Before you think, "Oh my goodness, white furniture with a kid on the way?!" on me, hear me out. We will be ordering (hopefully soon) a sofa and a loveseat for the main living space. The type of leather we would be getting is super durable and easily cleanable unlike any fabric. Even with the protector on fabric it wont look nearly as nice 10 years from now as this will.
Yes, I realize a kiddo with markers, pens, etc in hand could be potentially dangerous, but maybe if I just stick with those markers that only mark on the special paper that come with them and designate a space (ie. kitchen table with a vinyl table cloth on top) for crafting and art activities I can avoid any disastrous marks on the beautiful white furniture.
I just love the idea of having beautiful furniture and having it be both kid and dog friendly. It's a perfect world in my mind. Dog hair, puke, snot, poo, drinks, and food would be easily vacuumed/wiped up!
The bonus on the sofa pictured above is that I can get it at cost through the store I work at (!!!) and it matches the lines of the chair we will be ordering:
In this fabric:
So, do you think I'm crazy for wanting white leather furniture?