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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..."
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..."
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 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... ergonomics of sofas? My spouse and I have been fighting about our next sofa for several years... cushion sofas! My great-great Aunt Honey had a down sofa covered in a white silk damask..."
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..."
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..."
Six Tips for Choosing the Perfect Sofa
"choosing a sofa. You might think you know exactly what you want, but once you walk into... set of sofas for our living room. TOOK FOREVER to decide what kind of sofa we are... com/Upholstery-Sofas-CZ156-CY156-5.aspx Oh, how timely! I've been sofa shopping for the past... ordered a sofa we thought we liked in a fabric we liked. After eight weeks, the sofa... reclining sofas - I bought reclining sofa and loveseat. After 2 years you cannot recline..."
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... 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... leather sofa ( contemporary style) and have Benjamin Moore roasted sesame paint colour..."
Guest Picks: A Sofa Bed for Every Style
Make room for visiting friends and family with a sleeper sofa that converts in a pinch and fits your home's look
"sleeper sofa that converts in a pinch and fits your home's look... different sofa beds currently on the market both here in the U.K. and in the U.S. I find... sleeper sofa of my own for this very reason, as I'm soon to be hosting family in my... Barrel sofa bed that is very comfortable to sit on in its sofa form. But when the... sleek sofa by day (and it was red!). At bed time, the sofa arms folded down and... leather sofa bed for the second bedroom. It is the most comfortable sofa bed I've..."
Objects of Desire: New Takes on the Tufted Sofa
From curving round a bend to rolling with steampunk, these decidedly different chesterfields fit more than traditional settings
"chesterfield sofa is as aristocratic as its namesake. Legend has it that the idea for the... tufted sofas that breathe new life into an old classic.... tuft sofas are my favorite. i also think the tufty time sofas by designer Patricia... the tuft sofa. I love love love classic Chesterfield sofas. I loved tufted furniture... third sofa resembles the Beckett sofa from Bernhardt. This is a great idea book... Beautiful sofa sets. Yes! Finally some sofa styles that I've been looking for...EXCEPT..."
What Goes With a Striped Sofa?
Do all those lines have your head spinning in circles? These decorating ideas will straighten you right out
"striped sofa can be a welcome change from basic solid colors. But when your sofa is... striped sofa, these decorating solutions can help.... my new sofa I'm also having a smaller matching stripe sofa (no pic) but same as striped... Striped sofa and..... One of the reasons I recently made this happy and colorful painting... striped sofa....as long as the colors worked nicely together.. OK, we'll play! Natural... rustic sofa with striped cushion and pillows looks lovely surrounded by furniture..."
New Classics: Edra's Flap Sofa
This curvy convertible seat brings a new dimension to versatility, with backrests and leg flaps that angle just how you please
"Flap Sofa by Edra throws modern lines a big curve. This sofa gives new meaning to... The Flap Sofa plays like it's on America's Next Top Model and strikes many sultry poses... comparing the sofa to the car and realized I use my sofas much more, and they last longer... the Flap Sofa model used in the photo makes the sofa look like the most uncomfortable... le sofa I have ever seen. The sofa looks visually attractive in the photos but costly..."
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 in rectangular room! Curved sofas and round rugs are some of my favorite... curved sofa. Especially in the 10th photo I liked that they related the sofa with..."
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... for my sofa. They are exactly one inch taller than the sofa arms, similar to your... L-shaped sofas and what about tables to go behind a sofa. I would have liked ot have... behind the sofa should be at least as high as the backrest of the sofa. i searched long... of the sofa arms. It's 'surface area' that throws me. So if the height of the arms..."
New Classics: The Twilight Sleeper Sofa
"modern sofa to queen or twin beds in two easy moves... Sleeper Sofa. When you're scaling down, you don't dedicate an entire room to the... pull a sofa away from a wall. So awkward. The Twilight Sleeper Sofa has casters on... Sleeper Sofa" (which becomes a double bed) and the other is the Ricci Modern Sofa Bed... Frighten sofa and it is awesome. It is a sofa chaise combination with storage on the... invent a sofa/bed that can sit against a wall and opens entirely to the front. I hate..."