Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 00:32:58 AM by Hannah Fuchs. Midcentury. Kiln-dried frames are superior because you can be sure about the reduction of the moisture content to a satisfactory level. Another thing to remember about sofa frames is that a sofa frame that is made of kiln-dried hardwood is a much better choice than a softwood frame even if it is kiln dried. When you look for frames that will last, make sure to ask about how it has been constructed because that is just as important. A well-constructed frame has reinforced joints that are dowelled and glued and uses screws instead of staples.
Published at Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 01:21:15 AM by Edwige Becker. Contemporary. West Elm´s Tillary sofa is a design classic, and for good reason. The soft tufting brings a classic sophistication, and the armless, low-slung style helps make a tiny apartment feel expansive. Because this sofa comes in so many shades, you can pick a color that suits your style. Light white fabric goes great against a dark wall, or try a rich blue tweed to class up a breezy, sunny room.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:07:00 AM by Edwige Becker. Contemporary. f 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.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:49:14 PM. Contemporary By Edelmira Beck. Before you start, remove your jewelry, especially rings. I almost lost mine in the process! To give yourself room to work on the seat backs, remove all the seat cushions and set them in a clean workspace. Grab a large amount of Poly-fil and begin to shove it up inside the cushion, making sure to position it behind any foam or pillow that may already be in the cushion.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:16:23 PM. Traditional By Edwige Becker. If you´re outfitting a small room, consider taping off your potential couch placement to make sure your measurements feel right. Then, pick a couch height and depth that feels right for you. What feels coziest to your best friend may feel way too deep for you. The best way to determine this measurement is to curl up on couch you (or a friend or family member) already owns. Too deep? Buy something smaller. Too skinny? You‘ll know to buy larger. Just right? Jot down that measurement — you‘ve found a winner.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:16:20 PM. Modern By Emma Frank. It makes sense to reupholster if your sofa is very high quality or has an unusual frame. Quite possibly, the cost of reupholstering it would be less than buying a new sofa of comparable quality. This is not very often the case, but it is possible you may have a perfectly good sofa that can be brought back to life by just re-covering with a new fabric.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:16:16 PM. Midcentury By Ferdinanda Berger. Of course, this is everyone‘s first choice. Coffee tables are available in all sorts of sizes, heights, and metal, glass, painted, or natural wood finishes. A traditional coffee table can have a glass top, can be solid wood, or can be made out of metal or finished with a high gloss to shine as the center of attention in the room.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:10:14 PM. Industrial By Hannah Fuchs. DO consider how you’ll use the sofa – and be honest! Is it for TV watching, curling up with a good book or formal entertaining? There's no point in getting a stiff and formal sofa if you plan to put your feet up and watch TV, nor do you want your guests to sink into the cushions and not be able to get up when you're entertaining. DO buy the best quality you can afford. A sofa is a big investment and you want it to last. Remember, a sofa of average quality should last at least 10 years while a high-end sofa should last up to 25.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:10:11 PM. Contemporary By Hedda Böhm. Combine low-profile beauty with a luxe supple finish. Rove Concept's Milo Sofa comes in a variety of fabrics and shades, but we love this vintage blue velvet, which downright shimmers. Put this sofa in a sunny room, and it’s guaranteed to shine.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 20:50:18 PM. Modern By Heloise Bergmann. If you are just tired of the fabric you have right now but don’t want to invest in a new piece of furniture, you may also want to look into slipcovers. I would definitely not recommend reupholstering in that event. In the end, it is simply a question of finding the best value.