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

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

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...

Telisas Refinishing

furniture refinishing
Tricks For Refinishing Furniture 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,...

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...

Creating Space with Ghost and Mirror Furniture

Ghost chairs and mirrors in a salon (interiorclassics)
There are two types of space in an interior: Actual space and Implied space. Actual space is obviously walking space, space that is not occupied by anything. Implied space is space that is not real, but gives the illusion of space even when there is something there. The best example of implied space is a mirror, although this is...

18 Stylish Bar Stools for Your Kitchen

Wood and iron bar stools lend a rustic touch to this modern kitchen
The kitchen island is often a gathering spot in the home.  It is a place where casual meals are shared, homework is done, party guests mingle with the host and meals are prepared.  For such a central spot, it is important to have stylish and functional seating.  Here are eighteen stylish bar stools for your kitchen to give it a welcoming and unique character. The modern...

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. Chesterfield Does this...

Tree Trunk Furniture and Interior Features Bring Nature Home

Tree trunk tables bring nature home
Natural wood has a universal appeal in interiors of all styles.  It adds texture and gives a space warmth.  Now let's go one step further and look at tree trunks that function as furniture.  When you really want to add a touch of nature to your interiors, utilizing these unique pieces is one way to accomplish that.  Tree trunk furniture...

Unique Bathroom Vanities to Add Character

Floating bathroom vanity
One of the best ways to add individuality to your bathroom is to add a unique vanity.  Whether you are updating, finishing a new bathroom or simply want to change things, consider unique bathroom vanities to add character.  Here are a few imaginative bathroom vanities to inspire you to reinvent your own. Repurposing furniture and other items is a great way to create a...