DIY Furniture Restoration & Interior Design

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Furniture Repairs: Bondo vs. Wood Filler

Furniture Repairs: Bondo vs. Wood Filler

April 10, 2020 4 min read

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Designer’s Corner: Setting the Table

Designer’s Corner: Setting the Table

April 05, 2020 1 min read

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

Designer’s Corner: Lighting 101

March 29, 2020 2 min read

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

Designer’s Corner: A Touch of Greenery

March 22, 2020 2 min read

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!

Furnishing Your Home – Let Hawkins Woodshop Help!

March 15, 2020 2 min read

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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Thrift Store Finds

Thrift Store Finds

March 08, 2020 1 min read

Accessorize your space with personality! Buying accessories for that new bedroom makeover can add up to more than you bargained for at a home décor discount store. Let’s talk about another avenue to gather most of the accessories for your new room; give less money to that department store.
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How to Create a Unique Easter Vibe for Every Style and Budget

How to Create a Unique Easter Vibe for Every Style and Budget

March 04, 2020 3 min read

Before the Easter bunny comes hopping into your patio or garden, you should swing into action with some decorations added into your home to create a welcoming vibe.
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Choosing a Room Theme

Choosing a Room Theme

February 29, 2020 3 min read

Choosing a Room Theme A room can serve many functions and it would seem appropriate to decorate one in a theme that matches its purpose. But it’s your intuition that will ultimately determine the decor. You just need to translate what a setting says to you. But you can’t indulge your intuition until you’ve initially... 
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Pros and Cons of Common Furniture Woods

Pros and Cons of Common Furniture Woods

February 23, 2020 3 min read

This was written as a quick guide to some of the most common woods you’ll encounter around your home or in the furniture store. Hopefully you can use it as a reference sheet for your next furniture purchase.
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New Life for Old Furniture

New Life for Old Furniture

February 15, 2020 2 min read

If you own or come across an old piece of furniture that appears to be on its last legs, you may be inclined to throw it away. Like grandpa’s heavy old dresser that’s past its prime and only serves to occupy valuable garage space. However, although the wood may be dried and damaged, it may...
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