Color is Key

By | 2014-12-03T13:47:29+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|Bedroom Furniture, Customer Satisfaction, Decorating, Design Style, Design Tips, Dining Room Furniture, Family, Furniture, General, Interior Design, Uncategorized|

Without a doubt, color is perhaps the most important decorating element. And even though it may seem like a daunting task, choosing a color scheme to tie your entire home together doesn’t have to be chore. Simply choose some colors you love as a starting point, and read on for some tips from Connell’s Furniture [...]

Tips and Trends When Shopping For Kids Furniture

By | 2014-11-19T14:23:48+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Bedroom Furniture, Customer Satisfaction, Design Style, Design Tips, Family, Furniture, Furniture Accessories, Interior Design, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Uncategorized|

Kid’s love trendy furniture just as much as we adults do, and as adults, it sure is fun picking out bedroom furniture they’re sure to love! What’s more, most major furniture manufacturers are designing quality and adorable youth furniture built for safety, fun, functionality and sleep. Read on for some tips and trends from Connell’s [...]

Five Common Decorating Myths

By | 2014-10-29T17:13:26+00:00 October 29th, 2014|Bedroom Furniture, Contemporary, Customer Satisfaction, Decorating, Design Style, Design Tips, Furniture, Furniture Accessories, General, Interior Design, Uncategorized|

We’ve all heard different decorating myths from time-to-time. Do this and don’t that to avoid color clashes or a mismatch of patterns. Nonetheless, the most common decorating myths are false! They take away from our creative inspiration and limit our designs. At Connell’s Furniture & Mattresses, we encourage you to get creative and remember, these [...]

High Point Market & Halloween

By | 2014-10-13T12:46:16+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Bedroom Furniture, Contemporary, Customer Satisfaction, Dining Room Furniture, Family, Furniture, Furniture Accessories, Interior Design, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Market, Seasons, Travel, Uncategorized|

It’s not even the second half of October, and yet fall is in full swing; the weather continues to cool and our sunny skies turn to grey, rainy skies. But don’t let the advent of rainy, cool weather get you down! Rain or shine, there’s still plenty of fun in store for the second half [...]

High Point Furniture Market Highlights

By | 2012-11-07T10:18:09+00:00 November 7th, 2012|Bedroom Furniture, Decorating, Furniture Accessories, Market, Travel, Uncategorized|

Whatever you want, Highpoint Furniture Market is sure to have it. Each year, home furnishing retailers travel to the furniture capital of the world, High Point, NC to take in the sites, sounds and smells of new home furnishings from all over the world. Retailers are able to check out new offerings from their favorite [...]

What do a fireman and a motorcycle mechanic know about decorating your home?

By | 2009-09-11T15:47:05+00:00 September 11th, 2009|Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, General, Home Entertainment Furniture, Home Office Furniture, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Mattresses, Occasional Tables, Uncategorized|

My dad, Don, started selling used furniture in downtown Mount Vernon in 1957, he was a full-time fireman and part-time janitor just trying to make ends meet for his family.  Later my mom, Helen, brought her intuitive sense of interior decorating and flair for fashion to the company.  I started my career at Connell's after graduating from college in 1976. Then [...]

Not all sofas are created equal…

By | 2009-09-16T08:44:18+00:00 September 16th, 2009|Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, Furniture Accessories, General, Home Office Furniture, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Occasional Tables, Uncategorized|

I know, I know...you walk into a furniture store and look over a sea of sofas trying to find on that catches your eye.  After setting on nearly every sofa in the store you settle on two.  One is $499 and the other is $999.  You ask yourself..."why is this one only $499 and the [...]

“Honey, who’s that scary looking guy at the front door?”

By | 2010-08-02T10:13:36+00:00 August 2nd, 2010|Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, General, Home Entertainment Furniture, Home Office Furniture, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Mattresses, Occasional Tables, Uncategorized|

Have you ever noticed that most delivery services hire big ugly guys that look like they just rolled out of bed to deliver the precious cargo that you just bought and saved for months?  Okay, maybe some of them  aren't very big but, most of them are pretty scary looking, aren't they?  Most stores look [...]