Monthly Archives: November 2016

How to Store your Outdoor Furniture for the Winter

Beth Rice 29/11/2016

As fall turns into winter, your beautiful outdoor furniture prepares to hibernate for a while. Much of the modern outdoor furniture today is crafted to withstand the elements and can endure the changes in the weather. However, cleaning and storing your outdoor furnishings will help to keep them bright and fresh until the spring flowers begin to bloom. Cushion Cleansing The most important part of preparing your outdoor items for winter is a good cleaning.… How to Store your Outdoor Furniture for the Winter

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Beyond the Bar: Other Uses for Bar Stools

Beth Rice 21/11/2016

Bar stools aren’t just for use at the bar anymore. These versatile pieces of furniture elevate the design of a room and add character with their styles, colors and textures. Breaking Down Bar Stool Heights Table Height: These are shorter stools that can provide alternatives to dining chairs. Generally 16 to 23 inches tall. The average person’s feet will touch the ground. Counter Height: Great for use at the kitchen bar or island. Generally 24 to 26… Beyond the Bar: Other Uses for Bar Stools

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Happily Ever After: How to Merge Design Styles with Your Partner

Leah Meldman 18/11/2016

Living with your significant other brings a sense of joy and comfort to your life. However, their taste in interior design may not. While your personalities seem to fit together seamlessly, your style preferences do not quite match up. For many women, it may be tough to fight the urge to feminize the home with touches of pink throughout. On the other hand, men may struggle with turning every room into their own personal man… Happily Ever After: How to Merge Design Styles with Your Partner

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Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff

Beth Rice 15/11/2016

As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings come to mind. Somewhere between carols, decorations, and wish lists come the images of warm pies, stuffing, gingerbread cookies, and juicy turkeys. Think of the dining table you sit at to enjoy your favorite treats, or the bar stool you swivel in as you raise your glass. We’re sharing some of our favorite family holiday recipes and solid wood furniture selections that reflect… Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff

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Island Time: Anchor Your Kitchen with These Ideas

Leah Meldman 10/11/2016

Whether it’s in the morning for breakfast, a lunchtime break, or gathering together to prepare dinner, your kitchen is the heart of the home. And kitchen islands are the heart of the kitchen. They serve many different purposes to accommodate the various needs you have throughout the day. A breakfast nook is transformed into a baking station and later serves as a place for a casual dinner party. Easily improve the efficiency of your kitchen by adding… Island Time: Anchor Your Kitchen with These Ideas

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Coffee Zones: Places to Enjoy your Cappuccino

Beth Rice 07/11/2016

As the alarm goes off and you rise and shine, your mind may review the day’s upcoming events: Drop the kids off at school, attend your morning meeting, and run to the bank on your lunch break. But before any of that can possibly take place, you’ll need to greet the day with a few moments set aside for you and your favorite cup of coffee. Where is that cozy place in your home where… Coffee Zones: Places to Enjoy your Cappuccino

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Designing with Barn Doors: The New Craze

Leah Meldman 04/11/2016

Beautiful barn doors have slid their way into home décor. These popular portals are appreciated for their charm and versatility. They easily incorporate rustic appeal into your home while dividing or saving space. We’ve rounded up our favorite ways to make use of unique barn doors in your home. Bedroom Barn Doors Create a rustic getaway by using barn doors in your bedroom. Your space will become instantly more inviting by using these beauties in… Designing with Barn Doors: The New Craze

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Pretty Up Your Patio This Fall

Leah Meldman 01/11/2016

What better way to enjoy the cooler weather than from the comfort of a cozy rocking chair? The crisp air has us inspired to create cozy gathering spaces outdoors. Deep conversations pair well with the vibrant colors of the season. Grab a cup of warm apple cider and check out our ideas for creating an inviting, autumn-inspired patio. Get Rocking Classic and charming, rocking chairs are a simple way to enhance your outdoor space. They… Pretty Up Your Patio This Fall

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