Your second home, whether it's a rustic cabin by a lake or a breezy Oceanside cottage, is an opportunity to curate a relaxing space. It should be an escape and a vacation. We want to help you choose the right pieces and curate a style you love.
We spoke to our talented team of designers in the Pembroke showroom to get all of their expert tips on furnishing a summer home.
Where to start
When it comes to decorating a space, you should always begin by asking yourself a few questions to get an idea of where to invest your money. The first, and most obvious, being: what do you need Is your home partially furnished What are you taking with you ...
Push-back recliners allow for the ease and relaxation of a motorized recliner without the need for a motorized system. They float beautifully and act not only as a functional and comfortable seat but as a beautiful design addition to the home.
We decided to compare two of our favorite push-back recliners: The Thayer Coggin Viceroy and the American Leather Reinvented Recliner.
Catherine Willey, our store manager in Framingham, gives us her take on both to help you get a feel for which one may be the right choice for you.
Thayer Coggin Viceroy
The Thayer Coggin Viceroy, designed in 1965 by Milo Baughman, is an American-made classic and iconic design. Catherine says, "It's a really well loved mid-century chair and it has the ...
Interior design is a multifaceted topic and there are a lot of options out there when it comes to getting design services for your home. What's the difference between a free design service and an interior designer How do online versions like Havenly measure up And how much do they cost.
We're here to give you the answers to all those questions and more so you can make an informed decision about how to find design help your home and create a space you love to live in. We spoke to Gary Fisher, our Director of Sales, to get his expert take.
Online services like Havenly or Design in a Box
Online services can be great options if you're starting from scratch and ...
Moving houses is often a challenging task. When all the technical things are done and you finally move in, your new home won't always feel like home right away. You may find yourself referring to it as the "new house" while your old place will still be referred to as "home." Getting adjusted to a new living situation takes time, so it shouldn't worry you that you don't feel like you're truly home yet. To help speed up the process, you can always take matters into your own hands. Soon enough, you'll be referring to your new place as "home," while your "old place" stays just that.
1. Focus on natural light
If your new house is dark and gloomy or filled ...
We spoke to Cindy Rubenfeld, our manager in Middleton about florals and how she likes to incorporate them into the home in a modern way. She describes, "Florals continue to come back every spring. Keeping the look modern is all about the type of floral pattern and how you pair it with your decor."
When you think of florals as an overarching category, you may also associate it with an outdated style. But the truth is, "˜florals' is a blanket term that encompasses many different styles of prints"”from the ultra-feminine and dainty to more abstract bold patterns.
Regardless of your style, you can find a way to incorporate florals into your home in a way that's unique to you.
A modern take ...