How Do I Make My Big Green Couch Work?

How Do I Make My Big Green Couch Work?

Gregory Han
Feb 5, 2010

Q: I've had this green leather, 80's couch for years - we got it from my mom. I never liked it to begin with, but since we couldn't afford a new couch, we took it. But now I'm starting to loathe it, as what I really want is a modern daybed. We're about to move into a new place, and although I want to replace it, my partner wants to hold onto it. Reason being, it is leather (always a plus with a 3 year old in the house) and in good condition, and we can't really afford to replace it with something of similar quality.

My question is how can I make this couch more bearable until we get to a point where we can replace it? I can't put a lot of pillows on it, because they take up too much room (I know these ones are too big). But even though the couch is six feet long, it actually has very little room for sitting because of the bulkiness of the arm rests.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

Sent by Chloe

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