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Design Tricks to Maximize a Small Space

Small spaces create unique design challenges. How do you make a small room both functional and personalized without overwhelming the place? Here are some of our favorite design tricks to help you make the most of your tight quarters:...   Read more »

Demilune Tables

Demilune is a French term meaning half-moon, a beautiful name for these crescent shape tables. With no front corners and a shallow profile it is an exceptionally great choice for tight hallways and entryways....   Read more »

Getting Organized: Bathroom

Keep extra towels handy. Organize soaps and lotions. Contain toiletries. Making the most of the space in your bathroom might mean thinking outside the “bath” to add functional storage to give it a spa-like feel....   Read more »

Dining Chair Heights

Just as dining tables are available in three different heights, the chairs to fit with them are as well.   An ideal pairing for comfort is about a foot difference between the seat surface and the table top....   Read more »

Dining Table Dimensions

The dining table is a major focal point of any home. It's where family and friends congregate to share stories, laugh, and enjoy home-cooked meals. Dining room table dimensions and shapes can also set the mood of the room. Rectangular is refined and circular is cozy, while oval and square pieces strike a calm balance between the two. When trying to...   Read more »

Dining Room Table Heights

While the standard height for a dining room table is 30 inches off the ground, today’s open concept living and on-the-go lifestyles often lend themselves to new and interesting alternatives.  Here’s the scoop on standard, counter height, bar height tables, and dining table heights....   Read more »

Caring For Wood Furniture

Maintaining the beauty and luster of your wood furniture is easy with a bit of diligence and care. Some wood surfaces get more use (and abuse) than others.  Living room tables and everyday dining tables get constant use.  They are regularly exposed to food, drinks, fingerprints and more.  They need to be checked daily and cleaned fre...   Read more »

How To Baby-Proof Your Living Room Furniture

Having a baby in the house puts your living room into a whole new perspective.  There are changes you’ll want to make from day one to prepare for extra spills and create soft secure surfaces.  Though many babyproofing changes don’t need to be made until your little one is mobile doing them right away is best.  Here are so...   Read more »

Sofa Tables

Sofa table and console table are terms used interchangeably; some people argue a slight distinction would be that console tables have shelving, drawers or cabinets whereas sofa tables don’t.  These narrow and tall tables fit great either against the back of a sofa or against the wall.  They add polish, interest and functionality to ...   Read more »

Kitchen Table vs. Dining Table

At Furniture.com, we get lots of questions about the difference between a kitchen table and a dining room table.  The quick answer is “the only difference is the room it’s in.”  But the full answer goes a little deeper.  All homes are different, and lifestyles certainly continue to change.  While traditional ho...   Read more »

Tips on Looking for Quality in Wood Furniture

Casegood is a term used in the furniture industry to refer to non-upholstered wood furniture, typically for living room, dining room and bedroom. This includes dining tables, china cabinets, coffee and side tables, media centers, dressers and nightstands. When looking for quality construction in casegoods consider these factors:...   Read more »

How to Mix Things Up – Creating a Custom Living Room

Some people love the polished cohesiveness of a pre-planned matching living room set package bought in the store. The pieces are already in coordinating styles and appropriate scale to work well together. By seeing the pieces placed together in photos or the furniture showroom, you can more easily picture them together in your home....   Read more »

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