Furniture

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...

Space Saving Beds for Small Apartments

Beautiful space saving bed (www.lunchboxarchitect.com)
Small living has its perks. However, decorating it provides an extra challenge. When decorating a small place, there is usually compromise needed. You may have to give up your dream wine cellar, your big TV or your classic dining room. Space saving beds offer a solution to this problem by creating convertible rooms. You can create a home cinema...

Fun and Unique Sofa Designs

Unique sofa infuses fun into interiors
When you want to break out of the norm and design a room that is fun, unique or just stylishly different, updating your sofa can be a great way to start.  There are very innovative, creative and just plain fun sofa designs waiting for you to try.  Let's explore some of these stylish and unique sofas. Go for a bit of...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Versatility of Nesting Tables

Nesting tables had their beginning in the 18th century when furniture maker Thomas Sheraton came up with the concept of graduated tables.  From that point on, these versatile tables have taken on a high degree of popularity in all design styles.  Nesting tables can be used together or alone, nestled as one piece or spread out to make a...

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...

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...
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