It's all happening.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

I finally got out for a little bit today after one of the worst colds I have ever had. I had something very important to do.

I bought this sofa, in a fantastic white linen {fabulously textured} fabric.


It is slipcovered & machine washable. And it's white, so I can bleach it. I have a feeling I'll be doing a lot of that. It isn't an English roll arm or a sleeper sofa but it is half the cost of both, so go with it.

I had this sofa shipped to my new apartment.

In Chicago.

13 comments

  1. Love it! We have an off white couch and I despise it!! It was very smart of you to get one that you can take off the covers and wash them. Great choice!

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  2. SO exciting! it kind of looks like michelle adams, lonny mag editor, sofa in her apartment...as well as the sofa in the most recent issue of lonny mag on page 144-145...yeah, i'm weird like that lol. needless to say, it's a great sofa.

    hope you post pics when it arrives!

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  3. Just checked Lonny and you're right. It is pretty similar!

    Funny, because in the mag she has the desk I am going to get, but I was planning on getting it in white. There used to be this amazing silvery/gold color. I wish West Elm still carried it.

    I will definitely post photos of the apartment when it is all put together. Will be a while, I'm sure.

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  4. BEAUTIFUL couch! Wow, way nicer than anything I've EVER had! haha. You go girl!

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  5. YAY! I am so proud of you and I think that sofa will look just lovely in your new pad. Beautiful choice!

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  6. congratulation! your first major furniture purchase for the new place. doesn't it feel good??

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  7. I love it! The style is just gorgeous. I just bought my first "big girl" couch and chair this past weekend, so I get the changes thing. :)

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  8. eeehh!! congrats! so sleek and crisp! I love it! congrats to you on your new couch and on moving to chicago!
    smiles,
    gina
    ps-i have the miserable cold. oh it is wretched!

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  9. I love the sofa!!
    We have the Ikea Ektorp sofas and the removable covers are a God send!

    Yay for Chicago!!

    Sass

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  10. Great choice of couch! I have something similar in my home office and it really brightens up the room. I say put some fun pillows on it!

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