Purple is a royal color. If your livi ng room comes in the south east part of your house purple sofa is a good option to invite wealth into your home. Use it sparingly though as its a strong color and you don't want to go overboard
And here it is after layers and layers of paint were added. No sanding involved. I used a clear wax, dark wax on top of the various paint colours. Some of the colours were custom, but the layers began by using Aries and Barcelona Orange.