Monthly Archives: April 2009

Choosing the Right Dining Chairs

Now that you’ve selected the perfect dining table, what to do about those chairs?  The easy answer is to get the set that matches your table.  But any designer worth her salt will tell you that is NOT the answer.  … Continue reading

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Making a Bedroom Look a Million Dollars!

Bedrooms should always be designed with sleep in mind. Colors should be calming and relaxing, wall coverings should be subdued and lighting should be soft. Aim to create a calm oasis with a ‘retreat’ feel by adding luxury textures and … Continue reading

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Inspired!

After a hard day of work, the craziness that life throws at you, what type of bedroom do you need? I want an escape. I want something that is warm and comforting and rich. You might want something that soothes, … Continue reading

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Go Green with Eco-Friendly Furniture

Earth Day is over, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t continue our efforts to save the planet. In fact, when it comes to the use of natural resources, we should be in a constant state of awareness. We have … Continue reading

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Dining in Style

In these economic times, people are eating at home and spending more time around the dining table. That said, a dining table is a very personal and important home furnishing. It should be selected with a number of thoughts in … Continue reading

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Guide to Standard Furniture Measurements

How often have you purchased what you thought was the perfect sofa or bookcase only to get it home and find it does not fit your space?  Pieces often look much smaller in a large showroom.  While it is important … Continue reading

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Glass Furniture – a Clear Winner!

Glass is an ancient material, yet it still manages to give an ultra-modern look to today’s furniture. Glass has a lot going for it – it matches every environment ,it is plain, easy to clean, and makes any room look … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Outdoor Furniture for Your Home

Celebrating the warmer months is always easy when you have a patio, some great chairs, and good friends that love to have cookouts. Cookouts and outdoor parties are just one of the ways that you can appreciate the spring and … Continue reading

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Accent Chairs: From Cozy to Eclectic

Side chairs are no longer for the stodgy.  They can be fun places to make an unexpected statement.  Rather than buying your furniture as a matched set, purchase your side chair with the element of surprise in mind.  Bring in … Continue reading

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Determining Your Design Style

When shopping for furniture or accessories you may often be asked what your “style” is.  This is a difficult question for many of us to answer.  If you furnish your home with quilts, pine furniture and hand-made items then it would … Continue reading

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