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06 Apr 2018
Accent furniture plays an important role in tying the design of a room together. Not only is it an opportunity to let your unique style shine, it's also a chance to add functionality to a room. This could mean extra storage, a place to rest your feet, or a marble surface to put candles on. On the flip side, accent furniture can be just that, an "accent." A piece may be purely a design element and have no functionality besides complimenting and accentuating the décor. Finding inspiration for accent furniture and then planning out where the piece will go in a room is just part of the fun. Read More: Room Design: How to Add Color, Texture, and Life to Your Home What is ...
05 Apr 2018
Room design tends to be thought of in big picture decisions first. With good reason! The bigger pieces of furniture will lay the perfect groundwork for your space, creating an outline for how the room will look and function. But how do you tie these pieces together and make a room come alive Simply put, it's the small accent pieces you add in last that will transform your space; adding dimension, color, and life. Cindy, from our Middleton showroom, explains, "I've always called it the jewelry of the room because it's the combination of elements that make a room sing." The wonderful thing is that all of these elements can be tailored to your personal style. First things first: Add color Color is the most obvious way ...
30 Mar 2018
A coffee table is a grounding centerpiece in a living room. Depending on the style you choose, it can really change the overall design and feel of a room. So, how do you go about selecting the perfect coffee table First, it's important to think about how the coffee table is going to be used and what kind of function you want it to have in your room. This can vary greatly depending on your unique lifestyle and needs. Where one person might want a modern, glass top coffee table, another may want a sturdier table that they can put their feet on. Whether you want your coffee table to act as a design element or a surface for board games, this guide ...
19 Mar 2018
You've gone through the steps of choosing the right size rug for your room, and you've picked a style that you love. You've never been happier with an area rug! But alas, it's starting to shed. Rug shedding can be frustrating, especially as it happens more in the first few months after buying it. But don't worry too much. Shedding is normal. And if you've purchased a high-quality rug, chances are that the shedding will stop over time. In the meantime, there are steps you can take to help improve the appearance of your rug and minimize shedding. But first"¦ Why do rugs shed Rug shedding is a common problem for area rugs. But this doesn't mean there's anything wrong with your rug! Shedding ...
15 Mar 2018
When thinking about choosing an area rug for your home it's important to think beyond the design. The material that the rug is made from will affect the durability and feel of the rug, thereby affecting its function. Regardless of whether you're choosing a Persian rug or a runner for your hallway, it's important to know the materials rugs are made from and how rugs are made. When you learn the pros and cons of various materials you'll be able to make an informed decision and choose a rug that fits your needs. What are rugs made of Of course, this is a general guideline to what most rugs are made of, and will not include every possible material. Rugs can either be ...
06 Mar 2018
If you think of the floor as the fifth wall, then a rug becomes quite an important feature of a room. Rugs can be the focal point of a room from a design standpoint, adding pattern, color, and warmth. They can also tie colors together throughout the room, serving as an anchor for your design. And rugs have practical benefits too, benefits that I'm sure you've experienced in your life. For one, rugs are warmer than a hard floor, especially in winter. They also cushion the ground and absorb sound. But just knowing you want a rug isn't enough. You have to know what size to get. Choosing a rug from a design standpoint might be easy, but there are some factors to ...
01 Mar 2018
So, you've already gone through the steps of deciding what furniture to buy. Perhaps you've even come into one of our stores  and picked a new sofa or bed frame that you love. But will it fit into your house Learning how to measure to fit for a furniture purchase is pretty important. After all, you don't want to spend money on something that won't be able to get through your doorway. Having the appropriate measurements will make it easier for our delivery men to get your furniture in your house. If you'd prefer someone to do the measuring for you, we have options for that as well. Our delivery men can do the measuring for you for a fee that will go ...