Monthly Archives: April 2009

Recycling Can be Fun!

Recycling is a popular topic today, but it can be creative and fun to re-use products for a purpose they were not designed for. The very nicest flower and bud vases can be made from discarded bottles. Vinegar bottles are … Continue reading

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Gourmets Love Kitchen Accents

When it comes to creating delicious culinary creations, look no further than one’s kitchen to see where the magic happens. Cooking is a wonderful and indulgent activity that is both relaxing and creative. Creating wonderful meals for family and friends … Continue reading

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Solutions for Side Tables

A side table completes a vignette.  Whether is be a place to set your favorite book next to a comfy chair, a surface beside a couch for a cool drink, or a long table behind a sofa for a lamp, … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

While the weather in your area may not say it, the calendar says it is springtime. That means it is time to lighten up your home. There are several ways to do this without a total redecorating effort. For example, … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Buying Furniture

Buying furniture can be a daunting experience. After all, it isn’t something one does every week, or even every year. It is also expensive, so you want to get it exactly right. Horror stories of beds which would not fit … Continue reading

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2009 Spring Furniture Market Preview

At the end of April, the furniture industry will roll out its latest ideas at the Spring High Point Furniture Market.  Furniture store buyers and interior designers will descend on this small town in North Carolina to view the new … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Your Furniture

Springtime is already here – is your furniture ready for the summer entertain season? Although the summer months are only a little ways away, it’s important to start prepping your home for the high amounts of traffic and activity that … Continue reading

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Nailhead Trim is Back

Furniture accented with nailhead trim has always been associated with heavy leather chairs in a book-laden library of a very expensive home.  Not anymore!  This trim is back and will complement any design style. Dining room chairs are a perfect spot … Continue reading

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