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Tips and Trends from Jackie

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Tips & Trends

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/finding-your-personal-design-style
09.14.09

If you’re having a hard time figuring out your particular design style, you’re not alone. Most people take a hybrid approach when it comes to their decorating style.

To make the most of your competing style preferences -- in a complementary way -- one suggestion is to pick a dominant...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/guard-against-furniture-tip-over
09.04.09

Thousands of children visit emergency rooms each year with injuries received from climbing on or pulling over furniture.

Despite warnings about furniture tip-over hazards from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the number of these injuries has increased since 1990.

"Parents...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/writing-your-own-style-rules
08.14.09

Maybe you know the answer to this already, but we’ve been getting this kind of question a lot recently:

“So many of the decorating books suggest how to decorate if you are a ‘country’ or a ‘traditional,’ but I like a lot of styles. Do I have to follow the ‘rules?’”

We’re going to...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/cool-furniture-hot-summers
07.15.09

Patios that are both comfortable and attractive seem to bring out the best in summer barbeques, get-togethers, and relaxing.

Luckily, there are a multitude of options available today in outdoor furniture.

For your patio area, I would recommend something made of teak, aluminum or...