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Tips, tricks, and advice about how to turn your house into a home- directly from experts in the industry!


FEATURED: Pantone's 2023 Color of the Year

This year’s Color of the Year...revels in pure joy, encouraging experimentation and self-expression without restraint, an electrifying, and a boundaryless shade that is manifesting as a stand-out statement.

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Pantone's Autumn/Winter 2021 Colors

In honor of the 2021 New York Fashion Week, Pantone has released their colors for Autumn and Winter of 2021/22, identifying popular colors and trends for the upcoming season. Check them out here!

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Quick & Easy Living Room Updates

Given the chance, we think many people would take the opportunity to update their living room- but not everyone has the budget to start from scratch or hire an interior designer. With that in mind, here are six tips for updating that living room on a budget!

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Designing the Perfect Football-Watching Space

Football season is nearly upon us! Here are some tips for updating your football-watching space to make sure everyone has a great experience!


Is An Ottoman Right For Me?

An ottoman can serve as a great accent piece in your living room, and also have some practical uses as well. But there are some cons that need to be considered. Is an ottoman right for you?

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Design Tips for Awkward Rooms

Every home has its own unique challenges; here are some tips from the blog at Curio Design Studio for how to arrange furniture in an awkward room!

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Seven Tips to Spice Up a Neutral Space

If you're noticing that more and more things these days are in neutral colors, you're not wrong! Entire home interiors are painted neutral more than ever, and many large furniture pieces are neutral as well. Here are some tips to help you spice up all these neutral tones!

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TV Stand Size Guide

Many people assume it's a simple question- what size TV stand would you like? But there are a lot of factors that go into selecting the perfect one to hold that brand new TV. Let's take a look!

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The Most Popular Home Decor Styles

Our friends from a blog called The Accent Wall posted this great article on some of today's most popular design trends. If you're not sure where to start, this is a great article to browse!


Headboard Buying Guide

There are a ton of different options when it comes to buying a new headboard. What type of material? What shape? Check out this handy guide to see what you like the best!

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Sofa Arm Styles: What's the Difference?

The arm of a sofa can go a long way towards determining its comfort, size, and style. But what are the differences between each one?

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What's Better: Sofa or Sectional?

One of the most common questions our customers ask is whether they should choose a sofa or a sectional for their living room. Check inside for some great tips on how to choose!

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Area Rug Placement Guide

Are you considering getting an area rug to spruce up your your home? Here's a great guide for how to place your area rug under the rest of your furniture, and which sizes would be best for your space.

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Seven Ways to Make a Small Room Look Bigger

We can't all afford to have a huge house with huge rooms- many of us have to contend with smaller space. Check inside for some tips on how to make that space appear larger!

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Sofa Backrest Guide

When choosing a new sofa, one deciding factor can be the style of the back cushion. Which style is best for you?

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Ten Design Tips to Try While Stuck Inside

Not only are you stuck inside these days, but you're stuck looking at the same old furniture each day. Here are some tips from our Store Designer, Paul, about how to freshen up your space without leaving your house!

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Tips From an Interior Designer

Ali is a superstar when it comes to interior design. She's one of Suburban's licensed Interior Designers. Check out our latest blog entry for tips and tricks about interior design, right from a designer!

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Is a Custom Sofa Right For Me?

Furniture that is customizable can be a great option for many families. But is it the right choice for you? Check out our list of pros and cons to help you decide.