Furniture 101: The Tufted Sofa

The chesterfield sofa’s (tufted sofa) history is as rich and aristocratic as it’s namesake, the Earl of Chesterfield. Legend has it that in the 18th century, the Earl, who was very conscious of his appearance, wanted a piece of furniture that wouldn’t wrinkle his clothes. While the piece didn’t do what it was intended to …..

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How To Recognize A Quality Mirror

Mirrors are available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and can serve many purposes in a room. Mirrors can function as a place to view yourself, make a room look larger, make a room look brighter, or add a touch of character to a space.  The cost of a mirror greatly depends on …..

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When Should You Reupholster Your Furniture?

Structurally sound, well made furniture can be expected to last through the original fabrics and at least one reupholstering. But not as much can be said for the fabric. No matter how carefully you select the fabric, eventually it will show wear and you will have to choose between reupholstering and buying new. So the …..

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Picking The Perfect Chair

With so many options out there, determining what chair is right for you can be overwhelming. That’s why shop Terri’s has put together a few tips for picking the perfect chair.  Tips for Picking the Perfect Chair A chair should fit the body type of the person who is going to be using it most. …..

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3 Ways To Make Old Furniture Look New

If you want to revamp a gently used piece of furniture these tips are for you! 3 Ways To Make Old Furniture Look New 1. Staining. Stain wood tables and chairs. If you have an old solid wood piece of furniture, consider staining rather than painting it to show off the wood grain. What you’re going …..

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Tips For Purchasing Framed Art

When purchasing framed art, look for the following attributes:  1. Wide frame moldings. 2. Double or tripple matting.  3. Beveled glass.  4. Fillets bordering either the frame or the print.  Tips For Purchasing Framed Art All of the qualities above will add to the quality and worth of a piece. So, how of  you determine …..

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Considerations For Furnishing Your Child’s Room

Children’s rooms should be a place where they can learn and play in addition to the normal functions of a bedroom. Consider the following when furnishing your child’s room.  Accessibility. Make sure the room is properly furnished for the child who will occupy it. Consider things like door knobs, drawer pulls, and handles that are …..

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What Makes A Quality Entertainment Center?

Regardless of style or price, a well-designed entertainment center should have adequate shelf space for all audio/visual components. As well as providing optimal space for neatly and easily accessing each components wiring, and allow for adequate space for speakers or whatever else you may want to include.  Like all other well-constructed pieces of furniture, entertainment …..

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