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Downsizing Help: Choosing What Furniture to Leave Behind
What to take, what to buy, how to make your favorite furniture fit ... get some answers from a homeowner who scaled way down
"leave behind. Editing your stuff can be a challenge. Don’t panic. Chances are, what... you left behind. Since Mike and I downsized to a 600-square-foot bungalow last August... and a sofa, both of which were my grandmother's. Sad, but necessary. The rest of... with my desk and one of a set of cashmere club chairs that I picked up on Craig's list... secretary desk that sits in our bedroom. Some pieces may have to double duty. I think..."
How to Create a Secret Doorway Behind a Bookcase
"doorway behind the bookcase. This cool concept keeps your belongings safely tucked... smoldering behind a fake door because you wouldn't know there was anything behind it.... pantry behind it with 10 in deep shelves. Right behind the hinge area is kind of hard... to be behind a bookcase like door. This is a fantastic idea for our clients looking... closet behind some shelves in my husband's master bath closet. I say badly designed..."
Room of the Day: A Chicago Living Room Puts Boyishness Behind
"The wall behind the sofa could have been a bit darker, deeper neutral as the orange... grounds the sofa, and that the brown of the curtains are repeated throughout the room.... above the sofa are affordable finds from HomeGoods. “The pattern reminded me of a map... make the sofa a good reading place. Blue and orange are complementary colors, and guaranteed..."
Furniture Clinic: Quick DIY Glides for Sofa, Chair or Table
"tables, sofa legs, etc. Tomorrow. How about glides for heavy furniture on a brick... office desk chairs with four rollers worry me. Can we cover the roller somehow?... sticky mess behind and scratches. And with 2 cats and a dog they sure do attract the hair... pieces like sofa and chairs that seem to get pushed back against the walls! Thanks Houzzers... don't want sofas etc to go right back against the wall. I like the idea of using carpet..."
Dress Your Desk
"at your desk, or simply like a place to land for corresponding and doodling on weekends... for your desk, but thinking in terms of both function and design. While keeping in mind... on your desk. Create a space to meet your work and aesthetic needs. Dress your desk... link? My desk, that I mainly use for our laptop, is behind our sofa, much as the 5th... viewing the sofa. it is actually a sofa table, with drawers for computer attachments and..."
Guest Picks: Desk Accessories for Creative Types
"for a desk that inspires creativity... stuck behind a desk most days doesn't mean that your office needs to be routine.... on my desk it would stick to; maybe in the kitchen though. I have to say that I’m... around your desk. Spare yourself the annoying task of having to unstick the end of your... Next: A Desk for Every Home Design Paperclips are fine, but hand-dyed clothespins in... DIY your desk. Yellow Owl stamp sets allow you to create your own cards and notebooks..."
Architects, Show Us: What's on Your Desk Right Now?
"to stay behind the scenes and sketch in peace, but we'd love a glimpse of where your... on my desk I haven't seen the surface for the last 6 month - I really must get organized... have two desks, one for computer work and one for ideas and sketching! This as you... bored. My desk is strewn with bits and pieces of models and samples, electronics and... on my desk! Today I'm working on designing a bonus room in one of my stock house..."
Smart Shopper: How to Choose a Sofa Bed
Comfort and convenience — today's sleep sofas offer both. Here's what to consider to get the right sleeper for you
"sleep sofas offer both. Here's what to consider to get the right sleeper for you... sleep sofa. Yes, there are comfortable models on the market — you just need to know... and the sofa in the living room converted to two twin beds. The arms of the sofa folded... underneath the sofa. Both beds were dense foam and quite comfortable. The sofa was bright... that a sofa-bed mattress has to fold and fit under the cushions of the sofa, they..."
Brilliant Solution: The Curved Sofa
See how a curved sofa can enhance conversation, solve decorating dilemmas, and create a more welcoming room
"curved sofa can enhance conversation, solve decorating dilemmas, and create a more... curved sofa. My favorite thing about it is that five people can sit on it at once... curved sofas provide a comfortable conversation area, but they can solve some snarly... curved sofa. Although the sofa with console table behind it looks attractive, it really... curved sofa in rectangular room! Curved sofas and round rugs are some of my favorite..."
6 Reasons to Float a Sofa
"Use a sofa's long shape to direct traffic, define a space and more... pulling the sofa away from a wall. “Floating” the sofa can solve a multitude of decorating... floating your sofa might be the way to go.... floating the sofa adds comfort, conversation and life to a living space. My sofas have... floated my sofa it was forever being moved backwards every time someone sat down. Extremely... moved the sofa back against the wall:( Such a great ideabook! I am dying to float my..."
Could Your Living Room Be Better Without a Sofa?
"for a sofa. Open floor plans complicate things even more so that a sofa almost always... place a sofa? Lately it seems that even in large homes the formal living room is getting... of the sofa being jostled from both sides. Give me my own cozy chair with plenty of... contain a sofa. The photos in this ideabook all show great living rooms where the designers... lying on a sofa. One thing to keep in mind is that a sofa and two chairs only seats..."
How to Pick the Right End Tables for Your Sofa
You may want to give your seating accompaniments a standing ovation when you follow these guidelines for choosing the right ones
"leading-lady sofa. They rarely get the glory, yet they're vital in their own low-key way... L-shaped sofas and what about tables to go behind a sofa. I would have liked ot have... table behind the sofa should be at least as high as the backrest of the sofa. i searched... for my sofa. They are exactly one inch taller than the sofa arms, similar to your... of the sofa arms. It's 'surface area' that throws me. So if the height of the arms..."
Things You Need to Know About Buying a Sofa
Learn about foam versus feathers, seat depth, springs, fabric and more for a couch that'll work for years to come
"A sofa is one of the biggest furniture investments you'll make — and one of the most... Quality sofas should feel solid and heavy. Flop around on one to test its sturdiness... The best sofas have joints that are double doweled and fitted with corner blocks that... best-quality sofa that you can afford. Your purchase will be amortized over many years.... a good sofa than to buy a new one of comparable quality.... Henredon sofa, a Bassett sofa and a La Z Boy sofa, let alone an Ikea sofa. Ethan Allen..."
Why It's OK to Hate Your New Custom Sofa
It takes time to get used to bold new furniture, but dry your tears — the shock can be good for you. Here's what to expect
"your new sofa or chair. You took the fabric swatch home to make sure it worked. You... living room sofa, I purchased a leather sofa, in (you guessed it) red! Although this time... Our sofa is 15 years old and I'm thinking of replacing it. The current sofa is... a new sofa - it was the size! She had not actually measured her previous sofa - it... most new sofas (RH and PB) are not that well made and are $$$$, while old sofas ( like..."
Houzz Products: One Mod Sofa, Two Cool Designer Looks
Choose your style slant: classic or glam. Designer Kyle Schuneman puts everything together for you with Houzz Products picks
"fabric on a sofa can inspire a totally different design statement, says Kyle Schuneman... apartment-size sofa and other finds from the Houzz Products section. “For the first I was... Love the sofas and the entertainment centers!! I really like the rust sofa with the... Great sofa, but I highly recommend finding a vintage original and having it rebuilt... vintage sofa you MIGHT like and drape each fabric over it one piece at a time. Remember..."