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Tips and Trends from Jackie

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Tips & Trends

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/beyond-bohemian-earth-friendly-choices-moving-mainstream-%E2%80%A6-finally
03.01.11

Let’s be honest: Shoppers who set out to find “earth-friendly” or “green” furniture can turn up some pretty quirky products.

A recent online search produced a host of blogs enthusing about paper pulp furniture – a perfect eco-choice for interiors with a gray, egg carton design motif. Just...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/spring-2011-color-trends
02.01.11

A colorful palette is everywhere! And maybe that's not surprising given the season of blooming flowers and Easter eggs.

But typically the fresh greens and light pinks of spring have reminded us more of an Earthy re-invigoration -- this year, they are leaning more toward bright and vibrant...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/bachelor-furniture-begone
01.15.11

We recently got an email from a reader who said, “My husband refuses to give up his bachelor days furniture. How can I get him to get rid of this stuff and replace it with new furniture?”

This is a common issue. And no one likes to drag around a partner who isn’t excited about spending...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/how-upholstered-furniture-built
01.05.11

A beautiful fabric and stylish frame may be the reasons you fall in love with a sofa or chair, but if you ignore what's inside, your affections may fizzle over time.

To help you understand the variations in interior workmanship and materials that impact quality, durability and price, check...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/tale-two-styles
12.15.10

We regularly hear from couples that are struggling to find a common style. So how can you tastefully bring together your different styles?

The easiest solution is to go for an eclectic look in your house – one that is highly individualistic, yet features a mix of compatible styles. Even...