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10 Jan 2019
A home office is a highly practical room in the home. Why Because it's exactly what you make of it. Whether you're designing it to be solely a workspace or a multi-function yoga room slash office, with the right pieces it can transform your work-from-home experience. As with any design project, it's important to know what you're getting into finance wise. We're here to help you stay informed through every step of the design process so you know where to save and where to invest your money.     How much does it cost   The cost of designing any room in your home is going to fluctuate greatly depending on your budget and what you already have. From start to finish, a home office ...
10 Jan 2019
  Interior design can be complicated and at times overwhelming. We're here to help you at every stage of the journey so the design process runs smoothly. Your home interiors are an expression of your personality and a chance to create a sanctuary in your home. And to design a home you love, you first need to know what not to do. Here are the top 5 Interior Design mistakes to avoid.   Neglecting to Space Plan   Purchasing a new sofa is all good fun"”until you discover it doesn't fit in your small living room. Space planning is an important part of the design process, and if you neglect to pay attention to it you may end up with furniture that looks sorely out ...
03 Jan 2019
The latest trend in furniture Motion. Where motion used to be reserved for recliners, it can now be found in dining chairs, loveseats, even sectionals. A power reclining sofa is a sofa with a built-in headrest and footrest that recline with the push of a button. Unlike a manual reclining sofa, power sofas excel in ease of use and luxurious comfort. The motorized reclining system allows for a swift transition from seated to reclining.     Are they right for you     Determining whether or not a reclining sofa is the best option for you comes down to personal preference. Cindy Rubenfeld, our store manager in Middleton, explains "A lot of people are looking for that comfort level. We're so busy these days, so when ...
21 Dec 2018
  Pantone's 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral   Pantone's 2019 Color of the Year is Living Coral, an energetic, golden-hued coral. Renee Devlin, one of our Senior Design Consultants, loves the choice. "I love the energy it gives off. It brings passion, warmth, and a sense of coziness to your space." The color is a happy juxtaposition against the cold, grey months of winter. "I love it in winter because it brings that burst of warmth in. But I don't think of it as a seasonal color. It's a very healthy, rejuvenating color that can be incorporated year-round."     Renee's Design Process   When it came to putting together the mood board, Renee wanted to stay a little outside of the box. "I think people ...
19 Dec 2018
The sofa is an instrumental piece of furniture in the home. It sets the tone for your décor, it's where you curl up to read a book or watch TV, and it's most likely a piece you'll want to have in your home for years. That being said, there a lot of factors to consider before you decide to make a purchase. We're giving you the most important things to know before you buy a sofa so you can be ultra-confident in your decision-making.     Seat Height   Seat height seems like a minute detail on a sofa, but it's important to pay attention to. The seat height of your sofa can vary from 18" to 21", depending on the style. Mid-century modern sofas ...
13 Dec 2018
We're aware that starting a home decor project can bring up a lot of emotions. First, it's exciting! Change is always thrilling and a new, fresh take on home decor can change how you feel in your home. Along with excitement, nervousness tends to creep in too. Home decor projects can be scary. You are, after all, investing your money into something. It's natural to be afraid that you'll make a mistake or end up with decor that you don't love. We're here to make sure that doesn't happen, answer your design dilemmas, and hold your hand through the process so you can create spaces in your home that speak to you and bring you joy.     1. Draw inspiration   When you're starting ...
10 Dec 2018
American Leather Personalize It is a collection of seating options with multiple customizations available. It's sort of a "˜pick your own perfect sofa' and it's a great option if you have a unique living situation or a small living room that requires a specific configuration. There are many features and benefits of the American Leather Personalize It Collection, but that doesn't mean that it's right for everyone. Keep reading for a complete review of the collection and discover whether it's right for you.     What is American Leather Personalize It   The American Leather Personalize It is, in the company's words, "a customizable luxury furniture collection that fits your lifestyle needs." Within the collection, you can create a sofa, chair, loveseat, chaise, chair and ...