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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

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...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/safety-tips-tip-over-prevention
12.05.09

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 8,000-10,000 people are injured by falling furniture each year. A majority of these victims are children.

The American Home Furnishings Alliance is at the forefront of efforts to update the industry’s voluntary furniture tip...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/keeping-rooms-safe-toddlers
11.15.09

We recently got a question from a mother who said,

Our three-year-old is a real climber! We have several bookshelves in the family room, and I'm afraid he'll pull one over on himself trying to climb it. How can we make the room safer?

A lot!

According...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/quick-tips-care-indoor-furniture
11.05.09

Furniture plays an important part in our lives and in our homes. That is why it is essential to care for our furniture to ensure its longevity and cleanliness. By using a little common sense, a little patience and some elbow grease, our home furnishings will last several lifetimes.

Here...