How do you say

He bought a new sofa to put in the living room.

..in Chinese?

他买了一张新沙发,打算放在客厅里。

tā mǎi le yī zhāng xīn shā fā , dǎ suàn fàng zài kè tīng lǐ 。

How do you say "I took up cooking a month and a half ago, and can now produce all sorts of delicious dishes." in Chinese?