If you're a do-it-yourselfer you can build your own furniture too. In this video trailer (not the full tutorial) Brandon is sharing some of the steps of how to build your own rustic pine couch. The neat thing about building your own furniture from pine wood is it is sturdy so it lasts a long time--it can take the wear and tear too. Click here for the 17 easy step video tutorial.
And, you can replace the cushions whenever you like or make your own, which is what I am doing now with the help of a wonderful seamstress who is teaching me how to sew. (The video on 'how to make your own couch cushions' will be coming soon!)
Here's the video of our young men building two couches for our living room here in Cuenca Ecuador!