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Holiday Gift Guide: For the In-Laws

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

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We don’t want you to feel cheap, but there are some great gifts you can buy for your in-laws, all under $100. They make you look good and feel great that you didn’t spend as much as they think you did. Sometimes that can be a good thing.


Sauder Original Cottage Coffee Table in Melon Yellow
Sauder Original Coffee Table in Melon Yellow This great little cottage table by Sauder will brighten up any room including the family cottage or your in-laws’  condo or townhome. Or you can go all out and purchase the matching end table. This pastel yellow will look fabulous with rustic grey weathered wood, or in a nice crisp white room. Accentuate the yellows with a few little pillows or trinkets, but don’t over-do it. You want the table to be the center of attention in this room.


IMAX Corporation  Galvanized 4-Bottle Wine Caddy
IMAX Corporation Galvanized 4-Bottle Wine Caddy
This is a fabulous little find for the in-laws who love to entertain. If your mother-in-law is always hosting dinner parties and family gatherings, this will be the perfect addition. It is small enough to hide when not in use, and is perfect for the home with an Arts & Crafts or West Coast feel to it. You can also use this if the home is very avante garde and has a unique blend of cement, refurbished barn planks, and industrial steel. Even the family cottage, where everyone gathers for the mini reunions, would make great use of this wine caddy by IMAX Corporation.


Coaster Dice Ottoman Faux Leather in Brown
Coaster Dice Ottoman Faux Leather in Brown
How much entertainment can one piece of furniture provide? I’ll give you a hint: gather around a bunch of grandchildren and a giant rollable die, and you have yourself hours of entertainment as the grandchildren make up endless new games. This contemporary faux leather ottoman designed by Coaster is going to make a great addition to any contemporary styled home. You can even make this ottoman work in a room that has more of a modern/urban feel to it.


IMAX Corporation Glory American Flag Wall Decor (Set of 6)
IMAX Corporation Glory American Flag Wall Decor (Set of 6)
The very patriotic father-in-law would even appreciate this six-piece vintage Americana flag resting on the wall. This is a perfect addition to any rustic, vintage home, or even the old farm house. IMAX Corporation has designed this with a beautifully rustic weathered look that brings back memories of days of yore.

Holiday Gift Guide

Friday, November 29th, 2013

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Every Christmas there seems to be a little uncertainty of what exactly to get him or her. Here are a few great ideas to kick-start your shopping.

Home Styles Bedford Home Bar Cabinet in Ebony

Home Styles Bedford Home Bar Cabinet in Ebony

Men love their man-cave. There’s no denying that. A few great additions will help create the ultimate place for the man in your life to hang out with the guys on game day. Hillsdale’s pub table set has a very warm, traditional pub feel. It’s a great place for the guys to sit while watching the pool tournament. Or try pairing it up with the Howard Miller game table for poker nights. Top the room addition off with a HomeStyles contemporary bar cabinet in black.


Park View 3 Piece Pub Table with Stools in Medium Brown Oak  by  Hillsdale

Hillsdale Park View 3 Piece Pub Table with Stools in Medium Brown Oak


Howard Miller Ithaca Round Game Table

Howard Miller Ithaca Round Game Table



South Shore Crea Craft Table in Pure White

South Shore Crea Craft Table in Pure White

Some women are crafty while others enjoy a nice glass of vino in the evenings. The crafting lady who has always wanted a place to disperse the crafts, aside from the dining room table, will absolutely adore the South Shore craft table. The simple, modular design will fit into almost any space within the home–perfect for sewing or scrapbooking.


Winsome Wine Butler with Glass Rack in Dark Espresso

Winsome Wine Butler with Glass Rack in Dark Espresso

If you also purchase the small Winsome wine butler, she can enjoy a glass of her favorite wine while she crafts. Now, if the woman in your life has been on you about getting a small kitchen island to add some baking space, you can do that, too.

Powell Furniture Pennfield Butcher Block Black Kitchen Island

Powell Furniture Pennfield Butcher Block Black Kitchen Island

Powell’s kitchen island has a beautiful traditional feel with ample storage for her bakeware. Pick up a couple of matching stools to create a nice homework space for the kids as well.