These 7 sofa-in-a-box couches are making us rethink the way we furniture shop

Need a new couch? These 7 sofa-in-a-box couches are making us rethink our old worn-out option

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Chances are you've heard of the sofa-in-a-box, which seems to be this season's must-have item in every home. This fairly new phenomenon came somewhat out of nowhere but is taking the furniture world by storm. And why is that? This low-hassle seating option is ideal for anyone who's looking for the best small couch without ever stepping foot into a store.

A sofa-in-a-box is the answer for anyone tired of carrying heavy, multi-part items up crammed corners or more than one floor. Instead, this all-in-one piece is a furniture lover's dream! Instead, this sofa-in-a-box comes in one box, with most taking under 5minutes to assemble. 

Plus, the only thing that sounds better than all of that? The mere fact that some of these couches double as beds! They're the ultimate 2-in-1 and perfect for anyone who's short on space or looking to get the best investment piece for their budget.

However, if you're still on the fence on which sofa-in-a-box is (and isn't) worth the investment? Not a problem, and we're here to help. 

We've gone ahead and rounded up the seven best sofa-in-a-box options on the market right now to accommodate every size, style, and budget! 

Continue scrolling to meet your match. 

1. This blue one 

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In the market for something that isn't black or cream? Turn to this blue version to get the job done. Measuring in at 33"x79"x31", this medium-sized version is both warm and inviting, and sure to be a crowd-pleaser. 

Shop the Hudson Bellona Upholstered Sofa-In-A-Box for $531.99, at Overstock 

2. This easy-to-assemble one 


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Want an option that can be built in under 5 minutes? This light grey/cream dream is for you. Designed with slight curves and clean lines, users can enjoy maximum style will minimal work required. 

Shop the Hudson Bellona Upholstered Sofa-In-A-Box for $499, at Overstock

3. This 2-in-1 option


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Want a couch that can double as your bed? This under-$600 version can easily convert Into a foam bed to accommodate any (or all) of those midday naps. 

Shop the BELLONA Functional Sofa in A Box for $599, at Amazon

4. This tufted option 


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Are you looking for something a bit more sophisticated? Turn to this tufted couch. Between the insanely comfortable seat and sturdy wood frame, it's the elegant version we all need (and affordable!).

Shop the Eurotech Seating Raynor Home Kinnect Lexington Sofa in-a-Box Sand for $368.26, at Amazon

5. This colorful one


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Looking to add a pop of color to any living room corner? This sleeper sofa is ideal! Available in three sensational shades —yellow, charcoal, or moonlight — every version will bring effortless mid-century style (and color) in seconds. 

Shop the Aalisa 76" Square Arm Sleeper for $315.99, at Wayfair 

6. This fan-favorite


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Need a basic that isn't boring? Let us introduce you to this fan-favorite. From the "cozy and beautiful design" to the "easy-to-assembly" process, reviewers can't stop ranting and raving over this top-rated piece. 

Shop the Austen Twin 78.5" Split-Back Convertible Sofa (Was $489.05) Now $264.99, at Wayfair 

7. This investment piece 


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The couch that's rounding out our must-shop list? This classic couch — and yes, it's a bit of an investment piece. However, when you factor in smooth high-grade leather, large queen-size, and its 5-star ratings? It's definitely worth making the investment for. 

Shop the West Point Genuine Leather 90" Round Arm Sofa Bed for $3,190 at Wayfair

Brittany Romano

Brittany Romano is a Shopping Editor, based in New York City. From her start as a fashion market assistant at Marie Claire to building a highly profitable commerce vertical at Us Weekly and AMI brands, Brittany has produced award-winning content covering everything from celebrity beauty hacks to must-have items from online sales. She is a graduate of New England College. When she isn’t writing, you can find Brittany indulging in yet another DIY project or cheering on her beloved Boston Bruins.