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How to Clean Wood Furniture

Posted by Katherine Auman on

Whether antique or contemporary, wood furniture adds a unique beauty to a room. Unfortunately, it can experience wear and tear over the years. Here are some tips to help you get your wood furniture shining like new once again. Gather your cleaning tools. In order to successfully clean your wood furniture, your options are – cotton balls, dishwashing liquid, sponges, a bucket, a clean cloth, mineral spirits, and denatured alcohol. If you have paint, stain, or other types of treatment on your furniture, look into what cleaning method is best for the type of finish you have. You’ll want to...

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Tips for Painting Furniture in the Summertime

Posted by Sharon Thomas on

Summer is officially here and it’s time to slap on the SPF and step out into the beautiful great outdoors. Sunny days are aplenty, and while there are plenty of summertime activities to partake in, it’s always fun to update the look of your furniture (especially outdoor pieces). Patterns, vibrant colors…there’s so much you can do to welcome the new season. If you find yourself itching to update your furniture, here are some tips to help you get the job done while beating the heat. Don’t paint in direct sunlight. Complete your work in your garage or on your front...

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Tips on Choosing the Perfect Sofa

Posted by Katherine Auman on

There are so many different colors and styles of sofas to choose from that it can be overwhelming in trying to find the right one for our home. Here are some tips to help you make the right choice. Test before purchasing. Sample different types of sofas – Are the cushions comfortable? Does the color/pattern match the room it will be going in? Are there enough space for you and/or guests? Will it fit through the doorway and into the room? Will you fit if you tried to stretch out on it? Search for a decent frame and don’t settle...

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Tips on Choosing the Perfect Sofa

Posted by Katherine Auman on

There are so many different colors and styles of sofas to choose from that it can be overwhelming in trying to find the right one for our home. Here are some tips to help you make the right choice. Test before purchasing. Sample different types of sofas – Are the cushions comfortable? Does the color/pattern match the room it will be going in? Are there enough space for you and/or guests? Will it fit through the doorway and into the room? Will you fit if you tried to stretch out on it? Search for a decent frame and don’t settle...

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Tips for Choosing the Right Furniture

Posted by Katherine Auman on

No matter if you live in an apartment, a condo, or a house – decorating your home with the right furniture can be a fun experience. Here are some tips to help you make the right selection for your humble abode. Use the colors of the walls as a guide. If you plan on painting them a different color, do this first. If not, have an idea of what you wish each room to look like. You’ll want furniture that goes well with the walls, as this will make decorating quite an easy process. Don’t be afraid to mix different...

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