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  • February 21, 2024

Athlone’s Susan McGowan, of the Ashen and Cloud design studio.

Susan McGowan, the award-winning design expert from Athlone, recently teamed up with furniture retailer DFS on a survey exploring Irish homeowners’ design choices.

Susan, of the Ashen and Cloud design studio, said it was important that people trust their instincts and go with their gut when decorating their homes.

“Making a decision on your home décor doesn’t need to be make-or-break – styling is a journey of experimenting and discovering your personal preferences,” she said.

“You’ve got to be unapologetic about your choices.

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  • August 20, 2023

Wayfair is holding a “72-Hour Clearout” sale with last-chance deals on furniture for the home.

The sale, which runs through Wednesday, July 12 and competes directly with Amazon Prime Day 2023, has up to 60% off everything you need to outfit your backyard for the summer.

Wayfair markdowns up to 50% off are available on patio sets and seating, while grills and fire pits are reduced by 35%. Other outdoor upgrades, such as hot tubs and gazebos, are up to 40% off.

Plus, there are price drops on furniture for inside the home, rugs and tons of

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  • August 19, 2023
  • A video of a woman showing off items available for sale at a China shop in Durban has gone viral online
  • The footage posted on TikTok by Jessica Mkhize shows the variety of affordable goods available at the China Home Centre in Springfield
  • Many Mzansi netizens were pleased about the plug and thanked Jessica for sharing as they planned their next shopping trip

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Turning a new space into a home can be daunting. By far, the hardest part of furnishing a house from scratch is figuring out where

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  • August 18, 2023

Amazon Prime Day 2023 ends today, which means if you’ve been waiting to score an incredible deal on outdoor furniture and patio seating, this might be one of your last, best chances for the summer.

Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping events of the year, and it ends on Wednesday, July 12, so if you don’t score a deal today, you’re likely going to miss out on major savings. Prime Day is packed with deep discounts on Adirondack chairs, outdoor dining sets, wicker seating and more patio furniture, which can often be hundreds or even thousands

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  • August 17, 2023

Bidiso has outdone itself yet again, offering a modern, easy-to-assemble, and multi-functional coffee table that caters to a variety of needs. With just a few clicks, you can now own the Bidiso Lift Top Coffee Table, a piece of furniture that exceeds your expectation in design and utility.

This innovative coffee table comes with a hidden storage compartment making it a ideal for both office and home environment. The Lift Top feature of the table provides a raised work surface, allowing it to double as a dining table or a desk. The high-quality metal mechanism ensures that the table

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  • August 16, 2023

The home furnishings industry generates a high rate of job satisfaction, according to the Strategic Insights second-annual salary survey conducted for Home Accents Today and Furniture Today.

Overall, contentment was highest among retailer participants, with 78% saying they were very or somewhat satisfied with their current position, but those on the manufacturing side were nearly as bullish on their jobs, as 75% gave it similar high marks.

These numbers eclipsed, however, how respondents felt about their compensation package. Unlike the three-quarters who gave a thumbs-up to their jobs in general, only two-thirds felt as strongly about their pay and

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  • August 15, 2023
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7 Easy Ways To Rid Of Moisture From Wooden Furniture During Monsoon. (Image Credit: Pinterest)

Monsoon season is characterized by rain and humid weather, but it is also characterized by the lovely sound of rain. The continual monsoon deluge cools the weather after the hot sunny days of summer. It’s time to sip hot tea or coffee while listening to your favorite tune.

Aside from enjoying the season by doing your favorite activity, the monsoon also adds a sense of responsibility to keep your stuff safe and dry. During the monsoon season, wooden furniture requires special attention. Although wood improves
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  • August 13, 2023

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The FBI discovered stolen human remains, including skulls, spinal cords and organs, inside the home of a Kentucky man who was using some of the body parts as furniture.

Federal authorities raided the apartment of 39-year-old James William Nott in Mount Washington, Ky., on Tuesday morning.

WAVE News, which first broke the story, reported that when FBI agents arrived at Nott’s residence, they asked if anyone else was inside the home. Nott replied, “Only my dead friends,” according to an FBI complaint.

The FBI reportedly seized

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  • August 12, 2023
a pair of white chairs in a white room with a wood side table under an archway

These Comfy Seats Are Made With Upcycled MaterialsPhotography by Brian Guido, Styling by Samantha Margherita

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Fashion and furniture designer Sam Klemick’s new line, Collection Two, began with a film recommendation from a friend. “They put me onto this French New Wave film called Last Year at Marienbad,” she tells ELLE DECOR. “There’s this really beautiful scene where they look out on a huge, serene topiary garden.” These elegant silhouettes served as inspiration for Klemick’s latest furnishings, namely for their bulbous, geometric frames

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  • August 11, 2023
We Found The Best Prime Day 2023 Furniture Deals

If you’ve been meaning to furnish your new apartment or update your living room or home office, now is the time. Amazon Prime Day 2023 is underway, and the deals on coffee tables, sofas, dining tables, mattresses, and standing desks are too good to miss. Take our advice: The two-day shopping event is now in its final day, so grab the best Prime Day 2023 furniture deals before it’s over.

If the idea of sorting through thousands of products isn’t exactly your idea of a good time, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up the best Prime Day 2023 furniture deals so

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