questions:

  • Is there a warranty on the product for replacement in the case of defects? How about repair warranty?
  • Do you have to specially clean the loveseat, for example steam cleaning or is spot cleaning acceptable?
  • What is the weight capacity for the loveseat?
  • Are the material fade and stain-resistant?

Cool Loveseat You can Find

Rolled Arm Settee

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The Davenport Settee has a simple and modern design with a classy and elegant allure. It’s compact in size which means you can easily add it to even the tiniest living room. We also picture this comfy loveseat being used in a reading nook, together with a small side table or a little bookshelf. 

Pros:

  • Simple and modern design
  • Compact size
  • Rounded arms

Cons:

  • Can only sit two at most

Dejon Modern Fabric Loveseat

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A lack of armrests keeps the design of this loveseat clean and simple which is useful if you’re trying to maintain an airy decor. It also offers more freedom in general. The loveseat has a sturdy frame and a comfortable seat and backrest. The fabric upholstery gives the loveseat a casual appearance and also adds color to the design, allowing the piece to stand out by contrasting with its surroundings or to match other decor elements. Check it out on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Clean lines
  • Padded back
  • Longer in length than most

Cons:

  • No arms

Modway Remark Mid-Century Modern Loveseat

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The mid-century modern design on this loveseat is beautiful. We envision this elegant piece in either a small living room, as an alternative to the sofa, or in a big bedroom with room for a lounge nook. The look is quite timeless, with the padded cushions and the button tufted backrest. Add extra cushions for more color and pattern. Find out more details about this loveseat on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Could be used in the living room or bedroom
  • Padded arms and back
  • Four sturdy wooden support legs

Cons:

  • Only available in one color

Pulaski Marcella Settees

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This is also a very classy loveseat. It has a solid hardwood frame with two types of legs in a dark finish which contrasts with the light color of the fabric upholstery. The front legs are slender and have a beautiful silhouette, giving the loveseat a refined touch. The pattern design on the fabric is beautiful as well and the generous passing makes the seat very comfortable. Check out this piece on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Could be used in the living room or bedroom
  • Padded arms and back
  • Four sturdy wooden support legs

Cons:

  • Only available in one color

US Pride Furniture Fabric Modern Style Loveseat

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This loveseat was designed to accentuate your decor while looking beautiful and stylish itself. It’s lightweight and simple and it comes in a variety of different colors, both neutral and vibrant so you can pick the nuance that goes best with your home. It has a wood frame, tapered legs and plush foam seat cushions upholstered in fabric. Check it out on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Lightweight and classic
  • Variety of colors to choose from
  • Tapered legs

Cons:

  • Doesn’t have arms

Modway Makeshift Upholstered Loveseat in Black Gray

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Mid-century style loveseats are, as it seems, quite popular. Here’s another one, this time with a solid ash frame which remains visible and a seat for two which although made out of a single piece shows two individual grooves, subtle yet noticeable. Check out the piece on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Mid-century design
  • Solid frame
  • Seating for two

Cons:

  • Not a lot of padding on the cushions

Rivet Revolve Modern Upholstered Loveseat

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Some loveseat designs are more similar to sofas than others. This is a good example. The Rivet Revolve loveseat has a contemporary design with classic details seamlessly embedded in it. The frame is made of hardwood and the tapered legs are in solid beech wood.

Pros:

  • Classic design and detailing
  • Solid wooden legs
  • Cushioned back

Cons:

  • Some may find it boxy

ZINUS Jackie Loveseat Sofa

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The flared arms give this loveseat a very elegant appearance with a bit of mid-century flair. The wood frame gives it a strong and sturdy look while the foam cushioning makes it super comfortable and gives it a cozy look. Check it out on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Classic design and detailing
  • Solid wooden legs
  • Cushioned back

Cons:

  • Some may find it boxy

Jasper Mid Century Modern Fabric Loveseat

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Loveseats such as this one offer comfortable seating without taking up a lot of space, a useful and practical option when there really isn’t much room to spare. The design is sleek and elegant and fabric upholstery combined with the light-colored birch wood legs and overall shape of the loveseat creates a modern and sophisticated yet casual look. Find out more on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Ideal for a small space
  • Fabric upholstery for easy cleaning
  • Modern design

Cons:

  • No arms

Christopher Knight Home Sullivan Fabric Loveseat

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A loveseat is basically a smaller version of a sofa and that means they’re also quite similar in design. You can also accessorize a loveseat the same way you would a sofa. Add accent pillows for increased comfort and play with color, texture and pattern. You can find this particular loveseat on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Rustic design
  • Overstuffed seating area
  • Compact

Cons:

  • Arms are not as padded as the seat or back

BELLEZE Modern Button Tufted Settee

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You might expect to find a loveseat such as this one in an elegant library, a stylish office, a luxurious bedroom or perhaps in a small living room. It’s perfect for small spaces and versatile enough to adapt to many different contexts and decors. The high back gives it character and also adds a refined touch to the overall design of the loveseat. Check it out on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Rustic design
  • Overstuffed seating area
  • Compact

Cons:

  • Arms are not as padded as the seat or back

Lifestyle Solutions Arlington Loveseat

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There’s not an exact standard in terms of size when it comes to loveseats. Some are smaller while others are larger and comparable to sofas. This right here would be a classic loveseat, small and compact and with a fairly traditional design. You can get this on amazon.

Pros:

  • Traditional design in terms of size
  • Button detailing for style
  • Padded seats, back, and arms

Cons:

  • Frame is heavy

Container Furniture Direct Orion Mid Century Modern

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This is an example of a loveseat that’s similar in size to a sofa. Although it has two seats, it’s quite spacious. You can add this to the living room not necessarily as a way to save space but as a way to make the most of whatever space you have and even to reimage the layout of the room. Check out Amazon for more details.

Pros:

  • Faux leather is easy to clean
  • Quilted seat pattern
  • Padded back and arms

Cons:

  • Larger than most loveseats

Mid-Century Modern Loveseat

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Compact and chic, this loveseat would make a nice addition to spaces like the living room and several others, being versatile enough to adapt to a variety of contexts. This small loveseat is both stylish and comfortable, featuring fabric upholstery and birch wood legs available in several different finishes. Find out more about it on Amazon.

Pros:

  • Retro design and flair
  • Legs are available in various finishes
  • Mid-height back for support

Cons:

  • Single seating cushion

Christopher Knight Home Darcy Loveseat

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Leather loveseats are rarer than the ones in fabric and they tend to look more elegant and more formal. This particular model has a strong look and lots of character even though it’s very simple overall. The dark brown color of the leather matches the wooden frame and the lack of armrests ensures a cleaner look. Check out this product on amazon.

Pros:

  • Modern and elegant
  • Clean and sleek lines
  • Faux leather is easy to spot clean

Cons:

  • No arms

Conclusion

When looking to purchase a loveseat, make sure you purchase the one you truly will enjoy. Your loveseat is one of the places you will relax after a long day, snuggle down to enjoy a movie, and spend time with loves ones. Make sure that the loveseat you choose will not overwhelm your living room and take up all of your floor space.

Look for loveseats that are easily cleaned, features warranties for repairs and/or replacements, and definitely choose a loveseat that you will be proud to show off!