Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Tackling a Sofa

This year, my older daughter will be moving into her very first college apartment. As such, she is in need of furniture, dishes, etc. Well, I saved a bunch of stuff when we moved my mom into our house. So, my daughter is pretty set with dishes and such. However, she needed a sofa so, we tackled getting her set up with one.
Now, if you remember back to college, you don't want designer furniture in these places. There are parties that cause spills that you can never come back from. So, look at what $3 will buy you:

Not bad right? The cushions were missing and the frame is broken but that's not a problem. A couple of throw pillows and a woodworking grandpa that can reforce the busted frame and viola!! Chic Ode de College:-)


mommytoalot said...

Nice score!
My son is planning on moving out too. : (
good job on the sofa

Amy said...

that is such an nice couch for a college student. How fun to have her own apartment. THat is great..

Debbie said...

What a great sofa! I just love being frugal.

Braley Mama said...

That is the perfect college sofa. It even looks comfy enough to sleep on! Great Job Mama!!!

Candi said...

You are so resourceful and frugal! She'll love it!

crisc23 said...

coming from Tackle It Tuesday I'm your 500th follower!!!

thotlady said...

Looks very good for $3. You did very well.

Frizzy and Bird said...

I loved my old $15.00 love seat my mom recovered for me. I also recall the Al Bundy floral couch we had in our basement that she recovered in bright blue cordouroy for Bird's apartment so he could sell his and put that money towards my wedding ring.

Many new memories will be made on that redone sofa.

EmmaP said...

$3??? I don't know of ANYWHERE around here that would sell it for that. I mean, **maybe** $25 if it is ratty and beat up... but $3??? SCORE!

blueviolet said...

Shoot, that's luxury right there! I had an orange plaid couch in college. :(

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