Monthly Archives: December 2018

Teak Wood Patio Furniture

If you want a great looking garden then you might want to think about investing in some teak wood patio furniture. When you invest in solid wood you can rest assured that not only will your furniture look beautiful, it will last you for years with occasional treatments with teak oil. Teak wood patio furniture […]

How to Buy Factory-Direct Furniture to Save Money

Whether you're buying discount pieces of particle-board furniture or designer items from Europe, you're almost always going to save by shopping factory-direct. When you buy furniture right from the manufacturer, you cut out the retail markup costs and eliminate the expensive shipping fee of moving an item first to the middle man and then on […]

Home Decor – Decorating for Summer

Happy summer, everyone. It happened yesterday, but since it was storming here with tornado watches, you may have missed it! The weather has been varied, but we know the heat and humidity is coming. It's time to look around our homes and take stock of our Home Decor and bring summer inside. Put away heavy-looking […]

The Best Ways to Clean Leather Furniture

Treating leather furniture can often be seen as a very tricky task, as any slip up can ruin the furniture. That being said, however, one should not fear the unknown when cleaning leather. This means that cleaning leather does not have to be thought of as so hard and stressful, as many people make it […]

How Do Furniture Movers Companies Determine The Cost of Your Move?

When you want to make a move, you would call for the furniture movers to provide the services. These would send one of their representatives to your place in order to check for what all needs to be moved. They would be filling out the sheets of paper which is actually a check list of […]

Things to Love About Teak Furniture

Timeless, durable and sustainable- these are the common labels associated with teak furniture. And these are the reasons as well why homemakers would often get teak first, before checking out what the synthetic materials have to offer. Some of the best homes and gardens often include teak as the main materials for their outdoor furniture, […]

American Leather – Furniture Upholstering in the USA

American leather is a rather loose term used to describe manufacturers of leather furniture based inside and making leather upholstery furniture in the United States. It also could describe tanneries within the United States that process hides. In this article we'll examine some of the process of tanning leather hides and the role of American […]

Home Decorating – 7 Home Decor Trends for 2016

I have searched the internet and read many articles on the subject of what the home decor trends will be in 2016. There are a lot of ideas of what will be trending in the coming year. As a matter of fact, there are so many that it would be impossible to list them all […]

Furniture: Veneer, Inlay, Marquetry and Boulle

Their artist fell into four main categories: veneers, strips of mahogany or walnut, waxed and polished to enrich their grain and color; marquetry, patterns and pictorial designs built up from a variety of different woods; inlay, which achieved a similar effect using pieces of tortoiseshell, mother of pearl, ivory and ebony; and boulle, named after […]

Rising Demand For Rattan Furniture on the International Scene

In the past, wicker and rattan furniture are used mostly in tropical countries. However, in the last two decades or so, there had been increasing interest in wicker furniture even in countries like Canada and the US. Rattan can be used indoors or outdoors, but the reason why it is used extensively in the hospitality […]