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Welcome Holiday Guests with These Christmas Decoration Ideas

By Jerome Rackers / November 5, 2018
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With holiday decorating season upon us once again, it’s easy to feel more stressed than jolly – especially if it’s your turn to host the annual celebration. Everyone wants room after room of Instagram-perfect displays to show off, and even more so if you’re welcoming guests who haven’t visited your house in years. But don’t…

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Customized Furniture Design & Other Ways to Personalize Your Home Decor

By Jerome Rackers / September 28, 2018
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Personal taste doesn’t come in a box. And neither should your interior design. At Lifestyles Furniture, we understand that it’s your life, your home. And rather than following someone else’s idea of a passing trend, your decor should reflect a distinct sense of style that’s uniquely you and fits the way you live. Our local…

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Enjoy Sweet Dreams with These Must-Have Bedroom Furniture Ideas

By Jerome Rackers / July 20, 2018
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Along with eating your veggies and exercising, getting enough sleep is one of the best things you can do for your overall well-being. Sleep can boost your brain power, give you a healthy heart and even make you a safer driver. The right bedroom furniture provides an environment that makes it easy to slip off…

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Your Guide to Kid-Friendly Furniture and Home Decor Ideas

By Jerome Rackers / June 8, 2018
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Let’s face it: Kids are messy. There’s nothing worse than thoughtfully decorating your home only to find a grape juice stain adorning your living room upholstery. It’s easy to feel like the dream of a stylish, organized home flew the coop as soon as you became a parent. But don’t despair! With a little help…

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Decorating Trends For 2018 And How To Use Them

By Jerome Rackers / April 3, 2018
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Welcome to Spring! Traditionally a time to clean, it’s also the perfect time to rejuvenate your favorite rooms. Incorporating some simple clean-line, bold-color, and textured trends of 2018 will have your home feeling fresh and looking fabulous. If you’re going big on the refresh, you want a furniture overhaul. The beauty of simple and reclaimed…

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3 Ingredients for Home Decorating that Fit How You Live

By Jerome Rackers / January 23, 2018
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When you’re looking for the best home decorating ideas, there’s certainly no shortage of options. With such a dizzying array of home decor trends out there, it’s temptingly easy to gobble up the latest fads, rather than investing in meaningful improvements that actually make your life more convenient and your space more beautiful. One way…

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Bringing Pretty to the Patio

By Jerome Rackers / September 23, 2015
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Spring has sprung and allergies are in full swing. We’re only a few short weeks away from blue skies, warm weather and barbecues on the back deck. Here are some tips to get your patio summer ready:   1. Add Lighting Whether it’s candles, lanterns or lamps, never underestimate the value of mood lighting. It…

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Featured Furniture: Rustic Wood

By Jerome Rackers / September 23, 2015
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Fall is the perfect time to give your living space a needed update. Currently we’re loving the authentic and rustic look of wood.     This media console is the perfect addition to a living room to really cozy things up. Ample space for DVDs, picture frames or even game units.        …

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Luxurious Leather: Memorial Day Leather Sale

By Jerome Rackers / September 23, 2015
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Leather sofas scream luxury, but with that luxury can come a higher price than your usual fabric sofa. Leather furniture is an investment for many reasons: They’re hypoallergenic. This is a major plus for people with severe allergies, especially in the spring. Leather is incredibly easy to clean. In most cases, a spill can be…

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Happy Anniversary, Lifestyles

By Jerome Rackers / September 23, 2015
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Lifestyles owner,Jerome Rackers, started working at Lifestyles in August of 1991 after graduating from Central Missouri University in May of the same year. With a degree in marketing, Jerome applied for a position in sales and service and worked his way up to assistant manager and then manager. In 1995, Jerome and his wife, Cheryl,…

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