Decorating With Contemporary Style

By | 2014-01-20T14:43:57+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Contemporary, Decorating, Design Style, Design Tips, Interior Design, Uncategorized|

One thing you absolutely know, or think you know, is that you don’t like contemporary decor. After all, contemporary style means tables with chrome legs and glass tops, metallic lamps that look like space ships and harsh sofas covered in glossy, uncomfortable leather – right? Not so fast. Too often contemporary style is characterized as austere, aerospace [...]

How To Creatively Hang Pictures

By | 2013-11-20T17:47:42+00:00 November 20th, 2013|Decorating, Design Tips, Family, Interior Design, Uncategorized|

Hanging pictures is an art. If you’ve ever done it yourself, you know that’s a true statement.  So how is it that your neighbors have great collections of family photos neatly arranged on the wall? How did they do it? With a little planning and patience, hanging pictures can be done easily. Whether your goal is to [...]

Fun! Fantastic! Fireplaces!

By | 2013-01-16T09:00:40+00:00 January 16th, 2013|Decorating, Uncategorized|

The colder weather has changed our habits and we're snuggling indoors; reading, watching television, listening to music, or cooking up something delicious in the kitchen. Nothing says winter warmth like the beauty of a crackling fire and the sound of family gathered around the hearth. Take some tips from Connell's Furniture and Mattresses as we help [...]

Design Inspires our Lives

By | 2010-11-17T09:00:22+00:00 November 17th, 2010|Design Tips, Uncategorized|

We all have homes and most of us like to decorate. That’s why Connell’s Furniture and Mattresses features design tips and decorating ideas in this blog. As we explore interior design - both past and present - we ask you to think about why you design the way you do. How do you choose furniture [...]

Defining Your Design Style

By | 2010-11-24T09:00:35+00:00 November 24th, 2010|Design Tips, Uncategorized|

With so many choices of furniture and accessories, defining your design style may be difficult. Luckily, sticking to strict rules regarding design isn’t as important as it used to be. Still, there are a few distinct styles of furniture to choose from. Your decision is whether or not to strictly use one style or to [...]