Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:03:09 AM by Emma Frank. 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 Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Industrial By Ishild Brandt. Seat cushions should be firm and resilient and fit snugly within the sofa frame. Additionally, the cushions should regain their shape after you press down and let go. A cushion that stays put when you press down will be flattened in no time, end up looking unsightly and feel uncomfortable when you sit on it. Cushions that do not fit snugly in place will also lose their shape quickly and the edges will start looking unsightly.
Published at Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Contemporary By Hannah Fuchs. Mustard yellow velvet may not be for everyone, but this moderately priced mid-century modern-inspired sofa also comes in eight other shades. ABC Carpet & Home knows a thing or two about stylish furnishings, and this bright coral sofa is a standout.Blush pink continues to be immensely popular, and it's particularly well suited to velvet. But this sleek sofa is eye-catching without feeling too trendy.
Published at Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Traditional By Heloise Bergmann. When you choose sofa or chair slipcovers, you are actually choosing to dress up your furniture. Just as you would pay attention to fabric weight, textures, and fit when you dress a human body, you should consider what would best fit your piece of furniture. I should also point out that slipcovers may not always be the perfect solution for a certain chair or sofa styles.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 22:43:17 PM. Traditional By Blanche Bauer. 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 Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 22:43:12 PM. Modern By Brechtje Arnold. Remember that there is a difference between re-covering and reupholstering. Re-covering involves just replacing the fabric, and it is more of a cosmetic procedure. Reupholstering could involve replacing the padding and springs, mending the frame or re-staining any wood. As you can see a complete re-upholstery job involves a lot of labor and replacement of material, and is more structural in nature.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 22:43:07 PM. Midcentury By Brechtje Arnold. Make sure that you are getting high-density foam because lesser-quality foam can start breaking down pretty quickly, causing sags, and the fabric does not stay taut when that happens. If you want a really soft seat, consider down cushions. These are considered to be the premium choice, and as you might imagine they are also among the most expensive. High-quality cushions have down-proof ticking under the upholstery fabric to prevent feathers from poking through. Cushions filled just with down are high-maintenance and can need daily attention.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 22:43:05 PM. Industrial By Carlene Albrecht. A very common traditional shape for sofa arms, a rolled arm curves outward. Although comfortable for lounging and reading, rolled arms do take up extra space and should be taken into account when measuring a sofa. A Lawson arm is a low-profile, modestly scaled version of the rolled arm.