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Why is the sofa so important to your home?

30th May 2022

Here’s the thing – the living room is the heart of any home, and the sofa plays a massive part in creating that welcoming, homely atmosphere. There are a number of reasons for that.

At Cover My Furniture, we know that a good sofa can serve a multitude of purposes – it’s the ideal place to kick back and relax after a long day of work, a place where you can gather the whole family together to socialise, and a great substitute for a bed if you ever fancy a nap! Essentially, your sofa is a reflection of you and your lifestyle, and plays a massive role in your everyday life.

What’s more, it also has a massive impact on how you choose to style your living room (an effective set of sofa covers and chair covers can often serve as the anchor for your entire living room design), and also works as a reflection of how you like to live.

Need a bit more detail? Here are some of the main ways why your sofa is so important to your home!

Your signature style

As touched on above, your sofa plays a massive role in determining the type of style that you want to evoke in your living room (or any other room it might occupy). If you’re looking at a more minimalist design, you could opt for a low seating sofa with wooden legs and a neutral colour palette like our Signature Herringbone in ivory.

Or, if you’re thinking of something with a more classical feel to it, you won’t be disappointed by our Highland Check in caramel. Given that your sofa is very likely the largest item in your living room, it has a huge impact from a stylistic point of view. As a result, it’s vitally important that you set the correct tone for your living room with a sofa design that reflects you!

A place to come together and relax

Be honest, your sofa is very often your go-to spot whenever you get home from a long day of work. The sofa is the ideal place to relax, spend time with family and friends, and serves a variety of functions for all the family, ranging from play fort, to guest bed, to scratching post (ideally for a cat really that last one, but we’re not ones to judge).

The point is, your sofa is the epicentre of all the social interaction that happens in your home. It’s the place where you immediately gravitate to whenever you’ve got company or had a long day, so you want it to be as much of a reflection of you as possible!

At Cover My Furniture, we understand that your sofa is one of the most important aspects of your home, and we’ve been crafting bespoke, made to measure sofa covers to suit any style throughout our 60 years of experience. Plus, we also offer a unique range of armchair covers, dining chair covers and much more, to help you bring a new lease of life to your single seaters!

If you’re having trouble deciding on a style or you’re looking for something in particular, don’t hesitate to let one of us know – you can get in touch using the contact form on our website, or through our Facebook or Instagram. We’re always happy to hear from you!

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