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Choosing the right furniture for your home

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Finding the right furniture for you

Furniture Choices

It can be fun and exciting to buy new furniture. You’re bringing something into your home that you love, that will become a part of your life. But buying furniture isn’t always easy, there are many things to consider before your purchase is complete.

First, before you even get to the style of the furniture, you have to decide what the overall idea behind it is. For example, some modern dining room furniture is designed to be the showpiece for your home. These are the stylish pieces that light up a room, the pieces that you want everyone coming to your home to see. 

You may, though, just need a piece of furniture that fits a need, and isn’t the showpiece. In fact, maybe you already have the showpiece, and now you just need items to compliment it. Certainly you don’t want it to conflict, at the base level you want to make sure that the piece you are looking for doesn’t simply detract from the other one either. 

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Natural and sustainable terms and phrases

Posted on Aug 15, 2012

“E-1 classification”? “All-natural Latex”? Why natural and sustainable terms are important for your home

Wool, Cotton, Latex

When you are buying items for your home, whether it’s furniture, or bedding, even flooring, you want them to be of the highest quality. You also want them to be safe and healthy for your family.

We talk about “organic” and “natural”, and even that products are classified by how healthy they are. But what do those terms and ideas really mean? 

At their base elements, these ideas simply explain how items are manufactured, what materials they use, and what chemicals they might have inside. They are sometimes rated by various organizations, to their own specifications. Other terms are traditionally used for specific ideas, or methods and uses.

Here are some of the terms we use to explain our products, and hopefully it will be a good reference to use not only with our products, but with other natural and organic products as well. 

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Bamboo Wood – The perfect choice for furniture

Posted on Jun 26, 2012

Five Reasons Why Bamboo Wood is the Perfect Choice for Eco-Friendly Contemporary Furniture

bamboo

When it comes to creating the perfect modern bedroom, dining room or living room, natural materials are the way to go. Soft natural materials such as cotton, silk, and rubber tree-derived latex make great linens and mattresses for platform beds. Bamboo makes great flooring, bedroom furniture and even looks great standing upright in an earthen vase. Not only are natural materials sustainable, they help to create a Zen feel about the modern bedroom. The following 5 reasons will help you decide if bamboo eco-friendly contemporary furniture is right for you.

 

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Wool - The perfect choice for any bedding

Posted on Feb 10, 2012

Seven Reasons for Choosing Wool Bedding for a Healthy Sleeping Environment

sheep

What would you do for a restful, healthy nights sleep every night, so you awaken stress-free and are ready to meet the day? Do you think about unhealthy toxins in your sleeping environment? Why choose wool over other materials? Here are seven reasons to consider purchasing wool bedding for a healthy sleeping environment. 

 

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Creating a Healthy Sleeping Environment

Posted on Jan 03, 2012

Six Tips for Choosing Healthy Bedding for a Healthy Sleeping Environment

peaceful sleep

When shopping for healthy bedding and mattresses, do you get confused with what is healthy and what is not? How do you know what you’re considering is healthy for you and your family? Here are some tips to consider when purchasing bedding and mattresses that create a healthy sleeping environment. 

 

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