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Extensive collection of articles and information all about furniture for the home.  We cover small furniture as well as furniture for every purpose and room including sofas, chairs, tables, shelving, storage, beds and other bedroom furniture.

26 Types of Furniture for the Home (Mega Guide)

Welcome to our main types of furniture page. This is where you can access our epic furniture buying guides on every type of furniture imaginable including sofas, beds, tables, chairs, mattresses, ottomans, dining room furniture, entry hall furniture and more… all the furniture you’d need for your home. Be sure to check out our popular …

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How Tall are Desks? (What’s the Proper Height? What’s the Range These Days?)

I spend most of my day working at a desk. I’ve always found myself simply adjusting to the height my desk was, without thinking about the height that would work best for me.  I began noticing pain after sitting at the desk all day, and I began to wonder. Is my desk height a problem? …

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27 Different Types of Accent Chairs (2022 Buying Guide)

Quicklist: Different Types of Accent Chairs Arm Chair Slipper Chair Side Chair Barrel Chair Lounge Chair Wingback Chair Club Chair Parsons Chair Papasan Chair Convertible Chair Balloon Chair Chesterfield Chair Modern  Contemporary Traditional Transitional Rustic Cottage/Country Glam Coastal Mid-Century Modern Industrial Scandinavian Global Inspired French Country Bohemian Tropical An accent chair isn’t just another place …

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30 Different Types of Desks for Every Conceivable Layout

Quicklist: Desks Writing Desk Computer Desk Executive Desk Credenza Desk Corner Desk Secretary Desk Floating Desk Roll-Top Desk Standing Desk Wood Desk Glass Desk Top Metal Desk Top Laminate Desk Top Natural Wood Desk White Wood Desk Black Wood Desk Gray Wood Desk Murphy Desk Treadmill Desk Carrel Desk Peninsula Desk Ladder Desk Partners’ Desk …

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11 Different Sofa Accessories – Ultimate List

For some families, a sofa where everyone gathers to rest after coming home from earning or learning. In others, it’s a place of constant collaboration on school, work, and fun projects. These accessories help all types of families get the most out of their couches and living spaces. Comfort Accessories for Sofas A sofa that isn’t physically …

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How to Pick a Dresser for Teenagers (+ 30 Picks for Every Style)

As someone with three teenagers in the home, I can absolutely relate to the amount of clutter that quickly builds up. From socks and t-shirts to jewelry and bags, keeping a home tidy without a properly functional wardrobe and dresser setup can be quite a feat. If you’re in the market for a new dresser …

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Is Black Furniture Okay For a Living Room?

If you’re looking to update your living room, you might consider getting rid of some of the old furniture and replacing it with something new. While there are many changes you can make in your living room, adding some black furniture might be just what you need. In order to create a luxurious and classy …

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Stylish Garden Bench Instantly Converts into a Picnic Table (Brilliant)

Super clever design and execution.  Perfect for pretty much any outdoor/backyard area including deck, patio, fire pit area or on the edge of a garden.  Watch it in action: Standard Dimensions: Bench dimensions: 57” x 24″ x 32″ Picnic Table dimensions: 57” x 48″ x 30″ Table Top dimension: 19″ x 57” Large Dimensions: Bench …

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13 Features of Victorian Era Furniture

The Victorian era, which is literally the period of Queen Victoria’s reign, spans from 1837-1901. The furniture from the period has a distinct aesthetic with dark finishes or gilding, embellishments and heavy proportions.  The Victorian period overlapped the Industrial Revolution, making it the first style of furniture to be manufactured. Don’t expect to find any identifying …

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History of the Sectional Sofa (Why, When & How Invented)

Sectional sofas have become a mainstay of the modern living room, but its history goes back further than you might expect. The casual style and invitation to lounge brought on by the sectional sofa may seem a reflection of contemporary times. However, the sectional sofas Victorian roots, and mid-century renditions say otherwise. Besides, who liked …

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Beech vs Cherry Wood (for Furniture, Flooring, and Cabinets)

I’ve recently decided to use beech or cherry wood and found that many people don’t know which is better for furniture, flooring, or cabinets. So I took the time to research this topic to find better the two kinds of wood; Beech vs. Cherry wood. Cherry is a hardwood perfect for carved chairs and shows …

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Birch vs Walnut Wood (for Furniture, Flooring and Cabinets)

Deciding between two different kinds of wood for building furniture, flooring, and cabinets can be difficult. Especially between two that are so similar, in many ways, things can get complicated. That’s why I looked into it to see which is better between the two of Birch vs. Walnut wood. Birch is perfect for people looking …

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Maple vs Cedar Wood (for Furniture, Flooring, and Cabinets)

People that work a lot with wood know just how important a type of wood is for their quality of work. So it made me wonder which to use between two different types of wood, Maple vs. Cedarwood, and which is best suited for furniture, flooring, and cabinets. So I asked around to find out …

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Maple vs Birch Wood (for Furniture, Flooring and Cabinets)

If you’re a carpenter or woodworker, you would know that all types of wood aren’t the same in saying that people wonder which one is better between the Maple vs. Birch Wood regarding furniture, flooring, and cabinets. So I did some exploration on the web to find out! Maple wood is harder and more durable …

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