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The Benefits of a Round Dining Table

The Benefits of a Round Dining Table

Featured Image: Casual Dining Table Base, Deep Merlot Finish One item of dining room furniture rarely seen these days is the round dining table. The main reason (presumably) for this is that people think that they don’t have the space for them. This is a common area of misconception, since in the same area where ...

Tips for painting old furniture

Tips for painting old furniture

I love to find an old piece of solid wood furniture and restore it to "like-new" condition, but don't necessarily paint it. If you decide to stain or paint it, the same steps apply in the beginning. Most older furniture is made from better woods than most cheaper and newer furniture in the stores, but just because ...

Buying Your First Glass Dining Table

Buying Your First Glass Dining Table

Featured Image: VECELO Dining Table Set - Best Seller In life, there are certain materials that transcend the normal and have a special kind of quality about them. Glass is one of those things, and that’s why glass dining tables can be the perfect kind of dining tables for a modern home. A glass dining table is not ...

Getting Paint to Stick to Finished Furniture

Getting Paint to Stick to Finished Furniture

Getting paint to properly adhere to furniture can be difficult. Most furniture is stained and clear-coated (finished), and clear coat will not allow paint to stick without preparation. Sometimes, if the old finish can be roughed up by sanding, to give it "tooth" - a word meaning something for the new paint to hold on ...

The Benefits of Oak Dining Chairs

The Benefits of Oak Dining Chairs

For me personally, oak dining chairs are the best kind of dining chairs. This opinion isn’t based on any kind of sentiment or biased opinion – it’s based on facts and general observations (and common sense). When buying oak dining room furniture  you are making a statement – to yourself, to your family, to your ...

Teak Chaise Lounge and Teak wood Loungers

Teak Chaise Lounge and Teak wood Loungers

Featured Image: Teak Bahama Pool Lounger made by Chic Teak A teak chaise lounge incorporates both the comfort of your standard chaise lounge with the durability and beauty of teak wood. The chaise lounge, or originally and more correctly, chaise lounge - meaning "long chair" in French according to Wikipedia, is ...

Things to Consider When Buying Dining Room Chairs

Things to Consider When Buying Dining Room Chairs

For most people their dining room is the most elegant room in the house. When I say the ‘most elegant’ I don’t mean the prettiest or the nicest, but the one with the most class and sophistication. For example, the dining room is the room in the house where most people choose to display their finest china, plates and ...

The Benefits of a Folding Dining Table

The Benefits of a Folding Dining Table

Featured Image: Stakmore 3-in-1 Convertible Table If you own or live in a small apartment or flat than a folding dining table is the ideal piece of furniture for you. Note that while I refer to them as ‘folding dining tables’ in this article many other people also call them ‘convertible sets’ or ‘convertible dining ...

Black Leather Dining Chairs

Black Leather Dining Chairs

Featured Image: Faux Leather Chairs by Baxton Studio Leather furniture is always known for it’s durability, comfort level, design options, high quality and various colors. There are different types of dining chairs that include classic chairs, roll back chairs and the swivel club chair. Leather Chairs are a Good ...

The Benefits of an Extending Dining Table

The Benefits of an Extending Dining Table

Featured Image: Atelier Traditional French Burnished Brown Pedestal Extending Wood Dining Table Having an extending dining table in your home is a great way to turn an ordinary dining room into something versatile and special. In some homes it is not always realistic to have a dining that is big enough for the ...

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