Small Spaces in a New Year

January 2, 2013 by  
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The year 2012 has been a fantastic year for SimplicitySofas. We rolled out a new website and along with that a new collection, The Megan, which our customers loved immediately. Perfectly proportioned, the Megan collection features a classic design that blends the best of traditional and transitional styling in a versatile design scaled for smaller rooms. Entertain with confidence in understated elegance.This is furniture designed for small rooms and tight spaces that does not sacrifice quality or comfort.

We won several awards throughout the year, including the ‘Best of Market’ award from Furniture Today Magazine and we rounded out the year by winning the $20,000 Grand Prize in an SMB Innovators Contest.

We enter the New Year energized and as committed as ever to our business and our customers. We’ll keep delivering the very best customer service possible and collecting great testimonials. We hope to connect with you through our social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, and of course Pinterest. Our Pinterest Page features a board dedicated specifically to small spaces. We call it the ‘Small Space Community‘ Board and we welcome you to come on over and ‘pin’ with us.

 

We look forward to another great year for Simplicity Sofas. We’ll continue delivering great service and coming up with new and interesting decorating ideas for small spaces. We thank all of you who’ve supported us. Happy New Year everyone.

 

Go RVing, Small Space is Unlimited …

December 1, 2012 by  
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Simplicity Sofas 5 wheelerI have been watching my Dad enjoy his retirement . He’s recently taken up RVing and he’s having the time of his life with friends and family along the way. Fuel prices as they are, these guys do not spend their well-earned retirement money on much else. Why sit at home when you can take your friends and family wherever you want to go in a convenient, safe and economical way; without the burden of airline hassles, hotel prices and rental car disappointments?

Get on the road again …  Simplicity Sofa 5 wheel install
and furnish your surroundings the way my Dad did with his RV! He got the most of his seating environment by installing quality Ready-To-Assemble furniture. I hope to show you how to be more comfortable, on your way to getting to your destination and I really want to know about your experiences once you’re there. Simplicity Sofas is the leading manufacturer of furniture that fits in small spaces. You can take a look at their collections of stylish, durable, and functional and see for yourself why Simplicity Sofas is the leader in sofas and sectionals for small spaces.

Did you know?
You can take an RV places I never would have imagined and with a little help from Simplicity Sofas, you can furnish it comfortably, too. Dad’s making the most of it and enjoying these places. If you are really into RVing, you have already researched the multitude of destination travel; or you are one who has been there, done that and wants to do it again!

What a trip!!

Add furniture to your small spaceWe would like to hear about your RV experiences here, too!! Do you want to know more about retrofitting your RV for space planning, seating and a more comfortable lifestyle while traveling this way? Let us know. Simplicity Sofas has the answers to your RV or, even your boating needs. Yes, my Dad just did buy a “small cruising boat” and he is installing a small apartment sofa and love seat in the cabins. — You know, the two best days in a boat owner’s life?

Check back later on that one.

For now – Happy RVing and let us know your story! Do you have photos to share? Send them or a link to them so we can place them here!!

I am just happy that my Dad is RVing now and has used this product to create additional room for the RV small space. Send me pictures of your RV space and I can help you create a place that you can “retire and ride.”

Please don’t tell Dad I wrote an article about him and his adventures. I just wanted to share this with enthusiast like you.

 

Making Space Work

November 20, 2012 by  
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I ran into an college buddy the other night and we were talking about our dorm room from Freshman year. We considered ourselves quite innovative in the manner in which we made use of the limited furnishings provided and turned the beds into lofts (a few cement blocks may have gone missing in the local area) and squeezed a futon in. We thought we had quite the “pad” at the time. We laughed as we considered the whole set-up as deluxe accommodations. We thought the ladies would be impressed by our great room. We should have put the Star Wars action figures away. The things we know now…

Now, some 20+ years later, we are all required to be innovators when it comes to figuring out how to layout a room. It is even more difficult since I purchased an old Victorian home. We converted the former attic space into a great loft. The only problem is we have about 25″ of clearance to swing any furniture of scale around the corner of the stair landing. Thankfully though, in today’s world you can find small sofas, apartment sofas, sofas for tight spaces and all kinds of things that can help. The only problem is most of them are very complex, and difficult to assemble. In addition, the quality is suspect.

I did a great deal of research and landed on Simplicity Sofas. I checked them out, and was impressed by the reviews, and the videos which illustrated easy assembly. In fact, there is one with an eight year old putting together one of their sofas. We ordered some fabric swatches, and they were really free. They came in the mail with a catalog. We went on the website and built our sofa. We received a call, and everything was exactly as they said it would be. A few weeks later, UPS came, and a few hours later, we had a sofa in the loft. You can actually still rely on some companies in this day and age.

Well, it may not be my old dorm room, but I have to say the loft space is being enjoyed by the family. I can now enjoy a good book, and relax on my sofa. The family is enjoying the sofa, and that is all that matters. We did not get it assembled in 10 minutes like the boy in the video, but we still had it set and up within a half hour.

(SJR is a writer and lives in the Boston area. We thank him for his submission and appreciate his letting us post to our blog.)

Sleeper Sofas for Small Spaces

November 8, 2012 by  
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Have you ever walked into someone’s small apartment or studio loft and thought to yourself, “Where’s the bedroom?” A lot of people who are downsizing now or looking for ways to design their space to accommodate overnight guests find that a sleeper sofa is the answer to all their problems.

Sleeper sofas seat your guests so you can rest!

Most sleeper sofas are extremely uncomfortable. The mattresses are thin and the coils or bars that support the mattress can be felt from any angle. The Simplicity Sofas EnduraEase sleeper is different and is an innovative air sleep system that turns any of our mid-size sofas or 3-seat full-size sofas into a luxurious bed for you or your guests.

For a small apartment or one room loft, the Simplicity Sofas sleepers are the perfect answer. By day, the couches serve as primary seating, where you can relax after work or on the weekend with friends. When it’s time to say good night, the couch transforms itself into the perfect queen-sized sleeper sofa in minutes.

This is also a perfect solution for a home office environment, where space is limited. This sleeper provides overnight guests with a remarkable 20 inch deep queen-size air bed mattress that sets up, tears down and stores away in minutes with no tools.

Enduraease Sleeper Sofa Option

Rest assured, you or your guest will get the good night sleep you deserve with this incredible option for small spaces from Simplicity Sofas. Have a question about our mid-size sofa or queen-size air sleep system? Give us a call or leave your comment here.

Others may have the same question as you!

Furniture Ideas for Your Small Sunroom

November 1, 2012 by  
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A small sunroom is perhaps one of the most challenging areas to decorate in a home. There are many reasons for this and most of them relate to size restrictions and theme. Most people like to decorate their small sunroom in a particular style and this means that the furniture must also follow a similar theme. Traditional furniture choices usually get dismissed early simply because they are either too large to fit into the small sunroom or, because they do not keep with the feel and decor of the room.smal sofas for small sunrooms

This is the reason that many people end up going with cheap wicker furniture or outdoor options in their small sunroom. Fortunately, there are small sunroom furniture options out there that offer you the comfort of a traditional small sofa, while still keeping with whatever theme you decide upon.

For a small sunroom, you should first nail down the function of the room. It makes no sense to pick the furniture or even the decor before you know how you wish to actually use the room. Are you planning on using the room as a green room of sorts? In other words, are you going to keep live plants in the small sunroom? Is the sunroom going to be used as a getaway for your family? Is comfort or space more important to you? How many people do you think you will entertain in your sunroom most often? All of these are questions that you should consider before choosing your furniture for your small sunroom.
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