Colorful Ideas: Create Contrast

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration
For our second installment of Colorful Ideas, we're going to let you in on a big secret: Using Contrasting Colors is Pure Genius!  Take a look at this bedroom- how great is that  bed? This is a spectacular color combination! It's fun and original. Plus, it can be achieved through the pieces you use alone. Great for all you apartment dwellers who can't paint the walls. This image from House Beautiful captures how using contrasting colors can bring the design of a room to a new level. It also highlights how it only takes one piece to make that look happen. Dear reader, if you have a red bedroom and want to make it a little more snazzy; seriously consider this amazing armoire.  It would create the same awe-inspiring look of the purple…
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Design Inspiration: Show Your Wild Side

Design Inspiration
People are too cautious when it comes to using animal prints. Which is just a shame, because they add a punch of character when used even in the smallest amount, unlike any other accent. Not to mention, they are timeless and undeniably chic! Paired with a pop of bright color, your space will be INSTANTLY stylish. Go on, give it a try!!! This photo is from Mark Lund, if you are looking to be glued to the screen for the next few hours, go get inspired by the interiors he photographs.
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Colorful Ideas: Small Changes, BIG Difference

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration
At Circle Furniture we believe in color. And fun. Which is why once a week we'll be sharing inspiration from around our store, and the web, of how to have a little more of both in your life. The first thing to know is that a few pops of color can transform a room. You don't need to run out and buy a new rug AND couch AND table AND lamp. You can buy one of those and change your space! Then, add in a pillow or two, plus a vase full of bright flowers for good measure....Presto, your friends will be talking!!!  Maybe right now, you have basic items, like the main pieces in this room. Who doesn't love basics? But, imagine adding a FABULOUS chair into the mix.…
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Pick of the Week: Think Pink!

Design Inspiration, Pick of the Week
You'd be amazed how a little pink can brighten up a room while still keeping it grounded. This loveseat is THE perfect pink. Just the right shade that screams chic. It's bright and fun, not at all reminiscent of princess pink, powder room pink or bubble gum pink. Meaning it will have mass appeal to all members of your household. Need a little inspiration? Check these out: Elle Decor House Beautiful So, come on... Live a little!!! Add some pink to your home. While you're at it, come by the PINK PARTY tonight at our Framingham Store for some inspiration!
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Get Rid of the Ole’ Pull-Out Sofa!!!

Design Inspiration
How many times have you visited your relatives and had to sleep on the ole' pull-out sofa? I'm willing to wager that we've all heard the phrase "Oh, it's too late to drive, just sleep on the pull-out sofa, it's fine". And yes, immediately we think...how do I get myself out of this predicament? Ever seen the Seinfeld episode when Elaine sleeps on the Seinfeld's pull-out sofa? Then you know what I'm talking about. You know that feeling. You wake up and feel as if you've aged fifty years and you can't seem to actually straighten your body up to it's normal height, so you walk around 6 or 7" inches shorter than you normally are. And the pain, oh, the pain! It's usually a sharp, twisty pain that shoots…
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Just for Fun!

Design Inspiration
Not that you have a lot of time on your hands, (who does?), but if you happen to find yourself up late some night finishing off the Ben & Jerry's in your pj's, step away from the Chunky Monkey and check out this colorful design site. Talk about inspiring! Design Sponge - LOVE IT! The mini-trends section of Design Sponge is chock full of fun ideas and a great place to start your Christmas list! Thecity guide is AWESOME if you're new to Boston or even just looking for great places to hang out, shop or eat. Then, when you book your trip to Seattle, Santa Fe or Sydney you'll know just where to go to find the coolest of the cool. But...my favorite section is the sneak peeks. The images might even wake you…
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