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Green Your Furniture Without Breaking the Bank

Green Your Furniture Without Breaking the Bank

If you’ve ever looked for green furniture, you’ll notice that the environmentally friendlier pieces tend to come with a pretty high price tag, probably because green products are still a relatively new phenomenon. Below are some tips that have been adopted from Treehugger.com that can help you find sustainable ways […]

How IKEA Creates 10 Million Coffee Tables Per Year

Cool video from National Geographic showing behind the scenes in an IKEA factory.

Revive Your Home and Garden in Seattle

Revive Your Home and Garden in Seattle

Thursday, Oct 1st we’ll be checking out the grand re-opening of Revival Home & Garden in Seattle as they’ve settled into a new shop at 1517 12th Avenue in Capitol Hill. Their vintage selections are well edited and we’re trying to find a reason to bring the Shipwood Table home […]

Home Depot Welcomes Martha Stewart and her Patio Sets and Organizing Bins

Home Depot Welcomes Martha Stewart and her Patio Sets and Organizing Bins

Breaking from @HomeDepot and @MarthaStewart Twitter accounts, their is a partnership brewing that will have Martha Stewart Living sell branded home improvement products in all Home Depot stores. Products in the outdoor-living category will launch in January in the U.S. and February in Canada, followed by products in the home-organization […]

Modest Summer Backyard Makeover

Modest Summer Backyard Makeover

Sometimes simple projects are the most satisfying. This homeowner has blogged about refreshing her recent market finds that include outdoor chairs and a table and the easiest DIY firepit made of brick.

Garden Toad Stool

Garden Toad Stool

Here’s an innovative piece of garden furniture that is beautiful in its simplicity. The Toad Stool is very portable and keeps you off the ground but with such a small footprint it doesn’t become the focal point of a garden or outdoor space.

Protect Your Furniture from Your Pets

Protect Your Furniture from Your Pets

As a pet owner we are always conscious of furniture materials and a 9 pound puppy can do more damage than you may think, but there are some pet friendly materials out there that can protect your furniture.

Industrial Furniture Design from Get Back Inc.

Industrial Furniture Design from Get Back Inc.

We love this lamp from Get Back, Inc. This is one of the best industrial design stores we’ve seen in a long time and their website and online catalog are very impressive.

Removing Dents from Unfinished Wood

Removing Dents from Unfinished Wood

Many do-it-yourselfers are drawn to unfinished furniture, both because it’s generally less expensive than finished furniture, and because the finishing process provides a creative outlet. Unfortunately, unfinished furniture is basically unprotected furniture, and as such, it is prone to denting. Fortunately, aggressive sanding and filling aren’t your only options for […]

BKLYN Designs 2008 Rocks our World

BKLYN Designs 2008 Rocks our World

We checked out BKLYN DESIGNS 2008 this weekend held in various locations throughout the vastly changing DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. The exhibitors on display were top-notch and really showed the best of Brooklyn. It’s safe to say that the furniture craftsman in Brooklyn rival those of any in the world.

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Make a Mosaic Table for Spring

Make a Mosaic Table for Spring

This is the perfect spring project. Make a mosaic table out of old dishes, glass pieces you’ve collected, or tiles from your local hardware store. Create a side table for your living room or outdoor furniture for your patio.

IKEA: The Method Behind the Madness

IKEA: The Method Behind the Madness

IKEA, the venerable low-cost modern home furnishings store, remains unchallenged in providing smart looking furniture and home accessories for the masses at reasonable prices. But for IKEA to achieve these progressive designs at a price point that won’t break the bank they’ve taken a different approach to product development by […]

Find a Spot For a Window Seat

Find a Spot For a Window Seat

Window seats are a great addition to any room that provide not just extra seating, but more storage and decorative space. If a window seat is something you’ve always wanted but never thought you had the room for, don’t give up until you’ve read this article from DoItYourself.com.

The Incredible Shrinking Sofa

The Incredible Shrinking Sofa

The trend to small homes is starting to take hold as they are typically more energy efficient and community friendly. Smaller furniture is following this lead and is now coming in vogue. New Yorkers have always been limited in living space and a few furniture manufacturers and websites have catered […]

Shelves: The Secret to Staying Clear of Clutter

Shelves: The Secret to Staying Clear of Clutter

Is clutter making the rooms in your home look and feel smaller than they really are? There is a solution. Shelves are the perfect way to contain or display mementos, books, pictures, magazines, CDs, paperwork, flower vases, etc. When used with a little flair, shelving can also give a space […]

Build It Yourself: Upholstered Headboard

Build It Yourself: Upholstered Headboard

Is something missing in your bedroom? Or maybe your current headboard is old but you just haven’t gotten around to throwing it out. Here’s a DIY headboard project that’ll refresh any look, whether you’re looking for a standard headboard or one a little on the wild side.

Table and Chairs That Make Great Pairs

Table and Chairs That Make Great Pairs

These uniquely matched chair and table sets make the most of their space and are definitely the most modern pieces of furniture we’ve seen in some time.

Sleek Desk/Bookcase Combo

Sleek Desk/Bookcase Combo

For a modern, clean look in your home office this Zeus Desk Bookcase Combo from Eurway should make the cut. It’s practical with plenty of storage space for books, electronics or decorative pieces in addition to the space for your computer. The silver and frosted glass will match with most […]

Straw Sticks and Bricks

Straw Sticks and Bricks

photo courtesy of Straw Sticks and Bricks After a frustrating search throughout the Midwest for construction materials needed for a straw bale home, Jen Carlson and Josh Shear founded Straw Sticks and Bricks in 2001. With show rooms in Omaha and Kansas City and nationwide delivery, the eco-friendly supplier has […]

Go-Cart Bookcase from CB2

Go-Cart Bookcase from CB2

What can we say, we like orange. This Go-Cart Desk set from CB2 would make a fine addition to our office but we especially like the utility bookcase that could be used to hold a printer or magazine as well as in our shop to carry portable items that we […]