By Adalheid Voigt. Sofa. At Tuesday, March 05th 2019, 13:35:08 PM.
If you’ve got a plain Jane sofa and you want it to look more formal a surefire way to do it is to add some nailhead trim. Simply determine the lines of the sofa you want to accent and then nail in the tacks (try to place them at even intervals of roughly ½ inch). Just be sure to choose a solid part of the frame so you’ve got a solid foundation to nail the trim into. And it should go without saying that you cannot do this on a slipcovered piece – only on one that’s upholstered.
To achieve a Scandi-inspired, minimalist look, pair a set of slouchy square pillows in one corner of the sofa (preferably one solid and one patterned), and prop a smaller, rectangular-shaped pillow in the center of the other cushion. Instead of predictably tucking a single pillow into the corner of your sofa, why not take inspiration from Cottage Cloth and place a set facing inward? We love her choice of contrasting striped fabric, too.
This celadon striped pillow cover is 100 percent linen, which makes for an upscale seaside look at a fraction of the usual cost. The striped detail is hand-embroidered, to boot. Each of these handcrafted pillows feature designs based off of traditional Congo garb. They're created from natural dyed raffia to add an authentic, colorful touch to your sofa.