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Brandon and I bought ourselves an early Christmas gift. Notice anything different?

Yep! Say hello to our new CB2 Movie Sofa in Pool blue. Isn't she lovely? We had been eying this sofa for well over a year and kept saying to ourselves, "Wow, maybe one day." We finally decided to pull the trigger when Brandon went to CB2 one day (yeah, I can't believe he went without me either...) and noticed that the sofa was on sale. Translation - the sofa in the color we wanted was being discontinued. We ending up taking advantage of the offer for free shipping, but we found out two days later (Black Friday) that they were also offering a 15% discount. We called customer service and they immediately obliged us. Not too shabby, huh?

As you can probably tell, she's a little longer than our Cooper sofa (and deeper). Yes, my friends, there are currently NINE pillows on this sofa and plenty more room to spare. It was definitely a good marriage of what Brandon and I wanted in our ideal sofa - deep and comfortable enough for accent pillows (me), long enough to stretch out, lay side by side, and enjoy tv (Brandon). My new mission is to go pillow slipcover shopping, but for now I think she's quite dressed up. Case in point, I'm in love with what's happening on this side of the sofa.

And remember Cooper?

We didn't get rid of him. He's now living in our office. We plan to keep him for when we decide to take the plunge and purchase our first place. Honestly I just couldn't bare to part with him. Remember his amazing story? He'll be in the fam for years to come. Anyhoo, thanks for meeting the new member of our family! I can't wait to make her feel more at home!


  1. Been looking for a new sofa since u took the last movie sofa in pool on the planet...joking again. Looks Great in ur place. I been looking for a new sofa since I cant have the one I want, I think I decided on the Jefferson in Lucky turquoise from Thrive. Hope it looks as good as I think the movie sofa would've in my place.

    1. Tia! Sorry you missed out on the movie sofa, but I'm sure something better will come along. :) The Jefferson looks great. Love the tufts! It reminds me of the CB2 Avec Sofa! Happy hunting!

  2. Hi, I bought the movie sofa today. I am researhing for a slipcover and I found your blog. Please tell me where did you buy the slipcover. And are you happy with the movie sofa? Thanx, Ines

    1. Hi Ines! Our movie sofa came with fixed "pool blue" upholstery. It's the perfect turquoise, but sadly this particular color was discontinued. It's a pretty straightforward shape though, so I image you could get one made without totally breaking the bank. We love the sofa, but over time the upholstery on the cushion doesn't bounce back, which is I suppose is somewhat common with one long cushion. Also, watch the stiching along the front of the arms. It's not coming apart, but looking back i wish it had welting. If you take care of it though I'm sure it will be fine. Hope that helps. :)


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