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Learn about furniture and how to arrange and decorate with different styles. Gain new appreciation for classic pieces and discover new designs.

How to Mix a Few Select Antique Furniture Items into a Contemporary Setting

antiqu furniture items
What was once frowned upon by interior designers, has now become a trendy way to furnish a room, and if you are looking to add a few select antique furniture pieces to an already contemporary setting, here are a few tips to help you achieve the perfect balance. Think Accessories  If the main concept is contemporary, adding a few antique...

What is natural furniture?

natural furniture
When one thinks of furniture, we’re probably not alone in not considering the provenance of what we sit on. But, here’s the thing, the sofas or chair that furnish our home are often full of synthetic materials, like plastic, which can be hidden away under the velvet or cotton that cover them.  So what is natural furniture? To us, it...

How to Know When it’s Time to Trade Up Your Furniture

orange sofa
Whether you are getting ready to buy a new home or you have just moved out of your parents’ basement, you are going to be thinking about buying new furniture. You can’t help it, right? Buying new furniture is exciting. But what if you are struggling to find the extra cash to put the finishing touches on your new...

Things to Consider When Buying Furniture for Your New Home

Let’s be real—choosing furniture for your home can be an anxiety-inducing experience. Exciting, yes! But just as much stress. While it may seem simple at first, it gets overwhelming to find useful, comfortable pieces that not only create a cohesive interior but also reflect your personality! Somewhere between the bleary-eyed internet research for stylish furniture and hours of exploring inspiring...

Furniture Trend Predictions for 2020

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You blinked, and now you’re halfway through 2019 — which means searching for 2019 furniture trends is a waste of your time. Blogs about the hot materials, colors, shapes and styles are on the verge of outdated as designers start ignoring this year’s hottest trends in favor of focusing on next year’s collections. If you consider yourself a trendsetter,...

The Room-Transforming Magic of Daybeds & Why You Must Have One

Daybeds
The trend of multi-purpose rooms is spreading like wildfire. More and more people desire fully functional, semi-formal looking rooms for added convenience and extra sleeping space. Whether you're looking for extra sleeping space for guests, live in a studio/small apartment, or use your bedroom as an office, you'll benefit from a daybed. Here's how you can use these mid...

Sleep Your Cares Away In a Sleep Chair

sleep chair
Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night still in your living room recliner with the TV playing an infomercial? Or maybe you’ve found yourself contorted on the couch with the sun in your eyes and discover that you spent the whole night in your media room? Either on the couch or the comfy chair, are...

Furniture and Fixtures you can easily make at Home

Handmade Vintage Whiskey Barrel
It is possible to make your own fixtures and furniture. In fact it’s much easier than you think to create almost any item in your home. The advantage of this is not just a cost saving. You’ll be able to design furniture to fit exactly into the space you have available and customize it to ensure it suits your needs...

Antiques Don’t Just Look Good, They Are An Investment As Well

We all need furniture and if you have purchased yourself a new home, then you need to fill it with the things that you love. Even businesses now are moving away from the conventional furniture and are considering the option of antique furniture. Modern furniture is generally the way that most people go, but what if the furniture served its...

How to Use Geometric Prints for a Powerful Statement

Geometric prints are happening. In fact, it's very right now! Because these prints make add dimension and color, you can use them everywhere. Here are some ideas on how to use geometric prints to make your own powerful design statement. Geometric Prints in Home Decor From wallpaper prints to luxe textiles to furniture, geometric prints are everywhere right now. Geometric wallpaper What's the...

10 Easy Tips and Tricks For Successfully Refinishing Furniture

furniture refinishing
Try these 10 easy tips & tricks for successfully refinishing furniture. When you master this skill you'll be able to create custom pieces for your home. In fact, it's fun to transform an old piece of furniture. Tip 1: Arm yourself with some patience. Indeed, a sense of humor is also a plus. If you feel overwhelmed, take a breath...

Beat The Winter Blues…With Denim Blue

denim blue living room
Beat the winter blues with denim blue in your home. Denim inspired paint colors are the new blues for 2017.  Because of the wearability of denim, it's easy to visualize how to put together a denim blue room. The vibe of a denim blue room is casual and fun! Of course, these denim shades offer an array for your choosing....

Upcycled Furniture: Fun Weekend Projects

upcycled furniture table
Upcycled furniture projects are fun weekend projects. In fact, you can complete a projects from start to finish in just two days. What is upcycling?  Upcycling is taking an unwanted item and making it into something new.  In short, you are making an unused item into something useful. We upcycle for many reasons. Clearly, upcycling saves money. If you can find...

The Iconic Style of the Rocking Chair

Rocking chairs on the front porch
Were you rocked to sleep as a child?  Have you envisioned lazy summer days rocking away the hours on the front porch while sipping sweet iced tea?  Do you love the relaxing gentle sway of the rocking chair by the fire in winter?  All of these reasons and more are why the rocking chair is an icon of the furniture world.  The styles may...

Curved Sofas for a Cozy and Welcoming Seating Area

Curve sofa makes for a cozy room
Curves are a pleasing shape in the home - the soft curve of an arm rest or a chair, the curve of bent wood or even the walls of a certain room.  Curved sofas appear welcoming and cozy.  They are graceful and charming or modern and hip.  If you have a living room that is challenging to arrange or...

Outdoor Daybeds for the Ultimate Backyard Relaxation

Outdoor daybed for backyard relaxation
There is nothing quite like a lazy summer day.  One way to enjoy the day relaxing is on an outdoor daybed.  Fresh air, a warm breeze and the scent of the garden immerse you in the outdoor experience.  Doze away or snuggle up with a good book in these outdoor daybeds for the ultimate backyard relaxation. A cozy garden enclosure makes for...

The Versatility and Allure of Leather Seating

Leather seating in the modern home
Leather seating is a classic that fits into every style.  Whether you prefer the classic tufted Chesterfield sofa or the smooth lines of a modern design, leather seating is a comfortable and stylish feature in interiors.  Here we look at the versatility and allure of leather seating in the modern home. Leather seating fits well within the industrial styled home.  It...

Two Resale Value Boosting Solutions for Unused Spaces

Small butler's pantry (madebymood)
Unused or empty spaces can be seen as spacious and open when it looks strategic however sometimes to potential buyers or visitors it can look lazy or unfinished. These spaces look as if there was meant to be something there but is completely empty. This once boring space can be utilized in ways that are luxurious and impressive. Here...
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