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    Glossary of Key Furniture Terms: Part Two

    With what feels like unlimited options to choose from, it can be overwhelming browsing or shopping for furniture if you're not sure what you're looking for or what any of the language means. We covered some terms but there are many more to cover. Whether you choose to work with a designer or do the research on your own, you are sure to come by some terms that you are unfamiliar with or unsure of their meaning. So, let's get educated with the next part of this miniature glossary of furniture terms so you can feel prepared in your furniture buying experience.

    Spotlight on Sherrill Furniture

    For over 60 years, Sherrill Furniture has been making its mark in the furniture industry, and they are focused on the future to come. What makes them so special? Before you receive your product, 75 different pairs of hands will have personally contributed to your piece. That's 75 experienced men and women making sure your piece not only looks and feels good, but also that it performs and lasts.

    4 Tips for a Home Office

    It's cold. The snow is starting to fall, the roads are starting to get messy, and traffic is just getting simply unsafe and intolerable. We all still have things we need to do, have places we want to go, and responsibilities that we need to take care of, but some of those things can be done from the comfort of our own home. If you have the option, are able to avoid the commute, and complete your work from home, then you'll need a home office that suits your needs, your style, and your space.

    Baltimore Things for January

    Now that the holiday season is over and we're officially into winter, January can be dreadful and quite boring. Without any big events to plan or attend, and weather that usually makes you want to stay inside, this month can seem like a drag. But, there are plenty of things to do, whether it's the usual activities available in Baltimore, or specific events in the next few weeks. Let's take a look at just some of the things that can keep you entertained this month!

    Get Ready for Christmas, Last Minute

    With only a couple days left until Christmas, it seems like the past 11 months flashed before many of our eyes. 2015 is approaching, and the holidays are here whether we are prepared for them or not. A large part of procrastinating around the holidays comes with last minute gifts, food preparation, and decorating. If you caught my previous post, you know to remember what is really important, but sometimes the other stuff gets in the way, too. Here are some quick tips to pull it all together for a wonderful holiday!

    The True Meaning of Christmas

    Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Years, etc., chances are that you're celebrating a holiday or two this season. With the focus being on decorating your home, arranging your space for guests, providing entertainment with food/drinks, and buying a copious amount of presents, it's easy to lose the real meaning of this season. While religion plays a major role in the holiday we choose to celebrate, there's an even deeper, broader reason to celebrate this December, and we can all join together in joy over the same feeling.

    Arranging Your Home for the Holidays

    During the holiday season, your home is likely to receive more guests than any other time of the year. Often, not only does the amount of people in your home increase, but so does their length of stay. It's important to adapt to these changes and arrange your home so that your holiday gatherings can be both practical and comfortable. Let's take a look at some of the ways you can arrange your home.

    Spotlight on American Leather

    To familiarize our customers with the brands that they're browsing and buying, we like to spotlight a furniture company every now and then to give you a better perspective of the brand/s that may be, or may potentially be, in your home. This week, we're highlighting American Leather. The company was built on the simple concept that they could make and deliver custom furniture within three weeks. They achieved that dream, and they continue to hold true to their promise today. American Leather creates beautiful, high-quality furniture with expert craftsmanship that will last. Let's take a quick glimpse at why you should care about American Leather:

    Be Thankful but Be Prepared

    With Thanksgiving approaching, it is a very exciting time for family, friends, and loved ones to gather around and celebrate what they are thankful for each year. It can also make for a lot of stress, work, and cramming to prepare in the final minutes. Instead of waiting until the night before, or the morning of, use these tips to help ease some of the rush and bring your home together in time for your guests easily.

    Glossary of Key Furniture Terms: Part One

    With unlimited options to choose from, it may be overwhelming browsing or shopping for furniture if you're not sure what you're looking for. Whether you choose to work with a designer or do the research on your own, you are sure to come by some terms that you are unfamiliar with or unsure of their meaning. To better educate you, I compiled a miniature glossary of furniture terms so you can feel prepared in your furniture buying experience. This isn't the entire list, but it's a start at some words that you may have never heard of. Take a look, print it out, and let us know if we can help you in any way.

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    *40-50% off SSRP. Savings reflect discounts from Shofer's Suggested Retail Prices and do not necessarily reflect sales at those prices. Baker, Lillian August, American Leather, Lee, Serta iComfort and iSeries excluded from discount. Certain manufacturers and prior sales excluded. +Customers will receive a discount equal to the Maryland sales tax in accordance with applicable law.  12 months special financing is with approved credit. Down payment and minimum monthly payment required. Minimum finance amount is $1000. Certain manufacturers and prior sales excluded. See salesperson for complete details. Ends 2/2/15.

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