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Re: White Slipcovers

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@faeriemoon wrote:

I love white slip covers but I don't have them.  I wonder if jeans leave blue marks on them like they do on my light colored leather car seats.  


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I would think so. My Brother and SIL had a Barbecue/Pool Party at their house a few years ago and apparently someone had self tanner on who sat on their cream colored sectional sofa.

They had it professionally cleaned but after about a week the stains resurfaced. They ended up donating it......would you believe they got another cream colored sectional..go figure.

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I think they add a homey touch, but no white for me and too casual for my style.  

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I love the white slipcovers and the overall look of the light colored rooms, but it just doesn't work with my lifestyle (grandkids and dogs that are heavy shedders).  

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They look like sheets to me.  Just not practical for my home.  

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@DREAMON wrote:

@faeriemoon wrote:

I love white slip covers but I don't have them.  I wonder if jeans leave blue marks on them like they do on my light colored leather car seats.  


@faeriemoon , 

I would think so. My Brother and SIL had a Barbecue/Pool Party at their house a few years ago and apparently someone had self tanner on who sat on their cream colored sectional sofa.

They had it professionally cleaned but after about a week the stains resurfaced. They ended up donating it......would you believe they got another cream colored sectional..go figure.


@DREAMON That's a disaster!  Washable is one thing, but many stains don't wash out.  I don't think white slip covers would be all that easy to maintain even though they are "washable."

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Re: White Slipcovers

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Some of these rooms, to me, are appealing in spite of the slipcovers and not because of them.

 

I make no bones about it, regardless of color, I don't care for slipcovers. Casual, maybe, but they always look ill-fitting. Not a fan but were I to have them, off-white in a rugged material like denim would be an option. I'm simply not obsessed with keeping them clean because most of them can be pretreated, bleached and washed.


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I do not care for white slipcovers and these rooms have little appeal for me in decor. Maybe it's too much white, I like some color and warmth. 

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@Somertime wrote:

My family has used slipcovers since I was a child.  They were put on after Spring cleaning and stayed on until Fall cleaning and it gave a fresh, light look and a different perspective without changing any furniture.

 

I have had custom slipcovers made in white to cover my living room furniture during the warmer months and to change the look of the room, easily and quickly.  A pleasure with children, off in the washer, all clean......no fuss, no muss!  I would not purchase any furniture that was only slipcovered.


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This is the way we use them, just in June, July, and August, also roll up and put away the wool rugs.  Hello Summer!

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@wilma 

Pic 1 - is all about the views!  Only item I like in the space is the coffee table.

 

Pic 3 - my favorite of all!  The beautiful, soft wall colors blend very well & overall the colors & style are just so cheery & calming.  The coffee table adds a nice contrast to all the white, etc.  I also would prefer larger art pieces.  I could easily make this my home.

 

Pic 4 - The aqua/white room is also beautiful.  But, as much as I like the wall of windows, when it's very bright outside, it may be a little too much in the room while reading or watching TV, etc.

 

EDIT:  sorry forgot about the subject .. depends on a persons lifestyle.  They wouldn't work in our home with 3 pets, one of them being our black lab that sheds all over.  

 

All the other rooms, not interested.  Thank you for sharing.  

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@wilma 

 

Love the white room with the blue pillows and another.  Just lovely!Smiley Happy