Question: I would love to use a sectional in my family room, but they seem so bulky. I rarely see them in magazines. What do you think about using them?
Phoebe's Answer: Sectionals sofas do not carry the same stigma that they used to - they are no longer considered in the same category as recliners. There are so many nice options out there, and they offer such flexible seating. Sectionals can quite often be the right decorating solution, and in tight quarters they can maximize use of the space. Keep in mind, however, that they can be expensive. In most cases, you are essentially paying for two sofas and a corner piece (which is the same price as a chair). Here are some we have used sectionals in projects: