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Bed Buying 101: A Guide to Choosing Your Perfect Bed in 3 Steps

Platform, panel, poster, or sleigh? Find the right type of bed for you!

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The Craftsmans of America: Pasadena

With a personality rooted in high quality design and craftsmanship, simplicity and timelessness, it’s no wonder we are obsessed with the Craftsman home. In this series, we explore a number of notable Craftsman neighborhoods across the country.  When we think of Craftsman style architecture and the definitive bungalow, Pasadena is often the first that comes to mind. The quintessential California Bungalow, the architectural empire of Greene & Greene, the eloquently preserved streets of Bungalow Heaven are all part of Pasadena’s rich Craftsman history. With so much love for the style, it is difficult to think of another community that embraces...

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5 Reasons the Trestle Table is the Perfect Dining Table

From the Middle Ages to modern times, trestle tables have been serving up elegance, durability and timelessness. The average family no longer gathers in a formal dining room to eat at the dining table. These regal spaces, once considered a symbol of wealth and privilege where only the finest china could be displayed, don’t have the same appeal they once did. Instead, dining tables of today need to offer up a hefty serving of benefits along with stylishness as they are now front and center, used as a place to work, do homework or even put together a craft. For...

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What is sustainable trade pricing?

Have you ever gone into a furniture store and wondered why every item has two prices on the price tag? There's always a "Regular Price" and some version of "Your Price Today", which could be a Member Price, Sale Price, Special Price, or whatever the store thought of to name the actual price they plan to charge you. We always wondered that too! Then we started running a furniture store. We learned that the "MSRP and Discount" model is deeply ingrained tradition in the home furnishings industry. Stores love to advertise "40% off" to get customers in the store and give their...

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A Journey to South Gaylord street and the Washington Park Theater

If you were a successful Denver resident in 1915 shopping for a promising neighborhood in which to raise your family, you surely would have been intrigued by the progress in the Washington Park area and likely would have wanted to stop by for a look. You might have taken the streetcar from congested and lawless downtown Denver, past the recently converted-to-park Cheesman cemetery, and switched from the University Park line to route 29 running south to the recently developed Myrtle Hill neighborhood, the one with the fancy air-brake cars labeled "WASH PARK". The arrival of the streetcar line fourteen years earlier...

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