Storage Solutions: Multitasking Furniture

Storage Sofa

Looking for extra storage? Furniture with built-in storage is a great option for neatly organizing items without taking up any extra space.

Some sofas come with underneath storage drawers that are perfect for storing items like books and throw blankets. Storage sofas are especially ideal for small rooms and apartments, where there may not be too much extra space for boxes and shelves. Find more storage solutions and tips here.

Fool Your Friends: Make a Small Room Appear Enormous

Global SofaIf you want to know how to make a room look bigger, following a few simple steps can make a drastic difference. There are tricks with color and furniture placement that can easily make your living room, dining room or bedroom look more spacious.

Choosing lighter colors can make a room look more open and airy. The walls and larger pieces of furniture should follow a light, neutral color scheme. Add a touch of contrast with black, a bright or a bold color. Read the rest of the tips on how to make a room appear bigger here.

5 Signs You Need a New Mattress

Acme Furniture Cicely 14" California King Gray Aloe Vera Pillow Top Mattress

It is extremely important to have a mattress that will provide a good night’s sleep for many hours at a time. These 5 signs will tell you when it is time for a new one.

1. My Mattress is More Than Seven Years Old

2. I Wake Up with Aches and Pains

3. I Can’t Sleep

4. My Mattress Has Sags and Lumps

5. My Mattress Creaks and Squeaks

Read the full article on 5 Signs You Need a New Mattress here.

What to Look For When Buying a Futon

Black Futon

A futon is a great alternative to a couch bed for your living room or guest bedroom. Futons are available in different construction options, and have a variety of adjustment features.

Some key things to look at are futon frames, mattresses and materials. You can find leather and fabric futons that have metal or wood frames. Find out more about futon styles and materials here.

6 Essentials for a Cozy Living Room

Rowe Furniture Tempo 5-Piece Sectional

If you have a large living room with high ceilings, there are some decorating tricks that can create a warm and inviting atmosphere. These ideas will help you create a cozy living room without much effort.

The first step is taking a look at color. A warm palette is best to stick to while trying to make a living room look more cozy. Since warm colors have yellow undertones, they will make the room look more inviting. Lighter colors like beige, warm white and pale yellow work well. Find more tips on creating a cozy living room here.