Wednesday, August 14, 2013

That Red Couch.

So here it is, this red couch of ours.

I spent 5 long weeks waiting for this beauty, and at long last, it arrived yesterday afternoon and greeted me with open arms when I walked through the door.

And there it sits. Staring at me. Wanting me to sit and enjoy.

But here's the thing.

What does one do with a couch that doesn't have a TV in front of it? How can I not sit awkwardly without a table to prop my feet? The hardwood floor is just too hard beneath my feet, am I supposed to get a rug now? Where do I put my glass of wine?

These are questions I have yet to answer.

So hence, after about 8 seconds of new-couch lounging/awkward sitting, I promptly stood up and made my way back to the comfy bed. The bed that has been a dear friend of mine for the last few months when there was nothing else to sit on. The bed that has brought much comfort and relaxation while I ate/slept/watched TV/cuddled/drank wine/and ate some more.

So, to my new, dear, beautiful, red couch, allow me to say this: It's going to take some time for me to warm up to you. We'll have to work together to make this relationship a solid one. But in the meantime, while I'm sitting on my bed, I'll very much enjoy staring at your beautiful self. So don't you worry. I have high hopes for us, indeed. Just give me some time.


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  1. I'm a big fan of red couches. I have two. But I like that one way more....

  2. That's one sexy couch! Enjoy!

  3. that is a sexy couch. good lick dressing it up with things like a coffee table or wine table. whatever you use it for!

  4. You just need a side table (for your wine) and a little ottoman (for your feet). Boom.

  5. Looks so good! You should get a lucite coffee table or glass & brass coffee table, that way it won't take up too much visual space!

    Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

  6. I got my couch in October, so excited to actually own furniture! I sat in it for the first time last month, when I bought my TV. I TOTALLY understand this post! Hahaha

    Elizabeth Kathryn

  7. I love that couch! And it's totally understandable, change is tough to adapt to!

  8. well now you can have us over and we'll sit on the couch, you can stay on the bed.

  9. Love it! You definitely need a coffee table or ottoman or something. I hate not having something to put my feet up on! And obviously you really need a place for your wine glass. Duh.

  10. If you buy something before I get out there to go shopping with you, get something that can double as storage. when you're in a small place, everything needs to function at 2 or more levels. Love you!

  11. I love that couch! I just ordered something really similar except in gray and it's getting delivered this weekend! Ahh apartment life :)

  12. Yay! So happy you finally got it! The boy and I have been going gaga over UO these past couple weeks. Just love their home stuff.

  13. Gorgeous color! It is weird to sit there with nothing in front of or below you. Umm? Move the TV?



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