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Furniture Design Ideas for 2016: The Year of the Monkey

The New Year is coming up, and 2016 brings with it new hopes, aspirations and developments. The first week of February will mark the beginning of the Year of the Monkey. It’s a time when we can think about our primate cousins swinging from tree to tree up in the canopy. Although we’re lucky enough to have roofs over our heads, unlike monkeys, we often have space considerations, especially in urban dwellings. …
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How to Minimize Damage When Moving Heavy Furniture

If you have a move coming up, you may be concerned about how you’re going to move your heavy furniture items. While this can be a challenge, by following a few simple tips, you can ensure that your furniture arrives at its final destination safely and with minimal damage. …
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Freshen Up Old Furniture with New Upholstery

Does your old sofa or loveseat need some updating? Has a tear, faded patch, or stain made you consider tossing out your piece in favor of a new item? New upholstery could be all that you need, and this affordable solution is a great way to freshen up old furniture. …
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Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Tips

Are your carpets stained and dingy? Did you spill soda or red wine on your sofa and need to know how to get it out? Regardless of what happened, you don’t have to feel panicked if your furniture or carpet has developed a stain. Use these simple tips in order to get out the stain and to improve the appearance of your pieces today. …
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Thanksgiving Decorating Tips

If you are hosting Thanksgiving at your home this year, it is important to plan for the occasion ahead of time. While you may have spent countless hours on creating the menu, it is important that you also fully consider how you decorate your home. Proper decorations will help to set the stage for a successful and memorable holiday event that all of your guests will love. …
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How to Wrap Furniture for Moving

If you have a move coming up, it is important that you start planning for how you will safely transport your furniture items to your new place. This will involve wrapping your furniture items, regardless of their size, so that they aren’t damaged during the moving process or while in transit in the moving truck. By using some simple furniture wrapping tips, you can properly wrap your furniture to minimize damage while moving. …
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Most Popular Upholstery Fabric Types

Whether you are looking for a new furniture piece to add to your home or are hoping to reupholster an existing item, the fabric type that you choose can make a big difference in the appearance and durability of your item. There are a variety of fabric types to choose from, and by better understanding your options, you can choose the one that best meets the needs of you, your furniture piece, and your family. …

Antique Furniture Styles Defined: Part 3 of 3 – The Sofa

Do you appreciate antique and vintage furniture? Do you tend to look for unique and eclectic pieces in order to create a statement in your space? If so, choosing an antique sofa might be a great option for your home. There are numerous options out there that are still being used today, and even if your antique item has seen better days, you can improve the look to fit within your space. …
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Antique Furniture Styles Defined: Part 2 of 3 – The Bed

If you are looking to give your bedroom a vintage feel, there are a variety of antique bed and headboard styles that are still used today. Take advantage of one of these antique furniture options when you design your bedroom. …
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10 Layout Tips for Arranging Furniture

Any empty room can be extremely intimidating when you move into a new home. It can be a real challenge to make your furniture pieces work well in a new room, especially if you are moving into a considerably smaller or larger space. While the ideal arrangement of furniture will depend on the layout and size of the room, these tips can help to send you on the right path. …
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