Choosing the perfect sofa for your home can be a daunting task. You may be asking yourself, should I go with trendy or timeless? Do I need a sectional or a sofa? Where can I find quality furniture that will last? If you have just moved into a new Houston home, you may be itching to get this process over with quickly. However, taking time to consider this important purchase will pay off. With hundreds of Sunday naps, movie nights, and family gatherings ahead, you will want to take these things into consideration when buying a sofa.
- Size Matters
This one may seem obvious at first. But, I am not talking about measuring your space before you purchase a sofa (albeit, I would recommend that). Rather, be sure to take note of other furniture you may want to purchase for your living room. Do you need a coffee table? Will you be adding accent chairs? If so, you must keep that in mind when deciding what size sofa will be best. A sectional is a great choice for a home with an open floor plan that needs clear division. However, if you opt to divide your space by including more, smaller pieces of furniture, a sectional may overwhelm the space.
- Function is key
I think it is safe to say that nine times out of ten, sofas are not purely decorative. It is important to pinpoint the purpose your sofa will serve. If you utilize your sofa primarily for hosting and entertaining, you may decide on a more supportive, firm build. On the other hand, if you only use your sofa for watching TV in the evenings, a plush one may better suit your needs. Our new top-grain leather sofas can serve either purpose, without forfeiting function or style. Each one is filled with a mix of goose-down feathers and foam, the perfect combination for support and comfort.
- Material and Color
Analyzing different colors and materials is an essential step in choosing a sofa. Do you want leather or fabric? If you own pets or have a large family, you may want to think about how much “fluffing” a soft, fabric sofa will require. A structured sofa will maintain its shapeliness with little effort. But, if your home possesses a cozier feel, a performance fabric sofa will preserve the aesthetic of your space. A sofa can also be a fun way to add a pop of color to your home. I would recommend this style choice for an accent sofa in the bedroom or parlor. However, in main sitting areas, neutrals are always in. A neutral sofa is versatile; you can change out pillows and throws to accommodate changing seasons and trends.
- Go with Your Gut
At the end of the day, choosing a sofa that fits your style and needs is critical. The one you purchase will be with you for years to come. If you are having trouble deciding on the perfect fit for your home, be sure to give us a call! We have two Houston locations filled with handcrafted, one-of-a-kind designs you will not find anywhere else. We are committed to sourcing only quality and ethical products that are as affordable as they are attractive. Be sure to include us in your search for the perfect sofa!
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