Room Design: How to Add Color, Texture, and Life to Your Home

Room Design: How to Add Color, Texture, and Life to Your Home

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Random, Tips and Tricks
Room design tends to be thought of in big picture decisions first. With good reason! The bigger pieces of furniture will lay the perfect groundwork for your space, creating an outline for how the room will look and function. But how do you tie these pieces together and make a room come alive? Simply put, it’s the small accent pieces you add in last that will transform your space; adding dimension, color, and life. Cindy, from our Middleton showroom, explains, “I’ve always called it the jewelry of the room because it’s the combination of elements that make a room sing.” The wonderful thing is that all of these elements can be tailored to your personal style. First things first: Add color Color is the most obvious way to add life…
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How to Choose the Perfect Coffee Table for You

How to Choose the Perfect Coffee Table for You

Design Inspiration, General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
A coffee table is a grounding centerpiece in a living room. Depending on the style you choose, it can really change the overall design and feel of a room. So, how do you go about selecting the perfect coffee table? First, it’s important to think about how the coffee table is going to be used and what kind of function you want it to have in your room. This can vary greatly depending on your unique lifestyle and needs. Where one person might want a modern, glass top coffee table, another may want a sturdier table that they can put their feet on. Whether you want your coffee table to act as a design element or a surface for board games, this guide will help you choose the perfect coffee…
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How Much Does a Coffee Table Cost?

How Much Does a Coffee Table Cost?

General, Random, Things To know
A coffee table acts as a centerpiece in a living room, grounding the seating area and acting as both a design element and a functional piece. The functionality of your coffee table is really dependent on lifestyle and what you’re looking for. So naturally, how much you spend on a coffee table will vary. Regardless of the style you’re looking for, it’s important to know how much a coffee table costs and what exactly you’re paying for. As with all furniture pieces, the range of prices for coffee tables will vary depending on quality, size, and material. How much do coffee tables cost? As a general rule, our coffee tables will cost somewhere around $399 to $1,699. We carry numerous styles from traditional to modern, and the price variation is…
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Why Does my Rug Shed (And Other Rug Problems)

Why Does my Rug Shed (And Other Rug Problems)

Furniture Care Q&A, General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
You’ve gone through the steps of choosing the right size rug for your room, and you’ve picked a style that you love. You’ve never been happier with an area rug! But alas, it’s starting to shed. Rug shedding can be frustrating, especially as it happens more in the first few months after buying it. But don’t worry too much. Shedding is normal. And if you’ve purchased a high-quality rug, chances are that the shedding will stop over time. In the meantime, there are steps you can take to help improve the appearance of your rug and minimize shedding. But first… Why do rugs shed? Rug shedding is a common problem for area rugs. But this doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with your rug! Shedding is natural and will vary depending…
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What Are Rugs Made Of? How to Choose the Best Material for You

What Are Rugs Made Of? How to Choose the Best Material for You

General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
When thinking about choosing an area rug for your home it’s important to think beyond the design. The material that the rug is made from will affect the durability and feel of the rug, thereby affecting its function. Regardless of whether you’re choosing a Persian rug or a runner for your hallway, it’s important to know the materials rugs are made from and how rugs are made. When you learn the pros and cons of various materials you’ll be able to make an informed decision and choose a rug that fits your needs. What are rugs made of? Of course, this is a general guideline to what most rugs are made of, and will not include every possible material. Rugs can either be made from synthetic fibers or natural fibers.…
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How Much Does an Area Rug Cost?

How Much Does an Area Rug Cost?

General, Random, Things To know
Area rugs are, for a lot of people, an essential part of the home. They add not only an element of color and design, but also have practical benefits, like sound absorption and warmth. Whether you’re choosing a Persian rug for your living room or an accent rug for beside the fireplace, there are a lot of factors to consider. One of those factors, of course, is the cost of rugs. It’s important to think about how to budget for a rug and where it makes sense to either splurge or save. Regardless of the type of rug you plan on investing in, the cost of home decor is need-to-know information when it comes to making informed decisions. So, let’s start with the basics. How much can you expect to…
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How to Choose the Right Size Rug for a Room

How to Choose the Right Size Rug for a Room

Design Inspiration, General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
If you think of the floor as the fifth wall, then a rug becomes quite an important feature of a room. Rugs can be the focal point of a room from a design standpoint, adding pattern, color, and warmth. They can also tie colors together throughout the room, serving as an anchor for your design. And rugs have practical benefits too, benefits that I’m sure you’ve experienced in your life. For one, rugs are warmer than a hard floor, especially in winter. They also cushion the ground and absorb sound. But just knowing you want a rug isn’t enough. You have to know what size to get. Choosing a rug from a design standpoint might be easy, but there are some factors to consider when thinking about what size rug…
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