The Couch

Tips and Trends from Jackie

Your comfy place to find out about the latest tips and trends in the home furnishings industry.

Tips & Trends

We’ve all seen a sofa or rug (among any other home furnishing piece) that we’ve fallen in love with. But the article or new source doesn’t provide a full view of the manufacturer of that particular piece – and certainly no details on where you can go to find it (and buy it)!

If you find...

Reclining chairs not only provide the ultimate in comfort and relaxation, they also can be fabulously fashionable and are available in nearly limitless styles, colors and sizes.

Here are five tips to consider when shopping for recliners:

  1. Consider who will be using the chair most...

Tastes can change like – and with – the seasons. So if you are in the process of redecorating our house or are getting rid of a lot of good-condition, usable furniture, consider calling the following recipients (who may be in need of your generosity):

  • Charities – Many even have a pick...

Before you head into a furniture store, be prepared to know what you’re looking for!

  • Identify your personal style. Is it casual, contemporary, country, traditional or eclectic? (Check out some of the products under each style category on this site if you need some help). 
  • ...

Ah. The bedroom. Your personal retreat. The space you call your own. The place where you can shut out the world and refresh your spirit. This is your room, so create it with you in mind. You need only please yourself and your significant other.

To help ensure you're on the right track in...