Tag Archives: furniture

Intentional Design

Be intentional in what you choose to bring home in the first place. Before I buy anything now, I ask myself, “Is this replacing something I already own that has gone through its life cycle?” Or if I buy this, … Continue reading

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Antique or Vintage

Anything bought secondhand and made in the past 30 years is considered pre-owned; items made between 30 and 100 years ago are vintage; and anything more than 100 years old is an antique.

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Decorating Rules

Just don’t ask ask her for…decorating rules. Your look might not be for everyone., but it doesn’t have to be. Do what makes you happy.

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Mini Makeover Furniture

Elevate the legs on your furniture — an IKEA couch or chair, for example — by swapping out the legs. It’s a simple way to make the furniture look totally new and unique without the hefty price of buying something new.

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Evaluating Upholsterers

What are the right questions to ask when evaluating upholsterers? A: The best place to start is seeing their work. Ask if they repair foundations such as springs and webbing. Ask if they apply new fiber and foam, and if … Continue reading

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