Snug Fit Slipcovers vs Loose Couch Covers – An Upholstery Alternative?

Soderhamn in Herringbone and vintage legs Soderhamn in Herringbone and vintage legs

What exactly are snug fit slipcovers and is it always better than loose fit slipcovers? This blogpost would show you what the differences are. If you haven’t already come across our previous article on “What exactly is a slipcover?”, do check it out to gain a better understanding of how it’ll become the new alternative to upholstery. In a nutshell,… Read more →

How Much Does a Custom Slipcover and Sofa Cover Cost?

How Much Does a Custom Slipcover and Sofa Cover Cost? How Much Does a Custom Slipcover and Sofa Cover Cost?

Generally, slipcovers cost should always be divided into three parts: 1) The cost of fabrics 2) The cost of labour 3) Shipping / Transport In most cases and for the purpose of production only, we can take shipping out of the equation for now. Having said that, let’s see what goes into each of the components. Cost of Fabrics The… Read more →

Hello August! – Best decoration tips for the summer

Hello August! - Best decoration tips for the summer Hello August! - Best decoration tips for the summer

We can’t believe it! August is finally here 🙂 The month of the holidays where you get to enjoy the exuberant sun, sand and the sea (Well, maybe not so much in Australia since it’s winter down under). For most parts of the world though, this is the perfect time of the year to plan a getaway to your beach… Read more →

U-G-L-Y! (Why You Shouldn’t Slipcover Directly Over Seat Cushions)

Marian Loveseat from World Market Marian Loveseat from World Market

Did you know that “spandex” is an anagram of the word “expands”? Spandex is also popular with many superhero outfits, we’ve been told 😛 What we know as spandex, elastane or the various brand names is due to its high level of elasticity. Ever since its invention nearly 60 years ago, spandex has been present in many quick-drying and stretchy… Read more →

Why You Should Never Eat on Your Sofa

Why You Should Never Eat on Your Sofa Why You Should Never Eat on Your Sofa

We’ve all been there. A long day at work, aching feet, and a deep yearning to be comforted. So we head home and crash on the sofa. Turn on Netflix and dial up a pizza. And that couch is so comfy….why bother moving? Well here’s why! 1. STAINS! Having food or drink on your sofa is a Sword of Damocles… Read more →

So Far, So Good? Our Top 10 Favourite Ikea Sofas for 2017

IKEA 2017 Stockholm Sofa IKEA 2017 Stockholm Sofa

It’s July, and for us, July only means one thing – it’s the month before August and August is when the new Ikea catalogue comes out. With the new catalogue comes news about new collections and products, so we decided to put together a list of our top 10 favourite, currently available IKEA sofas. Here are some of the aspects… Read more →

How to DIY Simple Upholstery without Sewing – with Slipcovers!

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If you’re thinking of rejuvenating your couch and looking for DIY Simple Upholstery, then this is the place. With custom slipcovers – it’s easy!   Why Upholstery is No Longer as Popular? It usually comes down to what you’re comparing it to, but with the advent of technology – buying a new sofa altogether nowadays is fairly cheap. Sometimes a… Read more →