Choosing a Comfortable Sofa for a Comfortable Living Room

April 16, 2011 at 2:13 pm

Everyone knows that having a comfortable living room is one of, if not the most, important ingredients in a comfortable home. The living room is where we spend our evenings, relaxing in front of the TV or chatting about the day’s event s with family and friends. However, the 21st Century has seen the developed world become increasingly preoccupied with looks, and many of us are guilty of making the mistake of choosing the most stylish of settees and sofas in the shop, and disregarding how comfortable they may or may not be. Because that is one of the unfortunate facts of life; style does not usually equal comfort. Whether it’s clothing or furniture, the designer end of the spectrum will not have been developed with functionality in mind, but rather the ability for it to look good on shop floors and in catalogues, and to have a high end [...]

How to Build a Sofa

December 6, 2008 at 12:47 am

No living room is complete without the very old sofa. Comfortable, stylish and extremely useful, ever wonder how you can build one yourself. Well, let’s see how to build a sofa? First the design. Depending upon your requirement and the space available, make a simple drawing. Decide on the color and fabric, you want to use. Start with the frame. Create a rectangular shape for the seat. Fix it in the frame with nails and screws. You can also insert triangle supports in the corners for additional security. Now fix the back piece in the similar manner. Cut the arms as designed and fix them into the frame with thick bolt screws. Once the skeleton is ready, you can start with the foam and upholstery fabric. Before this you need to put the springs in place. Attach the springs to the back and the seat with the clips and screws.Fix [...]