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Sleeper sofas are the perfect addition to your home

Posted on Jun 06, 2013

Beautiful Sleeper Sofas Offer Easy Adaptability

Beautiful Sleeper Sofas Offer Easy Adaptability

Every home has different needs, but the standard furniture we have in them is normally the same. We have beds, dining room tables, dressers, and chairs or sofas. Once you determine what your needs are, you’ll know what furniture your home needs to have.

One consideration is having furniture that serves multiple needs, giving your home adaptability. This is where a sleeper sofa comes in, furniture that offers many options for your family and guests.

Sleeper sofas come in all shapes and sizes, all colors and styles. First and foremost, you’ll want a sofa that matches your home, or what you want your home to be. It can be the centerpiece of your living room, or a sofa that mixes in well with your other furniture.

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Different types and styles of beds

Posted on Apr 29, 2013

Know ahead of time what kind of bed will work best in your home

Different types and styles of beds

When we talk about beds, we inevitably are looking for the right bed for our homes. There are a few different styles of beds to consider, and those considerations are important before choosing the bed you need.

While the choices you make for your bedroom needs vary greatly, it is important to know ahead of time what kind of bed will work best in your home. Below, we’ve gathered a number of the types of beds available, and information on each.

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Open up your home with more light

Posted on Mar 14, 2013

A good balance of light in your home can lead to a happy, relaxing environment

A good balance of light in your home can lead to a happy, relaxing environment

There are certain energies that your home has, and we like to talk about feng shui as a way to balance those energies for good health. One aspect that’s not always discussed is the lighting in your home. 

Balancing the lighting in your home can be difficult, since most areas of the home have multiple uses. You might be playing a family game at the living room table, and need a bright light to see. But an hour later you might just be relaxing with a book, and the harsh lighting can be very distracting.

That functionality of your lighting choices can be very important. If the lamp you purchased to read by isn’t very bright, your comfort while reading might not be very high. On the other hand, if you have a lamp to add soft ambiance to a corner area, and it is extremely bright, the effect is lost.

Aside from usage, the lighting you choose is not much different than a piece of furniture you might have in your home. The style of your lighting, especially with lamps, is important to the rest of the room. Just as with the wrong piece of furniture in a room, the wrong style of lamp can offset an otherwise beautiful and consistently designed area. 

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Don’t forget the floor coverings in your home

Posted on Feb 12, 2013

The right rugs and mats are important for your home

The right rugs and mats are important for your home

Imagine this: you’ve just remodeled your living room, and you can’t quite figure out why it doesn’t work. You have that beautiful, brand new sofa and matching lounge chair. You have a nice set of small tables that accent them perfectly. You’ve painted the walls a relaxing color, matching your new furniture well. Even the new window coverings are perfect. But something still isn’t right. 

It may be the floor coverings. Maybe they just don’t work with the room and the furnishings.

It’s a simple thing to overlook, as we often don’t think about our feet when we’re redoing a room. But rugs and mats can be very important to the overall feel of the room.

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Using the holidays for your home and furniture planning

Posted on Dec 05, 2012

The holidays: a great time for home and furniture planning

Holidays and Furniture Planning

We are in the busy December holidays now, and many of us are involved in the hustle and bustle of the season. There’s not a lot of extra time to stop and think about your future needs, in between friends and family, shopping, even decorating.

For a few reasons, now is actually a great time to consider what you want to do with your home and furniture needs in the coming year. If you take a few moments now, you’ll be ready for what you want to do in the spring.

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