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The Spring Dining Room

Spring is fast approaching, and that means breathing life into your dining room by bringing in fresh flowers and opening the windows. The Bellaire dining table is rustic and refined at the same time. With two chair styles— Parsons and Bellaire Arm Chair, this solid ash table is veneered with wire brushed elm. This durable […]

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How to Buy a Recliner

Remember that easy chair Dad used to sink into every evening — the one Mom felt was too big and clunky for her? Times have changed. Today’s recliners combine style and function in a way that will please everyone (and every body). Here’s how to choose the right recliner for you. 1. Look for Quality […]

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Using Color at Home

Most everyone over the age of 10 remembers that moment in The Wizard of Oz when Dorothy steps from the black-and-white world of Kansas into the kaleidoscope of color that is Oz. Dorothy’s eyes widen at the site of the sparkling sky, the radiant green trees and, of course, the Yellow Brick Road. No other movie could make a stronger point […]

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Back to School Organization Tips

We all collect things over time. But the key to getting — and staying — organized is to simply have less stuff to manage. Utilize storage bins and label them for a specific person or purpose.  Enlist the help of the whole family in keeping your home organized. By creating designated bins to store items, […]

Top 10 Ways to Relax at Home

It may sound silly, but relaxing at home can really turn into a chore. There are so many distractions in the home. Preparing meals, organizing clutter, checking the mail, watering the garden, and walking the dog can all turn a relaxing evening at home, into a continued work shift. The Bedroom Expressions team has gathered […]

Top Tips for Spring Cleaning

Whether you do it at the beginning of spring or, like most of us, somewhat later, the annual ritual of spring cleaning is all about the heavy lifting that gets rid of dirt and debris, especially in places unseen. Tackling them signals a breath of fresh air in any season. Before the soap/water/vacuum detail of cleaning, confront your stuff and discard or reorganize. De-clutter […]

Americana Home Decor

Themes from the American farm experience — from apple pie to farm animals and implements to the American flag — are making a statement in homes across America. Americans know how to celebrate. When the time is right, it seems nothing can hold us back. Just walk through Times Square on New Year’s Eve. Or, […]

Big and Bold Stripes

Show your true colors, and stripes, this season! Whether you’re in the market for new bedding, an area rug or other home furnishings, bold stripes are this summer’s hot ticket. Go for bold solid stripes, or choose multicolor thin stripes for a more textured look. Whatever your style, Sofa Mart, Oak Express, and Bedroom Expressions […]

Trending Home Accessories

Artfully arranged groupings of accessories add interest to even small spaces such as bookshelves. This Spring, bring touches of the outside world into the home with carefully selected home accessories.   Trending Home Accessories 1. Profile Vase Small // Sofa Mart 2. Little Sparrow // Bedroom Expressions 3. Grant Park Wall Mirror // Sofa Mart […]

How to DIY an Indoor Garden

A great way to celebrate spring while bringing a little fun and relaxation into your home at the same time is through creating an indoor garden.  Instructions: 1. Begin by scouting out the best location in your home for an indoor garden. Southern-facing areas are ideal, but any area with good sunlight will work. 2. […]

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DIY Bulletin Board

Take your home workstation from drab to fab by creating your own bold bulletin board. A framed fabric bulletin board adds personal style and function to your work space.   Directions for DIY Bulletin Board: 1. Cut a piece of cork board to match your desired size. Then, mark the size on your chosen fabric, […]

Inspired Winter Centerpieces

Wintery Wonderful Centerpieces you can create at home. This season, create an array of unique winter centerpieces to fit any décor by simply grouping wintery white flowers with simple elements that can be found in your home.   Winter Center Pieces Highlights: Hobnail glass is the perfect item to host a fragrant array of stock flowers. […]

DIY Bird Seed Ornaments

Treat backyard birds with homemade DIY bird seed ornaments they’ll love to munch on this summer. Oak Express outdoor experts have put together this simple craft for both children and adults. The best part is that cleanup is easy and fast! Make sure to check out Oak Express’ Outdoor Living collection, so the fun will last all day.   […]

Top 10 Veggies that Pack a Punch

In this Top 10, we’ve provided our picks for tasty garden vegetables that are easy to grow and pack a punch when it comes to providing healthy nutrients for you and your family. Spend more time outdoors in your backyard garden, with Oak Express‘ new Outdoor Living Collection.   Top 10 Garden Veggies: 1. Kale- It’s […]