Tuesday, September 27, 2011

craigslist find

Recently, I've been drooling over English roll arm sofas... Starting with my LEE Industries find on Craigslist a few weeks ago.  I have to admit that I am so glad my hubs didn't let me spring for that one...

Because I scored a different English roll arm sofa for a steal at $80!  ::{This is the part of my blog where I openly acknowledge that Jeff's frugality and patience waiting for a deal pays off for us both}:: When we went to look at the sofa, I caught a glimpse of the tag and immediately knew it was coming home with us.

Yep, for $80 I finally got my LEE Industries sofa!  I've heard so many good things about the quality of this furniture and definitely feel like it will be a sofa to keep for many more years.  But, like most good deals, there is one slight difference between this and the $1200 find (or a brand new one for around $5000)...

Our 'new' sofa is a little rough around the edges, to say the least.  But for the low low purchase price of $80, the hubs has agreed to having this beauty reupholstered.  And honestly, that makes the find all the more exciting... Not only do I get the style I want, but I can customize the color and fabric too! 

Now to just find the perfect fabric!  And I'm challenging myself to get a great deal on discount fabric too... Any suggestions on where to look in Charlotte? 


  1. Awesome find! I have a $3 fabric store I've found some great fabric in High Point, I'll email it to you once I get all the info from my mom.