Finding Comfy


Winter is coming and I’m fixated on finding a comfy sofa. Kind of.

lovely-sofa-_-la-la-lovelyComfy might not fully describe what I’m looking for. Squidgy might support my search in its entirety.

I don’t want to tell you what sofa I have (although you can have a peek at it here) but it is not comfortable. So much so that I avoid it. I retreat to my room each night to cozy up and watch tv or read (in case you are interested I’m fully vested in The Crown, on Netflix, at the moment. I sadly finished my old lady mystery series, which I found really relaxing. What are you watching? Here is what I’m reading).

I should also tell you that my couch is white. Excuse the interchanging of couch and sofa. In real life, I call it a couch, but online I feel it more proper to say sofa. So I keep getting caught somewhere in between. So my couch is white. I still (will always) love a good white sofa. Like this . . .


I’m drawn to it, always. But my since my kids like to draw on things, including the sofa, I’m having second thoughts, maybe? To be honest, since I have an inexpensive couch I haven’t fussed over it much and have, by my own admission, let it go. It is slipcovered and can be washed, but I don’t find that this particular sofa washes so well. I end up laying blankets over its blemishes and still adore looking into the family room and seeing lots of bright white.

I’ve thought about leather (for instance something similar to the one I shared last week), but I’m just not a fan. Leather, when it comes to sofas, to me, is aalways either cold or sticky. Again, I’m looking for squidgy. Squidy that washes up well, to be precise.


I’ve also grown somewhat accustomed to a modern shape. I like a few clean lines. I guess I’m complicated like that because when it comes down to it I want clean lines and squidgy cushions.

I’m looking for a sofa with clean lines, squidgy cushions and that cleans up well.

Did I mention that I like sectionals? With a big family, it’s hard to fit us all. Our family room is not ideal for sectionals …. which has got me thinking modular.



Maybe modular is the way to go?

But alas, I’m back to searching squidgy sofas on Pinterest. Which takes me back to where I started. Oohing and awwing over Loaf sofas, which are only available on the other side of the ocean.

You see, if you have a sofa named Pudding that is described as “perfectly risen and totally moreish” then I’m going to believe it is precisely what I’m looking or. Either that or their  Catnap sofa that promises I can “sink back with a big slab of chocolate and a good read.”


It’s a tall order but I’m looking for a sofa with clean lines, squidgy cushions, that cleans up well, and that promises I can sink back with a big slab of chocolate and a good read.

Can anyone help me out? If you’ve seen my perfect sofa couch somewhere out there, please let me know.

I’ll keep looking with the hope that come winter of the next year, I’ll find what I’ve been looking for.


Images: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6



  • Natalie
    Commented on November 15th, 2016 at 2:43pm

    One of my favourite things at home (other than the people) is the couch it’s so well worn in and there’s a perfect me sized spot on my favourite side

    – Natalie

  • Trina
    Commented on November 15th, 2016 at 4:18pm

    A well worn couch with a perfect me sized spot sounds pretty perfect! xo . t

  • NELSON Bartley
    Commented on November 15th, 2016 at 2:51pm

    No suggestion on what kind but maybe a white microfiber ultrasuede for the fabric? That fabric cleans up so nicely and isn’t cold or sticky like leather. We have a sofa up in our game room covered in microfiber and it looks the same as the day we bought it 10 years ago. (Three kids and umpteen friends later.)

  • Trina
    Commented on November 15th, 2016 at 4:17pm

    Yes…thank you. I’ll have to look into microfiber! xo . t

  • jane
    Commented on December 15th, 2016 at 7:42pm

    Hello Trina- I love all of your photos + I hear you about how hard it is to couch shop! I learned from our first couch that I didn’t like detached back cushions, because they aren’t the most comfortable over time. So now I always look for a tight back. Our current couch is Bludot’s Clyde + we love it. I know it’s not so squidgy looking, but with a bunch of down pillows + blankets thrown on…I think it would adapt. :) With a Bonnie or two added to it, it would be perfect for a big lounging family! I love that the seat is deep enough to comfortably curl up on, but not too deep to sit with your feet on the floor. I like that it’s not so slouchy that it becomes uncomfortable after a while. Good luck with your couch search!

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