Tuesday

The Sofa List: Best Seat in the House

The January issue of House Beautiful features a special section on affordable couches. While I'm not quibbling with their definition of inexpensive (couches are, after all, both the largest and most important piece of furniture you're likely to buy other than a bed), their price range is still a bit high for the young professional furnishing their first apartment or anyone who wants to really pinch pennies. Fear not: you CAN have stylish furniture for less, and Sanity Fair has scoured the web for cheaper choices from quality companies. So here's the couch list: all $999 or under. And there's no IKEA in sight! 
West Elm, Clark Sofa, $999. It converts to a bed for guests. 
Two pieces for one price? Ingenious! In light camel or pumice.


Z Gallerie, Pauline Sofa, $999. Matching chair and chaise available. I'm loving the silver nailhead detail.

Z Gallerie, Dean Sofa, $999. Matching chair/sectional piece available.

Designer Nate Berkus for the Home Shopping Network, $499. Comes in 9 other fun colors! 

KMP Furniture, Lowboy Sofa, $975. With a matching love seat and coffee table available.
PB Teen Cushy Love Seat + Base, $799 - $1,200, depending on selections. Comes in 6 colors, with matching side chairs and ottoman. A great transition piece for grad pads or studio apartments. Buy the bases with storage cubbies for extra stowage.


West Elm, Overlapping Squares Daybed, $959 (mattress, bolsters (not seen here), and cover included. Frame only available for $459). Out of town guests? No problem! You can have space AND style.

Macy's, Chloe Velvet Metro Sofa, $699. Classic lines, available in 6 colors. Matching chairs, love seat, and ottomans available.

Ballard Designs, Hudson Settee, $799 - $1,183.00. Perfect for a small space, or buy a matched set. Choices in more than 50 fabrics!

Overstock.com, Cream Black Oval Settee, $329.

Overstock.com, James Black Renu Leather Sofa, $599.

CB2, Parlour Sofa, $999. Love the color!

xoxo,Sanity Fair
All images, companies as attributed. 

23 comments:

Sarah Klassen said...

What a great post!

I am taking notes and filing some ideas away for future reference. I really like the KMP Furniture, Lowboy Sofa in white, for only $975. A modern classic with great lines and seemingly, quite comfortable. I may be in need of one of those :)

Some stylish solutions, even on a tight budget. Lovely job, Skyla!

VogueOntheRange said...

Glory, glory hallelujah. Just thinking of IKEA gives me hives.

Claire Watkins, ASID allied said...

Big congrats on the Atlanta Magazine mention!! How exciting!

sophiedahydesigns said...

I will tell my daughter about these. We are going to Atlanta this weekend for the tour of homes and are making a trip to Ikea to pick up two chairs she wants. I am absolutely dreading it!

Christy said...

Super cool affordable sofas! I love the pb teen one in pink - but I'm sure I'd never actually buy it. I'm going to click through to see their other color choices though!

Averill said...

Truly great options, Skyla! I have the overlapping squares daybed and it's transitioned well from my old place to my new place. It's nice to be able to switch out the slipcover/bolster covers.

And I have that yellow CB2 sofa. Glad to see a major retailer is getting into the MCM game.

Laura Casey Interiors said...

Great picks and post!

studioJudith said...

I am SO impressed with your
selections .. . .
well done!
Jjj

lucy@fourwallsandaroof said...

I read that article in HB and thought exactly the same thing - these are lovely but there must be something under $1000 that is worth considering. Great choices and some new sources I hadn't considered before. Thanks.

Down and Out Chic said...

i really like that last yellow couch. simple and in a great color.

Sanity Fair said...

Thanks everyone - this was a really fun treasure hunt! I'm tempted to try it for other pieces of furniture.
And Claire, thank you! It was such a nice surprise to see Sanity Fair in the magazine!

Bromeliad said...

I totally missed the nailhead trim on the Z Gallerie Pauline. Also never noticed the Clark at West Elm before either.

Hannah said...

Nice Blog! Well most of your content and image is original and informative. /many thanks for sharing this, cheers. check here

Steve Berke said...

I enjoyed reading your work. I'll come back for more

Keep up the good work :) from, Home Buys Plus

five starSeo said...

This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I love seeing blog that understand the value of providing a quality resource for free



best daybed

Adiba Alam said...

Sometimes an excessive number of decisions! To help you in picking the ideal zero gravity chair for your necessities, I prescribe that you take a couple of minutes to record your reactions to these seen questions. modern futons

Yaro Gabriel said...

WWW0424
rayban sunglasses
polo ralph lauren
san antonio spurs
ralph lauren outlet
soccer shoes
coach outlet store online
christian louboutin shoes
tory burch outlet
true religion jeans
kate spade outlet

QQQQQQQQQ said...

ferragamo belts
curry 4
asics shoes
yeezy boost 350 v2
michael kors outlet online
kobe basketball shoes
real jordans for sale cheap
adidas yeezy
oakley sunglasses
nike huarache

pheobe22 said...

The caliber of information that you're offering is merely wonderful.cool couches

Fghkfhk Dfgaert said...

qzz0629
kd 9
christian louboutin outlet
coach handbags
true religion jeans
76ers jerseys
polo ralph lauren
canada goose jackets
kappa clothing
kevin durant shoes
ferragamo shoes

haiyan wu said...

michael kors handbags
yeezy boost
golden goose mid star
longchamp
true religion jeans
russell westbrook shoes
golden goose sneakers
moncler outlet
moncler sale
nike x off white

Yaro Gabriel said...

www0818

nike outlet store
kate spade outlet
christian louboutin shoes
canada goose jackets
cheap ray bans
kate spade outlet
ultra boost
canada goose outlet
nike chaussure femme
pandora charms

cubes interior solutions said...

Thanks for sharing such a beautiful information with us. I hope you will share some more info .Please keep sharing.
Top Home Designers in Bangalore|Cubes Interior Solutions
Interior Home Decoration|Cubes Interior Solutions
Residential Interior Designers in Bangalore|Cubes Interior Solutions
Best Interior Designers Bangalore|Cubes Interior Solutions
Best Interior Design Company|Cubes Interior Solutions
Turnkey Interior Design Services|Cubes Interior Solutions
Turnkey Interior Solutions|Cubes Interior Solutions

Disclosure

Shop Hop, Great Steals, and some posts may include paid links. View our disclosure policy here.

LinkWithin

Related Posts with Thumbnails