How Does Fabric Affect the Cost of Your Upholstery?

How Does Fabric Affect the Cost of Your Upholstery?

Furniture Care Q&A, Random, Tips and Tricks
Choosing to purchase a new sofa is a big decision. On top of the frame and style, you have fabric to think about too. You might be wondering how big a role fabric plays in the final cost of your upholstery. Simply put, it will definitely affect the cost of the frame. There are an array of fabrics to choose from, with varying degrees of durability, cleanability, and textures. It really depends on what you’re looking for. In an effort to be open and transparent we want to break down exactly how much additional cost fabric will be to your upholstery. There are a variety of styles to choose from, and a range of prices so you can find a fabric that fits your budget. Don’t know where to start?…
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How to Choose the Perfect Color Palette for Your Home Décor

How to Choose the Perfect Color Palette for Your Home Décor

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Random, Tips and Tricks
Thinking about a color palette for your home can be overwhelming. Especially if you’re starting from scratch. It’s tough to know where to begin. Before you stress about color palettes or whether or not you have sunlight coming into a room, start simply. Start with inspiration. Where to begin Cheryl Harrington, from our Pembroke showroom, advises you to “find an inspirational item or focal point.” That could be a carpet, a tiled backsplash, or anything else that inspires you in your home. Or perhaps your piece of inspiration is the view out your window. An ocean view could inspire you to bring in clean, crisp colors. Lush greenery might inspire you to have a palette that brings the greenery and flowers inside your home. Second, and this is a simple…
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How to Care for Leather Furniture: In-Depth Guide

How to Care for Leather Furniture: In-Depth Guide

Furniture Care Q&A, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
  Leather furniture is a joy to own; comfortable, smooth, and attractive. And long-lasting, too. But only if you take care of it. If you have leather furniture or you’re looking into buying it, it’s important to know how to maintain it. As with any upholstered furniture, leather requires attention and care. In the same way that you wipe down your kitchen table and make your bed, cleaning your furniture and taking care of your leather should be a ritual. It is an investment, so it’s worth trying to elongate the life of your leather as much as possible. First, let’s talk about leather in general. Leather is porous, which means that extra care must be taken to prevent liquids, dirt, and oils from seeping in. There are a few…
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The Interior Design Process for Buying Furniture: From Start to Finish

The Interior Design Process for Buying Furniture: From Start to Finish

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Tips and Tricks
So your furniture’s been delivered, and you’re sitting at your brand new dining room table or lounging on your perfect new sofa when the thought occurs to you: how did you get here, you beautiful thing, and where have you been all my life We service thousands of customers a year at Circle Furniture, and we know that the interior design process can appear equal parts mystical and mystifying. So we thought we’d help. Here’s how your furniture comes into your world, all the way from a dream sketched in a showroom to a piece that quickly becomes a family treasure that you will enjoy for years to come. Where’s the best place to start your Interior Design Project? So you’ve selected Circle Furniture as your retailer of choice, and…
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8-Way Hand Tied Sofas! Plus 3 More Sofa Constructions You Should Know

Things To know, Tips and Tricks
What are the different types of sofa seating suspension? There are a lot of variables that go into making a high-quality piece of upholstered furniture. Between quality foam versus down filling for cushions, choosing the right fabric, finding a frame made from solid wood rather than composite – it seems like there’s an infinite number of ways to determine the quality of a sofa. The seating suspension is arguably one of the most important things about a sofa’s quality – it’s what makes you comfortable when you sit or lounge, and keeps your sofa looking fabulous for years to come. Unfortunately, it’s tough to gauge a sofa’s seating suspension, especially because it’s hidden from sight. What even is eight-way hand-tied suspension, and how is it different from sinuous springs? We…
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