Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 06:02:55 AM by Iwona Braun. Midcentury. This may be the most common mistake of them all. This happens when you don‘t measure your space or the sofa or sometimes neglect both. Don’t go by how big the sofa looks in the store. A sofa might look deceptively small in a showroom but could end up being too big for your room, so not measuring your space or your sofa can create many problems. Other than measuring the size of your space, pay attention to the scale. Your sofa should be the same scale as your other furniture so it doesn’t seem too big or too small placed alongside the rest of it.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 11:03:06 AM by Brechtje Arnold. Midcentury. 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 Thursday, January 17th 2019, 08:55:11 AM by Ferdinanda Berger. Midcentury. As homeowners are gearing furniture selections to comfort, the ottoman has taken center stage in front of many sofas. Really, an ottoman is just a large padded or upholstered stool or bench. It's a perfect piece to use in front of a sofa, as its soft top offers comfort for legs, the upholstery fabric contributes color and texture to the room, and the large flat to is ideal for placing a tray or books.
Published at Thursday, February 28th 2019, 20:11:53 PM. Sofa By Brechtje Arnold. Finding a tufted, ruby red, velvet sofa for less than $500 is already a rarity, but when something this on-trend comes in for less than $400, it's really something to write home about. Emerald green is always a good bet this time of year, but this gorgeous sofa is so timeless it's sure to work in any season.
Published at Thursday, February 28th 2019, 19:44:45 PM. Sofa By Izolda Dietrich. This beast of a sofa was left behind in an apartment, but it wasn’t quite what the new tenant had in mind. With $20 worth of spray paint, and an enviable abundance of confidence, the tenant gave this old piece a fresh new face. While most of us haven´t made over a whole couch, I´m sure many of us have found random furniture in our homes—and it probably needs at least a little work.
Published at Thursday, February 28th 2019, 19:39:34 PM. Sofa By Silana Loiseau. Around here, we love coming across ways to get a little more mileage out of our well-loved basics. So when I came across a genius idea about how to revitalize a 6-year-old saggy sofa with a quick trip to the craft store, I just had to try it for myself. My parents‘ poor 15+-year-old overstuffed leather sofa was years past being "overstuffed" and was starting to look really grumpy- like. However sad and grumpy, it´s a much-loved, quality piece of furniture so I was excited to add a few more miles to its already long and generous life.
Published at Thursday, February 28th 2019, 18:27:03 PM. Sofa By Rosemarie Francois. Repeat this step with remaining seat cushions. Total cost for the Poly-fil and batting? Under $40. Not too shabby! For the seat cushions, I simply wrapped quilt batting around the entire seat and stuffed it back into the covers. Placing the fill behind the existing cushion will help to keep everything looking smooth. Pack the Poly-fil in like you're stuffing a turkey.
Published at Thursday, February 28th 2019, 18:20:30 PM. Sofa By Felecia Legros. 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 Thursday, February 28th 2019, 18:05:33 PM. Sofa By Vedetta Prevost. Compact and comfortable, this overstuffed gray 82-inch sofa from Blu Dot is designed to satisfy your laziest Sunday urges. Curl up against the super-fluffy cushions for an epic Netflix binge sesh—and relax knowing this low-slung sofa makes your living room look stellar.
Published at Thursday, February 28th 2019, 18:00:21 PM. Sofa By Yolande Tanguy. 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."