Your color scheme can be very important when buying furniture. If you choose bold colors, you may not be able to match your home decor later. Try to stay with neutral colors, you can match any interior design for the larger pieces of furniture and keep the heavy colors in the smaller items. Make sure you look very carefully at furniture before buying it. An online piece may interest you, but until you try it yourself, it can be difficult to judge its true quality.Even if a sofa looks good in the pictures you see online, the cushions may not be robust enough and the fabric of the fabric may not be what you want. Always buy something after you have thoroughly checked. Decide what material you want before you start looking. If you just want oak tables, for example, that will stop you wasting time looking at other materials you won't need.Look at several options and use the pieces as you would at home. Even bring fabric fabric or paint in to compare the furniture with the colors in your home right now. You will then be more confident in your decision. Look in local cushion stores. You can't be sure what great pieces you can find in them as many people throw lightly used furniture for new styles. Perhaps you can find great furniture at a very low price.If you can stay, only buy furniture in the last week of the month. Many companies operate from one month to the next. They decide to get rid of certain pieces as a month comes to an end. So you may be able to score a lot as they try to make way for a new line. When you shop for a sofa, make sure you sit at least for a few minutes on each one. You want to make sure you feel completely comfortable when you sit in it.