White furniture lovers have heard it all before: “You’ll regret that light sofa! It’ll show every piece of dirt, every hair, every crumb!” “You can’t have white furniture if you have kids or pets!” “The stains will never come out!”
Yes, white furniture (or off-white, beige, cream, etc.) is a little more high maintenance than say, a patterned sofa in a darker shade. But there are ways to add the fresh, light-colored pieces you’ve been seeing everywhere into your own home – without driving yourself crazy!