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Second-Life Sofas Show First-Rate Style
"antique sofas can live happily in modern interiors... Victorian sofas (or settees, as those in the era would have called them) in modern interiors... great sofas featured. :) I really wanted a Victorian sofa, but those Victorians sat... touch the sofa, so few of their sofas are comfortable for contemporary use. For example... on the sofas in Pics #2 and #4 and my experience taught me that even sofas that don't... classic sofa I purchased from a friend for $35 (an unwanted hand-me-down from her husband's..."
My Houzz: Colorful Hand Painting Bedecks a Creative Home
A kaleidoscope of colors on walls, furniture and fabrics brings an energetic spirit to a 1920s colonial in Texas
"design. Hand-painted murals, ombré dining walls, an impressive art collection and amazing... but the second picture of that room is just perfect. The master bedroom is like a... walls, hand painting it in shades of purple and violet to create an ombré effect.... Adam's hand-painted cross-stitch mural and work by local artists. The couple found... couple met.Sofa, striped rug: Ikea; armchairs: consignment store, painted and re-covered..."
Woven Works of Art: Mexican Textiles Offer Rich Hand-Crafted Style
For colorful embroidery and patterns to decorate furniture, accessories and even walls and floors, look to the indigenous people of Mexico
"traveling go hand in hand, and learning about the origin of your furnishings makes them... art and hand-crafting tradition, but the region's most popular products come from three... Association. Hand weavers are everywhere! Great article! Beautiful use of Mexican blankets... chair or sofa cover, especially for vintage finds that you haven't gotten around to... have on hand. I often use them as tablecloths during Mexican meals at home. Printed..."
Houzz Tour: Hand Crafting Rehabs a Michigan Farmhouse
Artisan-made and vintage furnishings, a coffered ceiling and agrarian touches give a century-old home warm appeal
Houzz Tour: An Australian Cottage with a Vintage Twist
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... says. The second has a “fun and feminine feel while still appearing a bit glam.” Which... 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..."
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... Eight-way, hand-tied springs are a hallmark of fine furniture, but sinuous S-shaped springs... 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...."
12 Sofa Colors That Won't Box You In
"ing a sofa is a big investment — daunting if you don’t have a designer with an i... board at hand and all the textiles beautifully coordinated. Don’t lose heart. If you... ating/sofa-1220-1222/ great idea book - we're awaiting delivery of a custom sofa... here's a sofa that adheres to several of your points - we'd call this fabric color 'biscuit'... and the sofa itself is surely nature-inspired! http://www.lalunecollection.com/ru..."
Know Your Sofa Options: Arms, Cushions, Backs and Bases
Get your sock arm straight from your track arm — along with everything else — to choose the sofa that’s right for you
"choose the sofa that’s right for you... a new sofa, and so off you go to the furniture store, only to be confronted by a... your new sofa (or chair) actually makes it home. The task will be easier if you learn... of the sofa. Here’s all you need to know.... revival sofa. It could be any sofa! What about an Empire sofa? The Empire and the... first sofa. Never made that mistake again. That sofa was an expensive, expansive..."
How to Choose the Right Sofa Cushion
Shopping for a sofa? Here’s what to know about the basic cushion options — and the all-important test you must do for yourself
"for a sofa? Here’s what to know about the basic cushion options — and the all-important... had that sofa or chair for 20 years, and an objective, honest look at it said it had... a new sofa. Instead you were overwhelmed by the number of choices. Who knew that... touch the sofa with our hands. It was a beautiful sofa. My parents inherited it when... ergonomics of sofas? My spouse and I have been fighting about our next sofa for several years..."
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..."
8 Good Places for a Second Kitchen Sink
Divide and conquer cooking prep and cleanup by installing a second sink in just the right kitchen spot
"installing a second sink in just the right kitchen spot... power of a second sink in your kitchen. When installed in just the right spot, a secondary... to wash hands, get a drink of water etc. I placed the second sink, a small single,... had a second sink right now!" Is it because you need a second prep sink because... added a second sink and a dishwasher to our kitchen about 28 years ago. It is near... dishwasher. Second sinks and prep sinks can really increase the flow of your kitchen and..."
Paperback Books Get a Second Look
Hardcover books get all the decorating love, but paperbacks as a design accessory can hold their own in any room
Brave Decorating Ideas From the NYC Holiday House
A good cause and daring design go hand in hand at a Manhattan mansion, with plenty of inspiration for all
"design go hand in hand at a Manhattan mansion, with plenty of inspiration for all... just a handful of design details on display by 28 designers in this year’s NYC Holiday... were on hand to greet visitors, and were very gracious in answering questions about... on the second floor. Really interesting article and incredible images, I love the... detail.Sofa fabric: Christopher Hyland; wallpaper: Phillip Jeffries; ceiling wallpaper:..."
Choosing the Right Sofa for your Room
"choose a sofa that compliments my existing decor. And I'd love a sofa that really makes... the same sofa in my home for the entire time that I have rented this apartment. I didn't... like this sofa. I got it because a friend was getting rid of it at the same time that... for the sofa to go. However, I'm having a tough time trying to decide what should go... full-size sofa. I like to lounge around on the couch so it has to be something that is..."