Design Ideas

Bedding Essentials, Featuring New Robert Allen Designs

Bedding Essentials, Featuring New Robert Allen Designs
Posted by Laura Beth Hamm  in Design Ideas, Featured Fabrics

When I blog about our fabrics on Cushion Source, I am constantly thinking of ways to use our fabrics. Just recently we got the new Robert Allen fabrics in stock. Because I help with placing our fabrics on Cushion Source, I was able to get a hands-on experience with these new fabrics. (When we add new fabrics to our system, we take samples and photograph them so that what you see in the fabric gallery are high quality representations of the fabric.)

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Game Week: Alabama vs. Texas A&M

Game Week: Alabama vs. Texas A&M
Posted by Laura Beth Hamm  in Design Ideas, Seasons & Trends

As a follow-up to the Classy Custom Collegiate Décor post, I wanted to focus on this weekend’s big game: University of Alabama vs. Texas A&M. Even if you’re not a college football fan, you still probably know this is a huge deal. It might even be the biggest game in college football this season.

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Inspirational Styles and Movements: Volume 2

Inspirational Styles and Movements: Volume 2
Posted by Laura Beth Hamm  in Customer Stories, Design Ideas

Anyone that knows me knows that I adore mid-century modern furniture. Although I don’t completely decorate my home with it, my collection has somehow surpassed my storage space. I have always found this era of industrial and architectural design quite interesting.

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It’s a Jungle Out There | How to Bring Animal Prints into Your Home Without Going All Snooki

It’s a Jungle Out There | How to Bring Animal Prints into Your Home Without Going All Snooki
Posted by Gina Fonseca  in Design Ideas, Tips & Tricks

Animal prints are a classic look to accent your home with, and by classic I mean prehistoric. Earliest historical findings show that animal pelts were worn as clothing. As we learned how to weave and make textiles, furs became more of a source of warmth in the winter months; fur coats, blankets, rugs kept us cozy during harsh cold spells. As we began building permanent structures for shelter and bringing fire indoors with us, furs became more of a sign of wealth and status. Fast-forwarding to the last 60+ decades where wearing fur was fashionable to now when we are much more conscious of our furry friends – we have a lot of options when it comes to incorporating animal prints and faux furs into our homes.

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