inspiration blog

At Woodchuck’s we strive to educate and inform our customers. That’s why we stay up to date on the latest trends and news in the fine furniture world, and share it all with you here. Find an article below, created by our design and sales professionals, that will guide you to find the perfect piece of furniture.
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Furniture Layout

4 Great Ideas for Your Empty Nest Remodel

Every parent who sends kids off to college and on out into the world to make their way faces a conundrum. The bedroom down the hall was filled with teenage belongings. And now it’s either bare, or at least it feels that way. But there’s no reason to leave that valuable square footage unused. An empty nest remodel can transform a kid’s former bedroom into something that you’ll enjoy, and that they might even use when they visit home.

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The interior of a Universal Furniture living room
Living Room

Living Room Design Tips & Tricks

Designing a living room, no matter what size, is easier said than done. With all the factors to consider in the designing process, it can be overwhelming at time. But have no fear, designing a living room isn’t an impossible task! To turn yourself into an amateur interior designer, you’ll need to arm yourself with some helpful knowledge. Let’s start by watching this video on how to design an existing living room to give it a well-deserved update.

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Bassett Furniture sofa

Create Your Own Custom Furniture with Bassett

Your home is the one place where you can control every detail. From the color of the walls to the company you keep, you get to create an environment that makes you comfortable and productive, and no one else can decide what that means. That’s why it’s so important to explore all your options, rather thansettling for the same standard styles that everyone else has. Unfortunately, if you value originality or have a very specific vision, the hunt for the perfect piece of furniture can feel like a wild goose chase.

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Painted Wooden TV Stand with Glass Doors
Design Trends

10 Tips for Choosing a Paint Color

Everywhere you go, you’re surrounded by color… but do you ever stop to think about how individual shades make you feel? Each color affects your mood and perception in a slightly different way. Shades of light blue, for example, are familiar and relaxing whether they’re splashed across the sky or woven into a baby blanket. But what about the official colors of your favorite brands and teams, or the neutral paint on your workplace walls? These shades were chosen because of the moods they evoke, too. That’s why it’s so important to make the right choice.

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Outdoor + Patio

6 Tips to Get Your Backyard Ready for Summer Parties

Summer’s finally here, but is your backyard ready for the season of entertaining? Whether you plan to throw big pool parties, grill for a few guests, or just unwind with your family at night, it’s easy to maximize your outdoor space. Just make these six simple tweaks, and enjoy your inviting new retreat.

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Home Decor

5 Ways Interior Design can Improve Your Home

Your home should look and feel like your own personal retreat, but sometimes it’s harder than it seems to bring that unique feeling to life. From selecting paint shades and upholstery patterns to arranging artwork and furniture, there are so many details that go into the overall effect of an indoor space, and it’s natural to be a little overwhelmed by it all. That’s where interior designers come in.

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A Bassett Furniture sectional and living room set
Furniture Buying Tips

Update Your Living Room Furniture

No matter the home, the living room is almost always the entertainment “hotspot”. Whether it’s the family watching TV or entertaining guests at a party, we tend to always find ourselves in the living room. With it being such a focal point, living room furniture should not only be attractive, but should be extremely comfortable and durab;e as well! With just a few simple furniture updates and easy decorating tips, you can make sure your living room is truly a LIVING room!

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Matching Chair & Accent Chair
Furniture Layout

Rearranging Furniture for a Fresh Look

Rearranging furniture in your home is much easier said than done, some even calling it a strategic process. There are specific elements that designers recommend taking into consideration before committing to the task. Here we will break down the rearraning process for you so you can determine the best way to sucessfully optimize your home decor.

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An outdoor patio set from Universal Furniture
Furniture Cleaning Tips

Refresh Your Furniture for Spring

Spring cleaning has come once again, but this time don’t forget your furniture. While spring cleaning your furniture usually doesn’t take much time, it does require your attention in order to get it looking its best again. Whether your furniture is new or used, following the tips below will put life back into any piece of furniture in any room of the hous

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Furniture Buying Tips

In-Home Design, How it Really Works

Our in-home design consultation services are completely free, but from the moment you meet with us, you’ll get our undivided attention and access to our best resources and ideas. All the furniture and home decor in our carefully curiated inventory is full of design possibilities, and we’re honored to tap into them for you. All you have to do is ask.

So, what should you expect after scheduling an appointment? Every furniture design consultation includes the following four steps:

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Cream Sectional Sofa in living room

What Makes Flexsteel The Best?

“Fine furniture” is in our name for a reason. We want our customers to be happy with their purchases for years to come, so our inventory only includes the very best in style, craftsmanship and construction. That’s why you’ll find so many Flexsteel sofas in our showroom and online inventory. These detailed, durable pieces are designed to stay comfortable and stylish for years, and they’re part of a long legacy of fine Flexsteel furniture design.

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Updating Your Kitchen & Dining Room Furniture

We can all agree that everyone gathers where the food is. Your kitchen is the heart of your home, and many homes have a common space for the kitchen and dining room, so it’s important to have a good flow between the two areas. An open, inviting space will make your home not only look better but also appeal more to your guests, while the perfect dining room furniture will be more inviting. Not to mention, while you’re busy in the kitchen you are still able to interact with all your guests.

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A sofa and coffee table set
Furniture Buying Tips

Your Living Room Furniture Needs an Update!

No matter the home, living rooms are almost always the entertainment “hotspot”. Whether it’s the family watching TV or entertaining guests, we tend to always find ourselves in the living room. With it being such a focal point, living room furniture should not only be attractive but should be extremely comfortable as well! With just a few simple furniture updates and easy decorating tips, you can make sure your living room is truly a LIVING room!

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