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Is a Blue Sofa a Good Sofa Color? See Examples for Yourself

Yeah, blue is a great color for a sofa.  Depending on the room, any shade of blue will work including dark, rich, light, turquoise and grey-blue. One type of blue I’m not wild about is bright blue.  I suppose in a glam-style room it works but for the most part, not for me. Before I …

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The Best Modular Sofa Brands (According to the Experts!)

Choosing the Best Modular Sofa Brand  Nowadays, us consumers are just spoiled for options. There are so many different types of sofas out there that you can buy: recliners, sectionals, leather sofas, sleeper sofas, loveseats, giant L shaped sofas, and lately, modular sofas have been all the rage!  We’re spoiled for options in more ways …

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The Best Reclining Sofa Brands (According to Experts)

Choosing the Perfect Reclining Sofa  I don’t know if it’s because I’m getting older or movies are just getting better and better (come to think of it, I mostly watch the classics) but I find that I spend a wonderful time on the couch! I nap on my couch, I’m currently writing this article on …

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The Best Leather Sofa Brands (According to the Experts)

Choosing the Perfect Leather Sofa  There’s just something special about a leather sofa. I always used to hate leather sofas when I was young because I would always slide right off, but now I realize it’s just because I wasn’t ready for the majestic experience that is sitting on a leather sofa.  Sitting on a …

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The Best Sectional Sofa Brands on the Planet (Experts Weigh In)

Choosing the Best Sectional Sofa Brands Interior decorating can be hard. Whether you’ve just moved, you’re looking to revamp your space, or you’ve finally convinced your partner that having just 2 camping chairs in the living room is completely unacceptable, choosing the right pieces of furniture can be exceptionally tricky! There are so many things …

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15 Best Sofas for Reading (2023)

Choosing the Perfect Reading Sofa Living in a world that is so dedicated to consuming information from screens, everyday it becomes more and more important to dedicate some of your day towards reading. Whether it be a magazine, a good book, a comic, or your own journal entries from 6 years ago (yikes), reading is …

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15 of the Best Deep Seated Sofas in 2023 (and Brands)

Buying a Deep Seated Sofa I don’t know about you, but as I age I become more and more of a homebody. Socializing exhausts me like it never has before, I do nothing all day and then feel exhausted, and when I do leave the house I find myself dreaming about my couch. Reading that …

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11 Best Affordable Sofas (Under $1500)

Purchasing an Affordable Sofa Inflation is happening and it doesn’t seem to be stopping any time soon, (though I did hear on the radio that it seems to just be leveling out and not increasing anymore) life can get really expensive! Appliances break, pets get sick, cars need repairs, you forget an anniversary and have …

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11 Different Sofa Accessories – Ultimate List

For some families, a sofa where everyone gathers to rest after coming home from earning or learning. In others, it’s a place of constant collaboration on school, work, and fun projects. These accessories help all types of families get the most out of their couches and living spaces. Comfort Accessories for Sofas A sofa that isn’t physically …

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Should You Get a Slipcovered Sofa?

If you want to know whether or not you should get a slipcovered sofa, here’s an outstanding “Yes!” for you to hear. That’s right, slipcovered sofas are in style. There are many benefits of having a slipcovered sofa and examples of ways to use this type of seating. See what I’m talking about and learn …

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History of the Sectional Sofa (Why, When & How Invented)

Sectional sofas have become a mainstay of the modern living room, but its history goes back further than you might expect. The casual style and invitation to lounge brought on by the sectional sofa may seem a reflection of contemporary times. However, the sectional sofas Victorian roots, and mid-century renditions say otherwise. Besides, who liked …

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What Color Sofas Go with Beige, Brown or Tan Walls?

When it comes to choosing a color for a sofa to pair with beige, brown, or tan walls, it really depends on the home decorator’s goals. If a home decorator wants to convey a specific mood, they should choose a sofa color based on the tone they wish to set. For example, a light pink …

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Should Sofas Match the Wall and/or Floor Color? Does it Matter?

It doesn’t matter if our sofa matches the floors and walls of our living space. Having a piece that stands out well adds a whole new life to the room and prevents it from being too bland or boring. For instance, while it’s not a couch but a recliner, I have a maroon piece in …

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24 Styles of Sofas and Couches Explained (2023 Buyer’s Guide)

I love sofas. I love trying them, shopping for them and, of course, sitting in them. I doubt the store staff liked it all that much, but they were polite. Our furniture store date led to more dates and ultimately to getting married. We still laugh at how we actually spent much of a date …

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10 Different Types of Leather Sofas

Leather is one of the most popular materials used to upholster sofas, couches, armchairs, and footstools. This durable material is incredibly comfortable to sit on because it acclimates to our body temperature. There are many different types of leather sofas made from various grades of leather: full-grain, top-grain, split-grain, suede, nubuck, bonded, or faux leather. …

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What is a Chesterfield Sofa?

Chesterfield Sofas have been around for centuries, and they have a rich history. They have been considered stylish, luxurious, and elegant.  You can find Chesterfield sofas in various materials, like genuine leather, linen, and velvet. You have many color options, also.  No longer for the rich, you can find a Chesterfield sofa that fits your …

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12 Different Types of Sofa Cushions

Sofa cushions are designed with special needs in mind. Some have lumbar support, while others are ideal for those with long legs.  Feathers, foam, polyester, batting, and hollow fill fiber are among the common options for fillings of sofa cushions.  The density of the cushions can indicate the firmness of the cushions. The typical ranges …

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12 of the Best Online Second Hand Furniture Stores (2023 List)

Buying used furniture can be awesome or not so awesome. IMO, some folks think their used couch is worth way more than it is. There’s a big difference between buying cool vintage furniture or antique furniture and buying some used “cheap-in-the-first-place” items.  Another reason to seek out used furniture is if you need some quick, …

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Sofa Dimensions for 2, 3, 4 and 5 Person Couches (Charts & Diagrams)

How many people does a sofa accommodate? It’s an important question when buying a couch. Of course, it varies whether it’s kids vs. adults, but there are standard dimensions for sofas that accommodate 2, 3, 4 or 5 people. Below we set out a series of charts and illustrations that show you the proper dimensions …

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Why is a Loveseat Called a Loveseat?

Loveseats have been around for a long time, since the 17th century to be exact, and have hosted many date nights for people throughout the United States and beyond over the years. This is mainly due to a loveseat’s distinctly small size, which is typically only fit to seat two people comfortably; providing an intimate …

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The 21 Best Sofa Brands of 2023 (Affordable to Luxury): We Asked the Experts!

Do you know how many different sofas there are to choose from? Sofa brands? It’s a lot.  It’s mind-boggling actually.  It makes choosing the perfect sofa difficult. I often wonder how all these brands and companies sell enough to stay in business.   Which is why we put together this article. Instead of listing specific sofa …

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What is the most popular sofa color? (CHARTS)

Ever ask yourself “what color couch should I get?” Nobody can tell you this directly as it’s a personal choice, but we can set out what sofa colors are the most popular. Below are three charts setting out the popularity of colors for regular sofas, sectional sofas and leather sofas. Yes, the results differ slightly. …

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What’s the Best Bassett Sofa? Check Out Our Epic Bassett Sofa Reviews Guide

Whether you’re redecorating your current home or preparing to move into your new one, you’re going to eventually need to go furniture shopping. Shopping for new furniture can be an overwhelming experience, and often it sits on our to-do list for weeks! If you’re anything like me, you scour the internet looking for information on …

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Our Detailed west elm Sofa Reviews Guide (Which is the Best?)

Shopping for furniture online can be frustrating, and product descriptions on a retailer’s website can only take you so far. They’re often limited in detail and leave out much of the critical information that you want to know before you make a purchasing decision. Is a particular sofa as comfortable as it looks? Personal opinions …

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What’s the Best IKEA Sofa? Read Our Epic IKEA Sofa Reviews Guide (After Spending 5 Hours in IKEA)

Related: IKEA Mattress Review | IKEA Bed Frames Review | IKEA Dining Chairs Review | IKEA Arm Chair Review | IKEA Futon and Sofa Bed Review | IKEA Daybed Review | IKEA Furniture Review Methodology Before I jump into the reviews, though, let me lay out what is important to me when choosing a sofa for …

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23 Cool Couches with USB Ports (Use Your Devices Comfortably While Charging)

When it comes to couches, sectionals, and love seats, do you look at style, comfort, or functionality? With a growing number of couches coming equipped with AC outlets and USB ports, you can now choose style, function, and comfort. Here is a list of couches with USB ports that you can find on Amazon. Related: Sofa …

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Who in Their Right Mind Would Buy a White Sofa? We Did and Here’s Why

Yup, we have the perfect storm for a total trashy looking living room sofa (and armchair to boot). We have a white sofa, white armchair and two young boys. To our boys, the sofa is a trampoline, eating tray and all-around place for smearing dirt after a rigorous afternoon digging a hole in the backyard. …

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Chaise Lounge vs. Chaise Sectional Sofa: One Rocks and the Other Sucks

Some furniture is best left in the annals of history. Take the chaise lounge, for instance. It looks cool, even elegant in the right setting but it’s never the go-to seat. If in a room with a sofa or armchair, I’m bee-lining it to the sofa or chair every time. I get that these days …

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Sectional Sofas are Totally Overrated – You’ll Agree After You Read This

According to Forbes, people either love or hate sectional sofas. Now hate seems like a pretty strong word for a piece of furniture, but I definitely fall on the strongly dislike side of things. I have friends who have them, and they’re always singing their praises. But you should probably know that these friends all have multiple …

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This is Why Chesterfield Sofas are Ugly

You know how the groans of millions of Millennial women quickly approaching their forties could be heard around the world once low-rise jeans started appearing on racks again? That’s how we feel about the sudden influx of Chesterfield sofas! STOP. They’re hideous, and they already had their chance. It’s not simply a matter of that …

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