Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 00:32:58 AM by Hannah Fuchs. Midcentury. Selecting the wrong color for your fabric can also be a serious mistake. It is always a good idea to bring a swatch home to look at it in relation to all your other furnishings, wall color, and light. Always choose a color you like and can live with. Don’t pick colors based on trends or just a whim. You will have to live with that color choice for years.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:07:00 AM by Edwige Becker. Contemporary. Slip your sofa into something more comfortable (and more stylish!) in order to give it a fresh new look. Slipcovers aren’t as expensive as they used to be (although they’re still not cheap) and they’re available in a huge variety of fabrics and colors. You can have them custom made if you want the perfect fit, or you can buy something in a standard size for a looser fit. And if you have an IKEA sofa you’re in luck – there are a few companies who make slipcovers specifically for IKEA furniture.
Published at Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 01:21:15 AM by Edwige Becker. Contemporary. For a modern, clean look, try placing pillows in contrasting shapes right beside each other on one side of the sofa. The consistency in color ensures continuity. Try clustering trios of geometrically-patterned pillows together. Space them out between each sofa cushion for a look that’s anchored, yet casually rustic at the same time.
Published at Monday, January 14th 2019, 07:34:47 AM. Traditional By Drika Baumann. 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 Monday, January 14th 2019, 02:05:46 AM. Modern By Carlene Albrecht. Buying a sofa is a major investment, and there is no reason you shouldn‘t be able to enjoy what you buy. No one needs the frustration and shopper’s regret that comes from a hasty and ill thought out purchase. A good salesperson will understand and help you find the one that is best suited to your needs.
Published at Monday, January 14th 2019, 01:31:45 AM. Midcentury By Brechtje Arnold. Engineered wood is just what the name implies. It has been engineered to achieve its present form. There are two types of engineered wood, plywood, and particle board. Particle board is not suitable for sofa frames, or any weight bearing frames for that matter because they are made from wood chips and fibers glued together. Plywood is engineered by gluing several thin layers of wood together and can be strong enough for sofa frames depending on the type of wood, and the thickness of the frame.
Published at Sunday, January 13th 2019, 02:47:00 AM. Midcentury By Mia Foehrkolb. The seating support is also an important component in determining the quality of a sofa. It works in tandem with the frame and the filling. A sturdy frame provides an anchor for good seating support and filling augments it. You should always test the quality of seating support by sitting on a sofa before you buy it. It shouldn‘t sag, and it should provide good support in the seat and in the back.
Published at Sunday, January 13th 2019, 01:32:44 AM. Industrial By Blanche Bauer. Filling: Filing may be foam, down, or padding that is used to make the sofa comfortable. Frame: The frame comprises the bones of a sofa and determines not just the shape but also the quality. High-quality sofas have kiln-dried hardwood frames with strong, reinforced joints.
Published at Sunday, January 13th 2019, 01:14:41 AM. Traditional By Sophia Friedrich. While it is difficult to sell used upholstered furniture at a garage sale or yard sale, it is not impossible. To a great extent, it depends on the condition of the piece. Only consider selling if it is in reasonable shape. Here‘s a good way to gauge the condition: if the tables were turned, would you want to buy it?
Published at Sunday, January 13th 2019, 00:23:43 AM. Contemporary By Edwige Becker. Choosing a couch can be an arduous process. Even after you narrow down the style and fabric, you still have to consider height. Luckily, low-profile sofas are making a comeback in a big way—and they're ideal for transforming a small room into a cavernous escape. Dress up your living room with one of these low-slung models. You may find swapping out your tall, oversized sofa for these shorter, sleeker versions makes your space feel airy and bright.