At the Head of the Bed: A Brief Headboard Handbook
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At the Head of the Bed: A Brief Headboard Handbook

The headboard is a bed’s defining characteristic. As the initial focal point, it is the most visible component, the decorative mainstay. A matter of curiosity is the necessity from which it was borne.

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Furniture Repairs: Bondo vs. Wood Filler
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Furniture Repairs: Bondo vs. Wood Filler

Hi HawkinsWoodshop.com friends! As a furniture refinisher I come across well-used and sometimes beat up pieces that require repairs more often than not. I see anything from small scrates on furnit...

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Designer’s Corner: Setting the Table

Designer’s Corner: Setting the Table

Create your own beautiful table setting! Our designed table displays all of the basic elements that you need to create an amazing look. Blue, rustic dinner plates, matching bowls and patterned dessert plates are nested together to add height and volume. When shopping, choose one item that you love and build on it; finding items... 

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Designer’s Corner: Lighting 101
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Designer’s Corner: Lighting 101

Good lighting vs. bad lighting: it makes all the difference. There are three basic types of lighting; general overall lighting, focused task lighting and accent/spot lighting. Don’t fall victim to the dull overhead fixtures that are standard in most homes; replace them stat!! There are so many trendy styles to choose from but be sure...

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Designer’s Corner: A Touch of Greenery
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Designer’s Corner: A Touch of Greenery

Bringing a sense of well-being and life into your home—that’s why we need greenery. Plants represent life and nature. Studies show that live plants reduce harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide which improves overall health. Plants diffuse sound and echo in the room, and our surroundings would look pretty dull and lifeless without...

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Furnishing Your Home – Let Hawkins Woodshop Help!
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Furnishing Your Home – Let Hawkins Woodshop Help!

You’ve moved in. It’s your first home and you have some ambitious yet uncertain ideas for it. Furniture of America is happy to assist. In fact, we excel at helping you narrow the field and make the challenge of furnishing your home as hassle-free as possible.

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