Monthly Archives: June 2009

Love Your Floors with Surya Eco Rugs

For more than three decades, Surya has been a top choice for incredibly chic area rugs and home accent pieces. But besides their commitment to creating stunning looks in your home, Surya also wants to give back to Mother Earth … Continue reading

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Lamps and Lighting

The mood of a room is often set by the lighting. Flickering candles and a log fire induce a restful, romantic atmosphere. Soft lamps around the room have a similar relaxing effect, especially when talking with friends or watching TV. … Continue reading

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Outdoor Living

More so now than ever people are blurring the lines between indoors and out. Decks, porches, balconies, and yards are getting more than a plastic green chair and a grill. From quaint and classic like the Linon Woodstock line, or more formal like … Continue reading

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The History and Evolution of Furniture

If you visit any antique store or auction, many surviving antiques are pieces of furniture. This is because well-made furniture is durable and often has a style and level of craftsmanship not found today. Fine craftsmanship has always been in … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift Idea: Recliners

Father’s Day is right around the corner – are you prepared? This year, instead of getting Dad a card or a gift certificate to the local bowling alley, give him something that he can really enjoy and appreciate for many … Continue reading

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Wine Racks, Cabinets, & Carts: Find Yours

I recently had a red Riesling (I didn’t even know there was such a thing, but it was good) and talked with an old friend. It was a fun night, and I decided then that my next blog would be … Continue reading

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Saving Space in the Kitchen

The kitchen of any family home tends to be the hub of the action. It is the place where most families spend a large part of their day, eating, talking, chatting, watching Mum cook or doing homework. There never seems … Continue reading

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