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Goldilocks and the 3 Beds
Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. On weekends, she traveled over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house for sleepovers. read the full story
Reasons to Buy American-Made Furniture
Once upon a time, Americans bought American-made furniture. At some point, people began to eschew American-made furniture and purchase cheaply-made, imported pieces instead. Furniture quality has declined dramatically as such. Check out these 5 reasons why you should return to purchasing American-made Furniture. read more
Downsizing to smaller homes, apartments or condos is a great solution for people who no longer need a big house. Smaller living spaces mean lower bills, less to clean, less to maintain which leads to more free time. read more
Murphy Bed Desks - 2 for 1 combo
Murphy Bed Desks are wonderful solutions for anyone looking to add a bedroom and create a workstation at the same time. read more
What to Look for When Buying Furniture
Furniture should be an investment. Heirloom-quality pieces that stand the test of time and can be passed down from generation to generation. To the untrained eye, finding good furniture might be a challenge. The market is flooded with the junky stuff, so a little pre-shopping prep will serve you well in finding well-made selections. read more
How to Add a Murphy Bed
There may come a time when your nest is empty or you happen to have a spare room in your house that you’d like to use as a guest room, but not 24/7/365. read more
Murphy Beds Are Ideal for Fire Stations
Fire Departments are manned 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. While fire houses serve the community, they also serve as the firefighters' second home. read more
New York City Tiny Apartments Tips
NYC is famous for their very expensive, yet microscopic apartment options. City residents are masters at paring down and making due with the minimum possessions. If you yearn to live in the Big Apple yourself, but fear the Spartan lifestyle, we can help. Follow these easy tips for living life in a super small space. read more
Space Saving Solutions for Bedrooms
Designing for small or even average bedroom spaces seem challenging. Getting rid of excess and decluttering may solve some of the problems, but not all. read more
Tips for Downsizing When Retiring
The thought of downsizing may be a bit overwhelming at first, but follow these easy steps, and you’ll be ready for this new chapter before you know it. read more
How to Turn Almost Any Space Into a Guest Room
With a little thought and a lot of planning, you can turn almost any space into a guest room while preserving its ability to be used throughout the year for other reasons. read more
Getting The Most Out Of Your Rental Property
Investment properties are great when done right. Don’t be a lazy landlord. With some time and effort, you can really cash in on a quality investment. read more
Combining a Playroom and Guest Room
It’s foolish to have one dedicated room for guests. If you have kids, the perfect solution is to combine a designated room as both a guest and a playroom. read more
Should You DIY or Buy
Perhaps you’re the handy type who thinks you can take on any furniture-making project yourself. And maybe that’s true, but it’s always wise to consider the pros and cons of doing it yourself versus buying a ready-made product. Let’s explore some now. read more
5 Ways to Fake a Bedroom in a Studio Apartment
No need to be discouraged by the limited space of a studio apartment. There are plenty of inventive ideas you can utilize to fake a bedroom in a single main room.
How to Know When to Downsize
Downsizing can be a daunting chapter in one’s life. While it’s usually done by choice, it can often occur due to a change in one’s circumstances that make it necessary. Either way, it’s a big leap and adjustment for anyone to make.
If you’re not sure if or when to downsize, we can help. Here are ten reasons why you may choose to downsize.
Renovating a Rental Property
Rental properties can be wise investments, but only if you keep the cost of renovations low. With a little thought and a lot of preparation, you can purchase a property that will pay off for years to come. read more
Ways to Make A Small Room Seem Bigger
Small rooms can be tricky when it comes to decorating them, but when done right, they can not only be cozy and inviting spaces, but you can also make them seem a lot bigger than they really are. Use these eight tips to achieve this illusion! read more
The Power of Color Theory for Small Spaces
By now, everyone knows that dark colors give the illusion of space receding while light colors make spaces seem more expansive. If you happen to live in a small space yourself, you can use color to your advantage to create a sense of vastness. Check out these five tips for using color theory to your advantage. read more
The Joys of a Tiny House
Tiny house living isn’t for everyone, but it’s worth consideration if you're looking for a simpler, more efficient and cost-effective way of life. read more
Minimalist Living For the Win
The minimalist life may seem intimidating at first, but it’s worth the peace of mind of ease of living that comes with it. read more
Tips for Living Well in Your Studio or Loft
Small space living doesn’t have to be tough. With some careful planning and preparation, you can live a delightful life in your studio or loft apartment.
Ten Benefits of a Tiny House
The American dream is still alive and well. Go to college, get a high-paying job, buy a big house, a few cars, etc. With all of these material things can come a huge amount of stress. Take some time to reevaluate whether a simpler life may be in order. read more
The Easiest Ways to Declutter Your Home
Decluttering seems to be all the rage, especially this time of year when the holidays are over and the long, cold winter is bearing down on us. Hibernation and simplification go hand-in-hand, so we’re here to help you with how to pare down. read more
Spring Cleaning Tips
The term spring cleaning no longer applies to just one season, but rather, it is an expression we use to describe a good, deep clean of our abodes. But, cleaning our entire house inside and out can be rather intimidating unless you have a few guidelines to work from. Check them out! read more
Brown Maple vs. Oak - Which is right for you?
Brown maple and oak are both popular choices for furniture making, each with their own unique characteristics and advantages. Check out some key differences.
Create a Multi-functional space with a Murphy bed
Creating a multi-functional space with a Murphy bed can be a great way to make the most of a small or shared living area. Check out these tips for designing a space that works for you.