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For many of us, filling our homes with quality, handmade furniture is a work in progress. Chances are your roster of second hand or IKEA pieces are coexisting quite happily next to your investment pieces. But, that doesn’t mean that your placeholder pieces of furniture can’t look just as good as the rest of them.

Fall is the season for spending more time indoors. Less time on patios downtown, and more nights spent at friend’s homes playing cards, eating carbs, and swapping stories about the summer.

The studies show that those who feel more relaxed in their homes have improved quality of life. If you’re like us, taking care of your furniture makes us feel more relaxed. Here are a couple tricks for keeping your investment pieces looking brand new, and your hand me downs looking like family heirlooms.

There’s a lot that can be done with a fresh coat of paint. That said, just slapping a fresh coat on top of a couple years of chipped paint and caked on dust won’t do the trick. Take the time to sand down wooden furniture. Rent electric hand sanders, or borrow them from friends, to speed up the process and save your hands for painting. Depending on your decorating style, choose between a chalk paint, sleek white coat, or even varnish. Head to Youtube for endless videos on refinishing wooden furniture. Maybe you’ll discover a new hobby!

While you’re at it, change out the hardware. This tip can also go for door knobs, kitchen cabinets, dresser drawers, nightstands, bathroom cabinets. Hardware is so simple to change and makes such an impact. It allows you to express your individuality, and you can always take it with you if you move. This is a great tip for renters.

For soft furnishings like sofas, loveseats, and accent chairs focus on cleanliness, slipcovers and accessories. While you’re saving up for the upgrade, purchase an inexpensive slipcover to mask those coffee stains, and investin some throw pillows that match the new cover.

         

How to Host the Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving in Vancouver really is the best time of year. What better time of year to get together with friends and family and share a meal. The decision to host a Thanksgiving meal is a big one. Between the cooking, entertaining, and preparation there’s a lot to do! But with enough planning and organization you [...]

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How to Make an Entrance!

It’s time to put your summer hats away and make room for your fall and winter layers! Here’s how you make this transition work for you in whatever space you may have. A well designed and decorated entryway goes a very long way. It’s a welcome sight at the end of a long day, and [...]

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Upgrade Your Dining Room This Weekend!

We love a well designed dining area! And it is so much fun putting together eclectic mixes of tables, chairs, centrepieces, linen, and decor. A dining area is the perfect spot to let your style really shine. Here are a few of our favourite pieces for this fall.When it comes to tables we love the [...]

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How to Create a Gallery Wall

Gallery walls are such a fantastic way to add personality and style to any room in your home. A gallery wall makes a great focal point in the living room, beside a staircase, in the bedroom, or even the bathroom. It is a stylish way to display sentimental photos or just show off your child’s [...]

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The Difference an Area Rug Makes

Interior design is all about texture. Mixing and matching of different textures to achieve a well established mix of soft and hard, rough and smooth, fluffy and sleek. Area rugs are fantastic at adding a much needed dash of texture to almost any room in your home. Here are a few of our favourite area [...]

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A Very Summer 2019 Colour Palette

We love that 2019 is still all about colour. And while the super saturated palette of earlier in the year is still all the rage, there seems to be a very Summer 2019 colour palette emerging in interior design circles. Here are a few of our favourite pieces to help you stay on top of [...]

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2019 Home Decor Trends to Watch

Hurray! The holidays are over and now you can just relax! What better way to relax than making some plans for sprucing up your home over the coming months? Which each new season come design trends. Instead of sticking to these trends too closely, the folks at Pallucci Furniture suggest using them as inspiration. Adapt [...]

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New Year’s Sales at Pallucci Furniture!

Happy New Year from all of us at Pallucci Furniture! We are so excited to be ringing in the new year with even more fantastic sales and discounts on our already competitively priced furniture! If you are looking for a new piece to add to your home come on by our showroom and one of [...]

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Embrace 2019’s Obsession with Colour!

2019 is going to be the year of colour! We can’t get enough of it and honestly, we hope that you can’t either! Colour is such a fantastic way of expressing a person’s style. Whether you have had a favourite colour since a young age, or you go with the flow embracing new colour trends [...]

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