Home Bar Design: 5 Ideas for Creating a Fun Home Bar

home bar sangria ingredients

It’s always fun to go out for cocktails or a wine tasting, but you can also bring that spirit of fun right into your home to save money and spend more time with friends and family. A home bar can serve as a focal point for parties and holiday gatherings, and it can be as simple or elaborate as you like. Here are some home bar design tips for creating the perfect home bar, including what you’ll need, where to put it, and décor considerations to keep in mind.

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Modern Living Room Designs: High-Tech Living Rooms

modern high-tech living room design

It’s a new year and an incredibly exciting time for emerging technology. Not only is computer, smartphone, and gaming technology getting more innovative, but home gadgets are now making our lives easier, better connected, and more fun.

To create a high-tech living room, there are a variety of home gadgets that you can introduce and that serve different purposes in daily life. This article will look at the various living room gadgets that can enhance your home and how to incorporate these fixtures into your modern living room design.

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Creating a Guest Room to Accommodate Holiday Guests

Couple welcoming family members into their home

In many families, the holiday season means extra guests and visitors from out of town who need a place to stay. Spare bedrooms tend to collect clutter or be transformed into hobby rooms throughout the year. But now is the time when those rooms are needed for guests, so some reorganizing, rearranging, and new purchases may be necessary.

This article will provide information about how to create the perfect guest room to accommodate your holiday visitors. We’ll touch on the best guest room furniture, guest room décor, and guest room essentials to stock the space with as well.

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Benefits of Having a Home Theater

Home theater interior design

Home theater system equipment typically consists of a television, projector, speakers, game consoles, universal remotes, and surge projectors. And then of course, you’ll want to bring in comfortable theater seating, A/V component towers, media racks, and other pieces of furniture to pull it all together.

Having a home theater is fun for families and individuals who love to be entertained and have guests over to join in the fun. Here are the benefits of having a home theater, as well as tips for private theater layouts and theater seating options.

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Interior Design Trends to Consider When Selling a Home

Staged kitchen for selling a home

All homeowners have their own unique ways of decorating their homes and showing off their personalities with furniture, paint, layout, and accessories. But if you are thinking of selling your home or buying a new one, interior home design trends take on a new meaning. When a pending sale is your driving motivation for design, it’s essential to think about things like how to stage a home and the most desirable new homes interior based on current demand.

This article will discuss the various interior design trends to consider when buying or selling a home. To help you make the most advantageous decisions, we will provide information on the trends that will help a home sell better and the trends you’ll want to consider when buying a new place to live.

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The Lifespan of Quality Furniture Pieces & How to Extend It

High quality living room furniture

Household furniture is a significant investment, so it’s understandable for homeowners to expect it to last a very long time. The quality of furniture you buy has a huge impact on how long it will last, but there are also ways to increase the longevity of pieces you love with proper maintenance and cleaning.

Here is some information about how long quality furniture is meant to last and what homeowners can do to increase the lifespan of their furniture. We’ll also address the best methods for furniture disposal and when its time to finally replace furniture that’s worn out its welcome.

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Feng Shui Tips to Design Your Home with Positive Energy

A feng shui inspired bedroom

Many people who have only vaguely heard of Feng Shui are intimidated by this decorating concept because it sounds complicated and strangely unfamiliar. But there are actually very simple and practical steps that you can take to create a Feng Shui bedroom, Feng Shui living room, and incorporate Feng Shui colors all throughout your home. The energy in the rooms of your home affect your internal energy, which is why simple adjustments can make a big difference in how you feel.

To help you get started, here are five easy Feng Shui Tips to design or reorganize your home to create a space with positive energy.

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Incorporate the Pantone Color of the Year Into Your Home

A room inspired by the color of the year greenery

Whether we wear them, decorate with them, or make art with them, colors are trendy, fashionable, and fun. A leading authority on color in a variety of industries, Pantone, selects a new color each year to be a symbol of what’s taking place in the global culture and reflected in current attitudes and moods. The 2017 Pantone color of the year is greenery, which is a unique and beautiful shade of green with deep symbolic meanings.

In this article, the Furniture Barn team is taking a closer look at the Pantone color, greenery, to help you incorporate this vibrant color into various part of your home.

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Spring Cleaning Tips to Freshen Up Your Home for the Season

Spring Cleaning Tips to Freshen Up Your Home for the Season

With springtime just around the corner, now is a perfect time to welcome in spring vibes and send those winter blues away for good! As the temperatures warm up, open up your windows to let the fresh air inside and take advantage of a little more outdoor time in the evening thanks to Daylight Savings Time.

Spring is a time of renewal and refreshment – for the mind, body, and soul. Here are some spring cleaning tips to welcome the new season, as well as some decorating ideas made possible by the furniture stores in CT.

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Strategies for Home Energy Efficiency without Sacrificing Style

Strategies for Home Energy Efficiency without Sacrificing Style

As energy costs continue to rise across the country, one of the biggest trends in home design for 2017 is energy efficiency. Homeowners are always searching for ways to save, and municipalities are enforcing stricter energy codes to keep households and businesses in check.

Fortunately, there are many ways that you can reduce your family’s carbon footprint and still make your home look the way you want it to. Energy efficient appliances have been on the market for a long time now, but there are other great ways to cut your consumption too. With a few energy efficient updates and contemporary furniture stores CT, you can save money and love the space you’re in.

Here are some strategies for embracing the energy efficiency trend without sacrificing the style and design of your home.

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