SOFAS TO TABLES TO RUGS: New eyes, new perceptions, new ways of thinking. It's what a new year is all about. Also, being able to sit on the couch without springs popping out is a nice thing, too. H.D. Buttercup is throwing its Half-Yearly Sale, now, through Monday, January 18th. If you've driven by the Helms in Culver City, and this furniture wonderland, you know the looking will be large. SITTING PRETTY: The Buttercup blog features the item of the day; is your next piece on it?