Let’s start with the basics…you don’t have to use your dining room for dining, you don’t have to buy a sofa for your [...]
We thought it would be fun to show you three ways we used the same sofa. This totally retro sofa was quite a find, but also a little of a design challenge considering what else we had available.
The photo below was our first attempt to integrate the sofa into a room. In this room, [...]
New customers often ask whether The Refind Room is a consignment store. It’s not. It’s resale store – but I don’t really like that description. I would like to tell customers “it’s a previously owned furniture boutique”…but I never have. It seems pretentious. Plus it’s a mouthful.
If I was to ever actually say that [...]
Finding beautiful furniture is a passion, and last weekend, we hit the jackpot. I couldn’t help but admire this sofa – clean lines, down cushion, and excellent condition. I was certain our customers would find it as lovely as I did. Little did I know…
As I loaded it into the truck, [...]
This year, Earth Day will be celebrated by 1 billion people worldwide and St. Louis will celebrate on Sunday, April 21st in Forest Park. Although we’re used to recycling and buying more locally sourced foods, we are not yet as familiar with the adverse environmental impact of buying new furniture.
Many people say that they decorate in an eclectic style. Of course I love that. Until I overheard someone describing “eclectic” as using “Goodwill cast-offs.” Yowza. Goodwill cast-offs!?!
Ever since that little eavesdropping episode, I’ve noted that there is good eclectic and, well…not so good. An eclectic style (the good kind) is using a combination of [...]
I love to look at photos of well decorated rooms. For years I’ve subscribed to all the magazines – just couldn’t wait to get the latest issue. These days, Houzz and Pinterest are favorites – all photos, with none of the blab about the lucky people who live there. I’m certain a [...]
This is a quick read with some great photos, too. http://www.bhg.com/decorating/small-spaces/strategies/small-living-room-furniture-arrangement.
Buying previously owned and recycled/reclaimed furniture is one way to help the environment. This article explains other ways to be green in your furniture choices. We applaud this concept!
My little dog, Teddy Freddy, was a stray found matted and shivering in St. Charles County. After 3 weeks he had not been claimed by his “family” and I was the luckiest person on earth to be able to take him home. I often wonder what his life was like before me. [...]