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Category Archives: Living Room

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How I Created a Cozy Holiday Entertaining Space

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It’s that time of year again: holiday entertaining, family for Christmas, and New Year’s celebrations.

This year, I have been working on my open concept living room and kitchen floor plan. I often find a line of separation between these two spaces throughout clients home and even my own. It does bother me to carry on a conversation while washing dishes with someones back turned towards me in the living room. After all, I want to be included in what’s going on and be productive at the same time – chalk it up to my inability to sit still when I see a dirty kitchen! Read More

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Host the Perfect Football Watch Party with These 5 Essentials

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Fall is arguably one of the most festive seasons of the year. With it comes pumpkin-spiced-everything, cozy sweaters, and falling leaves of autumnal reds, oranges, and yellows. And there’s nothing quite like the chill of that first frosty morning, is there?

And, of course, we can’t forget about football season! Football is one of the most popular fall festivities – it brings together tradition and ritual, competition and the spirit of sportsmanship, but above all else, it brings together people.

Nothing compares to the feel of a happy, warm home filled with friends and family rooting together (or against each other) in support of their alma mater or their hometown team.

If you’re planning to host football watch parties this fall, below are five must-haves for throwing the perfect gathering! Read More

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How to Use Jewel Tones In Your Decor

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Is your western decor feeling a little lusterless lately? Need to add a little flare to the farm?

We have some pointers for infusing this year’s color trends into your traditionally neutral, rustic interiors.

After Benjamin Moore revealed their deep-magenta shade “Shadow” as 2017’s Color of the Year, jewel tones have been everywhere from runways to showrooms.

While it’s no surprise that fashionistas and interior designers alike are drawing inspiration from sultry shades like magenta, mulberry, and burgundy, you may be wondering how to incorporate them into your western decor.

Here are some ideas: Read More

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Leather vs. Fabric Sofa Upholstery

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Sofas are a big investment and usually are the central point of your living space. We understand that this means you should take the decision very seriously and thoroughly evaluate all of your options.

One of the options you have to evaluate when sofa shopping is if you want a leather or fabric upholstered sofa. Fabric and leather sofas have their own set of pros and cons, so here are some things to think about to help you determine which one is best for you. Read More

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Sectional or Sofa?

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The age-old living room design debate: sectional or sofa? If you’re looking for a definitive answer, you won’t find one here. All else equal, one isn’t better than the other. Some people despise the typical sofa, while others vow to never furnish their living room with a sectional. The multi-person seating option that is right for you, may not be right for your neighbor. If you’re unsure about which is right for you, we’ve laid out some factors to help you in your decision. Read More

5 Tips for Caring for Leather Furniture

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Many families choose not to purchase leather furniture because they believe it is too expensive or too hard to maintain. While it’s true that leather pieces of furniture may cost a bit more than their fabric counterparts, with the proper attention they can last much longer. And caring for leather furniture doesn’t have to be a hassle! Consult the list below for a few simple tips on cleaning, repairing and preserving the beauty of your furniture. Read More

The real difference between vinyl and leather: A test of quality

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When it comes time to furnish your home, the options are limitless – too limitless, perhaps. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the variety of colors, sizes, materials and finishes available to you. We hope to shed light on an issue that comes up quite often: the difference between vinyl and leather. Is it really worth the extra money to invest in genuine leather? The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Read More