What’s in a couch? We sit on it every day. We know there are springs, some foam, and wood but what really goes into the construction of a sofa? Let’s start with the frame. Most sets these days are made of select hardwoods. These frames are either nailed or screwed together to form the structure for your sofa. This is standard among the industry. Underpriced Furniture, for example, does not carry any Livingroom sets without an all hardwood frame. Springs are what give you support when you sit on your sofa. Most sets are going to have what are called no-sag springs. They provide an even and consistent seat. There are many different types of seating systems that offer greater support and durability. One such system is an 8-way hand tied coil system. This type of coil system features a circular spring system that provides a much more durable and even support system. Those coils are then tied in eight different places to both the surrounding coils and the frame. This prevents shifting from occurring. It’s all in the foam. Foam cores are the lifeblood of your new sofa. They are your point of contact. They provide both support and comfort. Cushion cores range in density. The higher the density, the better the quality and the more resilient the core. A 2.0 density cushion core for example will last much longer than a 1.4 density core. Another major upgrade is a pocketed coil cushion core. This adds the feel and longevity of a mattress to your Livingroom set. For customers who want to combine softness with durability, a pocketed coil cushion core may be the answer. Zippered back cushions are a largely overlooked feature but can greatly extend the life of your furniture. Having back cushions with zipper access allows you to re-stuff the set at will. Not only does this make it easy to rejuvenate the look but also to change the feel. If you need more support, simply add more stuffing. The fills used in these sets are readily available at many department stores as well as craft stores. As you begin the process of purchasing a new Livingroom set, make sure to know the questions you should ask, as well as the specific features you
Tis the season to live outdoors. Purchasing a new patio set allows families to enjoy their backyards, decks, and patios more effectively. It gives everyone places to sit and eat in comfort. But what should you look for when investing in new outdoor furniture? We have just received our shipment of patio furniture. World Source furniture is one of the best names in outdoor furniture. They pride themselves on quality construction and attention to detail. They offer various pieces for your outdoor living space including: chairs, gliders, sofas, loveseats, dining tables fire pits, and accent pieces. All of their pieces are made from a rust proof solid cast aluminum with a powder coat finish. This is perfect for outdoor weather and look great for years to come. The solid cast aluminum gives the furniture weight to help keep your furniture stable. All seat cushions are made from a weather resistant fabric. Available fire pits and ice bucket tables allow you to cook and enjoy meals right from your patio. These pieces transform your outdoor space into an entertainment space. We do have limited quantities so be sure to check it out while supplies last. By- Jessica Padden Product Image of Cotton Road Brown Outdoor Table with 2 Chairs
Talking Tables: Pedestal or Leg? Choosing a dining room table isn’t simply about aesthetics. There are many different options to consider; material, shape, height, size. One choice that is often overlooked is that between a leg table and a pedestal base table. Each style has is positives and negatives, so which should you choose. Leg tables: These are the norm in the dining world. The majority of dining tables out there are leg tables. One of the main benefits of a leg table is how stable they are. With four points of contact with the floor, it creates a sturdy base that doesn’t shift or move. If you have small children, or adults that act like children, this is a good choice to provide a safe environment. If a child should pull down on the lip of the table or lean against the edge when reaching for something, there is little worry about the table flipping over. One of the main drawbacks for this style of table is the limited seating arrangement. Due to the legs, chairs cannot be placed close to the corners, which limits the seating space. It also increases the wear and tear on your floors. The legs of the table prevent someone from simply turning to the side to exit the chair. They must instead slide their chair back in order to gain the room necessary to stand up. Pedestal tables: The benefits and drawbacks of this style table directly mirror those of the leg table. They are more susceptible to tippling if weight or force is applied to the edge as you only have one central point of contact with the floor. This can be dangerous for homes with small children, especially if you choose a higher table style such as a counter height table. The main benefit to a pedestal base table is that it allows for freedom of seating. There are no legs to contend with so chairs can be moved or added wherever you like. It also reduces wear and tear on your floors as it does not require you to slide the chair back to stand up. Another benefit to a pedestal base is that by removing the legs, it creates the illusion of a larger room. The table itself may take up the same square footage, but without the legs, the room will seem more open. It is important to carefully consider how you live on your dining room table. There are many options available that can provide specific benefits for each and every lifestyle. Be sure to check out our large selection of pedestal and leg tables in our showroom or on the web at
With roots in our not-so-distant past, we don’t have to go back too far in history to recall the heyday of midcentury modern furniture design. Just as the name implies, the aesthetic was born mid-20th century (sometime during the 1940s, lasting until about 1970) when designers began to concentrate on scaled-down forms and clean, sleek lines to help draw a post-WWII America into the modern era. Whether it’s because we’re taking our cues from popular culture, such as TV’s Mad Men, or perhaps it’s due to the trend toward consignment and second-hand purchases made via eBay and Craigslist, midcentury modern is a growing trend once again – and furniture manufacturers have taken notice. Whether it’s in the living room, bedroom or dining room,just one look at a few of the latest items to arrive at Underpriced Furniture makes it plain to see just what it is we love about the midcentury modern design trend.
A lot of our customers have demographics that span to small homes/apartments to massive mansions! In any form of living organizing is KEY. There is nothing worse than not knowing where your things are and or not knowing how to operate in your own space. Here are some tips and tricks from Georgia Furniture Mart to help guide you into a newly organized and rejuvenated space! 1. Use Boxes!! With using something as small as boxes you can maintain closets, counters, tables, and shelves. Using boxes also allows you break the space up with different colors or textures!
There are so many ways to set a table and most people customize their dinner setting to the type of event they are having!! Here is the most basic way to set a dinner table for a casual event: Optional placemat, Dinner plate, Salad plate, Fork, Salad fork, Knife, Spoon, Water glass and Napkin! Group Of People Dining Concept Placemat with dinner plate centered over it. Salad plate on top of dinner plate. Napkin to left of the plate, place dinner fork closest to the plate and salad fork to the left of the dinner fork Right of the plate, place knife with blade pointing in directly to right of plate. Spoon to the right of the knife. Water glass slightly above the plate – in between the plate and utensils at the 1:00 on a clock. Wine Glass top right of the water glass should you choose to offer wine. *Get creative – add your own spin on the table setting by adding greenery, candles, place setting tags, etc. The sky is the limit!
Adding accents to your home is limitless and also essential to making a house feel more like a home! Accent wall? Accent colors in a neutral room? Accent furniture to break up a room? You name it, we’ve got you. Here are a few simple ways to add accents to your home without breaking the bank. Accent wall: is every wall in your home white? Pick a wall in a common room and paint and accent wall of your favorite color or pattern to break up the space and add interest. Side angle of blue living room interior with pink and golden accents Adding plants always brings a fresh feel to a home whether they are real or fake Where to put them? Window sills, fireplace mantles, side table décor or a tree to fill up the awkward corner space of a room. Trays! Adding a decorative tray to a cocktail table or a dinner table can bring together the room. Putting an arrangement of candles, books, vase with flowers, etc. on the tray can pull together the whole room and vibe you are trying to achieve. Throw pillows and blankets: instantly make a room feel cozier with throw pillows and blankets. You can also add in color to a room easily with accent pillows and throws.
Cut the clutter, tackle the big stuff first like cleaning, prepare the guest rooms and “things to do”, create a chore chart to stay organized, and simplify your décor! Kids trick or treat on Halloween night. Cleaning: Prepare your kitchen! Set the tables, clean the microwave and ovens. House guests: Prepare their rooms with made beds, spare sheets, towels and toiletries. Clear the room as much as possible with empty drawers and free surface space. Add an extra homey touch with a welcome basket filled with a candle, a list of things to do, a thank you card for visiting, etc. The list goes on! Decorating Christmas tree with a dad. Chore chart: Keep up with your home through the holidays with a chore chart to tackle the big things and keep a running list of the little things to stay organized. This will help maintain time management and help maintain priority. Décor: Through the holidays, think themes – You can simplify your decorating by simple choosing color palettes and accents – you could link the accent blog here too! – (ex: red and green for Christmas. Orange and black for Halloween, etc.) – Set the mood with holiday candles. (pumpkin spice for Halloween/thanksgiving. Cedar pine or baking scents for Christmas, etc)
First: find YOUR style and inspiration. Strategic stacking, book ends, lots of books (we recommend a color theme here – I use all black bound books for my shelves as an example) utilize different textures like adding baskets, plants, vases, etc. Tips: Books and bookends next to a bigger item like a bowl or vase sitting on books. Can also use accessories as a bookend. Tray or art print in middle of shelf with a plant on one side and a varying height accessory on the other end. Make sure to pay attention to height (stagger these on shelves) and width of items on the same shelf. You want these to vary to create interest and spacing. For example, if you have a really thin and airy accessory, pair it next to a stack of books or decorative box with a solid accent piece on top. Baskets are FANTASTIC space fillers while hiding all the things you don’t necessarily want seen on your shelves. Odd number of items on shelves is a good rule of thumb as well.
Start with a foundation – We spend 1/3 of our lives in our beds – make sure to get a great mattress (I know a good place for one of those) frame, and good sheets – definitely worth the investment in your long-term health Modern scandinavian sunny bedroom with plants , floral pattern bedding and pilows. Space with white walls and eco decor. A bed with a mint plaid. We say in terms of fashioning a bed, go with a solid neutral color as your base. White or neutral sheets – add in patterns and prints and colors later in the layering. White bed with a lot of cushions and grey chair, mirror, cupboard, posters and rug in cozy and adorable bedroom interior for a young woman Layer up next – First over the sheets, a light coverlet, then a quilts and then a duvet to create an inviting bed. You can add varying textures and prints/patterns here if you like. PILLOWS – Match your shams to your duvet and put those behind your day to day pillows. There is no limit or perfect number to accent pillows from here – It all comes down to preference. I have 3 on my bed. 2 that match in size and one small one to go in the very front but all three are different patterns/textures with matching color schemes. Finishing touches – you can add finishing touches to the bed like a folded throw at the foot of the bed. You can add a tray to the bed with your nightly books and a candle or even a picture frame. Even small accessories on your bedside table paired with a lamp creates a cozy setting.