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19 Sep 2019

When updating décor or moving, you’re faced with the often challenging question of what to do with your old furniture. We spoke to Circle Furniture’s Boston location manager Linda Maguire to get some tips about dealing with pieces you already own.

Linda recently completed a downsizing move, so she was freshly well versed on how to approach this conundrum.

13 Sep 2019
The Comfort Sleeper from American Leather is renowned for being the ultimate in comfort when it comes to sleeper sofas. The fact is, sleeper sofas aren’t always known for their comfort. They are a function piece; one that serves two purposes well but doesn’t excel at either.   The Comfort Sleeper, however, manages to break this mold. American Leather cuts no corners when it comes to creating the most comfortable sleeper sofa on the market. This is all well and good, but besides comfort—what are the benefits of investing in a Comfort Sleeper?   We met up with Georgianna Stevens, our Cambridge showroom Store Manager, to find out.     What is the Comfort Sleeper?   You’re probably wondering what exactly is the Comfort Sleeper and how does it ...
06 Sep 2019

When it comes to finding the best sleeper sofa, we realize that each person’s criteria are unique. Some people want a showpiece sofa that offers a luxurious night’s sleep.

Other’s need a piece for the occasionally used guest room where a visitor might stay a night or two. Or this may be a piece for a kid’s or romper room where friend sleepovers are in heavy rotation.

Some people need their sleeper today! While others are excited to spend time getting every detail just so for their customized piece.

 

28 Aug 2019
Downsizing is a complicated transition; it requires letting go and embracing change. While it can be difficult, it's also incredibly exciting. It's a chance to start over, live in a more functional space, and design a home that's catered to your new lifestyle.   We had a chance to visit Betsy, one of our Design Consultants in Pembroke, in her new home in The Pinehills. She talked to us about her experience downsizing and how fun the design process was.     What is the Pinehills?     The Pinehills is, in their words, "a new take on the classic New England village, offering inspired new homes and daily adventure in Plymouth, Massachusetts." They have an emphasis on green space and offer individual homes of all sizes; condominiums, ...
26 Aug 2019
Leather is a popular choice for upholstery and with good reason. When taken care of, leather ages like a fine wine"”it only gets better and softer with time. Once you've decided to go down the leather path, it's important to learn how to choose the right one.   Cindy Rubenfeld, our store manager in Middleton, helps us navigate the different leather types and gives you some tips on how to choose the right leather for you.     Why choose leather   First, why choose leather in the first place "Well to start," Cindy explains, "Most leathers are going to last 7 times longer than any fabric. It's one of the strongest and most durable upholstery options."   Besides being extremely durable, leather is, for the most part, ...
16 Aug 2019
  A member of the Tubman family has been riding or volunteering in the Pan Mass Challenge since 2008. This amazing charity raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through an annual bike-a-thon that crosses Massachusetts. Circle Furniture is proud to have had a team of riders and volunteers participating in this event over the past eleven years. Beyond riding, making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, we also transport the bikes of Team Lick to Sturbridge and have furnished the lobby of the Pan Mass Challenge HQ in Needham. So, you could say, we're committed.   The 40th PMC took place on August 3rd and 4th with a goal of raising $60 million dollars. The following is a ...
16 Aug 2019
When you're looking to update, redo, or even just rearrange your interior design, an online room planner is a great place to start.   But what room layout planner should you use There are so many! We chose the 5 best online room planners to help you navigate this crowded sector.   Liz Balestrero, a professional design consultant in our Acton showroom, helped provide some clarity around the home use of online planners and why "best" can be a misleading term in this niche. Her input helped inform our choices. To explain.     So What Does "Best" Mean When We're Talking About Room Planners   Liz was quick to point out that what many people might highlight as the "best" screen-based planners are those that are built for ...