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August 2019

DIY PLINTH BASE SOFA

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I loved the look of plinth bases long before I knew what to call them (this blurb has a nice description and reference pictures if you’re not already familiar with the term), and even though they’ve been back in the trend spotlight for a while now, I’m still a huge fan. When I was dreaming up Milo’s nursery ages ago (how is he already 14 months old?!), I knew I’d be taking heavy inspiration from Milo Baughman and his iconic plinth bases, and I also knew it couldn’t be THAT hard to create such a base on an existing sofa or love seat and save myself a few thousand bucks or more. So I found a little sofa I loved on Craigslist, enlisted the hubby’s help, and got the look I wanted for about $40 total. (Yes, that includes the $20 price of the love seat. HOLLA.) I’ve had people…

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