The Ultimate Resource for Upholstery Materials

Living Room Sofa

If you want to get the most out of your furniture in the long run, it is extremely important to choose the right upholstery material for your home. There are many different types of upholstery materials for sofas, loveseats, recliners, chairs and ottomans.

It is best to look at different qualities of each material in order to choose the most practical one. Find out more about the qualities of different upholstery materials here.



4 Things To Know About Contemporary Decor

Casana FurnitureIf you are looking for contemporary decorating ideas, it is important to keep some common features in mind. Four qualities to look out for are contrasting shades, crisp edges, glass surfaces and modern displays.

Whether you are looking to design a contemporary dining room, living room or bedroom, it is easy to create that sleek style throughout your home. Read more tips on contemporary decor here.


3 Beach-Inspired Looks to Steal

Stanley Coastal Living Dining Furniture

There are countless ways to achieve beach-style decor in any room in your home. Whether you are looking for a coastal-style bedroom, living room or dining room, the addition of some simple elements can easily tie a beach look together.

Beach-style decor can be more formal or more casual. Check out 3 beach-inspired looks for different rooms here.


Settees: Styles And Uses For Every Room

Traditional Settee

Settees are both stylish and functional – they can instantly dress up any room, while providing seating for up to 3 people. You can find a settee in any style, ranging from formal and traditional, to sleek and contemporary, and everything in between.

There are many different types of uses for settees. You can use a settee to provide additional seating in a living room or dining room, or as a bench at the foot of a bed. Find out more about settee styles and uses here.

Are You Sizing and Positioning Your Rug Correctly?

nuLOOM Zest Shag Area RugWhen buying a new rug, it is crucial that it is sized and positioned correctly. You will find that different rug sizes work best in different rooms in your home. Not only will following the right sizing and positioning guidelines make your room look more put together, but it will keep your rugs in good condition. You will be able to pull chairs out and open and close doors smoothly without rugs bunching up.

Check out more information and guides on sizing and positioning your rug correctly here.



4 Ways to Use an Ottoman

Lexington Cooper Cocktail OttomanAdding an ottoman to any room is a great way to instantly bring style. The possibilities are endless – you can add a bright colored ottoman as an accent piece or use a pouf ottoman to make a room look cozy.

Along with adding style to your home, ottomans can be used in a number of ways – as a footrest, a coffee table, seating and storage. Find out how you can make the most of these 4 ways to use an ottoman here.



How to Select a Bookcase

Riverside Leaning Bookcase


Want to choose the right bookcase for your home office or living room? It is necessary to research different bookcase shapes, sizes and styles to choose the one that will best fit your lifestyle.

Some things you will want to keep in mind are the amount of books and other items you need to store, and the type of room you will put your bookcase in. Read more about the qualities of different bookcase types and designs here.

There’s Not Just One Type of Glass

Steve Silver Madrid Cocktail Table

When buying glass furniture, it is important to know the type of glass that is being used. Different types of glass will provide different qualities for style and safety. Depending on how you plan on using your furniture, one type of glass may be better than the other.

The common types of glass that can be used for furniture are tempered glass, frosted glass, black glass, seeded glass, textured glass, crackled glass and beveled glass. Learn more about the qualities of each type of glass here.


Your Guide to Buying an Armoire

American Drew Cherry Grove Armoire

Armoires can store a wide range of items, including clothing, jewelry, a television or a computer. Not only are they available in a variety of styles, but they are great for neatly storing your items behind doors or in drawers when they’re not in use.

If you know exactly how you plan on using your armoire, you will want to look at the different features available. You can even find interchangeable features which are great if you want to use your armoire for storing clothing, but may decide to use it to hold your television later on. Read more about the different types of armoires and features here.



4 Types of Entertainment Centers to Wow Your Guests


American Drew Camden Black 64" Entertainment Center WallBuying a new entertainment center? There are many different types and designs to choose from, and you will want to make sure you choose the right one for your lifestyle.

Every type of entertainment centers has different features to choose from, like extra storage and built-in lights to provide a neat display for your items. Entertainment centers also come in a wide range of sizes, from small TV consoles to large entertainment walls. Read more about 4 popular types of entertainment centers to choose from here.