By in DIY Tips

Decluttering Secrets: The Best Furniture to Prevent Cluttering

Corazon Elm

Decluttering introduces a minimalistic style to your place of living, removing the areas of which dust can gather behind and providing you with a more convenient working atmosphere – why wouldn’t you declutter?
There are many methods to decluttering, with the major aspect being the furniture you choose to arrange the room in mention with. Furniture which has a storing device,

Read more

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

By in Dining Room Furniture, Furniture Glossary

What’s the difference between a sideboard, a buffet and a credenza?

Walnut Sideboard

Many people use the word sideboard, buffet and credenza interchangeably to refer to the same item of dining room furniture.
In case you’re confused, it’s this thing here:

Sideboards (or servers or buffets or credenzas – whatever you want to call them!) stand against the wall in your dining room, and provide a surface area as well as a storage area.
But

Read more

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

By in Dining Room Furniture, Dining Room Ideas

How To Style Your Sideboard

Seaside Sideboard

What’s a dining room without a sideboard?
Sideboards are convenient items of dining room furniture, which can store all the things that you may not necessarily want on display but you don’t want them to take up precious storage space in your kitchen either. All those fancy cutlery sets, table cloths, place mats and coasters can be hidden away in the

Read more

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

By in DIY Tips

How To Clean Wood Furniture

How To Clean Wood Furniture

Good furniture isn’t cheap. But with a little care and attention every now and again, good furniture can last a lifetime in its original condition. Perhaps even longer.
Grime and dirt can build up on your wood furniture over the years, eventually making it very difficult to clean if left for too long. In this article, we’ll be giving you cleaning tips

Read more

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

By in Furniture Glossary, Living Room Furniture

Sofa or Couch? Lounge or Living Room? Is there a difference?

Sofa vs Couch vs Settee

The home used to be a linguistic minefield when entertaining guests. How you referred to your furniture, in addition to the rooms which they occupied, was used as an indicator of your social class background. This isn’t the case anymore, as the great class divide seems to have gotten a little foggy over the past few decades. Now the varied usage of

Read more

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

By in Bedroom Furniture

The History of the Chaise Longue

The History of the Chaise Longue

What is a Chaise Longue?
The chaise longue (pronounced “shayz long”, the literal English translation from French for which is “long chair”) has in recent decades become more popularly known and pronounced as chaise lounge in English-speaking countries. A combination of “chair” in french (“chaise”) and the verb “lounge” in English, becoming “chaise lounge”. This is due to persistent mis-spelling

Read more

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

By in Bedroom Furniture, Bedroom Ideas

Should I get an ottoman bed or a bed with drawers?

Ottoman Bed vs Storage Bed

Beds take up a lot of room. It’s most likely the largest item of furniture in your bedroom. Whether you’re struggling for space in your bedroom or simply want to declutter your room of the visible storage compartments, buying a bed with built-in storage is a great way to minimise the number of bulky storage furniture in your bedroom to

Read more

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS