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Before & After:  Summery Side Table

Before & After: Summery Side Table

A fun, easy project for your next summer weekend… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  Adirondack Chairs are Essential for Rustic Exterior Design

Guest Post: Adirondack Chairs are Essential for Rustic Exterior Design

In today’s guest post, you can learn the history of Adirondack chairs, and how they can be used to boost your home’s style.  Not only do they look good, but Adirondack chairs are also made for comfort – perfect for a lazy summer afternoon.  And, learn why you may want to consider a wood AdirondackContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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How to Choose a Sofa

How to Choose a Sofa

Choosing a piece of upholstered furniture can certainly be a challenge.  Finding a quality piece, in a style you like, and in the right fabric can seem to be a never-ending quest!  Read on for some things to think about before you buy your next sofa… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  Tips For Buying Outdoor Furniture

Guest Post: Tips For Buying Outdoor Furniture

Spring has finally sprung here in the Midwest, and folks are spending every spare moment soaking up the long-awaited sun.  In today’s guest post, you can learn some things to consider before you buy furniture for your outdoor spaces… Pin ItContinue Reading

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What Size Is Your Bed?  A Guide To Bed Sizes

What Size Is Your Bed? A Guide To Bed Sizes

Beds come in many different sizes, and sometimes the same size is referred to by a couple of different names, which creates confusion.  Never fear!  Read on for details on the different bed sizes on the market today, and be sure to bookmark this article for future reference.  You never know when you need toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  How to Ensure Safe Delivery of Furniture and Antiques

Guest Post: How to Ensure Safe Delivery of Furniture and Antiques

In today’s guest post, learn about two different ways you can ship furniture locally or across the country safely.  Shipping can be a daunting prospect for many folks; read on for some great tips on keeping your precious cargo safe along its journey… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Coffee Table or Ottoman:  How To Choose

Coffee Table or Ottoman: How To Choose

In traditional living rooms, a coffee table (sometimes known as a cocktail table) was a standard item.  After all, gentlemen and ladies did not put their feet on the furniture, and everyone needed a place to put their coffee cup (or martini glass) while visiting with friends.  Today, our homes have changed.  Formal spaces haveContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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Before & After:  End Table Makeover

Before & After: End Table Makeover

As some of you may know, I recently opened a small shop called RE:Treats, featuring new, vintage and repurposed furniture, home decor and gifts.  The opportunity came up rather suddenly, but I took a chance and ran with it!  So, for the past month, I have been finding, buying and refinishing furniture and home accessories.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  The Most Sought-After Antiques of 2012

Guest Post: The Most Sought-After Antiques of 2012

Today’s guest post comes to us from antiques expert Christian Davies.  Read on to learn about today’s most popular antiques, and how you can use them in your home decor. Pin ItContinue Reading

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What Is a Railroaded Fabric?

What Is a Railroaded Fabric?

Did you know that home decor fabrics can be made in either a standard layout or railroaded?  Read on to find out what that means, and how it could affect your next decorating project… Pin ItContinue Reading

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