Decorating & Furniture/White couches


My boyfriend and I are moving into an apartment on a budget. My grandparents were giving away there couches for free so we took them.  They are leather but they are white. Pure white. They have some cat scratches.  Is it possible to put couch covers over leather? Is white as bad as I think it is? Thanks

Sometimes hand me downs are less than perfect, but imagine the money you've saved?  

You can cover leather sofas just like any other.  Check out  Sure Fit is also carried by Bed, Bath & Beyond, but not all styles/colors are available through them.

The fact that they're white doesn't bother me.  It will match anything, can be dressed up in your favorite colors with throws and pillows and let me quickly add -- they were free.  


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