7 Easy Steps to Create Color Blocking

Living room scene with bright colors.

Time to add a little color into your space! I can’t wait to share these 7 simple steps to creating fabric color blocks for your walls. 1. Sketch out the Room The first step is to sketch out your room. Next, decide what wall will be the focal point of the room and draw out a rough placement for your four color blocks. Finally, determine the size for each block and write it down on your sketch. 2. Choosing a Color Palette Start by determining the colors for your walls and then choose your accents. The main wall where the...

How to Create an Ombre Wall on a Budget

How to Create an Ombre Wall on a Budget

So even if you’re still debating with your friends about the correct pronunciation of ombre, you’ll both agree on this – it looks good. Here are six easy steps to create your own ombre look at home. Supplies Needed 1. Measure and Mark your Wall Select a wall in your space that will be the focal point of the room and mark off the points where you want to blend your colors. Your vertical measurements and blend points do not have to be exact. Pro Tip: Use a pencil to mark your walls so it won’t show through on the...

All About Sofa Arms

All About Sofa Arms

Get to know your sofa arm styles Do you think you can name all the different styles of sofa arms? Go ahead, give it a try! The Roll Arm This versatile arm features a traditional or transitional style and is an all-time furniture classic, as one of the oldest styles around. The soft contours of this sofa arm offer a natural shape that lends a smooth and sophisticated look, giving any room a relaxed and comfortable feel. The roll arm mixes well with any style and fits well into almost any home. Long live the roll arm! The Transitional English Arm  The English...

How to Set Up Your Mattress-in-a-Box

Carolina shows you how to set up your bed-in-a-box | Bob's Discount Furniture

Thanks for purchasing one of my world-famous Bob-O-Pedic mattresses. Not only is this new foam mattress super comfy, but it’s also fun to set up! Your mattress-in-a-box has been professionally compressed and vacuum packaged. This was done at the factory to allow for easy shipping and handling. Just follow these simple steps to unpack mattress: 1. Lay the Box on the Floor Even though the mattress is compressed, the box is still heavy, so ask a friend to help you lay the box on the floor so you can remove the mattress. When placing the box on the floor, allow...

Tuft Love: The Enduring Appeal of Tufted Sofas

Tuft Love: The Enduring Appeal of Tufted Sofas

Tufted furniture is back in a big way. I’m seeing luxurious tufting almost everywhere – not just on sofas and chairs, but also on chaises, headboards, ottomans and more. The look is utterly timeless and a real must-have for today’s classic and chic homes. What is tufted furniture? Tufting is created by passing thread through layers of fabric and securing it with knots or buttons. The Chesterfield sofa is a great example of tufted furniture style. It was named after the Earl of Chesterfield (fun fact!) and has been around since the 1700’s – now that’s what I call vintage...

Go Hollywood

Go Hollywood

If you love to entertain like a star, with the max amount of bling, sparkle and drama, Hollywood Regency style is for you! The 1930’s were Hollywood’s “Golden Age,” and movie stars were expected to throw fabulous parties for their equally fabulous friends. They and their designers would compete with other celebs to bring the drama and glamour of a movie set into their own homes. That’s how Hollywood Regency design was born, and it’s still a celebrity favorite today. Follow these simple rules of Hollywood Regency design and wow your friends with celebrity glam style! Luxurious materials Super sumptuous...