Power Reclining Sofas: Are They Right for You?

Power Reclining Sofas: Are They Right for You?

Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
The latest trend in furniture? Motion. Where motion used to be reserved for recliners, it can now be found in dining chairs, loveseats, even sectionals. A power reclining sofa is a sofa with a built-in headrest and footrest that recline with the push of a button. Unlike a manual reclining sofa, power sofas excel in ease of use and luxurious comfort. The motorized reclining system allows for a swift transition from seated to reclining. Are they right for you? Determining whether or not a reclining sofa is the best option for you comes down to personal preference. Cindy Rubenfeld, our store manager in Middleton, explains “A lot of people are looking for that comfort level. We’re so busy these days, so when we come home we want to feel pampered.…
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Interiors Inspiration with Renee: Pantone Color of the Year

Interiors Inspiration with Renee: Pantone Color of the Year

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Fun Report, Pick of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year is Living Coral, an energetic, golden-hued coral. Renee Devlin, one of our Senior Design Consultants, loves the choice. “I love the energy it gives off. It brings passion, warmth, and a sense of coziness to your space.” The color is a happy juxtaposition against the cold, grey months of winter. “I love it in winter because it brings that burst of warmth in. But I don’t think of it as a seasonal color. It’s a very healthy, rejuvenating color that can be incorporated year-round.” Renee’s Design Process When it came to putting together the mood board, Renee wanted to stay a little outside of the box. “I think people see a vibrant color like this and…
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5 Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa in 2019

5 Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa in 2019

Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
The sofa is an instrumental piece of furniture in the home. It sets the tone for your décor, it’s where you curl up to read a book or watch TV, and it’s most likely a piece you’ll want to have in your home for years. That being said, there a lot of factors to consider before you decide to make a purchase. We’re giving you the most important things to know before you buy a sofa so you can be ultra-confident in your decision-making. Seat Height Seat height seems like a minute detail on a sofa, but it’s important to pay attention to. The seat height of your sofa can vary from 18” to 21”, depending on the style. Mid-century modern sofas tend to be low to the ground, which…
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5 Steps to Start Your Home Decor Project in 2019

5 Steps to Start Your Home Decor Project in 2019

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Random, Tips and Tricks
We’re aware that starting a home décor project can bring up a lot of emotions. First, it’s exciting! Change is always thrilling and a new, fresh take on home décor can change how you feel in your home. Along with excitement, nervousness tends to creep in too. Home décor projects can be scary. You are, after all, investing your money into something. It’s natural to be afraid that you’ll make a mistake or end up with décor that you don’t love. We’re here to make sure that doesn’t happen, answer your design dilemmas, and hold your hand through the process so you can create spaces in your home that speak to you and bring you joy. Draw inspiration When you’re starting a design project, the first step is fairly obvious.…
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American Leather Personalize It: A Complete Review

American Leather Personalize It: A Complete Review

Designers, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
American Leather Personalize It is a collection of seating options with multiple customizations available. It’s sort of a ‘pick your own perfect sofa’ and it’s a great option if you have a unique living situation or a small living room that requires a specific configuration. There are many features and benefits of the American Leather Personalize It Collection, but that doesn’t mean that it’s right for everyone. Keep reading for a complete review of the collection and discover whether it’s right for you. What is American Leather Personalize It? The American Leather Personalize It is, in the company’s words, “a customizable luxury furniture collection that fits your lifestyle needs.” Within the collection, you can create a sofa, chair, loveseat, chaise, chair and half, and numerous configurations of sectionals. There are…
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Home Décor Tips for a Coastal, Beachy Style

Home Décor Tips for a Coastal, Beachy Style

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Tips and Tricks
When it comes to home décor and interior design, we want to be your number one resource for tips and inspiration. If you’ve been thinking about incorporating some beachy elements into your home décor, you’ve come to the right place. The coastal look seems pretty self-explanatory; a few seahorses, some stripes and you’re set. But in reality, it’s easy to take coastal too far. We’re here to give you pro tips and guidance, whether you want to transform your home to coastal chic or prefer a more relaxed cottage style. What is the coastal home décor style? The coastal look is exactly what it sounds like, a style that incorporates beachy, maritime, and seaside elements and motifs into your home décor. Although it can feel like coastal décor is reserved…
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Designer’s Pick of the Week: Cheryl Sofa

Designer’s Pick of the Week: Cheryl Sofa

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Fun Report, Pick of the Week
Cheryl Harrington, from our Pembroke showroom, has a favorite this week. And it’s the aptly named Cheryl Sofa! The sofa is an English arm, tight back sofa. “It’s always nice and neat looking because of the tight back,” she explains. It’s 42” inches deep, making it cozy and cuddly, and perfect if you’re tall. "It’s a classic design, and you can put a couple pillows on the arm if you want to nap, relax, or watch TV.” Cheryl loves the versatility of the sofa, “You can dress it up or dress it down, and it comes with two big pillows. I love the leg, but you can opt for a feral instead if you don’t like that look.” There are numerous fabrics to pick from, as well several different finishes…
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