Decorating for Christmas

    The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. It's full of joy, laughter, love, and memories made with family and friends. People are usually more giving, more understanding, and in higher spirits. Yet, the holidays aren't all tidings of comfort and joy. Shopping for presents, decorating the home, and rigging up the lights can cause a lot of stress. Check out some of our holiday ideas to see how you can keep your home cozy and cheerful this month with ease.

    Spotlight on Vanguard Furniture

    Vanguard Furniture began with just two employees and a velvet chair. Now, more than 40 years later, in the heart of Western North Carolina, Vanguard is at the forefront of the furniture industry. This time their work goes beyond the perfect velvet chair, to endless personalized possibilities, allowing their customers to make their furniture custom to their desires.

    Shofer's Showroom Fall Picks

    As we leave summer behind, some of you maybe be looking to change the style in our home, whether it be in small or drastic ways, there are many opportunities to freshen up your home for a more fall feel. From rugs, to accessories, to pillows, to incorporating leather, browns, yellows, oranges and reds, our showroom is full of furniture and looks that can inspire you to let autumn inside. I've compiled my favorite 10 fall picks that you can browse through here, and in person if you visit this season. What do you think of these looks?

    Costume Your Home For Fall

    One of the greatest things about fall is the temperature that is not too hot, not too cold, that lends itself to beautiful colored leaves on trees, pumpkins, and fresh autumn aromas. Whether your using more red, orange and yellow, or incorporating more Halloween themes and new accessories, there are plenty of ways to transition your home from summer into fall. Check out this list to get your home ready for the new season!

    Shofer's Summer Showroom Picks

    The summer will be coming to an end in the next few weeks as kids are going back to school and we move into Labor Day Weekend, which usually is the ultimate sign that fall is about to arrive. That doesn't mean you have to darken up your home and toss away all the fun that reminds you of a bright, light, summer. Check out some of these showroom finds that can help you keep that fun feeling alive in your home throughout each and every season!

    Style Tips for Decorating

    Take a chance when styling your room, space, or home. There are a few things that you can try yourself that will still give the overall look of your home a polished, decorated, stylish space, even if you don't want to fully decorate your home with a designer. Check out these quick tips and leave a comment with any you may have!

    What New Can Do For You

    Retail therapy, fun adventures, trips, new and improved changes, can all help to liven up your life in times when you might not even be aware that you need it. Sometimes we get so used to our daily routines that we get caught up in a monotonous way of living that doesn’t allow us to really find joy, happiness, and peace throughout our day. Most of our time is either spent in our workspace or in our homes, so why not add something new, something to look forward to, and something to change the static of the everyday?

    Spotlight on A. Lynn Design: Lowcountry Living

    Andrea Lynn Orndorff is a Baltimore-area interior designer with her firm, A. Lynn Design, and we were privileged to have her design a window display that is currently in our showroom. I had the chance to connect with Andrea to discuss her design process and motivation behind her lowcountry living style decor that would set the theme for the feel of the room. Honored with the invitation to design a window display at Shofer’s furniture, she set out in search of inspiration.

    Glossary of Key Furniture Terms: Part Three

    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.

    Get Your Home Ready for Summer: Checklist

    With spring coming to an end, in the next few weeks summertime will be here before we know it. You might have changed over the look of your home to better accommodate the warmer, brighter feeling that the season brings, but have you checked to make sure your home is really ready for summer? Look over our checklist to make sure there's nothing that you might have missed!