Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Orange and brown and striped all over


I have been on the lookout for a replacement vintage Hide-a-Bed  for our "T.V. room"
Last year I saw one at a garage sale for $50.. It obviously didn't sell because I noticed the next day it was listed in the freebie section of the classifieds. ("So I went and picked it up") It worked good for the first while but we realized quickly the cushions that went along the back were a little too worn in and ended up sinking into blobs after watching a show or two. *lol* So we took those off the darn couch and have been using the couch without them which is... well hard and springey at times.
 So I started my search for a new one in the beginning of January and have seen a few but they get snapped up QUICK or are priced higher than what I want to pay.
"After all I am a bargain hunter..."


This afternoon this sofa was listed on a classified site. I e-mailed the owner within the first 30 something minutes of it being posted. I have plans to go look at it tomorrow afternoon.
I just LOVE it. 
So I have my fingers and toes crossed that it will look as good in person as it does in it's photos.
For some reason I have always loved plaid couches.
I will give you a update soon....
If I do get this loveseat... I need to get some crochet covered cushions ASAP!


There is one thing I am wondering... I wonder if it's a Simmons?

16 comments:

  1. Yes, yes, yes!!!!! That's the sound of me trying out your possible-future-sofa:))))) Oh my, I really, really hope it's going to be your perfect sofa coz it's perfect and it needs you and it really, really needs some crochet cushion covers!!!! Good luck Ms C!!! xoxo

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    1. By the sounds of your trying it out I imagine it's.... Good?! *LOL*
      Thank you for the luck! I need it as I am soooo in love with the darn thing I wish I could show up on the owners doorstep right now... too bad it's midnight and they would probably think I was a whack job and not let me purchase their Sofa bed. They could even go as far as take out a restraining order and then I would never have a chance to try it out myself.

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  2. I hope it's in good condition because it's freaking adorable. xx

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  3. ooohhh its gorgeous my fingers and toes are crossed that its what you want ;-)) dee x

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  4. Looks a great colour and shape! We always call them sofa-beds here.

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  5. Oooo,me likey!It would rather fab next to my splendid cocktail cabinet,yes?! I'm sure it will look glorious in the flesh!Love those Simmons ads,especially the second one-that frock!I hope your is a Simmons,then we can SQUEE merrily!
    XXX

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  6. Perfect compliment for the vintage home! Lovin that you found the couch in ads. It was meant to be.

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  7. It's a gorgeous couch, I can understand your affection (and desperation!) for it. Good luck x

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  8. Go get that sofa bed, Mrs Coco - it's meant to be yours! xxx

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  9. It's fab, you must get it! I'd fight you for it if I lived closer! x

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  10. I love the light blue one the best! go get that amazing sofa!

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  11. Such a cute sofa! Hope it looks as great in person as in the photo...and that it's super comfy!

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  12. Loving the retro sofa! Hope you get the one you want

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  13. That sofa is so retro! I love the color and i think it is super rare to see a sofa like that)

    >'.'<

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  14. Go get that retrotastic sofa!

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