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I don’t know if this belongs in this bowl but dunno who else to ask - I’m about to upgrade my furniture for the first time ever and am going to buy a sectional, light gray or neutral. Love the mid century modern look + deep seat cushions. I don’t want to wait 6-9 weeks for a custom one like most of West Elm. Where should I buy?

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Years ago I got the ikea sectional (the one with wooden square legs?) and ordered custom mid century legs from Etsy on the cheap. It was great! After I got sick of the color (it was dark grey) I ordered a new cover from another ikea customizer. Unfortunately it belongs to my ex now but I loved that couch

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If you are willing to splurge on something really nice that will last you a lifetime, look at Design Within Reach.

At a more typical price tier, Crate and Barrel has great quality and design. CB2 is a their more trendy (read: will go out of style) shop and the prices/quality are a little lower, but still above IKEA.

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Interior define. But you will have to wait for any decent furniture as it’s made for you after you order. Don’t by west elm/it’s junk.

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Article is good!

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Thanks guys! My most likely purchase right now is an article sectional - just nervous about the pilling

Room and board, most is made in US and they have a fair number of stocked items you don’t have to wait that long for

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Can’t say enough good things about my IKEA sectional. Comfortable, cheap, and because it’s modular I’ve moved it several times and can make it work in any room layout. Plus if you pick something in stock you can have it really fast

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Don’t bother with IKEA furniture build for their US stores. The quality is poor and the piece will wear out/break in a couple of years. OP you’re better off paying a little more for furniture that is much better quality

I am looking at CB2 and Article but reviews are questionable for all of these

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Wayfair, fast shipping even now

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Ikea soderhamn

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Yes!!

I have the C&B Lounge II. Deep seating position, very much what you’re describing. Bought 4y ago, still in great shape and holding up well, especially considering the punishment my big o butt puts on it daily.

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I would strongly recommend crate and barrel over west elm. Pottery barn (west elm parent) has switched to joining its frames with screws and nails, vs. joint and tenon for crate and barrel. They’re the same cost, but it’s those details that make the difference

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Joybird is nice

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I looked and everything is 6 weeks out :(

CB2 makes good furniture. Agree w west elm - it has a life span, but work within your budget. Also checkout Facebook marketplace - people move and are looking to get rid of awesome pieces.

Make sure you inspect thoroughly for bedbugs!

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Look into Costco/ BJs just got a huge one from there

Try The Dump Luxe. I bought a sofa set from them late last year. Prices are higher than you would think but they had a good collection.

Raymour and Flanigan has great furniture. So does Bob discount furniture if you want a slightly less pricey option

Made the jump and got an article couch! Best purchase ever!

If your budget is good, look at room & board, superior quality and service. Don’t go west elm, you pay for IKEA quality but like several Multiples of the price

Thanks everyone!! West Elm/PB are having insane sales right now (like take 30% off your order) so I was starting to lean towards them last night. But looks like C&B/CB2 may be the better (more expensive) choice

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