Shop and buy with confidence when armed with information from this guide to sofas and couches, including tips for buying leather goods. You’ll also find inspiration for arranging furniture, including an idea that makes your space multifunctional.
Felted-Wool Santa Pillow
Felted-Wool Santa Pillow Felted-Wool Santa Pillow This cozy pillow is whole lot of fun to have sitting on a sofa or bed. Layers of felted wool bring Santa to life, and clear seed beads add a little sparkle to his cap and bushy beard. What
Arrange My Space: Living Room Redo
biggest culprit is this giant l-shaped sofa . It is a huge gray element. Too much ..... principles are simple enough. Don't let the sofa dominate the room. Yes. Arrange the space ..... And hang it at your eye level above the sofa . It looks good Abstract art can reallyAnd the reasons are many. the biggest culprit is this giant l-shaped sofa . It is a huge gray element. Too much. And in addition to this, these two gray ottomans break up the community feelVictor. Victor. Victor. [MUSIC] The principles are simple enough. Don't let the sofa dominate the room. Yes. Arrange the space to shift attention away from that bad view, with some well placed new art. Yeah, but just go up one more inch. No. A pencil. No! No! No, Victor. I'll get a pencil. You want to choose a piece of art that's about three quarters the size of the furniture below it, so it looks balanced in the space. And hang it at your eye level above the sofa . It looks good Abstract art can really give a nice Nice energy to a room. [LAUGH] [MUSIC] So now the transformation is complete. It's really come together today very nicely. In just a few hours we took this space in its unbalanced state and made it feel open and livable. We separated that bulky, L-shaped sofa into two parts in order to bring the entire framework of the room together. I also completely got rid of those two gray ottomans and replaced them with a beautiful glass coffee table at the center of the seating area. So it has a real sense of community. I moved our two chairs. From in front of the television wall in order to round out the room. And I added some beautiful pops of color as finishing touches like these yellow flowers, the yellow throw blanket, and the yellow pillows on the sofa . Now don't they really bring our room to life? My eye is not going out to the window and we intentionally set
How to Clean Upholstery
How to Clean Upholstery How to Clean Upholstery Follow these upholstery care and cleaning strategies to keep your sofa , chairs, and other upholstered furniture looking better longer. By Ann Wilson Comments Share Upholstered furniture is a big
DIY Map Art
a map decal captures vintage schoolhouse charm with a modern twist. The oversize scale makes it worthy of display above your sofa or on your mantel. X On the Art Map Start with cherry plywood and a United States map decal, and let contrasting wood stains
How to Fold a Throw Blanket
simply fold the throw in thirds. And drape over a corner of the sofa tucking behind the back edge. Fold the throw in half vertically ..... flip in half over your forearm and flop it over the back of a sofa or chair. For the flip and toss method, fold the blanket infold the throw in thirds. And drape over a corner of the sofa tucking behind the back edge. Fold the throw in half vertically for the flip and flop method. Then flip in half over your forearm and flop it over the back of a sofa or chair. For the flip and toss method, fold the blanket in half vertically. Take hold of the middle and toss in
Experiment with your machine's decorative stitches as you couch wool strips on this folk art table runner. Designers Avis Shirer ..... strip next to the first, leaving 1/4 inch between strips; couch second strip in place. Continue couching strips until foundation
Four-Patch Knot Pillow
Four-Patch Knot Pillow Surprisingly small, this pillow packs a punch. Make several in complementing colors to toss on a couch . Share 1/4 yard purple-and-black print (pillow, piping, covered cording, covered button) 3/8 yard purple-and
One-of-a-Kind DIY Throws
Use materials you have around the house to create a one-of-a-kind throw for your sofa .
Felted Throw Pillow
This pillow started out as several sweaters and now dresses up a simple couch .
The Best Places to Buy Retro Furniture
furniture -- an Eames lounger, a Barcelona couch , a Saarinen table -- there's no better ..... have a piece named the Peggy Mid-Century Sofa . Catch the Mad Men reference? With many ..... you can practically design the midcentury sofa , chair, or bench of your dreams. No