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Recline in Style with Catnapper Softies

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

There’s nothing quite like a quiet moment at the end of a long day. It’s a chance to put your feet up and take a deep breath, reflecting on your favorite song, beverage, book, television show, or however you choose to enjoy some personal relaxation time.

Recliner chairs take those moments to the next level, making your time to rejuvenate that much more soothing. The right recliner makes those moments last longer, rewarding your hard work with well-earned comfort.

Catnapper Softie Oversized Reclining Chaise
 Catnapper Softie Oversized Reclining Chaise

Known for their luxurious oversized plush furniture, Catnapper recliners are definitely worth a look. Manufactured by Jackson Furniture, these products range from impressive sectionals and sofa sets to distinctive chaise and extra-roomy armchair designs. We love their Softie line for the quilted pillow-top design that begs to be lounged in.

Catnapper also produces more refined looks, ideal for a traditional home. Look at the leather recliners, sofas, loveseats, and chairs in their Sonoma or Buckingham collections.


Catnapper Buckingham Dual Reclining Leather Loveseat
 Catnapper Buckingham Dual Reclining Leather Loveseat

Catnapper Sonoma Reclining Leather Loveseat in Sable
 Catnapper Sonoma Reclining Leather Loveseat in Sable

Country Living Cottage Style – Cottage Style Bedroom Ideas

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Interior design for a bedroom should be soothing, comforting and inviting, which makes cottage style perfect for the room that is the place where you relax and restore yourself after a busy day. A cottage style bedroom has a lived-in look that shares many similarities with both shabby chic and casual country. But cottage style has that little extra something else that reflects the timeless charm of a seaside inn or the nostalgic memory of a long-ago family vacation by a mountain lake.

Start with the walls. Colors typically found in a cottage style bedroom include the yellows of lemons, buttercups and sandy beaches; the blues of a summer sky, a seascape and twilight witnessed from winding country road; and the greens of summer grass, forests and country apples. Soft pastels in milk paint are a good choice. Using painting techniques such as glazing or stenciling are also some other ways to give the room a cottage style atmosphere with a little touch of country thrown into the mix.

The cottage style palette can also be brought into the room through furniture pieces like the Riverside Furniture Splash of Color California King Panel Bed. Cottage style furniture is commonly made of wood. Beds and other types of bedroom furniture like dressers or a chest of drawers might have beadboarding, decorative molding or scalloped aprons. Headboards and footboards commonly have round finials. Finishes are often distressed for an antiqued or lived-in appearance. While wood is the construction material of choice in a cottage style bedroom, a tufted headboard in off-white, cream or a soft pastel such as rose or mint would not be out of place.

When choosing fabrics for dressing the bed, window treatments and/or an area rug and accessorizing, cottage style does possess a certain country air. But expanding on traditional country choices, cottage style fabrics are a happy mix of fabrics: ginghams with silk, wool with velvet, plaids with patterned or striped linens. While they can also include classic floral motifs, cottage style bedding colors tend to be brighter and more intense.

The time to really solidify the cottage style look is when accessorizing by adding those details that matter. Use ceramic bowls to hold jewelry; spare change or small miscellaneous items. Select lamp shades with a floral pattern in pastel shades complete with ruffles or bows. Include candles or hurricane lamps for that real cottage style touch. Mirrors should be decorative with molding or metalwork accents. Cottage or country artifacts like enamelware jugs or porcelain wash basins are perfect cottage style accessories.

Visit again next week for the final part of this mini series where we’ll take a look at the cottage style dining room. Also if you feel so inclined, send me some interior design style suggestions for upcoming min series: I’d love to hear what styles you would like to explore further.

Modloft Furniture

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Brand Spotlight: Modloft Furniture

Inspired by European-designed furniture and New York City lofts, Modloft Furniture creates pieces that are big on style, but small on space.

Stationed in Miami, Florida, Modloft’s mandate is to offer pieces in the fashionably modern European style at affordable prices. Providing accent furnishings that feature sleek materials like stainless steel, frosted glass, and leatherette, the look of Modloft is chic and minimal at the same time. Modloft is also an environmentally friendly brand, harvesting their hardwood from sustainable Malaysian tree farms.

Cymax Stores is offering 20% off every piece in the Modloft collection, so you can get the modern look in your home without having to spend a fortune!

Modlift Furniture: Living Room

One piece that’s at the height of modern style and also a great space saver is a convertible couch. They are easily transformed from a sofa to a sleeping area with a few clicks into place. The Modloft Chrystie convertible sofa comes in three shades, so based on the colour that you like best, here are some decorating ideas for your living room:

Modloft SofaModloft Chrystie Modern Convertible Sofa in White

There isn’t a more dramatic, yet classic colour combination than black and white.

Modloft Entertainment Center Match your white sofa with the Modloft Ann 123″ Wall Entertainment Unit, and to make sure the room isn’t too black and white, center off the space

Modloft Coffee Table with the Modloft Mott Low-Profile Coffee Table in Walnut.

Modern Black Sofa Modloft Chrystie Modern Convertible Sofa in Black
Modloft Entertainment Unit Offset the bold black of the sofa with a bright white/steel entertainment center, like the Modloft Eldridge 59″ Entertainment Unit,

42 Inch TV Stand or even the sleek glass Modloft Essex 42″ TV Stand.

White Modern Coffee Table Tie everything together with the Modloft Park Low-Profile Coffee Table in White.

Modern Brown SofaModloft Chrystie Modern Convertible Sofa in Chocolate

Wall Entertainment Center This gorgeous shade of chocolate will look incredibly chic with the soft black sheen of the Modloft Fulton 78″ Wall Entertainment Center

Shelf Coffee Table The Modloft Walker Modern Coffee Table with Shelf completes your modern living room look.

Modlift Furniture: Dining Room
The centerpiece of the dining room is obviously the grand dining table. Here are some examples of Modloft’s bold tables, and the chairs that would match them best:

Modloft Dining Room Modloft Howard Modern Glass Top Dining Table
Modern Dining Room Chairs Fresh, straight lined, and geometric, the Howard glass top table is sure to make a statement in your dining room. Pair it with the Modloft Howard Modern Dining Room Chair for a truly unique look – you can actually push these chairs together and make a bench.

Modern Buffet Table Finish off your dining room with the Modloft Cleveland Modern Buffet Table – its severe lack of detail will not compete with the strong glass table and chairs.

Modern Square Dining Table Modloft Varick Modern Square Dining Table
Modloft Furniture Just like the name suggests, this table is truly a work of art. Chrome accents, softly grained hardwood, and a glass centerpiece make up a luxurious table with hints of modern flair.

Modern Dining Chairs The neutral look of the Modloft Forsyth Leatherette Modern Dining Chair won’t take away from the detailing in the table, and the similar dark shade of the Modloft Houston Curved Modern Buffet Table will fit the colour scheme.

Wood Dining Room Table Modloft Cliff Extendable Wood Dining Table
Minimalist Interior Design Another great space saving option is an extendable dining table. Keep it small when it’s just you or another individual dining, and when entertaining, you can extend the ends of the table to make more room. Its simple hardwood design with tiny chrome accents really showcase Modloft’s minimal look. Surround the table with low-detailed chairs, like the Modloft Rivington Modern Minimalist Dining Chair.

Urban Buffet Table Then, you can complete the look with another piece with chrome accents, like the Modloft Bleeker Urban Modern Buffet Table.

Modloft Hudson 5 Piece Dining Set
If you’re in the market for a dining set, the simple, elegant look of the Hudson dining set will match almost any décor. It has also been constructed from rich, strong hardwood that guarantees a long lifespan for your table and chairs.

Modlift Furniture: Bedroom

Modloft Bed Naturally, the most important piece for your bedroom is your bed! Modloft has a selection of innovative, fashion-forward platform beds that will instantly give your room a dramatic, modern look.

Modloft Bed from the Modloft Waverly collection.

For an extremely low-profile look, the Waverly platform bed delivers. Its dramatic deep wenge stain and slightly curved frame gives the bed a certain elegance.

Simple Nightstand Pair it with the matching Modloft Waverly Nightstand to give your bedroom an overall spectacular look!

Modloft Platform Modloft Platform

Modloft Dresser Hopefully you’ve got the ceiling height to pull off this striking platform bed! The classic black and white upholstery and the tiny tufts in the headboard add a really dynamic look to your bedroom. The Modloft Monroe Dresser offsets the white in the headboard, as does the

Minimalist Modern Mirror Modloft Norfolk Minimalist Modern Mirror.

Modloft Platform Bed Modloft Platform Bed

Mobile Bookcase A bit more neutral than the white Ludlow model, the warm brown model is inviting and cozy-looking. Try pairing it with the black, geometric Modloft Columbia Mobile Bookcase and then pop some white into the mix with the

White Nightstand Modloft Ludlow Nightstand in White.

Modloft Furniture Modloft Prince Recessed Platform Bed

The innovative design of the Prince platform bed actually lowers the mattress into the frame, making you as close to the ground as possible.

Wenge Nightstand Contrast the soft white of the bed with a dark brown nightstand, like the Modloft Ludlow Nightstand in Wenge.

Modloft Wenge Dresser Finish off your bedroom with the Modloft Ludlow Dresser in Wenge in the same deep brown.

Create a modern masterpiece in your home with furnishings from Modloft! Amazing furniture pieces just think of the design you can create with Modloft!

Nicolette Interior Design Diva

Sitcom Furniture

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Brand Spotlight – Sitcom Furniture – Sitcom Bedroom Furniture

Established in 1991 straight out of Oakland, California, Sitcom Furniture focuses on transitional, contemporary pieces that will never go out of style.

The very first piece from Sitcom was a unique, modern-style folding chair, and their company name was taken from the chair’s function. The chair was meant to be “sit” on, and it was “com”pact, therefore inventing the name Sitcom. Today, the Sitcom brand is known for its creative and up-to-date designs, and recently won the 2008 A.D.I. (Advanced Design and Innovation) award in the Major Collection category.

If you’re looking for pieces that are unique, yet have staying power, Sitcom Furniture is your answer.

Cymax Stores offers a great number of Sitcom’s collections, so take a look through them, read their descriptions, and decide what pieces will work for you in your home.

Sitcom Furniture: Alison

Chic and sophisticated, the Allison collection features smooth curvature and darkened hardwood to really give your living space some class.

Console Table Sitcom Alison Collection Solid Birch Console Table with Glass Table Top

Hardwood Arm Chair Sitcom Alison Collection Solid Hardwood Arm Chair with White Vinyl Cushion (Min. Order of 2)

Sitcom Dining Room Table Sitcom Alison Collection Solid Hardwood Round Dining Table with Tempered Glass Table Top

Sitcom Furniture: Audrey

The Audrey collection’s biggest highlight is its gorgeous use of ash and walnut veneers. If you love the warm, simple look of redwood, opt for pieces from Audrey.

Sitcom Platform Bed Sitcom Audrey Collection Platform Bed

Sitcom Dresser Sitcom Audrey Collection 3 Drawer Dresser

Sitcom Tall Chest Sitcom Audrey Collection 4 Drawer Tall Chest

Sitcom Furniture: Austin

The Austin collection is the darker, more masculine version of Audrey. Look for an impressive black finish and brushed nickel hardware featured in this collection.

Modern Platform BedSitcom Austin Collection Platform Bed

Sitcom Black Nightstand Sitcom Austin Collection Nightstand

Sloping Mirror Sitcom Austin Collection Sloping Mirror

Sitcom Furniture: Beckett

Featuring glass accents and finished in dark chocolate, the Bennett collection is strong, straight-lined, and stunningly simple.

TV Stand Sitcom Beckett Collection TV Stand

Glass Dining Room Table Sitcom Beckett Collection Center Glass Dining Table

Microber Chair & Ottoman Sitcom Beckett Collection Chair and Ottoman

Sitcom Furniture: Blake

The unique dark wenge finishing featured in the Blake collection gives off a dramatic, yet efficient look to any home.

Dining Room Buffet Sitcom Blake Collection Buffet

Sitcom Shelf Sitcom Blake Collection Shelf

Round End Table Sitcom Blake Collection Round End Table Pedestal

Sitcom Furniture: Chandra

Rounded woodwork featured in the Chandra collection is charming, bold, and fashion-forward. Ideal for homeowners who like to stand out!

Modern Hall Table Sitcom Chandra Collection Modern Hall Table

Oval Wood Coffee Table Sitcom Chandra Collection Coffee Table

Side Table Sitcom Chandra Collection Side Table

Sitcom Furniture: Cosmo

Focused on “Zen” and well-being, the Cosmo collection is all about simplicity. Featuring dark-stained solid birch hardwood, Cosmo is designed to make a living space stress-free.

Square Glass Coffee Table Sitcom Cosmo Collection Square Glass Coffee Table

Ottoman Cube Sitcom Cosmo Collection Ottoman Cube

Shelves Sitcom Cosmo Collection Shelves

Sitcom Furniture: Dec ‘O’

With a rich mocha cherry finish, the Dec ‘O’ collection offers a luxurious, contemporary look. It pulls the ‘O’ from its name into its design by featuring circular woodworking throughout.

Round Dining Table Sitcom Dec ‘O’ Collection Round Dining Table Set

Modern Office Chair Sitcom Dec ‘O’ Collection Office Chair

Glass Side Table Sitcom Dec ‘O’ Collection Side Table

Sitcom Furniture: Edo

Drawing influence from the modern, minimal style of Japanese décor, the Edo collection is made from solid mahogany and showcases the simplicity of Japanese design.

Sitcom Edo Platform Bed Sitcom Edo Japanese Style Platform Bed 3 Piece Bedroom Set

Japanese Design Night Stand Sitcom Edo Japanese Style Nightstand

Sitcom Mirror Sitcom Edo Japanese Mirror

Sitcome Furniture: Hida

Built from solid, rustic oak, the Hida collection is also inspired by Asian design. The unique angular shapes featured in Hida’s pieces makes a living space seem balanced and inviting.

Bedroom Set 3 Piece Sitcom Hida Collection 3 Piece Bedroom Set

Sitcom Dining Room Buffet Sitcom Hida Collection Buffet

Sitcom Loveseat Sitcom Hida Collection Oatmeal Loveseat

Sitcom Furniture: Jasmine

The Jasmine collection is delightfully retro, featuring lots of curves and exposed legs. It features warm colours that will brighten up your living space.

Modern Lounge Chair Sitcom Jasmine Taupe Lounge Chair

Sitcom Modern Sofa Sitcom Jasmine Buckwheat Lounge Sofa

Modern Loveseat Sitcom Jasmine Java Lounge Loveseat

Sitcome Furniture: Sasha

Wood and glass come together beautifully in the Sasha collection. Flared legs, brushed nickel hardware, and daring mirror-tops gives off a transitional feel.

Wood Sofa Table Sitcom Sasha Collection Sofa Table

Wood End Table SitcomSitcom Sasha Collection End Table

Mirrored Coffee Table Sitcom Sasha Collection Coffee Table

Sitcom Furniture: Stockton

With pecan finishing and faux leather cushions, the Stockton collection offers pure comfort not only in its feel, but its appearance as well.

Trestle Dining Room Table Sitcom Stockton Collection Trestle Dining Table

Sitcom Dining Room Chair Sitcom Stockton Collection Dining Arm Chair (Min. Order of 2)

Dining Buffet Sitcom Stockton Collection Dining Buffet

Sitcom Furniture: Stratus

The ultra-modern Stratus collection features clean, sleek wooden slats that offer a special touch to any updated space.

Bedroom Chest Sitcom Stratus Collection Bedroom Chest

Sitcom Sofa Sitcom Stratus Collection Oatmeal Sofa

Hardwood Shelf Sitcom Stratus Collection Shelf

Sitcome Furniture: Taylor

The Taylor collection has an urban loft feel, featuring geometrical shapes and a stunning Java wood finish. Perfect for a home that has a lot of proportion.

Glass TV Stand Sitcom Taylor Collection Media Buffet

Nesting Coffee Tables Sitcom Taylor Collection 3 Pcs Set Wood Coffee

Leather Club Chair Brown Sitcom Taylor Collection Leather Club Chair (Min. Order of 2)

Sitcome Furniture: Turin

Visually appealing with its bold Java finish and vinyl cushions, the Turin collection is an intricate take on the modern style.

Dining Table With Leaf Sitcom Turin Collection Dining Table With Leaf

25 Inch Bar Stool Sitcom Turin Collection 25" Bar Chair (Min. Order of 2)

Dining Side Chair Sitcom Turin Collection Dining Side Chair (Min. Order of 2)

You can mix and match these Sitcom Furniture for some inspired design fusion! Nicolette Interior Design Diva

Lexington Furniture

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Brand Spotlight – Lexington Furniture Home Brands

Developed in 1901, Lexington Home Brands Inc. built up their reputable leading name in the furnishing industry by constantly progressing designs throughout the century. Today, Lexington Furniture promises is to deliver innovative looks, exceptional handiwork, and superb detailing – making them the go-to brand for high quality furniture.   Take a look at their furinture I bet you will find a piece or two that you will want to add to your home!

On top of that, the Tommy Bahama Home, Liz Claiborne Home, Nautica, Trump Home, Bob Timberlake, and Palmer Home brands are under Lexington’s highly regarded umbrella. If you are looking for a wide selection to choose from, look no further than Lexington Home Brands.

Lexington Home Brands currently has four furniture collections available from Cymax Stores – Zacara, Long Cove, Barclay Square, and Hancock Park. No matter what design style is your taste, you’ll find a collection to identify with!


The Zacara collection is all about dark wood stains, metallic details and straight lines – the essence of modern style. Zacara features elegant champagne-tinted hardware, and elaborate zebrano wood finish.

Lexington Furniture Bedroom:

Uphostered Headboard Lexington Zacara Peninsula Upholstered Panel Bed with Multiple Fabric Options-

9 Drawer Dresser Lexington Zacara Lowell 9 Drawer Triple Bedroom Dresser

Lexington Furniture Dining Room:

Lexington Dining Room Table Lexington Zacara Movida Extendable and Adjustable Height Bistro or Dining Table

Lexington Dining Room Chair Lexington Zacara Kimpton Upholstered Side Chair with Cream Fabric(Set of 2)

Lexington Furniture Living Room:

Lexington Furniture TV Console Lexington Zacara Kitano 2 Drawer Entertainment/TV Console

Lexington Coffee End Table Glass Top Lexington Zacara Crescent Low Cocktail End Table with Glass Top

Lexington Furniture Long Cove

Plenty of curvature, detailing, shades, and patterns make up the Long Cove collection – channelling a country style. The Long Cove collection has been treated to look like a charming antique that’s been revived.

Lexington Furniture Bedroom:

Lexington Furniture Panel Bed Lexington Long Cove Southampton Panel Bed in Shell White

Lexington Furniture Wood Chest Lexington Long Cove Lake Shores Tall 5 Drawer Wood Chest with Midnight Brown Wood Finish

Lexington Furniture Dining Room:

Lexington White Dining Room Table Lexington Long Cove Bridgeport Extendable Rectangular Dining Table in Shell White Wood Finish

Dining Room Side Chair Lexington Long Cove Summerville Side Chair with Beige Fabric in Midnight Brown Finish (Set of 2)

Lexington Furniture Living Room:

Lexington Coffee Table Lexington Long Cove Fairfield Round Coffee Table in Coral Pink Finish

Lexington Bookcase Lexington Long Cove 5 Shelf Bayville Barrister Bookcase with 6 Sliding Glass Doors in Midnight Brown Finish

Barclay Square

Regal, rich, and distressed – that’s how one would describe the traditional style of the Barclay Square collection. They offer a new twist to the classic British style with time-honoured detailing, yet updated patterns.

Lexington Furniture Bedroom:

Lexington Distressed Leather Bed Lexington Barclay Square St. Regis Distressed Leather Panel Bed

Brownstone Mirror Lexington Barclay Square Essex Rectangle Distressed Brownstone Mirror

Lexington Furniture Dining Room:

7 Piece Dining Room Set Lexington Barclay Square Abingdon 7 Piece Round Dining Set

Lexington China Cabinet Lexington Barclay Square Highbury Distressed Brownstone China Cabinet

Lexington Furniture Living Room:

Brown Stone TV Stand Lexington Barclay Square Westminster Distressed Brownstone TV Stand

Gold Coffee Table Lexington Barclay Square Amherst Rectangle Glass Top Gold Coffee Table

Hancock Park

Hancock Park’s collection is a marriage of contemporary and classic style – making it transitional. Polished hardware and warm wood finishes give the Hancock Park collection a cozy, relaxed feel.

Lexington Furniture Bedroom:

Lexington Four Poster Bed Lexington Hancock Park Wilshire Poster Bed with Obsidian Finish

Lexington 3 Drawer Chest Lexington Hancock Park Paramount 3 Drawer Chest with Cognac Wood Finish

Lexington Furniture Dining Room:

Oval Dining Room Table Lexington Hancock Park Olympic Oval Extendable Dining Table with Cognac Wood Finish

Lexington Dining Buffet Lexington Hancock Park Melrose 4 Door Dining Buffet in Cognac Finish with Stone Top and Wine Rack

Lexington Furniture Living Room:

Square Coffee Table Lexington Hancock Park Van Ness Square Coffee Table with Cognac Wood Finish and Obsidian Trim Accents

Accent Table Lexington Hancock Park Catalina Round Accent Table with Cognac Finish and Black Obsidian Stone Top

The Tommy Bahama corporation, one of Lexington’s licensed brands, is inspired by the relaxed Caribbean lifestyle that motivated millions of people to take it easy. Established in 1993, the Tommy Bahama brand offers the best in comfort with the Tommy Bahama Home collection. The tranquil, heavenly furniture from this tasteful brand meets the company’s goal to promote classy island living in a busy, hectic world. Their laid-back, yet stylish designs use materials like cane, rattan, wood finishing, soft fabrics, and durable leather. The many Tommy Bahama Home collections symbolize the ideal look of extravagance in a quaint form that will make your home a restful place to live your life.


The Kingstown collection focuses on darker woods, traditional styles, and even incorporates trendy animal print into the mix. It also features brass hardware and intricate carving details.

Tommy Bahama Bedroom:

Tommy Bahama Poster Bed Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Sovereign Poster Bed in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Chest Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Stony Point Chest in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Dining Room:

Tommy Bahama Dining Room Table Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Bonaire Round Dining Table in Cassis

Tommy Bahama Dining Room Chair Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Edwards Arm Chair in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Living Room:

Entertainment Console Kingstown Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Wellington Entertainment Console in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Cocktail Coffee Table Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Plantation Cocktail Table in Tamarind


The Rumba Del Sol collection is all about rich, warm mahogany finishing and is influenced by the English Colonial style and Cabana Coastal style put together. Antique copper hardware and beautifully carved details finish off the Rumba Del Sol pieces.

Tommy Bahama Bedroom:

High Poster Bed Tommy Bahama Home Rumba Del Sol High Poster Bed in Warm Mahogany

Tommy Bahama Bedroom Chest Tommy Bahama Home Rumba Del Sol Chest On Chest in Warm Mahogany

Tommy Bahama Dining Room:

Tommy Bahama Dining Table Tommy Bahama Home Rumba Del Sol Rectangular Dining Table in Warm Mahogany

Tommy Bahama Dining Chair Tommy Bahama Home Rumba Del Sol Arm Chair in Warm Mahogany

Tommy Bahama Living Room:

Bistro Table Tommy Bahama Home Rumba Del Sol Bistro Table in Warm Mahogany

Small End Table Tommy Bahama Home Rumba Del Sol Mariel Entertainment Console in Warm Mahogany