With my impending move, I am in the couch market. But just barely. It's not like I need a couch right away or anything. But it will be nice to have something that I like. Something that's mine. Something that reflects my personality and style.
At the same time, couches are pricey. Even the "cheap" new ones are still $1,000. I never see anything I love at Ikea - but I do like a couple at cb2. I like couches with a smaller feel - I'm not into clunky big ones.
Now I'm also not above craigslisting it. But every time I browse CL for couches - I'm APPALLED at what I see. Bad soft leather, floral, stripe, turquoise. You name it. If it looks dated and like it belongs in your aunt's house and not yours - it is on Craigslist. I'd link out, but CL expires so quickly. And, while I could pinpoint specifics - pretty much every picture is an example of a bad couch.
Guess I'll just have to do with my blue lazyboy until I have extra cash flow again.
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