How to Choose the Best Dining Table for You

How to Choose the Best Dining Table for You

Design Inspiration, General, Holidays, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
The dining table is a workhorse in the home, it holds all of your meals, your holidays, and your family gatherings. Maybe it holds your coffee every morning. Or perhaps it’s reserved for special occasions, adorned with a beautiful table setting. Either way, when choosing a table it’s important to think about more than just the style, but your lifestyle as well. We’ve created an in-depth guide for all the different table options, from base to material, so you can make an informed decision and choose the best dining table for you. [caption id="attachment_5115" align="aligncenter" width="1500"] Weston Table[/caption] Where to begin Before making any decisions, think about your lifestyle and ask yourself these questions first. How will you use the table daily? What does your room look like? Is it…
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How to Create a Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescape

How to Create a Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescape

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Fun Report, General, Gourmet, Holidays, Tips and Tricks
Autumn is a beautiful time of year in New England, the landscape is ablaze with orange, red, and yellow, and the air is a crisp respite from the summer humidity. Along with autumn comes Thanksgiving. And with Thanksgiving comes family gathering, a hearty meal, and perhaps a little stress. If you have hosted Thanksgiving then you know there’s a lot to think about, before even considering how you’ll lay out the table. However, the tablescape, if done in advance, doesn’t need to add to your stress. In fact, it can be a creative form of expression and a chance to make the holiday that much more special. Here are some simple ways to adorn your Thanksgiving table and impress your guests. Set the tone Before starting the process of designing…
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Make that Resolution Stick

Holidays, Random
The rush of the holidays has passed as we make our way into 2015.  The New Year brings new projects to tackle.  That resolution you made to take on the living room renovation or get your home organized has just come back to you as you look around your home.  Making the resolution was easy, but sometimes we need motivation to stick to it.  Circle Furniture is here to help with tips to help make your New Year’s resolutions a success. 1. Set a clear goal What exactly do you want to accomplish with this project?  We are much more likely to keep our resolutions and reach goals when we write it down and know what we are getting into.   2.  Create a visual aid Use a visual aid…
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Holiday Decorating Tips

Design Inspiration, Holidays
It is that time of year again, when we all pull out the bins, boxes and bags of Holiday Décor from seasons past - you know, that wreath with the red bow you hang on your front door, the round glass ornaments you hang on the tree, and even the garland you wrap around the railing of your staircase! Why not change things up this year, by repurposing what you already have to make way for a few new additions? Let’s start with the ever-classic holiday wreath! Rather than hanging it on the front door, remove the red bow and place it in the middle of your dining room table, or buffet. Add a few candles in glass hurricane lamps, or place a bowl of festive fruit in the middle…
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Top 5 Father’s day Activities around Boston

Holidays, Random
After a long week it seems like every dad has that particular routine they have become accustomed too. Did your dad have a ritual on Sunday mornings? Did your dad have a cozy spot at home, where you could always find him relaxing? Maybe like my dad, he would recline into his leather chair and snooze off with the newspaper across his face. Well this Sunday is Father’s Day and it’s time to reminisce on those memories and spend some quality time with dad! Here are our top 5 favorite things to do around Boston on Father’s Day. 1.    Get out on the water for a cruise on the Odyssey. 2.    View America’s oldest car collection. 3.    Tour Fenway Park 4.    Visit the Boston Harbor Islands 5.    Brunch at a classic…
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Design Inspiration – Gingerbread House Fun

Design Inspiration, Holidays
This week I thought I'd turn our Design Inspiration attention to the good ole' Gingerbread House. Tis' the season, right? [caption id="attachment_1286" align="aligncenter" width="270" caption="(via bon appetit)"][/caption]   So, not only is the Gingerbread House a fun project for you and the kids, it's also edible! Love that. It's also something you can be creative with. Just like re-doing your home, you can paint, landscape and decorate your Gingerbread House any way you want. [caption id="attachment_1284" align="aligncenter" width="240" caption="(via Martha Stewart)"][/caption] Of course, there are those out there who are planning a holiday open house this weekend and would much rather have someone build one for them, rather than spend hours baking, icing and putting the finishing touches on. To you I give this gift. The Gingerbread Construction Company has…
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