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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

(for guys only) when in doubt…read the directions

By | 2009-12-08T10:10:51+00:00 December 8th, 2009|Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, General, Home Entertainment Furniture, Home Office Furniture, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Occasional Tables, Uncategorized|

A lot of furniture today comes from far away places like China.  They basically build 1000's of pieces of "ready-to-assemble" furniture then carefully pack them into shipping containers that eventually end up in our warehouse.  It's done that way to save shipping cost.  Unfortunately, someone has to put this stuff together...that's where we come in. [...]

Sorry lady. You bought it…you keep it!

By | 2009-10-29T10:35:13+00:00 October 29th, 2009|Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, General, Living Room Furniture, Occasional Tables, Uncategorized|

Trying to return furniture that you don't like isn't as easy as retuning a sweater you just bought at your local department store.  Beware of the dreaded "restocking fee". Simply put, if you are not happy with that new sofa you just bought most furniture stores will charge you a hefty fee to return [...]