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What Makes a Colonial Revival?

Built with a mixture of styles and designed to be uniquely American, this comeback kid is the most well known and widespread of residential architecture trends.  Colonial Revivals are loved for their columns, their perfectly proportioned shutters placed neatly beside double-hung windows, their stately and distinguished appearance, and so much more. Whatever the reason they have us hooked, the love affair with this style spread fast and furious at the turn of the 20th century as people sought a design that would define America. Seeking stability in a time of change, the Colonial Revival looked to preserve the spirit of the...

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Sleeper Sofa Buying Guide

Comfortable, well-made and stylish. No longer an insomnia-inducing nightmare, pull-out couches have come a long way!  If you can’t remember that awful night of sleep on flimsy pull-out mattresses with springs jabbing you from every angle, consider yourself fortunate. Those are the nights that make the thought of camping on the floor sound oddly luxurious. Luckily, we no longer have to cringe at the thought of subjecting ourselves or our guests to a sleeper sofa. Not only are they much better made, they now come with uber-comfy mattresses and are a perfect solution to small spaces or homes that may...

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Your Complete Guide to Furniture Measurement

You don't want to buy your dream furniture, only to find out that it won't fit in your home! Use our measurement guide first to be sure you get the right piece.

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Sofa Buying Guide: How to buy a quality couch that will last

Not all sofas are created equal. That's why we've put together this guide for what to consider before, during and after buying a high quality couch that will last.

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7 Tips for Furnishing Small Spaces (and making them look really good!)

There are plenty of advantages to working with tight spaces. You’ll be able to easily show off your personal style with limited real estate as well as live more sustainably, both environmentally and financially.

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