Perfect Couches For Your New Small Apartment Under $1000

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John F. Kennedy once said, “We must use time as a tool, not as a couch”. And while we wholeheartedly agree with him, we also want to give credit to couches for being one of life’s greatest tools to churn out a college essay, share a beer or two with friends while watching TV, or simply be the ONLY place you want to go after a long day of work. Here are the contenders for our favorite four-legged stuffed friends, some of them we owned ourselves! They should snugly fit into your new small apartment.

ZINUS Benton Sofa Couch / Grid Tufted Cushions / Easy, Tool-Free Assembly, Stone Grey on Amazon

Overall Best

ZINUS Benton Sofa Couch / Grid Tufted Cushions / Easy, Tool-Free Assembly, Stone Grey on Amazon

This lovely gray couch matches with all your decor, looks modern as heck, and is super easy to assemble. The fabric is well made and cushions hold their shape. It’s delivered straight to your door for free via Amazon.

  1. Price: $423.09, at time of publishing
  2. Free Shipping and returnable

What reviewers had to say:

“The sofa was shipped in a nice tidy box, and assembling the couch took less than 5 minutes.” - Daniel Tsai

“I was pleasantly surprised that the couch was pretty good quality. It was the right amount of firmness and softness for people to relax and hang out on. It also matched with my living room decors (e.g. coffee table, bookshelf, etc.).” - Huizhen Zhai

Jalon Mid Century Modern Sofa - Christopher Knight Home on Target

Budget Pick

Jalon Mid Century Modern Sofa - Christopher Knight Home on Target

We are always in awe at how Christopher Knight Home consistently creates coveted mid-century modern designs at ridiculously affordable prices. This couch comes in several colors all under $300!

  1. $291.19 on Sale at time of publishing
  2. Free shipping and returns to any Target store

What reviewers had to say:

“It’s easy to assemble, very aesthetic and modern. Just what I was looking for. May not be super comfy, but it looks amazing.” -anonymous

Holden Grey Tufted Sofa  from CB2

Splurge Pick

Holden Grey Tufted Sofa from CB2

For those of us who haven’t been looped in on the secret yet, CB2, the uber sexy (we can think furniture is sexy, it’s okay), ultra modern, luxury furniture brand that is gaining fanatical popularity in San Francisco Bay Area is under the parent company Crate and Barrel. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree because the genes in this couch are ridiculous. It’s $1 under the $1000 limit of this blog so we just had to add it in.

  1. Price: $999 at time of publishing
  2. Shipping: 10% of merchandise total for purchases $220.01+

What reviewers had to say:

“I fell in love with this as soon as I sat down on it. It's the perfect size for a smaller spaces. It's wide enough to lie down comfortably (I'm 5'8"), and deep enough to curl up easily.” - kwoc3305c

“This couch looks just like the pictures online which is always satisfying! It’s super comfortable, has a lot of depth to it, and makes a very chic addition to my living room.” - Tamara

Rika 85'' Faux Leather Square Arm Sofa from Wayfair

Statement Piece Pick

Rika 85'' Faux Leather Square Arm Sofa from Wayfair

There are two types of people in this world. Those that love leather couches and those that hate them. Guess what category we’re in. This vegan leather couch from Wayfair in burnt orange is so striking against a black and white palette that just screams “I’m expensive!” without actually costing a fortune. (We love them by the way.)

  1. $819 at time of publishing
  2. Free shipping

What reviewers had to say:

“I LOVE this couch! It was the perfect temperature of color and absolutely stunning! Perfect for my living room and very well made. Easy to put together and the delivery service made it even easier! Highly recommend.” - Samuel

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