Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Couch Redo: Tips for Giving an Old Couch New Life.

Couches with great bones but drab appearances deserve another shot at life and it can all be possible with a little TLC.  And When reupholstering can cost an arm and a leg knowing there are other options out there to spice up your old beloved couch is be a huge lifesaver.

Recovering just the cushions is a great way to stretch your dollar but still add a punch to your piece. Choose a fun print or contrasting fabric for extra fun. You'll easily have a new conversation piece. Adding a zipper to your new cushion cover allows you to easily take it on and off for washing.

If you’re looking for something less labor intensive try adding new throw pillows a throw to liven up your couch. These added layers scream comfort and give you an opportunity to add more color to your space. Not only will your couch look brand new but your room will too!

One final touch that will revamp your couch is simply switching out the legs. Choose simple sleek lines for a more modern look, or an ornate turned leg for a more traditional one. Not to mention this is another place to add a surprise pop of color!

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