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Tips and Trends from Jackie

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

Tips & Trends

If you want to keep your house looking stylish and fresh, but you can't afford to redecorate every year, don’t fret!

There are so many inexpensive – but expensive looking – home furnishings and accessories that can make a bit difference in keeping your decorations up-to-date.

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If you like the look and feel of leather, but are afraid you can't afford it, then you haven’t seen the wide variety of leather products available to consumers today.

There are furniture manufacturers who make less expensive leather upholstery, as well as manufacturers who make synthetic...

The living room is perhaps the single most important room in your home. It is the place where you and your family gather for watching TV, playing games, reading by the fire or just enjoying being at home.

Because it's meant to be lived in, the living room should be inviting, warm, cozy and...

Here’s a recent question we received from a reader:

Our youngest child just graduated high school and my husband and I are empty nesters for the first time in many years. We want to give our home a new look. Any suggestions for where to start?

First, you need...

The dining room can be one of the most important rooms in the home. It's where family and friends gather for special occasions to share a meal and good times.

When purchasing furniture for the dining room, it's important to make selections that will create a space your friends and family...