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DIY Spotlight: Your Old Washing Machine Can Become Your Next Chair Set

As far as home appliance failures go, there’s nothing worse than having the washing machine die, especially in the middle of a rinse cycle like our old 80’s vintage Kenmore! For many people, a dead washing machine means finding a … Continue reading

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A New Lease on Life for Broyhill, Lane Furniture and Other Major Brands

Furniture Brands International (FBI) was a major player in the furniture business, owning iconic furniture brands Broyhill, Lane and Thomasville, among others. On September 9, 2013, Furniture Brands Intl. could not cope with mounting financial woes, so they declared bankruptcy. … Continue reading

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Check Out Our Spectacular Black Friday Specials with No 3am Line Waiting!

  Black Friday is almost here. That official start of the holiday shopping season looked to with a mixture of dread and anticipation. Dread at the 3am store openings, heavy traffic and other ordeals, but anticipation at the amazing “door … Continue reading

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5 Whimsical Designs Seen at Last Week’s SOFA Expo

Last week, the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Expo took place in Chicago’s Navy Pier. This yearly expo brings together work from leading designers throughout the world, who are chosen by the world’s top art galleries. Exhibits range … Continue reading

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What the Duck? Jackson Furniture to Feature Duck Dynasty Licensed Products

The top-rated reality series Duck Dynasty has been a cash cow for the A&E Network, and to date it looks like there is no stopping their merchandizing juggernaut. Duck Dynasty products range from bobbleheads and fake beards to a Duck … Continue reading

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4 Great Reasons to Make Your Next Sofa or Sectional a Klaussner

As we move from the heat of the summer to the crisp evenings and gorgeous colors of fall, many people find this time of year ideal to make a big change. Perhaps it is some kind of primal response to … Continue reading

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A Glossary of 20 Terms for Dressers and Other Wood Furniture

When describing an all-wood piece of furniture like a dresser, armoire or table, many of the same terms come into use. Many of these terms are familiar while many others are not. As we continue to explore furniture industry terms … Continue reading

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