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4 Alternatives To Choose Instead Of A Couch

Nov 15, 2016
4 Alternatives To Choose Instead Of A Couch

After a long day on your feet, nothing beats unwinding at home. That's why it's essential to have furniture you love to come home to each night. But what if you don't love the traditional living room couch? Couches can be cozy, spacious and down-right stylish, but they're not for everyone. If you're in the market for new living room seating, consider these four alternatives to couches.

  • Daybeds
  • Recliners
  • Chaise Lounge
  • Loveseat

Each offers its own set of benefits, and you might find that one of these designs is the perfect fit for your home and style. Below we discuss some of the benefits of not choosing a couch and going with an alternate seating design.

Daybeds: Cozy & Comfortable 


Daybeds offer a good amount of seating for guests.  They add a cozy feel to any room and are often just as comfortable as a couch, especially with added decorative pillows.

If you often have guests come to stay, consider a daybed as an alternative to a couch for your space. Daybeds provide cozy seats where you can relax during the day, but they also serve as a comfortable and supportive bed during the night. A daybed can also be a great option if you live in a small studio apartment and don't have room for both bedroom and living room furniture.

Recliners: Great for Your Singular Space 

Leather Recliner

Don't have the need or space for a large couch? Why not relax on a recliner chair instead? A stylish recliner is well-suited to single individuals, and even makes a great option for those designing their "me space." Whether you're furnishing a studio or a man cave, treat yourself to a fully reclining chair, one that boasts pillow-back cushioning and soft, luxurious fabric.

Chaise Lounge: Adds a Touch of Elegance

Chaise Lounge

If your style tends to be on the more sophisticated side, a chaise lounge is a great alternative to a couch to bring into your home. These elegant designs add a unique and luxurious look to any home, plus they are incredibly cozy. This seating option is set up perfectly for lounging, so you'll have no trouble relaxing when snuggled up in a chaise lounge.

Loveseat: Great for Smaller Spaces 


If you don't want a couch simply because they are too big for your smaller living room, choose a loveseat for your living room instead. These miniature sofas provide the same styles and comfort, but they have two cushions instead of three. Loveseats are often a great option for studio apartments.

Not every living room needs a couch and finding a couch alternative doesn’t need to be difficult.  When you're shopping for living room furniture, consider all of your options to ensure the best setup possible.

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