Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Top Tips for Picking the Perfect Sofa

I am always trying to update my style and this includes my home furnishings. Winter is a good time to update home furnishes and decor as you can often get great items on sale. After the holiday rush, it is tough for retailers to earn sales from consumers as many have spent more than usual on gifts. To entice consumers, many retailers will deeply discount items in hopes of earning some sales. I always like to look for new furniture in late January and February because of these sales. Currently I am looking at purchasing additional seating for my home. We have recently renovated our basement space and the current sofa in the family room will soon make its way down to the basement. Before that can happen, I must find a new sofa at a reasonable price. There are several things to consider when purchasing a new sofa. I have outlined some below.
A sofa is the focal point of a living room. It is essential you select the perfect style to complement a room’s size, shape and interior design, as well as your lifestyle. With so many options to choose from, you might not know where to start. However, you are in luck, because here are some top tips for picking the perfect sofa.
The Ideal Fit
The size of your living room should determine the size of the sofa you select. If you have a large living room, you must identify the right size couch to fill the space. You should also consider whether you want to incorporate other furniture items, such as a coffee table or additional chairs.
If your room is on the small size, a compact couch might be the way to go. A two-seater couch could be a great addition to a small living room and, if you have the space, you can add a complementary chair for additional seating. Remember to measure a sofa to ensure it is the right size for your space, and you should also measure your doorway to ensure it fits.
The Best Shape
You might dream of owning an L-shaped couch, but is it practical for your living room? There’s no denying that corner couches are a stylish addition to the home, but they can take up a lot of space, so ensure it complements your room’s size and shape. If you do have the space, it’s important to note that L-shaped couches work in harmony with coffee tables. Visit Danetti for living room inspiration.
A Stylish Alternative
Instead of opting for a two or three seater couch, or a corner sofa, you could always incorporate a day bed into your living room or bedroom. This beautiful furniture option works best by a window and offers a compact design that’s perfect for any size room.
Lovely Leather
Leather can stand the test of time, so it’s ideal for those looking for a couch that’s made to last. This is one material that never goes out of style and can adapt to various design changes you’ll make throughout the years. It’s also simple to clean, so it is ideal if you have children or pets.
Be Brave with Suede
Suede is one of the softest materials on the planet, which just oozes sophistication and luxury. So, it is a wonderful material for a sofa, right? Well, that depends on how messy you are. While suede is comfortable and chic, it can also be easily destroyed, so you should only opt for this couch material if you are not a klutz or if you don’t have children or pets.
Whether you love bold prints, plain colours or luxurious materials, there is a couch out there to suit your taste. However, don’t buy the first couch that catches your eye. Consider your room size, interior colour and seating requirements before you make a purchase, because you will not want your sofa to become a focal point for all the wrong reasons.


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