Thriftway Furniture Blog

Multi-functional furniture – how to get more bang for your buck!

March 28, 2014Let’s face it, we are living in a pretty tough economy and if we can save a dollar here and there, every little bit counts, right?  Imagine having furniture that has multiple purposes, whether it was intentionally designed that way or if you were just clever enough to realise its multi-functional potential!  Here are a...
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Lift chairs in Geelong

March 19, 2014Great for the young and the not so young, an Electric Lift Chair is the ultimate in comfort and convenience. One of the main features of electric lift chairs is how easy they are to use, just plug them in and push the button and you’re relaxing with your feet up. As simple as that!...
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Proudly supporting Australian-made Sleepyhead Mattresses

February 24, 2014As a family and locally-owned furniture store, sourcing Australian-made furniture and bedding products (where available) is of utmost importance to us at Thriftway Furniture Megastore. That’s why stocking high-quality, Australian-made mattresses from the leaders in bedding technology, Sleepyhead, was the perfect fit for our Megastore in Geelong. In fact, Sleepyhead is exclusive to Beds R...
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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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