Tips & Solutions

Oct16

How to Choose the Right Dining Room Table

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How many dining chairs can your table seat?

When it comes to picking the perfect dining table for your space, your biggest question is most likely, how many people does it seat? Because more than anything, you want a dining table to be able to fit your entire family, and even extend with a leaf for larger groups! With this in mind, we thought we’d share how many chairs can fit around round, oval, and rectangular tables of standard sizes.

Oct6

Two Unexpected Ways to Use a Runner

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Pair of rug runners in the bedroom

Let’s pretend we’re playing a word association game, and we give you the term “rug runner.” What word immediately comes to mind? Was it “hallway”? That would be an obvious answer, since it seems runners were exclusively made for those long, narrow spaces. But we think it’s time to step outside of the…um…rectangle and put your runner in an expected place. Here are a couple of our favorite ways to use a runner beyond the hallway.

Sep30

Decorating with Red

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Decorating with reds

Red is the color of love. It evokes energy, passion and warmth — and who doesn’t want to feel those things when walking into a room? Sure, it’s a daring choice, but it’s a statement worth making. It’s all in the way you use it. For inspiration (and a little confidence) in injecting this vivacious color into your space, check out our tips for decorating with red.

Sep18

10 Ways to Cozy Up Your Bedroom for Fall

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10 ways to create a cozier bedroom this Fall

When the temperature drops, our nesting instincts kick into overdrive — and the bedroom becomes ground zero for hibernation mode. Now’s the time to layer on the cozy comforts of fall for snuggle-up warmth you can enjoy all winter long.

Sep15

We’re Into: Cachepots

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In case you haven’t noticed, we’re kind of obsessed with containers! What’s not to like? From trays to baskets to bowls and more, they’re the ultimate decorator’s trick. They tidy up or dress up any surface that needs a little help. One of our favorite kinds of containers for just about any occasion is a cachepot.

Sep8

12 Paint Colors We’ve Tested and Loved!

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Paint color ideas

Anytime we decide to repaint a room, before any excitement can set in, there’s always the dreaded task of picking a paint color. How’s anyone supposed to make a selection when there are thousands upon thousands of options out there? Couple that with the fact that paint can look completely different from a paint chip once you finally get it up on the wall. Whew, we’re shaking in our boots just thinking about it!

To take some of the guesswork out of the process, we polled our most stylish employees to find out what colors they used in their home and love! Of course we still recommend painting a swatch for yourself before making your final decisions, but at least this will help you narrow down the field!

For more paint color ideas, see what shades we’ve used in our recent catalogs for inspiration!

Sep5

Fall Color Palette: Charcoal & Olive

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ting with olive and charcoal

We couldn’t help but swoon when we saw this gorgeous bedroom in our Fall 2014 catalog. From the heavenly olive velvet Louis chair to the rich wall color and the pair of bedside pendant lights, it all blends perfectly. We’re going to break down the look for you.