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Tips and Trends from Jackie

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Tips & Trends

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/safety-tips-bunk-beds
02.15.10

After we received a recent question related to this issue, we decided to compile a list of safety tips applicable to bunk beds.

  • Bunk beds are not recommended for children under six years of age. Children under age six should not be permitted to play unattended in a room with bunk beds...
http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/keep-bunk-beds-safe
02.05.10

We just received this question from a concerned reader:

My twin sons are 4 years old, and they want bunk beds in their new room. Are there any industry guidelines for bunk beds?

Yes! There are very specific industry guidelines for bunk beds.

The first,...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/trend-watch-%E2%80%93-2010-outdoor-furniture
01.15.10

THE FRUGAL OUTDOORS

Improvements in Outdoor Living Spaces Offer Big Payback for 2010

As if week after week of dour economic reports were not gloomy enough, Americans were socked with record-setting cold temperatures and record snowfall throughout much of the United States this...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/tips-transitioning-big-girl-room
01.01.10

When your 5-year-old daughter wants her princess room redecorated, you’ll want to transition it from a toddler room to a big girl room that can last for years to come.

Of course, little girls and big girls love fancy, romantic, fairy tale beds – how about a canopy bed? Or, if she is more...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/decorating-active-family
12.15.09

Finding the perfect family-room sofa to accommodate three young children and a dog can be challenging. Aside from considering how the style of the sofa works with your overall home environment -- and whether its size will fit in the room itself -- elements like durability and sustainable are...