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I’m really, really wanting to change out our sofa for something more streamlined and, well, just overall prettier. The one we have, Brendan bought during grad school and it was affordable and comfy. Now, I’m still wanting comfort but also lasting style. Mid-century lines are perfect for this. So, off to Craigslist I’ve gone.

Just for fun I did a general search on Craigslist for mid-century sofas in my area.

Danish sofa that is awesome for $800 in San Antonio

Whoa. This couch is rad. $400

This “golden-brown” velour couch is so ugly but those lines are totally rad. It’s be awesome completely reupholstered in a navy. It’s selling for $175.

Right now, none of these are in my budget but if I could chose I’d pick the last one and reupholster it. That’d be fun.

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Yep, I’m enamored with a good ol’ Chesterfield couch. All that tufting just looks so comfy. I’ve never owned one and would really love to know if you have and what your thoughts are? I’ve been jonesin’ for a new couch for a while now, and until we can afford one, I’ll just keep enjoying my eye candy from the interwebs.

I vacillate between a romantic couch like a chesterfield and a sleek new mid-century inspired version. But, I’ve just decided that I can have both. And in my dream world I would just pair the tufted goodness with some sleek, mid-century club chair lovelies and my living room would be perfect. Right? Right.

This is where Laura’s Sunny Days Living room comes in that was recently featured on Apartment Therapy.

I love all the color and that couch with those chairs, the rug, and gallery wall. And you know I love when people mix in just the right amount of neutrals. It all feels so harmonious.

Follow my “For the Love of Chesterfield” pinboard here. 

Hope you all have a lovely Wednesday!

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So Eclectic is a blog dedicated to great ideas for home design. Austin, Texas-based writer Mary Marcum and Savannah, Missouri-based writer Jess Rezac feature affordable decor, decorating solutions, and inspiration. At So Eclectic, we experiment with design together. So Eclectic posts new content every weekday.

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Jess

I live with Kyle, my husband, in Kansas City, Mo. We have a dog, Oats, and a cat, Logan.

I am a development professional who specializes in museums and the performing arts. I write grants, fundraise, and assist with marketing in the form of donor communications. My academic background is in history and museum science, focusing on the presentation and interpretation of Africa in American museums.

As a freelancer, I work with clients in need of websites, Wordpress upgrades, and FileMaker Pro database solutions.

Mary

Hi! I live in a small two bedroom home in Austin, Texas. I believe in vintage, re-purposing, recycling, and making my home comfortable for us and everyone that visits. After grad school, I developed a love for design and giving old furniture a new life. Hope I can take you all along on my journey to rid my house of the "college days" furniture (or at least re-purpose it)! Welcome, and I hope you stay a while!

 
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