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20 Jun 2019
Home renovations are an exciting chance to customize your living space and build your dream home. They also require a lot of time and money and can easily become stressful.   We met up with Megan Lynch, a Circle Furniture customer, who recently renovated her beautiful home in Concord, Massachusetts. She gave us some insights into the process and highlighted the things you should know before you start a home renovation.     Be realistic about your budget and your timeline   Megan explains, "You have to be realistic about the process; the time it's going to take as well the money. The first, and probably the most obvious point is that you have to be cognizant of your budget.  When it comes to the budget." She ...
07 Jun 2019
We're so excited to have had the opportunity to work with the iconic local PBS program, This Old House. Brian Bechard, our Visual Merchandiser, and Erica Tubman, Communications Director, give us the inside scoop on what it was like to be featured on This Old House.   He says of the project, "We had worked with This Old House 10 years ago on a couple of different projects. When this house came along they thought of us because they knew we have mid-century modern pieces in our collection."     The furniture selection process   The house, in Brookline, features mid-century modern architecture and our goal was to have the interiors to reflect that style. Brian chose and arranged furniture for the living room, the loft, the ...
18 Apr 2019
As a local company, we are very invested in our community, and naturally, big supporters of shopping local. The reasons for shopping local go far beyond what can be covered in an article and they also go far beyond the statistics and facts.   Chances are you already know how the community builds and grows around local shops! Does your hometown have a locally owned store where the owners have become your friends Or a local restaurant that gets involved in community events   These stores are what makes a town a community. Here are our top reasons why shopping local is so important.     Minimizes Ecological Footprint   The first reason to shop local It's so much better for the environment. The longer the transportation between factory ...
13 Mar 2019
  The Sixth Annual Boston Design Week 2019 is taking place from March 27th to April 7th, spanning 12 days of events and activities surrounding design in the Greater Boston area. There will be events on the topic of graphic design, fashion, interior design, technical design, historic preservation, and architecture.   We spoke to Meaghan Flaherty from Fusco and Four, about the inspiration behind Boston Design Week and what she's excited for this year.   About Boston Design Week   Boston Design Week was held for the first time in March 2014, although the idea for it had been in the works for years prior to that. Meaghan describes, "Boston really needed a celebration of all aspects of design. We wanted to create an event that was ...
04 Mar 2019
Houseplants are trending right now. And for good reason! Not only are they beneficial for your health and the air quality in your home, but they're a stunning addition to your home decor. Catherine Willey, our store manager in Framingham, loves houseplants for the life they breathe into your home.     And besides looking beautiful, houseplants play an important role in your home design by adding balance, color, and texture to your room plan.   Balance   Balance is key in interior design. And it's one of those somewhat indefinable elements of design. Without it, your room will look off but you may not know why. Using houseplants to create structural balance in your home is a unique and fun way to create interest in ...
21 Feb 2019
Book lovers all over the world dream of having perfect reading nooks in their homes. Sometimes, it seems as if these are a privilege of the wealthy, but thanks to DIY creative ideas, making your own reading nook is becoming a global trend. There are many benefits of having an isolated, comfy, and relaxing place that never stops tempting you to grab a book and engage in endless reading. Here are some tips and tricks on how to make your reading nook the dreamiest place ever.     Surround the reading corner with bookshelves   With bookshelves surrounding your reading place, you're guaranteed to be protected from disturbances. By placing bookshelves around your reading nook, you're sending a clear message "“ this is a place ...
11 Feb 2019
  Bringing plants into your home is beneficial in so many ways. Countless studies, including one from NASA, have been conducted about the stress-relieving, soothing, and purifying properties that plants have in the home.   And from a design perspective, the appeal is clear: houseplants bring the outdoors in and add texture, dimension, and color to your home.   We also know that learning to take care of plants in the home can be a challenge. We spoke with Lindsey Swett, the owner and founder of Niche Urban Supply Plant shop to get her expert take on bringing plants in the home as a beginner.   Let's start with the basics   Why should you bring plants into the home   Lindsey says, "We believe plants support your creativity and ...