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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How Much Does it Cost to Furnish a Living Room?

How Much Does it Cost to Furnish a Living Room?

Design Inspiration, General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
The living room is a central room in the home, and for many, a primary gathering spot. For some, it’s a cozy space to watch movies, and for others, a more formal area to host get-togethers and sit with their coffee in the morning. Either way, we know that cost is an important factor in the process of buying furniture. That’s why we’re giving you a comprehensive guide to the cost of furnishing a living room. How much does it cost? In general, the cost of furnishing a living room starts at around $10,000 and can go up to $25,000 or more. However, you should be aware that the cost of decorating a living room will vary greatly. You can easily spend much more than this with premium, luxury upholstery…
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Creating a Calm, Peaceful Environment in Your Home

Creating a Calm, Peaceful Environment in Your Home

Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
Creating a calm and peaceful environment in your home is incredibly important. Brian Bechard, our Visual Merchandiser, explains, “There are so many stresses in life. Your home should be the one place you can turn to as a sanctuary and a safe haven.” Because ‘calm’ means something different to everyone, there are no steadfast rules here. It all comes down to personal preference. We’re here to be your guide to all things calm so you can feel relaxed in your home. Consider the calm The first place to start is to consider what calm means to you. What colors are soothing to you? How does your environment currently affect your mood? Brian says, “The bottom line to creating a space that feels calming and relaxing is surrounding yourself with things…
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Current Trends in Upholstery: Fall 2018

Current Trends in Upholstery: Fall 2018

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Pick of the Week, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
Upholstery and interior design trends are constantly in flux. And, as with everything else, it’s important to invest in pieces that work for you and your lifestyle. That being said, learning about the latest trends will inspire you, inform you, and help you along your design journey.   High Style, High Performance There are a few key elements in upholstery that are trending right now, including layering textured styles, and softened shapes. But the main takeaway? You want a fabric that looks beautiful but isn’t high maintenance. In other words, as Catherine Willey, our store manager in Framingham, likes to call it, “High-Style and High-Performance.” While patterns and color trends come and go, the trend is consistently moving towards fabrics that are made for real life. You might have small…
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How to Expertly Decorate an Open Floor Plan

How to Expertly Decorate an Open Floor Plan

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
Open floor plan living areas are incredibly beneficial to the flow of a house. They’re great for entertaining, they invite conversation, and they allow you to easily transition your décor from one space to the next. They do, however, provide somewhat of a challenge. It’s necessary for an open floor plan to differentiate between two functional spaces, like a kitchen and living room, while at the same time remaining cohesive. Delineate Determine how you’re going to define the two areas. Placement of furniture is key, and it becomes more important the larger the area is. Generally, the easiest way to do this is to float your furniture. This may mean placing a sectional or a sofa facing away from the kitchen, with two upholstered chairs beside it. It could also…
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How Much Does a Bedroom Set Cost? [In Under 100 Words]

How Much Does a Bedroom Set Cost? [In Under 100 Words]

General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
A bedroom set can cost you anywhere from $3,000 to around $10,000 or more. A quality bed will range from $400 to $4,000, the larger the bed the greater the cost. A nightstand will, in general, sit somewhere between $300 and $3,000, and a chest of drawers will also vary greatly, from around $300 to $5,000. Of course, the price of a bedroom set varies greatly depending on size, style, quality, and material. If your furniture is locally made, solid wood, and handcrafted, that will reflect in the price. You should also keep in mind that this price range doesn’t include additional design elements, such as a rug, mattress, or bedding. For an in-depth look at how much it costs to furnish a bedroom, read more here. Come into a…
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American Leather Comfort Air: An In-Depth Review

American Leather Comfort Air: An In-Depth Review

Design Inspiration, General, Pick of the Week, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
We’re excited to introduce the Comfort Air from American Leather, a unique and innovative release that moves with your body, glides effortlessly, and is designed to make you feel like you’re floating on a cloud. What is it? The Comfort Air is neither a recliner, a chair, nor a glider. It’s a combination of all those styles and more. The Comfort Air moves with your body and is designed to let you lounge without restriction. Although it’s technically not a recliner and the seat and the back are independent of each other, it does recline. It’s available in six styles, all named after clouds: Cirrus, Cloud, Cumulus, Nimbus, Pileus, and Stratus. How much does it cost? The price of the Comfort Air ranges from $2,899 in fabric to $4,399 in…
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