Dec 2, 2018

Shopping for Living Room Furniture

Happy Weekend, friends! It was a rainy Saturday, and I decided to spend it at the furniture store. Let me tell y'all about my living room furniture problems over the years. 
I purchased my first house four years ago. I had never lived anywhere other than with my parents, so I had to buy all new furniture. I went shopping with my mom for a couch and chair for my living room and I got this pretty set:

I just loved how this piece looked, but boy was it not a comfy couch! I wanted something that would look pretty in my living room, but I hated sitting on this thing. Every time you would sit on it, you would eventually slide down lower and lower. After two years, I just couldn't stand it anymore and I invested in this sectional:

Y'all, I loved this sectional. It was the comfiest thing I've ever sat on. But it was also massive. When I had the plans drawn up for the new house, I quickly realized that there was no way my wonderful little sectional would fit. So, I gave it to my grandparents. This way I can still enjoy it :) :) 

But that left me with a problem of what to put in my new living room. I've been thinking about what to do and if I should just keep my uncomfortable couch that I first bought when I moved into my house four years ago or if I should get something new. My mom ended up redoing my uncle's (who passed away 2 years ago) house and needed some furniture for her living room. I gave her my little couch so the decision was made for me.  I needed to go shopping.

I actually woke up with the intention of going to get a small circular table for my breakfast nook, but I ended up finding a couch, loveseat, and a settee for the staircase wall-and circular table lol! I absolutely love the three pieces that I got because of the three couches I was looking at, what I ended up going with turned out to be the cheapest- that never happens with me! The girl working told me that Broyhill has just gone bankrupt and nothing will be restocked, so I knew I had to act quick. Before I show y'all what I finally decided on, let me share what I almost went with instead:

I love this pretty blue color and I love how it doesn't have cushions on the back. That was one thing that I hated about my first uncomfortable couch. The back cushions would never stay up. But I was worried that the color of the couch would be limiting and hard to pick out a wall color with. Plus it was a lot more expensive than the couch I ended up going with. It did have a chair to go with it, but I wasn't in love with the look of it and it was also expensive. There was also no loveseat and I really want the loveseat to go in front of the french doors in the living room, so I didn't get it. 

Here's what I ended up choosing:

Here's the layout I have in my mind of where I want the furniture placed in the living room. I'm hoping to add built ins along that back wall and frame everything around them. 

I'm so happy with my choices and I can't wait to get them in the space! Come on, February!


  1. I’ve always loved the entertainment piece you have your tv on. Do you remember where you got it?

    1. Thank you! I got it at a local furniture supply store, but I don't know the brand. I'm sorry!!!



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