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Accent Chests
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/accent-chests-design-time

As we spoke before about traditional styling, there are certain pieces that were more used than others....nothing extreme, and colors tended to be middle to darker finishes.

Buying a Chair
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/buyng-a-chair-design-time

Buying the right chair is important for your comfort and your health. Learn today from Kathy what to look for when shopping for the perfect item. 

Carpet Pad
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/carpet-padding-design-time

Do you need help picking the right flooring? Are you thinking about putting flooring in a basement or an area that may get wet? We can help you know what will be the right product to use that will give you years of comfort. 

Chair Heights - Gift for Mom
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/chair-height-design-time

We are all built different which makes looking for a chair a little difficult. You may have longer legs or a shorter torso than other family members so you need to be fitted

Custom Furniture Depths
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/custom-furniture-depth-designtime

Design in a room is very important….but just as important is the quality of the pieces that you use in your room!  One of the main pieces that we will look at is the support system of the Sofa!  You are only able to see about 20% of the sofa as the other 80% is hidden inside the fabric!  

Decorating Holiday Tables
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/decorating-holiday-tables-design

On this segment of Design Time, Kathy will share some easy ideas on how you can decorate you table for the upcoming holidays.

Decorating Thanksgiving Tables
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/decorating-thanksgiving-table

Here are a few quick and easy ideas to spread the holiday warmth throughout your home and your family!

 

1. Create a Thankful Board...

Dining Room Table - Size
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/dining-room-table-size

Help Picking a Dining Room Table

A dining set serves as the backdrop for countless important life events. Whether you’re anticipating elegant holiday meals or casual heart-to-hearts after dinner,

Dining Room Table- Shapes
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/dining-room-table-shape-design

A dining set serves as the backdrop for countless important life events. Whether you’re anticipating elegant holiday meals or casual heart-to-hearts after dinner, it’s worth investing in a dining table...

Dining Room Tables- Amish
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/amish-dining-room-tables-design

Have you seen the HGTV Show called Vanilla Ice Goes Amish? It takes place in the largest Amish settlement in the US found deep in the heart of Ohio’s country side and miles from the nearest shopping mall. 

Elements of Traditional/Transitional
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/traditional-transitional-design

Transitional, what it is?

 If my daughter was decorating the room, transitional style would check all of her "just right" pieces: Not too formal, not too fussy, not too big, not too small, not too dull and not too bright! 

End Table Talk
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/end-table-talk-design-time

Do Rooms need End Tables and Why….

There are times you walk into a space and it just doesn’t feel right!  You might notice that things are too crowded or the colors just don’t feel good.

Farmhouse Coastal
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/farmhouse-coastal-designtime

All designers have  a particular “style” they love.  One that I love is transitional with a Coastal character as it gives me the colors I love when on vacation.

Farmhouse Tables Decor
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/farmhouse-table-decor-design

Natural, burlap and chickens, and you have farmhouse!  Today we want to pull back and live a more relaxed and natural way.

We want time to sit on the porch and relax as well as play games with the kids.

Flooring
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/flooring-design-time

Extra, Extra, Read all about it!

Don’t believe us that Mohawk Smart Strand is the best carpet on Earth, then check out these videos and events and see for yourself!

Focal Points
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/focal-points-design-time

What is the Main Focal point in a room?

Did we catch your curiosity on TV5 Thursday? Here is a little more info on how to set up your room when you tough focal points.

Foyer Decorating
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/foyer-deorating-design-time

Want to make your foyer area stunning for when your guests arrive? Kathy will show you a few easy steps to remember when DIY.

Health: Beds & Electric Bases
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/health-electric-base-design-time

Adjustable beds are traditionally thought of as hospital beds or for the chronically ill. Now you can enjoy all the health benefits it in your home.

Health: Choosing the right Mattress
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/health-correct-bed-designtime

Here are some tips to help you sleep better! We cause our body stress daily and if we don't take care of our bodies it can lead to serious health issues...

Health: Correct Size Mattress for Best Sleep
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/heath-better-sleep-design-time

There are several sizes of mattresses available today, but the most standard size is the Queen Size, but is standard right for you? 

Health: Importance of the Right Frame
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/health-bed-frame-designtime

The Only Official Mattress of the National Sleep Foundation

Every Perfect Sleeper mattress is designed with input from the National Sleep Foundation to help address these 5 common sleep problems*:

Health: Kids' Beds and Importance of Quality
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/health-kids-beds-quality-design

Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Mattress

Mattress shopping can be awkward. Do you put your feet on the bed? Do you take your shoes off first? Does pushing on the mattresses give you the best feel of the mattress?

Health: Mattress Protector
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/health-mattress-protector-design

Who are you sleeping with?

Have you ever seen a bed bug? Go search it now on Google! Yuck!

 

Remember your mom saying, “Sleep tight, Don’t let the Bed Bugs Bite!”?

Health: Zero G Recliners
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/health-zerogravity-recliner-design

Do you have leg or back pain? Try the health benefits of Zero Gravity with a recliner or adjustable base for your mattress. Ultimate adjustable comfort, snoring and migraine relief, relax for sore muscles...

How to Start Decorating
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/how-to-start-redecorating-design

New Year, New Beginnings

It is that time… of year where we take down the tree and put away the Christmas decorations.  It seems like we just put it all up!  My room seems to have that empty feeling so I am anxious to do something new with my space! 

Mattress Care: Flip-able Bed
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/mattress-care-flip-design-time

Understanding What is Inside Your Mattresses: 

Many manufacturers like Serta have switched to easy care styles which do not require you to flip them over several times a year. 

Mattress: Contents- Springs
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/mattress-inner-spring-design-time

Ten Mattress Care Tips

  1. It is normal to experience an adjustment period after switching to a new mattress, especially if you had been sleeping on your last mattress for a long time.

Mattress: Guest Room Bed
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/mattress-guest-room-design-time

The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret: we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our mind to stay in it late.

1. Sleep is crucial for health 

Mattress: Hybrid- Spring & Foam
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/mattress-hybrid-springs-foam-design

What Makes Up A Mattress!

All of the mattresses that are sold today have beautiful quilted covers…..but what is inside is the key to having a comfortable bed that will last!  

Mattress: Pillows
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/pillows-design-time

Who are you sleeping with?

Have you ever seen a bed bug? Go search it now on Google! Yuck!

 

Remember your mom saying, “Sleep tight, Don’t let the Bed Bugs Bite!”?

Mattress: Size
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/mattress-size-design-time

Did you know that you spend more than 3,000 hours a year in your bed? Your mattress is one of the most important furniture purchases you can make. 

Mattress: Types of Foam
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/mattress-type-foam-design-time

Have you ever wondered, which bed would have been the best fit for Goldilocks?

The general rule is, bigger is better. Most people want to first think about springs, foam or firmness, but first consider how much room you and your partner have. A better night’s sleep norm...

Mattress: Types of Mattress Tops
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/mattress-tops-design-time

There are so many Choices of Mattresses!

Wow, there are a lot of choices in mattresses!  Where do I begin to figure it out?  This seems to be a major question in a lot of items today….

Perfect Gift- A Chair
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/perfect-gift-recliner-design-time

The number one complaint that I seem to hear from clients is, “My chair is so uncomfortable!”  I always wonder to myself….so why did you buy it?

The answer is simple...

Recliner Talk
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/recliner-talk-design-time

Looking to redo your room?

Many people come in looking to redo a room, and want the comfort of reclining furniture, but do not want the ‘look’ of a recliner. 

Room Set Ups
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/room-set-up-design-time

How To Set Up and Design Your Room

If you have ever asked yourself, “How do I set up this room?”

Keep reading, because you are not alone!

Do you have on your Wish List a new living room or bedroom set? Do you wish you could rearrange your room or is it even worse…

Scale & Size
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/furniture-size-space-design-time

The size of furniture should be matched to the size of the room.  If your room is larger, the size of the furniture should also be large .  When a room is smaller, smaller pieces of furniture should be used!

Sofa Construction
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/sofa-construction-design-time

The Inside Story

Design in a room is very important….but just as important is the quality of the pieces that you use in your room!  One of the main pieces that we will look at is the support system of the Sofa! 

Sofa Construction
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/sofa-construction-design-time

What is inside a sofa is very important for you comfort, health and longevity of your furniture. Yes, they may all look the same on the outside, but what is inside will tell if your purchase will stand the test of time. 

Sofa Wood Frame
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/sofa-wood-frame-design-time

The frame to anything is important...think about the store of the 3 Little Pigs, would you want your home to be built out of straw, sticks or bricks? So why should it change when purchasing furniture. I am sure you have a few family members who "huff and puff" when they come over and sit on your sofa!

Sofa: Cost of Sofas
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/sofa-cost-design-time

So many people come in today, and are surprised to see sofas in other colors besides

brown!  Brown and gray tones seem to dominate the color palettes of the sofas we see in the marketplace, but why is that?  I think that due to the high number of imported pieces today, 

Sofa: Cushion Support
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/sofa-cushion-design-time

When Buying Furniture Look for This...

Cushion Support

Do you have a hard time getting up and out of your sofa or chair?  Are your cushions loosing their shape? Are you uncomfortable sitting in your chair due to no support?

Sofa: Furniture Sizing & Spacing
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/furniture-size-space-design-time

Did you ever take a vacation and not plan a thing?

You get in the car and just start driving. When you get to an intersection, you flip a coin and see if you should turn left or right! Oh, and did you bring some money or a suitcase?

Steps to Redecorating
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/steps-to-redecorate-designtime

Where to start when redecorating? Do you paint first? Put carpet down? Find pillows? What do you do first? Kathy will tell you how to start so the process will be stress free. 

Traditional Style
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/traditional-style-design-time

As we spoke before about traditional styling, there are certain pieces that were more used than others....nothing extreme, and colors tended to be middle to darker finishes.

 Accent pieces have sophisticated style and timeless character. 

Types of Fabrics- Revolutions
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/types-of-fabrics-revolution

New Trends presented by Norwalk Furniture

The rolling hills of West Texas provide a haven for relaxed ranch living and our inspiration for a western themed lifestyle that stretches from 

Types of Fabrics- Sunbrella
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/types-of-fabrics-sunbrella

Tis the Season for Popsicle….

Since it is Spring, even though we have the occasional weekly snowstorm, you maybe just about ready to bust out the swimsuits and popsicle. 

Water & Flooring
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/water-flooring-design-time

Did you have a flood? Flooring  and Water This summer has been a time of trials for many people in our area.....the amount of rain that we have seen this summer is overwhelming! 

Waterproof Laminate Flooring
https://www.tricityfurniture.com/waterproof-laminate-flooring-design

We have been talking about water issues and flooring. Hard surfaces that are made of wood are resistant to water to a point… A little water on the top will not hurt it, but if your dishwasher overflowed,