Furniture

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

9 Best Practices of Functional Closet Design

Functional Closet
When it comes to closet design, what are the general principles you should follow? Learn them here in this guide to closet design. When someone is looking for a house to buy, one of the first questions they ask at each home is, "How much storage space does it have?" No one wants to have to find small spaces where were...

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...

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...

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...

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...

8 ideas for home bars that you’ll adore – Part two

Here are the next four ideas for home bars that we’re sure you’ll fall in love with. If you missed out the first article don’t wait but check it out here! So if you like the idea of having a home bar without all the people and noise of the night clubs, then you have to try out some of...

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...

Garden Benches to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Garden bench of natural wood blends into the landscape
If you enjoy gardening and spending time outdoors to take advantage of your hard work, a garden bench is the perfect addition for you.  Understated or grand, do-it-yourself or purchased, garden benches are a simple way to add charm and functionality to your garden space. Depending on your garden style, choose a bench that accents the space just as you...

Amazing furniture made from old cars

Amazing furniture made from old cars
Amazing furniture made from old cars? Sounds strange? Have you ever think that old pieces of moto or cars or bus could be transformed in original furniture for your home? Well, it’s possible! Some innovative designers have created original and incredible furniture with parts or pieces of old cars. You can decorate your bedroom with an original "mercedes-bed" such...

5 Reasons Why People Choose Amish-made Furniture

Investing in new pieces of furniture is usually expensive. With that in mind, it is crucial to look for pieces that do not only look great but are also long-lasting. You need to go for a furniture item, which is durable and of top-notch quality. If you are aiming to find the perfect balance and blend of longevity, durability, beauty,...

20 Original and out of the ordinary bookcases

Original and out of the ordinary bookcases
If you have always thought that a bookcase is an anonymous set of shelfs, looking these amazing pics you will definitely change your mind! Here you are 20 brilliant ideas for decorating every different room of your home with these incredible bookcases. 1. The "United States Bookshelf" Created by the  artist Ron Arad, for his exhibition at the Timothy Taylor Gallery,...

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...

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...
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