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Thrive Furniture Factory Tour

Thrive Furniture Factory Tour

Behind the scenes at modern furniture maker – Thrive Furniture – Made in LA

How To Build a Sawhorse Table

How To Build a Sawhorse Table

You can build this basic sawhorse table in a couple of hours and have money leftover for a night out on the town.

Kohler Design Center Photo Gallery

Kohler Design Center Photo Gallery

The Kohler Design Center is a showcase of all Kohler products including kitchen and bath, engines, generators and home furnishings. We’ve got more than 100 photos!

Remember These Secrets for Shopping at IKEA

Remember These Secrets for Shopping at IKEA

Here are some tips to shopping at IKEA that we hope makes your next trip to the Swedish mecca a successful one.

Upholstery Tools For The Beginner

Upholstery Tools For The Beginner

Start ripping up your old sofa with these upholstery tools for beginners

Reupholster Your Dining Room Chairs

Reupholster Your Dining Room Chairs

Our friend Antonella’s up to her old tricks again…making her beautiful house even more beautiful. When we last visited her, she was transforming her office space. Now she has moved onto the dining room and re-covered six dining table chairs with a bold new print. This nifty little intervention cost […]

What To Ask When Refurbishing Vintage Furniture

What To Ask When Refurbishing Vintage Furniture

You hear about it all the time — people finding great vintage or antique pieces of furniture on Craigslist or from their great-great-aunt’s basement or even on the curb, throwing in a little elbow grease, and voila, they have an awesome one-of-a-kind statement maker in their homes. But once you […]

How To Organize A Nursery

How To Organize A Nursery

One of the more fun (and yet so frustrating) parts of making little people is creating a space for them in which to eventually reside. Yet once the furniture is built, the impossibly small clothes are folded, and the VOC-free paint is dry on the walls, it’s time to make […]

Copy Cat Chic: Decor And Furnishings That Won’t Break The Bank

Copy Cat Chic: Decor And Furnishings That Won’t Break The Bank

Maybe you’re trying to set up house for guests this holiday season. Maybe you’re in the middle of a room renovation and the budget’s a wee too tight to get the ideal piece of furniture. Or maybe you’re just always on the lookout for a great deal to add to […]

Avoiding Bedbugs While Thrift Shopping

Avoiding Bedbugs While Thrift Shopping

Have bedbugs impacted your favorite pastime of rummaging through used items? We love a great thrift store find as much as the next person. The thrill of the hunt, the rush of adrenaline when you find that “perfect” item, the insanely low prices — thrifting is definitely the sport of […]

Out-of-the-Box Furniture Finds on Etsy

Out-of-the-Box Furniture Finds on Etsy

We like to say that Etsy is at the center of the handmade universe which was confirmed after getting a behind-the-scenes tour of their office in Brooklyn, NY. They truly celebrate their sellers as nearly 100% of their furniture and decor came from their community of handmade and vintage vendors. […]

Etsy: Behind the Scenes

Etsy: Behind the Scenes

We just returned from a visit to the handmade center of the universe, Etsy. They recently moved to a fabulous location in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn and built out their own space in a large warehouse loft. In keeping with the do-it-yourself and handmade mantra, they’ve decorated the space […]

Furniture Facelifts: All the benefits, none of the pain

Furniture Facelifts: All the benefits, none of the pain

My recent post about refurbishing an old family sofa got me thinking about the value of old furniture. Personally, I think it is a wonderful thing. When I look around my house, I can count at least a dozen pieces where I’ve extended life with new upholstery or refinishing. One […]

Born Again: Refurbishing a Handcrafted Family Sofa

Born Again: Refurbishing a Handcrafted Family Sofa

My dad made this sofa when I was just a toddler. It sat in our living room for years, and at eight feet long, it was the centerpiece of everything from family photos to teenage sleepovers. I suspect my dad built it more out of necessity than desire. In the […]

Delicious DIY Furniture

Delicious DIY Furniture

This do-it-yourself pallet bench from Casasugar caught our eye. The rest of this gallery is also amazing!

The Value of Second-Hand Furniture

The Value of Second-Hand Furniture

A new series from BBC Two called Cracking Antiques, aims to show you how second-hand furniture and antiques could and should be a part of your own home decor. IKEA and Pottery Barn are great but you’ll never find pieces with the same character that you could discover at an […]

Build-It-Yourself Coffee Table Bench

Build-It-Yourself Coffee Table Bench

Spotted over at IKEA Hacker, I love Melanie’s bench-coffee table contraption. Melanie used an Ikea office bench (in zebra), a Flort remote control pocket and u-shaped tables made from plywood. Here’s how she did it: For the U-shaped red tables, I went to the hardware store with the measurements of […]

6 Tips to Assembling Store Bought Furniture

6 Tips to Assembling Store Bought Furniture

Sometimes ready-to-assemble furniture is a nightmare. And by sometimes, I mean most of the time. Even for a moderately experienced DIYer like myself, identifying parts, trying to understand diagrams and figuring out where the heck part “g” is can be a total hassle. After a recent battle with a Target […]

LeBron James Knows Loveseats

LeBron James Knows Loveseats

Are sectionals the new sneaker when it comes to professional athletes? The King, LeBron James, may have you thinking that. As the NBA trade deadline looms today and everyone wonders if LeBron will stay in Cleveland or make the move to New York or even LA, the Furniture Today drops […]

How to Decide on Outdoor Furniture

How to Decide on Outdoor Furniture

One of the latest trends in outdoor decor is making the backyard feel like an extension of the home, complete with furniture. When choosing outdoor furniture, the biggest concern is making sure that is weatherproof and sturdy enough to stand up to the elements, whether you live in a sunny […]

5 Quick Bathroom Furniture Ideas

5 Quick Bathroom Furniture Ideas

Many people underestimate the humble bathroom, but it is as important as any other room. To make the most out of your bathroom, here are some furniture ideas. 1. While a pedestal sink can look chic, a full vanity gives extra storage space, with room both below the sink as […]