Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 08:02:07 AM by Carlene Albrecht. Modern. The empty space above a sofa is a prime spot in the house for a great piece of art. In fact, it‘s comparable only to space above a mantle. That being said, what kind of art should go there? Should it be a painting? A photograph? While most people stick with the traditional solution of hanging a single painting or photograph above a sofa, there are plenty more options to choose from.
Published at Friday, January 18th 2019, 18:59:14 PM by Sofia Franke. Modern. When you measure a sofa, don´t just stop at the length or the width because that will not give you the full picture and the measurements can be incorrect. Here is how to measure properly: Width: Measure the width from arm to arm because that is usually the widest part of the sofa. You need to make sure that you are taking the width measurements at the widest point. For instance, if the sofa you selected has rolled arms, measure from outside the widest part of one arm to the other arm and not at the bottom near the legs.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 02:06:12 AM by Hedda Böhm. Modern. 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 Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 22:40:19 PM. Traditional By Bernadea Paris. Think backless sofa. It is usually placed against a wall with pillows added for comfort. A version of this sofa with one side angled to recline is called a "fainting couch" - ideal for those with a more delicate temperament. This is a form of love seat. It usually has a wood frame, open arms, and an upholstered seat. It is considered more formal (and usually more uncomfortable) than a love seat and sits a bit higher.
Published at Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 20:38:49 PM. Sofa By Paige Perrin. Have a large expanse of space to fill? This dramatic oversized sectional gives any living space a striking sense of scale, and its low-profile design adds to the expansive effect. At 24 inches high, this unobtrusive couch pairs beautifully with large-format artwork, and the sectional design encourages raucous conversation.
Published at Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 20:21:45 PM. Modern By Ishild Brandt. Mirrors are important decorative tools.They reflect light, they open up spaces, and they just make rooms look better in general. Above a sofa can be a great place to hang a large mirror, but keep in mind that whenever possible mirrors should be hung across from windows or something else that‘s visually appealing.
Published at Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 19:35:02 PM. Sofa By Ishild Brandt. This is what it looked like when I arrived. As you can see, it actually had frown lines and wrinkles. What kind of witchy sorcery did I use to create this magical transformation, you ask? A super top-secret, rare fiber found only in every craft store ever. I used Poly-fil, an easy-to-find, cheap (a 10lb box will run you about $30) blend of polyester that has a high tolerance for wear and tear.
Published at Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 18:26:42 PM. Sofa By Georgitte Maurice. 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.
Published at Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 18:22:24 PM. Modern By Laverna Collet. Each fabric is going to feel different, and it will add in a very different way to the overall feel of a sofa. You may like the look of heavily textured fabrics, but do you like the feel of them? Does a surface feel too slick? Do you like the sound leather makes when you shift your weight on it? Sit on different fabrics long enough till you find one that is right for you. This is especially important if it is going to be "the sofa," that special one that is used all the time.
Published at Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 16:06:26 PM. Sofa By Susanne Bodin. 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.