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Top Furniture Ideas of 2024 Bring Timeless Personality to Your Home

By Jerome Rackers / February 15, 2024
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Personal style that’s made to last. That’s what the best home furnishings of 2024 are all about. Rather than cookie-cutter designs, homeowners are craving unique pieces that communicate one’s own individual taste. Other must-haves include beautiful, durable materials that can withstand the rigors of daily life — and outlive passing fads. Popular favorites include warm…

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Set an Optimistic Tone with the Top Home Decor Ideas of 2023

By Jerome Rackers / January 24, 2023
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The interior decorating trends of 2023 have taken a decidedly positive turn as the stressful times of recent years fade into the background. Design experts point to vibrant colors, comforting layouts and an emphasis on personal expression over chasing fads. Blending old and new furniture is a time-tested way to create an atmosphere that exudes…

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The Rise of the Minimalist Dining Room

By Jerome Rackers / September 23, 2021
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The minimalist dining room is everywhere you look these days—Instagram, interior design magazines, TV shows—and it’s been trending in recent years as more people embrace its serene simplicity.  The basic tenet of minimalist design—less is more—sounds counterintuitive. How can subtracting or limiting items add up to a more impactful space? Especially in the dining room?…

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Seasonal Makeover Basics: Area Rugs & Occasional Tables for Wintertime

By Jerome Rackers / December 16, 2020
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As the last of the leaves fall from the trees and temperatures drop, Old Man Winter is rapping at our doors once again. But just because nature’s color palette is trending toward drab doesn’t mean your living space should. Liven things up with a seasonal makeover. Hunkering down. Going dormant. Hibernating. We often equate these…

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Home Decor 2020: Embrace Livable Elegance for a New Decade

By Jerome Rackers / February 21, 2020
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A beautiful home environment offers a calming retreat from the stressful world outside.  Amidst so many changes in how we live and work, people are seeking out inviting spaces that look lived in, not like a museum. This year’s best home decor ideas combine the perfect blend of comfort and elegance. If you’re ready to…

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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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