By Adalheid Voigt. Modern. At Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 14:13:27 PM.
Mirrors are important decorative tools.They reflect light, they open up spaces, and they just make rooms look better in general. Above a sofa can be a great place to hang a large mirror, but keep in mind that whenever possible mirrors should be hung across from windows or something else that‘s visually appealing.
It is true that you are saving this furniture from potentially going to a landfill, know that reupholstering an old sofa could end up costing more than you would pay for a new one. Even after you have it reupholstered, it could still be uncomfortable. I am assuming you just mean to have the sofa re-covered, and are not planning to change its insides.
When installing shelves, keep all the rules in mind - hang at eye level (or in the case of a grouping the center of the group should be at eye level), and pay attention than the width of the sofa so that the shelves are hung in relation. This isn´t to say you can´t break the rules depending on what you want for your space, but if you're unsure about placement these rules help.