Monthly Archives: May 2011

Free Design Services Anyone?

Saturdays tend to be extremely busy here at Furnitureland South, especially the last Saturday of the month.  While we stay fairly steady Monday through Friday with appointments and walk-ins, the store is buzzing on Saturdays.  As our design staff works tirelessly to juggle multiple clients at once, inevitably there are customers wandering around by themselves. […]
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Happy Memorial Day from Furnitureland South

*Blog Author: Ken Macdonald, Director of Sales at Furnitureland South   For Furnitureland South families, Memorial Day speaks of countless personal stories, perhaps unknown to most.  Sons and daughters who currently serve in Afghanistan, Iraq, Europe, Turkey, Japan and Korea; fathers, mothers, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, cousins and dear friends who have served and continue to […]
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Come Into the Light!

“There are two kinds of light – the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.”  ~James Thurber A key element of good design is layering–not just the layering of fabrics and styles–but of light as well.  Soft lighting has been shown to reduce stress, and when lighting is layered, the quality of a space is greatly […]
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Furnitureland South at the Guilford Heart and Stroke Walk

This past Saturday, May 21st, a team of Furnitureland South employees, friends and family gathered together to walk at the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart and Stroke Walk. For the past few months our teams have been working hard to raise money for this charitable event. Take a look at some of our fundraising efforts! […]
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Let’s Go Shopping!

Strolling through beautiful Furnitureland South on my way to satisfy my afternoon caffeine fix, I was halted by this gorgeous, brand-new sectional by RC Furniture.
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A Home Resort for all Ages

Shouldn’t every day feel like a vacation?  Imagine entering every room of your home feeling as if you’re walking into your own private resort.  A home should make you feel warm, welcome and relaxed. Couples with children shouldn’t have to compromise this feel. Consider bringing wonderful resort furniture into every room of your home. A beach […]
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Value, Quality and Service

Value, quality and service are very important in today’s market … and they just happen to be the foundation of Furnitureland South’s business for over 41 years. Here’s a great example: King Hickory upholstery is a family-owned company located in North Carolina. For more than 50 years, this company has been making solid frames with […]
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Spark a Conversation!

Have you ever found yourself in an awkward pause in the middle of a conversation, hearing crickets chirp in the background because no one can think of something to say? Yeah, me too.  Walking through our showroom I have come across a few pieces that will be a sure-fire way to keep you out of those moments. Just imagine, you’re sitting in […]
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Keeping Our Options Open

When is a sofa not a sofa?  When it’s art. I believe one of the most fun parts of a design project is making the upholstery take on a life of its own…the part when the products go from being just stuff to being functional works of art.  Our design consultants are so talented.  It is […]
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Green Thumb Anyone?

Every spring I have high hopes for a summer of growth and prosperity – for my flower garden. Each year I am sorely disappointed come July when my greenery has already withered. With a busy schedule and lack of a green thumb, I just can’t seem to keep my plants alive. Luckily for me (and […]
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