Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sleepland Grand Opening

I’m a sucker for a good remodeling story.  There’s something so exciting about walking into a space and imagining all of the different possibilities! This is exactly what has taken place here at Furnitureland South with our mattress gallery!  On January 2, 2012 demolition began on the first floor of our Mart building. The area […]
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Watch Furnitureland South on Animal Planet’s “Tanked”!

Furnitureland South is excited to be featured on Animal Planet’s hit series “Tanked” on Saturday, April 28, at 9 pm (ET/PT). Watch as brothers-in-law Wayde King and Brett Raymer, co-owners of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, the largest aquarium manufacturing company in the nation, create an incredible 650-gallon headboard tank that is currently on display in the […]
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Design Challenge: Make It Work

As a designer, my passion has always surfaced from a craving for a good challenge. I have learned in every avenue of my experience that design is not about selecting a set. It’s about bringing new life and function to an otherwise uninspired concept. Allowing pieces with separate intentions to create balance and interest in […]
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Game night sophistication

We all know that “Man Caves” are quite the trend right now in home furnishings. Although the term is sounding a little passe to me, I must admit these rooms are still extremely relevant. Lots of people are furnishing extra rooms in their home with theater seating, game tables and even small bars. Many man […]
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What is a Fabulous Night’s Sleep Worth to You?

Last month I was asked that very question during a training session at the Kingsdown, Inc. mattress factory in Mebane, NC. Most people in the mattress industry will tell you that the selection of your mattress is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. I tend to agree. You spend 1/3rd of your […]
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5 Must-Haves for Sofa Shopping

Any time you turn on the television or go online, you’re bound to see some sort of advertisement for furniture.  You’ll see ads that focus on price, style, selection and even on what size flat screen TV the retailer will throw in with your purchase!  How do we cut through all of the noise and separate which facts are important from […]
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Gloster Outdoor: On Cloud 9?

I marvel at the innovations continually made in the quality and style of outdoor furniture these days!  It seems like only a few years ago the only choice we had to put on the patio or lawn was either old fashioned rocking chairs, Adirondack chairs, or white wicker.  Oh and don’t forget the classic red picnic table for meals! And we didn’t even […]
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Area Rugs: From the Ground Up

When building a house, we start with the foundation. When creating a sculpture, one would first create a base to support the piece. So, when designing a room, why don’t we start from the ground up? When furnishing a living room, we often start with the largest piece of furniture, which in most cases is the sofa. […]
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5 Days to a New Home

My favorite perk as a designer at Furnitureland South is the opportunity to meet and assist such a diverse clientele. I work with people from all over the world, each with their own personal style, resulting in unique interiors.  Last month I had the privilege of working with a great couple from Amman, Jordan. Their new home is scheduled for completion […]
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