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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.

Banquette Seating for Dining in Comfort and Style

When dining out, many will invariably request a booth over a table for the simple comfort.  Why not have that comfort when dining at home?  Banquette seating in the kitchen or dining room provides a great place for dining and other family activities.  Banquettes can be built-in or purchased as a piece of furniture to add to your dining space. Banquette seating...

Iconic Furniture Designs – Fun Chairs to Enliven Your Home

There are furniture designs that stick out in our minds and have become icons in the interior design world.  These iconic furniture designs are the Ghost chair, the Egg Chair, the Wiggle chair and the Barcelona chair.  All of these pieces have a rich character and can be placed in any style of interior from traditional to modern. The Ghost...

Seating 101: Choosing Between Sofa Styles

Mid-Century Modern living room (belfortfurniturebuzz).
A sofa is a sofa is a sofa, right? Absolutely not! This attitude can lead to over-paying, clashing furniture, and confusion. We are proud to present "Seating 101", a guide to the most popular sofa styles from which you can learn not only the names of the sofa but the origin, approximate price range, and style it best befits....

Styling The Perfect Bookcase

Whether your home has a built-in bookcase or a move-able bookshelf, you'll want to make sure it's styled beautifully. To avoid awkward spaces, overcrowding, or general organizational eye sores, there are certain things you should consider in order to have a bookcase that will compete with your other accents. First and foremost, you have to consider the items this piece...

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...

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...

Making the Most Out From Your Fireplace

Fireplaces are a common feature in many homes, especially older buildings. They can be a grand feature that is the main focal point in a room, and although many are no longer in use following advances in heating technology, the frames and fireplace areas can be used for a number of alternative purposes. Traditional log burners are popular because of...

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...

20 creative ideas for original DIY nightstands

fantastic DIY nightstand created with an old swing
The nightstand is one of the most common and used piece of furniture of the bedroom. In every bedroom there is at least one nightstand, although, especially in the master bedrooms, there is a couple of nightstands. Here you are 20  easy, cheap and creative ideas for original DIY nightstands. Enjoy the list! DIY nightstands suspended from the ceiling: if...

5 tips for repurposing your old window shutters

We all have at least one old item in our house that we move from the storage room to the garage and back again just because we don’t want to throw it away but in the same time don’t know what to do with it. If you know what we’re talking about, then you will perfectly understand why someone...

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...

Two Resale Value Boosting Solutions for Unused Spaces

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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...

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....

Give New Life to Old Furniture With Paint

Painted console table
How many times have you looked at an old chest, chair or other piece of furniture and thought about getting rid of it because it just didn't look that great any more?  Or perhaps you have an antique that Grandma gave you that doesn't fit with your style.  If the piece has good bones and is still structurally sound, a...

Unique Dining Chairs for Eating with Flair

Every room's personality is a sum of all its parts. It's not simply or solely about the paint color, the tablescapes, the furniture or the accents. When homeowners conjure up the concept for their dining room, the chairs are often the last thing that is considered. Often is the case that the chairs are just bought as a set...

Mix Dining Room Chairs for a Stylish New Look

If you want to add some variety and pizazz to your dining room or want a more eclectic room style, try mixing your dining room chairs.  There are numerous ways to do this so the end result is cohesive and stylish. Vary the upholstery on seat cushions.  As with mixing any fabrics, stay within the same color family when using...

Velvet – The Fabric of the Moment

Sumptuous, glamorous, shimmering, elegant, luxurious, cozy.  All of these words describe velvet, which is enjoying a revitalized recognition among interior designers today.  Forget the staid red velvet of yesteryear that covers those tattered sofas and chairs in your grandmother’s attic.  There are an array of dark, rich velvets and buttery soft pastels and neutrals that convey elegance and modern...

10 Steps to Making a Shabby Chic Home

Here are 10 simple steps for creating a gorgeous shabby chic project or conversion. You can use these guidelines either to create/alter a specific furnishing in your house, or to redecorate and revamp your interior design. So here it goes: 1)     First of all, there must be ivory. Any shade of ivory (even off white or ecru) is essential to create...