Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:05:42 AM by Carlene Albrecht. Modern. When hanging anything above a sofa, keep in mind that the number one mistake people make is to hang something that´s too small. The piece, whatever it may be, should generally be about two-thirds the width of the sofa (unless you´re opting for something purposely over-scale). If you‘re hanging a group of pieces the same rule generally applies. Other than that the rules are pretty loose, so be creative and choose something that speaks to you and makes you smile.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:05:14 AM by Drika Baumann. Contemporary. If you'd like to recreate this look exactly, the paint used was Montana Colors' Greyhound Brown, but you could also use spray paint specially formulated for painting vinyl (pleather) and fabric. I know from experience that it works great. And if any of you do start spray painting your furniture, be sure to tell us all about it! Meri leaves us with these wise words of advice that apply to projects large and small: "Wear a mask when you spray paint."
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:07:21 AM by Izolda Dietrich. Industrial. Just as in well-tailored clothing, patterns and stripes should match at the seams. Although it might not catch your eye right away, mismatched patterns or stripes will give you the sense that something is"off". Stripes that match at seams make a sofa look well finished. Patterns should be centered, and all seams and welts should run straight. Uneven welting and seams that are pulled to one side or another mean that the cover was badly tailored.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:05:14 AM. Contemporary By Drika Baumann. 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.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:04:54 AM. Industrial By Edelmira Beck. Neutral sofa fabric includes beige, gray, taupe, and cream. A matte beige sofa fabric can appear dull around other colors, but a textured beige fabric with flecks of monochromatic color can create interest without adding new colors. Gray sofas can range from pale to charcoal colors. Considered a style chameleon, gray can be sophisticated, comfortable, cool or crisp. Neutral sofas can quietly complement your other decor, but still be stylish and attractive.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:03:09 AM. Midcentury By Emma Frank. This drastic reduction in wood´s moisture content is important so that the wood doesn´t warp or shrink with changes in humidity and temperature. Warping or shrinkage can destabilize your sofa, and even cause it to lose its shape. You would not see that happening in a quality sofa. Air drying can also work well, but since often times the process is not controlled enough, so you cannot be sure that the wood‘s moisture content is sufficiently reduced.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:03:03 AM. Modern By Ferdinanda Berger. African Juju hats have become something of a necessity in stylish homes across North America in recent years - and for good reason! The hats (worn by tribal chiefs and dignitaries during royal court affairs in Cameroon) are made up of large, vibrant bird feathers, and come in a wide variety of colors. The feathers are considered to be symbolic of prosperity, and they represent all the many positive qualities associated with birds, such as freedom.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:02:58 AM. Contemporary By Hedda Böhm. This option is structured and modern all at the same time, and the mink shade will work with just about any existing decor schemes. Interior Define’s entire line is highly customizable, so you’re sure to find something that strikes your fancy. But we‘re partial to this rich, navy sectional and its invitingly plush pillows.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:02:50 AM. Industrial By Heloise Bergmann. Don´t forget to run your hand over the back of the sofa before buying. A hollow back is indicative of poor construction. You want it to be padded. Do test it out before buying. While you´re in the store sit down, lie down, put your feet up – if you‘re going to be doing it at home you should try it first in the store (within reason). Don‘t forget to measure. Make sure to take note of the width, depthe, height, seat height and arm height.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:07:24 AM. Contemporary By Iwona Braun. We’re here to be amazed by the couch, but I‘m amazed by it all. I love the drama of the black wall and the way it makes the newly brown couch pop almost as if it‘s orange. I will always love fussy furniture painted in a solid color, and that glossy black coffee table is one of the best versions out there. The rug is a fabulous anchor to a primarily black-and-white room. The molded chair is the perfect combination of black, white, and wood, and it enhances the mid-century modern appeal of the sofa.