Furniture

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

The Versatile and Stylish Settee

The settee originated in the 17th century, evolving from the armchair.  It was considered social seating because it allowed two people to sit together.  Now the use of the settee ranges from group seating at the dining table and kitchen to an alternative to sofas in small spaces and in cozy nooks for reading or entertaining. The settee is smaller...

The Wing Chair – An Icon of Style

The wing chair is a furniture icon.  It has graced rooms for centuries and continues to adapt to the times and to every design style.  The wing chair came onto the furniture scene in the late 1600s as a very stiff but functional wood frame piece.  Later, it evolved into a comfortable upholstered chair for the fireside. Originally designed to...

Canopy beds for little magic every day

The bed is the only furniture that you can be sure you’ll use every day. Therefore, you want it to be as comfortable, inviting and beautiful as it can get. That’s why we’re presenting to your attention the queen of beds – the canopy bed. Check out our next few ideas and find inspiration for your own bedroom. Our first...

Coffee Table Alternatives

If you’re looking for coffee table alternatives, you have a plethora of choices.  You no longer have to settle for the standard square or round coffee table in front of your sofa.  You can use a pair of end tables, an ottoman, vintage trunks and suitcases and even an aquarium.  Here are a few ideas to help you decide on...

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 Blogs about the hot materials, colors, shapes and styles are on the verge of outdated as designers start ignoring this year’s hottest trends in favor of focusing on next year’s collections.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 Versatile and Stylish Demilune Table

The demilune table is perfect for the foyer
The demilune (French for "half-moon") table is a stylish and versatile choice for any room in the home.  It tucks nicely against a wall, making it an ideal choice for an entry foyer.  The variety of styles and sizes enables the demilune table to fit within any interior.  Multi-tiered, console, small or large, the demilune table may be just the right piece for...

Garden Stools Make the Move Indoors

Garden stools are making their way from the garden into the home with an array of styles to fit any interior.  Dating back one thousand years, the garden stool originates from China and today serves a variety of uses for homes worldwide.  Page through any decorating magazine and you will see at least one interior with a garden stool,...

Industrial Touches: 24 Exposed Copper Pipe Decorating Projects

Industrial interior design is about displaying and showcasing mechanical elements and building materials that are usually concealed. Its “unfinished” look holds within itself endless possibilities. One way to recreate that industrial appeal is by putting an emphasis on rustic metals such as brushed nickel, cast iron metals and copper. Copper pipes are stylish elements to decorate with if you are...

The Console Table – Stylish Function

Console table adds a pop of color in this foyer
Console tables are a great addition to your home.  They are versatile and fit nicely in a foyer or behind the sofa, as well as other areas of the home.  Console tables come in a variety of styles that can either fit unobtrusively into a spot or become a standout piece in the room.  Decorating the console table is...

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....

How to Get the Best Furniture Delivery Without Spending a Fortune

Buying furniture at most stores means you have to pay a hefty fee for delivery. Usually, it comes with the territory. However, you don’t have to spend a bundle to get your furniture delivered to your home. In fact, you can get the best furniture delivery for free if you know how to do it. Choose a Furniture Store with...

Versatile Decorating with Ottomans

From footstool to coffee table, from storage unit to extra seating; the ottoman is the ultimate in versatile accent furniture.  Ottomans come in all shapes and sizes and complement any room in the house. Placed in the living room, the ottoman serves as a place to prop up your feet and as extra seating when needed.  The ottoman as coffee...

Choosing and Styling a Bedside Table

There are so many options available when choosing and styling a bedside table.  You can select two of the same, opt for mismatched tables, or even choose pieces that are not generally used as bedside tables.  To help you make a selection that works for your space and style, here are a few tips on choosing and styling a...

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...

Bunk Beds for Creative Bed-time Fun

Stylish bunk beds
Bunk beds have come a long way from the simple purely functional designs manufactured years ago.  Today’s bunk beds are custom-crafted pieces that cater to every whim and fantasy.  Houses, castles, cars and cozy cubbies are among some of the creative styles.  If you are looking for space-saving solutions in a child's room or just want fresh ideas for...

Seating 101: Choosing Between Sofa Styles

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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....

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...

Beautiful and Private Home Libraries

Home libraries aren’t only a feature of luxury homes with rooms to space. With so much advancement in technology, more of us are relying on reading at home as a private escape from busy lifestyles. From entire floors to single shelves, you can turn any space into your own private reading area. A purpose built library that takes up an entire...
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