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Salute to Our Seattle Seahawks

As you may have heard, the Seahawks are taking on the Denver Broncos in Superbowl XLVIII on February 2nd.  We want to take a moment to recognize and congratulate our team for all they’ve achieved.  In addition to three hours of masterful entertainment provided each Sunday, the Seahawks have rejuvenated a deprived Seattle fan base.  The fans, or “12s” as we call ourselves, are 100% #TappedIn.

Thanks to the Seahawks’ success, Seattle now has its own variety of Skittles, a Guinness World Record for loudest crowd noise, Blue Friday (all fans are encouraged to wear blue) and a slew of food and drink options based on the team (including the 12th can).  If that weren’t enough, come February 2nd we have a chance to become World Champions.  Win or lose, the 12s (including all Sleepers In Seattle employees) are going to be cheering for the Seahawks as loudly as possible!

-David F.

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Pantone Chooses Radiant Orchid as 2014 Color of the Year

2014 Pantone Color of the Year Radiant Orchid

Pantone is best known its proprietary Pantone Matching System, a standardized color database allowing professionals in any industry to match colors for various uses.  They like Radiant Orchid this year because it “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.”

Pantone especially recommends Radiant Orchid for interior design: because “the vibrant color is sure to liven up neutrals including gray, beige and taupe. Uplifting and bold without being overpowering, Radiant Orchid re-energizes almost any color palette and provides a unifying element for diverse spaces.”

Every year, color experts meet from several countries in order select the Color of the Year.  Their goal is to find a color that represents our current zeitgeist.  The color of the year may then be used in fashion, paint, automobiles, home furnishings, and even appliances.

Our staff gave various responses when asked “what Radiant Orchid reminded them of”.  Some of the highlights:

“A doll-house.”

“A Monet painting.”

“Easter.”

“The poem ‘When I Am Old I Shall Wear Purple.’”

“An ice-cream shop.”

“Peppermint ice-cream.”

“Candy.”

“A muted purple.”

We want to hear your thoughts!  Would you use Radiant Orchid in your home?

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Let us help you find the right sleeper sofa. Call 1-888-922-SOFA (7632)

We know you want to find just the right sleeper sofa, and we want to help you!   Our Sales Representatives are available Monday – Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm (PST) to answer your call; or you can email via our Contact Us form.

Answer your questions regarding Sleeper Sofa Beds

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Introducing: Gel-Infused Memory Foam Sleeper Mattress by Enso

Temperature-controlled memory foam mattress upgrade now available on all Savvy Sleepers


The newest addition to the Sleepers In Seattle team is the Gel-Infused Memory Foam Sleeper Mattress by Enso.  $350 for any size, the new mattress eclipses the comfort and convenience of any other sleeper mattress on the market.

The new sleeper mattress is wrapped in a tencel and poly knit cover, with an inch-and-a-half of PureGel memory foam mattress atop 4″ of Enso support foam.  The memory foam will conform to any guests body size, shape, weight, and temperature.  The gel adds a temperature controlled bed, regardless of the surrounding conditions.

Enso Sleep Systems is known for pushing the mattress category forward in terms of comfort, value, and ingenuity. Their story includes an environmentally conscious model, including the use of mineral water, bamboo, aloe vera and more in all of their products.

Gel-Infused Memory Foam Sleeper Mattress by Enso


Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any comments or questions by Contacting Us.

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7 Tips for Having Overnight Guests

Expecting visitors?  Follow these seven suggestions to make the experience a pleasure for all.

Whether it’s the in-laws, childhood buddies who want to catch up, or just friends in town for the weekend, we understand the desire to create a welcoming and comfortable space for their stay. Here are some tips to help turn one of your living areas into a welcoming guest room.

1. Encourage your guests to eat if they are hungry.  Give them a quick tour of the kitchen, and show them how to use the coffee maker and microwave; which are often strangely complicated to use.

2. Invest in bedding and towels. Having quality sheets and comfy towels let your guests know that they’re a pleasure and not a burden. Be sure to point out where they can grab an extra blanket or towel if they need.  An extra touch, such as a choice of pillow (down or foam, for example) or a freshly ironed pillowcase will be sure to leave a lasting impact.

Astoria Chaise Sectional Sleeper Guest Room

3. Provide the most comfortable sleeping solution you can afford. Many people opt for a sleeper sofa, because it provides a solid bed for guests, but can easily be tucked away the rest of the time. Sleepers are a perfect way to convert an entertainment area or living room into a guest space at a moment’s notice. Many improvements have been made to sofa beds in the past decade, including better quality mattresses and platform bed mechanisms.  Make sure not to buy an air mattress if you own a cat; unless it is very well behaved.

4. Free up some storage space. Closets and drawers are a luxury for travelers compared to living out of their suitcases, even just for a few items they’d like to hang up. If you can swing it, have a place to stow away their suitcases, too. A cluttered area can bring up memories of cramped airplanes and rush-hour highways.

5. Get breakable or obtrusive personal items out of the way so your guests can move around freely. If your guestroom is your living room, it might be a hassle to move everything, but at least remove anything delicate to keep your guests at ease (and to keep them from breaking it).

6. Provide an alarm clock and a reading light. An assortment of reading material is always appreciated, as is an invitation for guests to browse your bookshelf. Be a hero and set out a transit map and a cool guidebook of local attractions.

7. Allow as much privacy as possible for your guests.  Consider their schedule—perhaps you are an early riser, but they may be looking forward to sleeping in.

Astoria Chaise Sectional Sleeper Guest Room

Above all, have some fun and enjoy your company!  Try to get time off work, and show them around. Guests can be a great way to fall back in love with the place you live, or to see that tourist trap you’ve always secretly wanted to visit.


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Sleeper of the Week – The Palo Alto Queen Sleeper – Sleeper 2.0

The Palo Alto Queen Sleeper got its name by being the preferred sleeper of tech startups in Silicon Valley. The Palo Alto graces many a waiting room, corner office, and nebulous Ping-Pong parlor throughout the city. Available in a staggering number of 100% top-grain leathers, many of them in web-approved colors (Come on, that was funny, ADMIT IT!), the Palo Alto can synchronize with any home or office setting. Web developers love to take 3 hour naps on one of our customizable mattresses, as they make more money asleep then the rest of us will in a week.

A sleek design keeps the look current, even after several generations of MacBooks are released. Try to stifle your intense feelings of jealousy as you design your own perfect Palo Alto in our Design Center!

The Palo Alto Queen Sleeper

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Sleeper of the Week – Rubicon Queen Sleeper by Natuzzi Editions

On sale now. Just watch:


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Sleeper of the Week – Terra 3-Cushion Queen Earth Designs Sleeper by Lazar – Perfect for Everyone

Cold and Flu season means one thing… I’m sick. Thanks to my germaphobe mother, I have the immune system of a bubble boy (as well as a bit of Howard Hughes paranoia-OCD, but that’s for another Sleeper of the Week).

Tempting as it sounds to stay in bed and outsource this to Bolivia (a surprisingly common practice in sleeper-sofa blog comedy) I am compelled to write this post myself, because this week’s sleeper—the Terra 3-Cushion Queen Earth Designs Sleeper by Lazar—is my own personal sleeper! The Terra is a superbly crafted, compact sofa-bed, which is great for me because I need enough room to fit the industrial-strength steam cleaner I rent every month. The clean, modern lines of the Terra will assure you that everything will be ok and that you’re not eternally bound to your past. I love it!

Lazar’s Earth Designs line uses sustainable products and packaging, so you won’t feel like you’re single-handedly bringing down civilization. Plus, you can choose from 3 custom seat-cushion options and an incredibly plush and supportive mattress. So, on sick days or those days you’re convinced you shouldn’t leave your house, you’ll have the exact kind of comfort you prefer in a sofa. Start browsing all the upholstery options in our Sleeper Design Center now; before your eyesight gives out.

The Terra 3-Cushion Sleeper by Lazar

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Sleeper of the Week – The Aria Queen Leather Sleeper – A Step Towards Justice

The modern world is far from perfect. For starters, why aren’t there more coat hooks? It’s the 21st century, they should be everywhere by now.

You know what else we need more of? Pillows. When have you ever seen a pillow and thought “oh we should get rid of that!” I’m not talking about decorative and scented pillows. While I’m a big fan of those too, I admit they’re less essential than the classic pillow.

This week’s Sleeper of the Week, the Aria Queen Sleeper by Palliser, has the right idea. It takes a cushion, which is already great, and puts a pillow on top of it. Pillow-topped arms provide two pillows built right into the sofa. That’s two free pillows, right from the gate. The result is an incredibly comfortable seat; one that Palliser has fashioned into a very sleek and streamlined package.

So, if you want to make the world a better place, install a couple coat hooks and order this pillow-topped beacon of goodwill for your family and friends. It comes in a wide variety of fabrics and leathers, so you can find the perfect match for your home. Be the change!

Aria Queen Leather Sleeper Sofa by Palliser

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Palliser Sleeper Sofas Now Available

Palliser, a premier furniture supplier based in Canada, offers a terrific selection of comfortable and customizable sleeper sofas.  This week, we’ve selected our 20 favorite styles (many more total products) and added them to our online gallery and Sleeper Design Center.

Palliser Sleepers are extremely comfortable–with plush seating throughout, while offering consistent support simultaneously.  All Palliser models are available in fabric and in leather, so once you select your favorite, you’ll have no trouble finding the perfect upholstery.

Browse the selection today or read more on our Palliser Brand Page.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns by calling (888) 922-SOFA (7632) or using the Contact Us form on our site.

Carlten Full Leather Sleeper by Palliser

The Carlten Full Sleeper by Palliser, available in Fabric and in Leather

Carlten Full Leather Sleeper Side-View by Palliser

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