It’s that time of year again: time to open up the family cottage! For many the cottage, cabin, lake house (or whatever you may call it) represents a time to gather with family and friends to enjoy long summer days spent doing activities you love and nights around the campfire. While all this sounds great, outfitting your cabin to house your... Read More
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
2019 Spring & Summer Style Trends
2018 was the year grey took over everything. Your house was grey, everything in your closet was grey, heck even your hair was dyed grey. And though your grandmother may never understand why you’d pay big bucks to have hair the color of a senior citizen, even she jumped on the grey bandwagon when she painted and furnished her condo. There have... Read More
Sunday, December 23, 2018
More than “something pretty” to look at – Why area rugs aren’t all created equal!
If you’ve ever shopped for an area rug before you’ll quickly understand how the enormous selection of sizes, textures, and price points can be enough to make you lose your mind. It’s true, there’s a lot of choice out there but if you know what to look for I promise it’s easier than you think. I grew up in a house without area rugs. Most of my... Read More
Sunday, September 23, 2018
What do you really know about leather furniture? – Debunking the top myths about leather.
I’ve been selling furniture for over a decade now and a good portion of that has been in leather. One thing I’ve noticed is EVERYONE has an opinion about leather furniture and they usually think they’re making an informed decision. You sit on it. You can wipe it. Its cow hide, right? What else is there to know? In reality most people I’ve spoken... Read More
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Black Slate Appliances Have Arrived
Everyone has a rebel in the family. GE’s new black slate finish bucks the trend offering select Café, Profile and GE appliances in a matte black finish. The finish allows the modern, clean lines GE is known for to either blend seamlessly or make their own statement in your kitchen. Finally an appliance color that anyone can call their own. Be... Read More
Friday, July 27, 2018
Adjust you Perception. Powering up your mattress just makes sense.
Raise your hand if you spent more time picking out your paint color than you did shopping for your last mattress. I get it; those giant white rectangles don’t have quite the same pizazz as picking out your big screen TV. Most people wait until their mattress resembles those undergarments you keep in the back of your drawer. You know, the ones you... Read More