Can we please discuss sofas? AGAIN... Yes, I know. But this shizzle is tough. It's a big commitment. It's like marriage. And, to be honest, I don't have a great track record with that...ahem...
What am I looking for, you ask? A tight back English roll arm sofa with down cushions. For next to nothing. Oh and I'd love it in either apple or emerald green velvet. Or leather. I'm not sure which. Not too difficult to do, right? Let's take a look at the usual suspects.
|Lee Industries 3278-32|
|Mitchell Gold London Sofa|
This Mitchell Gold Bob Williams sofa is a beauty. I love that it comes in an extra long 97" width. It costs $2395 in a slubby linen blend fabric but can be customized in other fabrics and leathers as well.
|Rowe Markham Sofa|
This is the Markham Sofa by Rowe, measuring in at 83" wide. It costs $1699 and can be customized in various fabrics and leathers. I saw it at Barrow's Fine Furniture in Mobile, AL. I am including it because it is like sitting on a cloud. Seriously, it is delicious. But it has back cushions, which I vowed to stay away from since Lady-Gate. You remember that, right?
Finally, we have the least expensive gal in the bunch.
Haverty's Melody sofa. It is our smallest option, both size- and price-wise. She comes in at $799 (on sale from $899) and measures in at 81" wide. She is available in multiple fabrics, but most of them are ugly. I really do like the fabric that she comes in. The color is great. She is not uncomfortable with non-down cushions, but she isn't like sitting on a cloud either. Plus there is the size issue. She isn't large enough for my whole family to sit on, but at that price I could get two!
Do you see my conundrum, dear friends? My mama thinks I need to get a leather sofa because 1. dogs and 2. messy kids. But leather just doesn't feel like me. Although Lee does offer an awesome green leather. Would I be crazy to buy a sofa in green leather? Especially with that much of a financial commitment? I know that Lauren Liess from Pure Style Home has an apple green Lee Industries sofa that I have always admired.
But she seems way too cool to have decorating ADD like I do. Dare I commit to something outrageous? Would it be a match made in sofa Heaven?
So, what say you? And don't even get me started on chesterfields. There are just too many fish in the sofa sea.