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June 1, 2011  —  Written by Julia Marcum 

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Our sectional that we bought on Memorial day just arrived and it is perfect!  I think I love it even more than our old one.  Here’s why:

It’s not as huge.  Our last one was a U-shaped sectional which definitely fit more people, but not as many legs.  Especially when our big ottoman was in the middle, everything seemed a little cramped–I can finally admit that.

I love the tufting detail on the seat cushions on this sectional.

The price was more than right.  We weren’t set on getting a sectional on Monday, but we wanted to look around.  We gave ourselves a price point of $800–which is pretty unheard of for a sectional, but our last one we got for less than that (we purchased the floor model) and loved it, so we were certain we could find one we loved for that price again.  If it meant not buying one that day, than so be it.  This couch was on sale for $599 on Memorial Day (and I just checked online and it is still listed at that price down from $1200).

We got to RC Willey 15 minutes before they opened (8:45 am) because they were having some door busters.  We found ourselves at the very end of a long line–we were not expecting that.  We are definitely not people that wait in long lines for things.  Unless your Chris waiting for the release of Super Smash Brothers around midnight.  So maybe I am not someone to wait in long lines.  Our prize for all that waiting?  $25 off.  That covered part of the tax, we’ll take it!  After tax and a 3-year Scotch Guard protection and then taking $25 off, our total came to $689.  Way below budget.

So I guess we have unofficially started working on this room.  When did that happen?  Our TV is mounted and the box holding all of our mirrors is blocking all of the cords for now.   Something else to note: there’s still string on the fan from this project–but we have a couch!  I have a place to sit and cuddle with Chris while watching the Bachelorette on Monday nights.

As for the rarely seen other side of the room, we have big plans for that, too.  OOOhoohoo.  Do we ever.  
(same ottoman as in picture above)
Let’s take a quick trip back 5 days ago:
After a little sectional action:
And this is only the beginning.  I just love giving a space some life again.  Life is good.

What do you think?

  1. DoublClik says:

    I love Greta’s rosy cheeks and giddiness. I love following the progress on the house, you guys are a machine.

  2. Love everything Julie and Chris!

  3. I have the same couch! I love mine and its soooo easy to clean

  4. Bonnie says:

    Looks great!! Can’t wait to come and see it! Love the picture of Greta too, sooo cute!

  5. DoublClik says:

    I love Greta’s rosy cheeks and giddiness. I love following the progress on the house, you guys are a machine.

  6. Meagan says:

    It looks SO comfortable. Do I hear SUNDAY NAPS????? ummm for sure! Ya’ll are crazy with these light color couches!! Greta looks so happy up there! It looks so comfortable. I can’t wait to see what you put up on the walls. Picture wall of family pictures? That would be super cute for the family room. Now you can watch TV at night on a COUCH and not on the automan!!!

    Greta has the cutest smile and dark brown eyes….but I’m pretty sure you already knew that!!!!!

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