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03 May 2018
Designing a guest room is an interior design project as well as an act of care. It's a show of affection for whoever may come to stay. The special touches and design elements put into a guest room will make all the difference for your guests.   Although the furniture and layout may be simple, there are numerous ways to elevate a guest room. In fact, your own experiences as a guest in other people's homes will be a great place to start when thinking about design.     How to prepare:   Designing a guest room will start the same way as designing any room; with space planning and measuring the dimensions of the room. The dimensions will be necessary information when considering the furniture that ...
05 Apr 2018

Room design tends to be thought of in big picture decisions first and with good reason! The bigger pieces of furniture will lay the perfect groundwork for your space, creating an outline for how the room will look and function.

14 Feb 2018
  Thinking about a color palette for your home can be overwhelming. Especially if you're starting from scratch. It's tough to know where to begin. Before you stress about color palettes or whether or not you have sunlight coming into a room, start simply. Start with inspiration.   Where to begin   Cheryl Harrington, from our Pembroke showroom, advises you to "find an inspirational item or focal point." That could be a carpet, a tiled backsplash, or anything else that inspires you in your home. Or perhaps your piece of inspiration is the view out your window.   An ocean view could inspire you to bring in clean, crisp colors. Lush greenery might inspire you to have a palette that brings the greenery and flowers inside your ...
06 Feb 2018
Will Correia, from our Pembroke showroom, recently took on an interior design project for clients who were building a Post and Beam house on a lake. They had designed the house, an 8,500 square ft. weekend house, with an architect but wanted a designer to help with the furniture and interior. Will is not only a Design Consultant at Circle but also a  member of the American Society of Interior Designers.  He interviewed them on the phone and after showing them his portfolio they hired him on the spot. Our typical approach working with clients focuses on the furniture and space planning. For more info on our Interior Design process, check out this short video. However, some design consultants ...
30 Jan 2018
The car ride to drop your children off at college can be stressful. The overheated minivan filled to the brim with clothes, desk lamps, and shower caddies. The tearful goodbye. And then you return home, an empty nester. Or perhaps your kids moved out years ago and you're just now looking to take advantage of the extra space. Either way, perhaps a blank slate is a better way to think of it. An opportunity to reclaim your home, whether that means updating old furniture, or taking advantage of the extra space you now have. Of course, what you do with the extra space depends on a few things. You'll want to ask yourself some questions before you begin the process ...
15 Oct 2017
If you've ever bought furniture, chatted with someone who has purchased furniture, or even looked into purchasing furniture, we can bet you've asked yourself, "why is wood furniture so expensive?"   Here at Circle Furniture, we have over 60 years' experience seeking the best wood furniture for our customers to provide lasting value.    Before we get started, though, we thought we'd note something important: when you ask why furniture is so expensive, what you're really asking is something else, something more like, "why is high-quality wood furniture so expensive?"     What even is high-quality wood furniture? It's no secret that you can find inexpensive "wood" furniture more readily now than ever before. It may look good, it may feel good, it may even come from ...
21 Jul 2017
  Organic Mattresses vs. Traditional Mattresses: Which is Best   If you're in the market for a new mattress, you will soon find there are lots of options!   Some of the most common options are traditional innerspring mattresses, memory foam mattresses, and organic or natural mattresses.   At Circle Furniture, we know just how complicated mattress shopping can be, so we did you a favor and answered some of those common questions.   What's in a natural mattress   Natural mattresses are becoming more and more popular.   As you may have guessed, natural mattresses are made of more natural materials compared to a traditional foam mattress.   Most often natural mattresses are made with a combination of latex, cotton, and wool.   Natural latex, ...