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31 Aug 2018
The dining room is an integral room in the house. It's a space for gathering, eating, and bringing the family together for the holidays. Oftentimes the furniture you decide to buy, if it's high-quality and well-made, will last through generations. But how much will it cost Whether you're starting from scratch or just filling in a few pieces, we want to keep you informed about every aspect of the design process.     First Steps   When furnishing a dining room and deciding where to invest your money, there are a few important questions to ask yourself.   What are the dimensions of the space This will determine the size of the dining room table and the rug. How many people need to fit at the table every ...
31 Aug 2018
The dining table is a workhorse in the home, it holds all of your meals, your holidays, and your family gatherings. Maybe it holds your coffee every morning. Or perhaps it's reserved for special occasions, adorned with a beautiful table setting. Either way, when choosing a table it's important to think about more than just the style, but your lifestyle as well. We've created an in-depth guide for all the different table options, from base to material, so you can make an informed decision and choose the best dining table for you.    Weston Table   Where to begin   Before making any decisions, think about your lifestyle and ask yourself these questions first.   How will you use the table daily What does your room look like Is ...
23 Aug 2018
  Autumn is a beautiful time of year in New England, the landscape is ablaze with orange, red, and yellow, and the air is a crisp respite from the summer humidity. Along with autumn comes Thanksgiving. And with Thanksgiving comes family gathering, a hearty meal, and perhaps a little stress. If you have hosted Thanksgiving then you know there's a lot to think about, before even considering how you'll lay out the table. However, the tablescape, if done in advance, doesn't need to add to your stress. In fact, it can be a creative form of expression and a chance to make the holiday that much more special. Here are some simple ways to adorn your Thanksgiving table and impress your ...
15 Aug 2018
There are numerous natural wood types used in furniture, ranging in density, color, grain pattern, and price. The more informed you are about the wood used in your furniture the easier your shopping process will be. It will also give you a greater sense of connection to your furniture. Wood is, after all, a living material. By nature, it is varied, unique, and has its own story to tell. We decided to create this guide so that you would have all of the need-to-know information about wood furniture in one place.     Natural characteristics of wood   The first thing to keep in mind when thinking about wood furniture is that wood is a living material. Its characteristics will never be uniform, and ...
13 Aug 2018
  Adding color to your outdoor living space will not only add interest and depth but it will also make the space more inviting for friends and family members. Learn how to create a thoughtfully designed outdoor living space by adding color with these simple tips.   Choose a Color Theme   The easiest and most effective way to add color to your outdoor living area is to choose a color theme. Modern backyards will incorporate a select few colors into their outdoor living space as opposed to choosing a variety of random colors. Start with colors that bring you joy and work from there. Consider  choosing a color that meets your atmospheric goals for your outdoor living space. Red is a great color for ...
10 Aug 2018
I had the opportunity last week to journey up to Bradford, Vermont to attend Copeland Camp, a 2-day jam-packed instructional camp, hosted by Copeland Furniture Company. Copeland has been creating sustainably harvested hardwood furniture since the 70's, and we've been working with them for nearly 4 decades. On deciding to work with Copeland, Peggy describes, "One of the most important things for me is the care they give to the environment and their desire to protect it for future generations. Tim Copeland was also a founding member of the sustainable furnishings council along with Circle, and one of the first winners of the Sage award given by the National Association of Manufacturers back in 2008."     Copeland Furniture Company   Copeland Furniture has many ...
09 Aug 2018
The Sales Tax Holiday this year is Saturday August 11th and Sunday the 12th. It's the first Sales Tax Holiday Massachusetts has had in 3 years, and it's the perfect opportunity to buy that couch you've been holding out on or save on a beautiful hardwood table.     If you're planning on partaking, these guidelines will give you everything you need to know:   If an item is $2,500 or less it will be exempt from the Massachusetts Sales tax for the weekend. An item that's more than $2500 is taxable, but with a few exceptions Circle Furniture will give you a discount equivalent to the tax for larger items. Visit your nearest store to see if there are other savings! Items must be paid on ...