Furniture

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

Versatile and Durable Acrylic Furniture

Whether you’re looking for an alternative to glass or just want something different, acrylic furniture is an inspired choice for your home.  Acrylic furniture is durable, functional and fashionable.  Seen in interiors both modern and traditional, acrylic pieces are becoming increasingly popular. Acrylic is a great alternative to glass for many reasons.  It is highly durable and stands up well...

Tree Trunk Decor- Add a Touch of Raw Beauty

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Bring home the element of surprise, tree trunks. These unexpected decorating elements will bring the charm and raw beauty of nature into your household. Many are the times when nature provides the best design inspiration. Take it from Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the most influential names in architecture, “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will...

Built In Bookcase Pieces for Your Home

Bookcases and closets are the perfect spaces for storing items in your home. One issue is that vanities and bookcases take up some much-needed space in your home in order to hide or showcase your blankets, trinkets and other family belongings. One innovative idea that some homeowners and architects have latched onto is the concept of placing these furniture...

Creative Alternatives to the Headboard

Whether you are just starting out in your first home or you simply want a change in your bedroom, there are many creative alternatives to a standard headboard.  Art, salvaged materials and other objects can create a unique accompaniment to the bed. Salvaged doors or a grouping of old windows mounted to the wall behind the bed make a very...

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...

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...

11 Great Ideas for Repurposed Doors

Charming table from repurposed door
In an age when everything old is new again, old doors are getting a second chance.  Seen in antique stores and at flea markets, old doors with peeling paint are an item that can be transformed into a functional and beautiful addition to the home.  Here are 11 great ideas for repurposed doors.  Folding Screen You can either use several doors or...

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...

Design Ideas for a Classic Library

Libraries are inspirational and for some library in their home can become the best abode for them where they can relax and think in peace. Outlined in this article are some of the best ways to decorate your library. We have styles for traditional, modern and those homes that are somewhere in between the two niches. A high gloss library   A...

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...

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...

Rattan for an Indoor Space

Rattan is a stylish option for indoor seating
Rattan furniture has long been associated with porches, patios and sunrooms, but it can also be used indoors.  There are numerous styles of rattan that fit into every decorating style and scenario.  You can choose to make it the backbone of your design or simply mingle a few pieces with your traditional, contemporary or modern space. If you want a...

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...

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...

Decorating with bamboo for new and fresh home

The good home owners are always looking for a way to renovate their places. If you’re one of them check out our next few ideas for decorating with bamboo. We promise you fresh results, which the whole family will adore. Bamboo flooring Bamboo flooring is maybe the simplest way to incorporate this particular plant in your home interior without making it...

Why the Bar Cart is a Household Champion

Bar carts
The overall appeal of the bar cart is its mobility and versatility.  This is a piece that many are bringing back into their home, with vintage carts or new.  Vintage carts are also often transformed into side tables, console tables and even bookshelves.  But the classic bar cart is gaining popularity for its intended use as well.  Here are...

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...

Aquariums as Furniture and Accents Give Homes a Lively Atmosphere

Want a way to add some vitality and liveliness to your home without having to buy a large mammal that can knock things over and track mud throughout the house? Do you aspire to have a unique piece of furniture that is sure to wow guests while looking sleek and stylish? Consider buying or ordering a custom aquarium for...
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