Tips & Trends - Living Room

Talking Tufted Furniture

This classic furniture styling technique continues to gain in popularity and availability over the years.  Tufting has been around since at least the 1700s with some sources siting it originating in 1300 - 1400s France and England...   Read more »

Find the Perfect Sofa Shape for You

When shopping for a new sofa, you automatically think about the fabric, quality, and size. But here’s something that might not come as readily to mind: the shape of your sofa. Before you start scouring the market for a new sofa, it&rs...   Read more »

Leather 101: Different Types Of Leather Furniture

Supple and distinct, leather is the only material that gets better and more luxurious with age. No other material is so durable, easy to care for, and natural. Picture a sumptuous leather sofa that gains a supple patina over the years....   Read more »

Upholstery Styles & Definitions

Casual get-togethers with friends, family movie nights or curling up with a good book … these are the times that transform a roof over your head into a home you love. And while furniture may be the farthest thing from your mind durin...   Read more »

Open the Door to Feng Shui

Love your environment as part of you and it will embrace you with universal peace in return. This is feng shui in its purity....   Read more »

Casual & Contemporary: The Many Paths to Modern Design

It’s very possible that the modern leather sofa you buy today will someday be found in the same category as your great-grandfather’s antique Chippendale settee. Not because they resemble each other in any way, but because they w...   Read more »

Decorating on a Budget? Plan, Prioritize and Keep an Eye to the Future

Everyone has some kind of budget for their decorating projects. Even a large budget provides some kind of spending boundaries. But if the furniture fund is small – or if you have a lot to buy and less money than you'd like – you...   Read more »

Sofa Construction Quality

Let’s face it, furniture is an investment. Most people hold on to a sofa for 10 years or more. But as an occasional shopper, how do you figure out if the sofa that caught your eye will make it for the long haul? There are telltale clu...   Read more »

Sofa vs Sectional

So many factors come into play when you are trying to stylize and optimize your living room. Spending a little time thinking things through can help ensure that you will love yours for years to come. Many people get stumped when trying to c...   Read more »

How to Shop for Kid-Friendly Furniture

When you have kids, it's important to have kid-friendly furniture in your home. Not just in their bedrooms, although of course, that's a must, but also in common areas like living rooms and bonus rooms. However, kid-friendly doesn't have to...   Read more »