Yearly Archive: 2013

Last-minute Christmas furniture shopping list

December 13, 2013Are you making your list and checking it twice?  While it ‘tis the season to be jolly, the Christmas holiday period can also be one of stress as you are trying to get everything organised from presents to the Christmas turkey to making sure that you have enough space to accommodate extra houseguests!  No need...
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Beds R Us Mattresses – New SwissTek Range

December 4, 2013Beds ‘R’ Us is Australia’s largest independent bedding retailer and is NOW exclusive in Geelong to Thriftway Furniture Megastore.  With an extensive range of top quality mattresses, which are made by the world leaders in bedding technology, Sleepyhead, there is a bed to suit every age, shape and size.  Better sleep means less aging, more...
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Outdoor furniture trends for summer

October 13, 2013With summer fast approaching, it makes sense to start considering your outdoor entertaining requirements and, having the latest in outdoor designer furniture is usually high up on this list!  Trends in furniture come and go and a new patio or dining setting can really transform your deck, backyard or outdoor space into a great place...
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Industrial bar stools – the latest kitchen accessory

October 10, 2013Spending Sunday morning sitting around the kitchen bench enjoying brekky with the kids is a much-loved past time.  The humble bar stool has been a staple in the kitchen for many decades and it has really become a statement piece in the last few years with the new style of uber-cool “industrial stools.”  Rather than...
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What to look for when buying a recliner

September 20, 2013A good quality recliner can be one of the best purchases for your home, especially if the fit and price are right!  Choosing a recliner that blends in seamlessly with your other furniture is pretty important, but above all, focus on comfort as that is what this style chair is ultimately built for.  One of...
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Lounge suites for all ages

July 30, 2013Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y Baby Boomers are generally a practical bunch when it comes to choosing a lounge suite.  They know what their style is and regard comfortability and support as paramount.  Born between 1946 and 1964, the Baby Boomers have always driven the economy, including the housing boom and regard high-quality...
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Bedroom furniture trends in Geelong

July 5, 2013Staying up-to-date with the latest fashion in clothes and shoes is something we have become accustomed to, but did you know that trends also come and go in the world of bedroom furniture? For instance, traditional dressing tables that were once a staple in the bedrooms of women and little girls, alike, are now almost...
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The Right Dining Setting for your Family

June 26, 2013Finding the right dining room furniture for your family’s needs is similar to purchasing a new mattress for the bedroom or lounge suite for the living area – it will be used daily and comfortability is paramount.  The dining room table is the place where your family can gather over a meal and discuss the...
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How to care for leather furniture

June 2, 2013The thought of sinking into a luxurious leather sofa or kicking back on a leather recliner after a hard day’s work is priceless.  It’s for this very luxury and pure relaxation that makes leather furniture so popular amongst various other reasons such as its longevity (which is approximately 10 years) and resistance to spills (as...
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Creating the ultimate Home Entertainment Room!

May 31, 2013Why go to the movies when you can create the “Gold Class” experience at home?  This may sound a little outlandish and extreme, but many people are opting to add a home theatre room to their house, these days.  There’s also the “Man Cave” that is creeping into backyard sheds everywhere.  It’s a male sanctuary,...
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