Shelf decorating is like making soup. You can have all the ingredients but it all depends on what you do with them. As in any recipe, you can improvise and create wonders if you know the rules and how to break them. Shelf styling or decorating is no different, darling. So, before you start placing your pretty things read this carefully drafted article with images from my own … [Read more...]
Throwing Away Your Old Sofa? This is What to Do Instead
Old Sofa Saga Many years ago I bought a sofa and when it got old I just could never throw it away. The sofa traveled from house to house, my two dogs slept on it and my kids used it as a trampoline. Then I gave it to my daughter and she used it in her bachelorette Manhattan rental where it was loved (sometimes too much) by many friends. The wine was spilled … [Read more...]
Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy a Leather Couch
In this post, I will review not only how to tell a good leather on a leather couch but also the whole piece from the construction to detailing. I have this leather couch by Elite Leather above for 15 years. The leather and the shape are still good after two dogs, two kids, and many parties. It is true that it was not cheap, I think I paid close to $3,000 but I will probably … [Read more...]
Crypton Fabric Furniture. Is it Actually Bulletproof?
Crypton fabric for a couch and chairs. Who is it for? Who isn’t it for? It's fascinating how the home furniture industry is becoming more responsive when it comes to preserving our sanity as parents. For example, Crypton fabric for your couch or a chair do just that- help with fewer worries about spills and stains from messy little hands.I am not saying that you can … [Read more...]
Perennials Fabric. Is it the Most Durable for a Sofa?
If you live with young kids and pets that doesn’t mean that you have to wait another ten years to reclaim your decorating style. If you choose to buy a sofa with Perennials fabric, it can be both, durable and pretty. Because of technology in the textile industry you can now have a white sofa in your house if that is your jam. Even more, you can have any style or … [Read more...]