NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09:  Emily Henderson attends the GAC, HGTV and DIY Network's the Lodge at CMA Music Fest at the Fan Alley - Downtown on June 9, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Sara Kauss/WireImage)
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Emily Henderson Explains Why You Shouldn't Overspend On A Sofa
HGTV's Emily Henderson suggests avoiding "overspending" on a sofa in favor of splurging on a vintage rug, or something equally as showstopping that can’t be easily replicated.
"It's not that you should invest in a cheap sofa by any means, but that's not where I would splurge," she tells Homes & Gardens.
While "overspending" can mean different things for people, any sofa more than $3,000 is generally considered to be moving into
that territory.
When it comes to picking the right seating, Henderson says in her blog, Style by Emily Henderson, to avoid "sofas that transcend bad in a way that is hard to come back from."
"[B]ad fabric, bad shape, weird curved legs or winged arms, multiple fabrics, [...] 'try-hard' details," she explains, preferring good quality and comfortable materials instead.
Sofas designed with these materials often look more high-end and bring a subtle amount of interest to your space, without you having to pay a hefty price.