Your Living Room: A Guide to Custom Upholstery

When you hear the term ‘custom furniture’, you might see dollar signs flash behind your eyelids, but at Furnitureland South, we make customization an accessible option for everyone.

At the World’s Largest Furniture Store, we offer a variety of the best brands at the best prices — many of which sell custom options at no additional charge! Regardless of budget, you can get the custom sectional couches of your dreams!

While our Design Consultants make shopping for items like custom sectional couches a breeze, here are a few tips to think about when designing your own custom sofa with your perfect fabric:

  1.   Make intentional color choices

Color’s goal is to make you happy. Find a color for your custom-made sectional or sofa that will look great in your space and make it exciting! If you’re one to choose neutral colors for custom sectional couches, you can still find incredibly fun throws or pillows to spice up your upholstery choices. However, you’ll want to keep the color of your rug in mind when creating your custom sectional. When it comes to color, the upholstery and rug relationship is one that should coordinate, not necessarily match.

  1.   Pick an appropriate pattern

If you’re choosing a pattern for a tufted or rounded surface, make sure the pattern will form well into the grooves of your custom sofa. Some patterns such as stripes or plaids, will not appear straight on a tufted sofa. However, if you’ve chosen the clean lines of transitional custom sectional couches, you’re good to go — browse to your heart’s desire. You mustn’t worry about pattern distortion on any custom-made sectionals or sofas.

  1.   Consider location

Practically speaking, your home has specific functional needs. When you’re choosing a custom sectional or custom couch option, remember where the piece will go and what its intended everyday use will be. Who will be in contact with this material? Is it for a custom sofa in the living room your family, pets and guests use daily? Or for a library or office that won’t experience as much wear and tear? Reference the location when choosing between linen, cotton, velvet, polyester or other materials.

Our expert Design Consultants would love to answer any questions you may still have about choosing custom upholstery options. To choose your personal Design Consultant and schedule a free design consultation, click here.

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