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Put Away the Laptop and Use a Traditional Writing Desk!

New desk
photo credit: Mark Hadley There was a time when the writing desk was the only convenient place in the house where someone could write a letter or a child could do homework. The large, hard surface was ideal for bearing down on to write. There were often cubby holes or drawers to hold various supplies… Continue reading »

A Sideboard As An Anywhere Storage Piece

Sideboards were originally used in dining rooms. They were places to put dishes of food at mealtime, and to display and stow away tableware and serving pieces. If you have a formal dining room or want to create one, a sideboard is the perfect piece of furniture to help you do that. But if you… Continue reading »

Wardrobe Closets: Thinking Beyond the Bedroom

Wardrobe closets were meant to be stored in the bedroom as a place for ones wardrobe – i.e. their clothes. However, that doesn’t mean you have to follow this yourself. Many people have bought wardrobe closets for their room only to end up placing them in another part of the home. This is because they… Continue reading »

Wrought Iron Patio Furniture Cushions Are Wonderful Accents

Skiathos Town
Wrought iron patio furniture cushions can be just what you have been looking for to excite and invigorate the look of your patio. The patio cushions can add the perfect accent to almost any patio furniture set. In general, patio furniture is fairly unchanging. It weathers the elements all year long and provides a great… Continue reading »

Some of My Wrought Iron Patio Furniture Thoughts

The Morning After the Night Before
photo credit: Kat Photographic I’ve been thinking about buying some wrought iron patio furniture. I just finished putting in a flagstone patio on the front of my home. It was part of the landscaping that went on for my recent wedding. Now that the event is over, I’m left with a bare patio that needs… Continue reading »

Futon Covers – Practical Or Not?

futon - free to good home
To be practical, a futon needs at the very least one futon cover. Though one of the greatest benefits to having a futon is that you can have multiple futon covers that can all be removed, and swapped. Having several futon covers opens a lot of doors in terms of what you can do with… Continue reading »

Furniture Decisions

I don’t know about you, but I have a really hard time making decisions. I drive my ¬†fiance crazy. I just don’t want to make the wrong choice. Now that we are moving into our new house, I’m having to make all sorts of new decisions. I have to pick out all of the furniture… Continue reading »