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Keeping Control of the Clutter: Storage Solutions for Every Room
By Emily Render
9/22/2017 2:30:00 PM  

Keeping Control of the Clutter: Storage Solutions for Every Room | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
If you’re anything like us, you get excited about the latest and greatest, whether that’s a new pair of kicks, a new buzzy tech gadget, or new home décor. But as much as fun as all that stuff is, it also takes up a lot of space.

If reselling or donating a lot of the clutter aren’t options (or the option we sometimes dream out: moving out to a new house to start fresh), smart storage is the solution to keeping your house organized. Check out these ideas that work for a range of spaces, from small loft apartments to multi-level houses.

Best for the Bedroom Closet

Seasonal Clothing: What do you do about winter sweaters when it’s their turn to hibernate? Tuck them away in this wooden vintage trunk or an ottoman with storage that you won’t mind displaying all year.
Kim Gray Script Shoe Storage Ottoman | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Clothing: Introducing your new best friends: Ladder bookcases. It can be used as a replacement for drawers or even a closet. It’s a perfect way to show off your cute clothes and accessories.
Select 5 Shelf Bookcase | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Jewelry & Accessories: Overabundance of accessories? Mirror jewelry armoires open up to reveal hooks and shelves for your collection.
Lorelai Cheval Wood Mirror with Jewelry Storage | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

For a DIY alternative you can use some spare nails, find some wall space, and hang your necklaces and/or hats.

Best for the Hall Closet

Seasonal Décor: Do you love decorating for the holidays? In the off seasons, you can store them in one of these handsome trunks. Or, get all three and stack them neatly!
Wood Boxcar Trunks | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Best for the Kitchen

Kitchen Gadgets & Wine Storage: Kitchen island tables bring more surface space, wine storage, and a kitchen table all in one.
Slater Ivory Storage Kitchen Island | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Countertop Items: Group kitchen must-haves like all your coffee brewing essentials with baskets and trays that take up little of your kitchen’s surface space.
Katie Ottoman Tray | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressVIP Home Metal Containers | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Best for the Entryway

Narrow Hallways: Mirrors give the illusion of more space and brings life to your entryway’s walls
Gold Starburst Mirror 42" | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Bags & Shoes: An accent piece like one of these charming benches to not only bring a chic look to the area, but also the perfect place to sit while you put on your shoes before you run out the door

Kennedy Rustic Weathered Gray Storage Bench | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Jackets & Scarves:
This piece offers a smart design with a place to hang jackets, store scarves, and keep all your out-the-door essentials ready and organized.
Santa Fe Hall Tree | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Bonus: Best for Pet Owners

Create a space for your favorite furry friend in any room of your house with one of these pet station pieces! Let your puppy snooze next to their leash and toys.
Juno Dog Bed With Leash Hooks, Cushion and Storage Drawer | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress


These ideas just scratch the surface of the world of space-saving style. What are your favorite ways to save space in your home?
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Mid-Century Madness: 3 Steps to Your Favorite Retro Home Style
By Emily Render
8/24/2017 11:39:00 AM  
Mid-Century Madness: 3 Steps to Your Favorite Retro Home Style | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong time period. Example: I love the Mid-Century vibe. If you’re like me and inspired by the amazing 1960’s styles of Mad Men and obsessing over Mid-Century Modern Pinterest boards, here are some easy, “why didn’t I think of that” ways to bring your madness for Mid-Century into your everyday life.

1. Start With Mid-Century Staples

You want to find those core furniture pieces that scream retro. My personal favorites would have to be the chairs. I mean, come on—how cute, fun, and comfy do these chairs look? Button-tufted backs and flared legs (often wooden) are trademarks of Mid-Century chairs.
Ashley Pelsor Orange Accent Chair | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressMid Century Sachi Teal Chair | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

If you need more seating, try a vintage-inspired sofa or sectional. Look for track style arms and an overall minimalist, square shape.
Ashley Chento Jute Mid Century Sofa | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressPenngrove Granite Sectional | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Pick any core piece of furniture to center your Mid-Century Modern room around. The sky—er, ceiling—is the limit!

2. Bolden the Look With Brights

Adding bright, vibrant colors to your current decor is a great solution to getting the look without breaking the bank. Check out Olivia’s 1960s-inspired living room that she shared with us on Instagram.
Olivia's Mid-Century Modern Living Room | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Colorful accent pillows add to the retro feel. Solid colors work well, but so do patterns like polka dots and geometric shapes. Try colors like red, teal, lime green, and mustard yellow.
Polka Dots Indoor/Outdoor 18" Pillow | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressSolid Red Indoor/Outdoor Pillow | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

3. Finish With Spiffy, Shiny Shapes

Whether you’re building your room from the ground up or just adding to your foundation, no one can deny the incredible shapes and bold metals that Mid-Century Modern style highlights. Lighting is essential, so this is a great tool to bridge the practical with your preferred time period. Like the other pieces above, they use clean lines.
Gold Marble Globe Floor Lamp | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressMetal Tripod Table Lamp | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Metallic accents will reflect that light and make the room even brighter.
Gold Metal Abstract Sculpture | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Gold Starburst Wall Clock | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress


Still want more?

Find the latest and greatest on our Mid-Century Modern Style page.
Mid-Century Madness: 3 Steps to Your Favorite Retro Home Style | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
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How to Host an Easter Meal in 4 Steps
By Emily Render
4/10/2017 3:36:00 PM  

How to Host an Easter Meal in 4 Steps | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
One of the best parts of Easter: Reconnecting with the family.

One of the most stressful parts of Easter: Prepping for the family to come over.

If you are hosting Easter brunch or dinner this year, you don’t need to totally transform your dining room. One tweak might be all you need to get ready for an elegant Easter dinner. Here are our 4 tips for a smooth family gathering for Easter.
Step 1: Focus on the Dining Table | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Focus on your dining table. Gathering your loved ones around the table to enjoy an Easter feast is all about the food, the conversation, and whom you share it with. A decorated table sets the stage: Flowers in vases, spring decor, and pastel colors make the focal point of your holiday festive and inviting.
Somerton Claire 9 Piece Dining Table Set | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Somerton Sophisticate 9 Piece Dining Set | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Somerton Soho 7 Piece Dining Set | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
21" Rabbit | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress UMA Ceramic Family Jar 6"W X 12" | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress 12" Leaf Pomander Ball | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress 9" Sheep | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Step 2: Make Your Seating Flexible | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Make your seating flexible. Not sure if those cousins will really show up? Or maybe you have a last-minute addition to the guest list? Make sure you can adjust your seating arrangement as necessary. Store extra chairs or a long bench against the wall, and if the cousins don’t make it after all, you can use those spots to hold the kids’ Easter baskets during your meal.
Alpine Ridge Contemporary Pub Dining Bench | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Ashley Mestler Distressed Ivory Set of 2 Dining Chairs | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress  Holland Bench without Back | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Step 3: Stay Organized | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Stay organized. What’s going to be your biggest challenge for this Easter holiday? (Besides those cousins who never remember to RSVP, natch.) Need more storage? A display area? A place to lay out food? Whatever your need, be sure to make the decisions ahead of your event to prevent panicked searches for more wine,  wine glasses, additional serving ware, napkins, tablecloths, serving trays, large serving bowls, or anything else you might need.

  • Consider a chest or china cabinet with built-in cabinets or wine rack. Bonus: They’re a pretty spot to display the china you inherited from grandma
  • To serve a buffet-style dinner, choose a sideboard, buffet, or long side table
  • To display Easter decorations and keep the Easter baskets out of reach until the hunt, you would be well-served with the high shelving of an elegant etagere
 Somerton Claire Cherry and Cream Leather Accent Chest | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Somerton Sophisticate Dining Server | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressSomerton Claire Lune Cherry Etagere | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Pulaski Park Heights Bar | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Step 3: Stay Organized | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Keep the kids happy. If you are entertaining a bunch of little egg-hunters on Easter, they are going to love sitting at the kids table this year. With its pastel colors, this pint-sized Easter dining table will still match your decorations. Be sure to add a plastic tablecloth if they’re dying eggs—memories are best remembered on Instagram, not on the furniture.
Kinzie Kids 5 Piece Table Set | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress


Happy Easter from Weekends Only! What do you need to be ready to host this Easter?

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Top Picks: New Patio Furniture
By Emily Render
3/22/2017 3:28:00 PM  

Top Picks: New Patio Furniture | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Spring is officially here and summer is around the corner! Celebrate the warming weather by treating yourself to some outdoor furniture from our awesome selection at Weekends Only. Check out our handpicked favorites.

Outdoor Dining

When choosing an dining set to entertain family and friends in the outdoors, think about how many you’ll want to seat around a typical meal. Also consider how much space you have on your patio–the more chairs you try to fit around the table, the more space you will need for guests to pull their chairs in and out.

If you like the classic wrought iron look, this elegant Geneva dining set would be a good choice for seating 6.
Geneva Oval Table and 6 Chairs | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressThe light color of the Maui all-weather wicker combined with the splash of color from the cobalt blue seat cushions will lighten up a shady patio or covered porch.
Maui Ivory and Cobalt Blue Wicker 7 Piece Outdoor Dining Set | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
If you are looking for space to spread out and lounge while you eat outside, consider a big outdoor sectional with a cocktail table and built-in end tables, like the La Hoya.
La Hoya 2 Piece Sectional With Denim Blue Cushions | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Outdoor Seating

Do you need extra seating on the patio, in the backyard, on a garden path, or on your porch? The Butterfly Mosaic Bench and Sunny Butterfly Chair will brighten any outside area. Beautiful details like a butterfly back, a bright yellow color, or a mosaic tile seat can bring your outdoor areas to life.
Butterfly Mosaic Bench | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressSunny Butterfly Chair | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
There is nothing like rocking in a warm breeze. A rocking bench like the Daphne Metal Rocking Bench, with its intricate metal back and curled arms, helps set the scene for many happy moments on your patio or porch.
Daphne Metal Rocking Bench | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Most outdoor seating areas will need at least a couple chairs that are practical, easy to move, and quick-drying. The Hollywood Chair is the perfect piece to add a little extra seating with a fun splash of color. Seats like these dry quickly because of its thin textilene fabric and keep their color vivid with UV protectant quality. They also stack when they aren’t needed.
Hollywood Green Chair | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Where there was once only an empty patio, you can now create a spot to relax, chat, and sip iced tea. All you need is the help of two seats and a table. The Bayside Set is extra comfy and functional with its contrasting-stripe padded seating and small marble-painted glass table.
Bayside Set of 2 Cushioned Rockers and 24" Round Table | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Outdoor Accents

When adding accents, choose pieces that make your patio or porch not only more attractive but also more functional. The more it serves your needs, the more it will be used. And we all need more outside time!

Convenient and easy to place, this small Castle Rock end table has an ice bucket compartment below its latticed top, which means it’s ready for after-dinner drinks.
Castle Rock Ice Bucket End Table | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Fire pits give light and warmth and draw everyone to them,. Perfect for family fun on a summer night, the Stack Stone Propane Fire Pit is a beautiful quick-start fire pit, accented by black stacked stones around the base. S’mores not included, but always encouraged.
Stack Stone Propane Fire Pit | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
To make the outdoors more hospitable, we need a little protection from the elements. Add an umbrella to any outdoor space that doesn’t have full shade or protection from the rain. This 8’ Turquoise Market Umbrella adds a beautiful pop of color while providing shade and shelter to your outdoor area.
8' Turquoise Market Umbrella | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress


What furniture are you adding to your patio, deck, porch, or backyard this year?

See our full selection of patio furniture here.
Top Picks: New Patio Furniture | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

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Know Your Leather
By Emily Render
3/8/2017 9:42:00 AM  

Know Your Leather | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

What you know: Leather furniture is a classic home décor staple, and it never goes out of style.

What you might not know: There are 5 different kinds of leather furniture.

If you're shopping for leather, you might be wondering how each kind is different and which type of leather is right for you. Are looking for a more affordable way to get the look and feel of leather? Are you looking to invest in a high-quality leather piece that will last over a decade and age beautifully? Or are you looking for a piece with a balance of quality and convenience that is easy to maintain even with children and pets? Technological enhancements and the push for lower prices have created a huge range in leather types and qualities. Let’s look at the characteristics of the different types of leather we offer so you can get the most bang for your buck.

Know Your Leather | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

100% Top Grain Leather

100% Top Grain Leather pieces have top grain leather covering the entire piece of furniture. Top Grain Leather comes from the "top" or outermost, premium layer of cowhide. It’s the least processed and most natural of leather. This allows each piece to have a luxurious look and feel with a naturally breathable surface. Each 100% Top Grain Leather piece is extremely durable and ages beautifully, developing a unique patina, and can last 10-15 years if maintained well. It is best kept away from direct heat and sunlight and should be conditioned twice a year with leather conditioner. Because it’s the highest quality of leather, it is also the priciest. (But don’t worry—you’ll always find the best prices at Weekends Only!)

 El Paso Coffee Leather Chair | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Dallas Tobacco Sofa | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressRachlin Kingston All Leather Tufted Sofa | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

100% Leather

Our 100% Leather pieces have top grain leather covering the seating areas with split leather on sides and back. Split leather is the second layer after the top grain is cut off. It maintains the strong durability and luxurious look and feel of leather. While it loses some of the softness and natural grain look found in top grain leather, it still has a breathable surface. 100% leather is best kept away from direct heat and sunlight and should be conditioned twice a year.
Avis Gray All Leather Sofa with Contrast Stitching | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Simon Li London Silver All Leather Sofa | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Avis Cream All Leather Sofa with Contrast Stitching | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Leather Match

Our Leather Match pieces have top grain leather covering the seating areas (arms, back, and seat) with color-matched vinyl or bonded leather on the sides and back. The vinyl or bonded leather is processed to match the color and texture of top grain leather and gives the sides the look of leather at a much lower manufacturing cost, thus creating a lower price for shoppers. These pieces are best kept away from direct heat and sunlight and the leather seating section should be conditioned twice a year with leather conditioner.
Jude Brown Oversized Leather Power Recliner | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Violino Spalding Taupe Pub Back Leather Chair | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Sienna Leather Reclining Sofa | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Bonded Leather

Our Bonded Leather pieces offer the look of leather at a much lower price with man-made material from leather scraps mixed with polyurethane. Bonded leather is processed to match the color and texture of leather. Since it’s not genuine leather, it’s not as strong or durable as split or top grain leather. The leather content of the bonded material still maintains some durability, but these pieces will not be as long-lasting as top grain leather, especially if used often. The pieces are easy to maintain and clean and come in varying levels of quality. They may also be called "blended," "reconstituted," or "gel" leather.
Ashley Alliston Brown Tufted Bonded Leather Loveseat | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Paulie Bonded Leather Sofa | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Wallace Bonded Loveseat | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Faux Leather and High Performance Fabric

Our Faux Leather or High Performance Fabric pieces provide a leather look at the lowest cost. High performance fabric is created with polyester fabric in a polyurethane coating embossed and dyed to look like leather. Faux leather is made with polyurethane fabric or a combination of polyester and polyurethane. Both come in a range of textures and colors. They are water-repellent and stain and fade resistant, making these pieces easy to maintain and clean. It comes in varying levels of quality and may also be called "high performance," "pleather," or "vinyl."
Drew Gray Mid-Century Tufted Chair | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Ashley Charrell Black Faux Leather 5 Piece Dining Set | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Empress Black Contemporary Sofa and Loveseat | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress


What kind of leather is best for your home?

Tell us in the comments below!

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4 Ways to Max Out on Storage in a Small Space
By Emily Render
2/27/2017 1:27:00 PM  

4 Ways to Max Out on Storage in a Small Space | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Blog
Too much stuff. Not enough space. Sound like the story of your life?

You’ve pitched or donated what you don’t use anymore, but it still seems like your closet never has enough room.  Well, rest assured you don’t have to move into a bigger house or apartment to solve space issues because you have more storage options than your closet. Here are a few our favorite space-saving solutions…

Shelves, Bookcases, and Cabinets

Shelves are classic go-to storage for items like books and files. They don’t have to be the standard wall shelves either. Keep an eye out for furniture pieces that incorporate shelving into your home office, living room, bathroom, and other rooms without the additional bulk. Cabinets are a great option if you prefer to keep items out of sight.
Lilly Blue Accent Chest w/3 Cubbyholes, 2 Shelves, 3 Drawers Ashley Garletti End Table with Shelves
Sauder Dakota Oak Computer Desk with Hutch Sag Harbor Storage Cabinet

Seats with Secrets

Ottomans and benches have awesome perks. They can be used as extra seating or a comfy spot to prop your feet, but many also open to reveal storage handy for blankets, shoes, and anything else you don’t need every day. Try storage ottomans and benches with serving trays if you love hosting guests.
Kim Gray Script Shoe Storage Ottoman King Henry Storage Ottoman
Blasey Storage Bench with Serving Tray and Seating Cubes Jackson Gray Ottoman with Trays

Catching Zzz’s With Storage, Please

Storage beds are an awesome way of freeing up a bedroom or linen closet to be used for something else. They are also a great way to eliminate a dresser or even create more space for - that’s right! – more clothes. If you’re ever in need for another pillow or blanket in the middle of the night, you wouldn’t even have to get out of bed.
Mega Storage Black Queen BedCally King Bed With Storage
Camille King Storage Bed Townsend King Storage Bed

Kitchen & Dining Organization

If you need to make more space in your kitchen or dining area, try finding classic pieces with built-in storage or unique problem-solvers that will keep you organized.

  • If you don't have a kitchen pantry or yours is too small, create one with a kitchen cupboard or bar cabinet placed in a corner or narrow space between kitchen counters
  • Wish you had more counter space? Try a kitchen island with drawers, cabinets, shelves, a wine rack, or drop-down leaves. These super-functional pieces can also double as kitchen tables
  • Even the traditional dining room can deliver more storage than you might expect with under-table shelves, a tall china cabinet, or a sideboard/server/buffet (whichever term you prefer)
Seasons Kitchen Island Mission 7 Piece Dining Set with Storage Table
North Shore 2 Piece Crafted Dining Room China and BuffetSlater Ivory Storage Kitchen Island
Holland House Emily Dining Server with Wine StoragePulaski Park Heights Bar Cabinet

Where are you looking to create more storage in your home?

These are just a few examples of the wide variety of storage options out there. Be sure to browse our website for more ways to make your home its very best, or let us know in the comments what you're looking for—you might see your question answered in a future blog!
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Go Glam! 6 Steps to Award-Winning Party Hosting
By Emily Render
2/6/2017 3:53:00 PM  

Go Glam! 6 Steps to Award-Winning Party Hosting | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
 
A new year kicks off awards season, and if you’re throwing an awards show party, let us make glamorous entertaining easy for you. Whether you’re planning watch parties for the upcoming Grammys and Oscars or tucking these ideas away until the Country Music Awards, Tonys, or Emmys, here are some guaranteed crowd-pleasers for your red carpet debut!

1. Your Dream Bar

The “cocktail dress of furniture” is a core piece for every hosting event. This can be used to serve drinks, as a tabletop buffet, for easy access to your dishes. Plus, it’s an easy spot to display awards party décor.
Bailey Mirrored Wine Cabinet with Bottle and Glass Storage | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Vintage Black Bar | Weekends Only Furniture and MattressRustic Bar Back and Hutch | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

2. Trays at Your Service

If you want to be a fabulous host with ease, you’ll need some glamorous serving trays that do the work for you. Choose luxurious materials like gleaming silver or soft microfiber to accent your bartending and cooking talent. (Cooking here meaning the Oscars party essential – popcorn!)

King Henry Storage Ottoman | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Metal Mirror Tray | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

3. V.I.P. Seats

After filling your guests up with yummies, make sure your VIPs have “box seats.” And what better way to do that than a upscale leather sectional? Even the Fashion Police won’t find a problem with these styles.
Ashley Alliston Salsa Red Bonded Leather Sectional | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Lucas Leather Power Sectional | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
If you’d like a less a permanent fixture, try trendy fuzzy stools or bring out another ottoman.
Leoloa Set of 2 Accent Ottomans | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress White Faux Fur Stool | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Alliston Oversized Ottoman | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress


4. The Feature Presentation

If you’re watching an awards show, your TV will be the focal point, so make sure it’s looking red carpet ready. With a stand that hides all of your cords and keeps your living room pretty and organized, your TV will be on everyone’s Best Dressed list.
Lenmar 60" Wall Unit | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Casa Bella Champagne Gold 70" Mirrored TV Stand | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Dasher 47" TV Console | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

5. End Credits—Er—Tables

Add an end table or coffee table to make sure everyone has a place to set drinks and food. This will increase comfort and decrease the chance of spills.
Clutch Mirrored Console | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Ashley Quassey Black Metal and Glass 3-Pack of Tables | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

6. Accessorize and Finalize

Add glamour with finishing touches such as celebrity-inspired wall art and glitzy colors like gold, silver, and red. And don’t forget that rich jewel tones are one of the biggest trends in home decor for 2017.

UMA Metal Gold Stars | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Deco Balls | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress Audrey Hepburn Wall Art | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
Assorted Hardy Sculptures | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress

Whatever your party needs, you know where to find us. Happy hosting from all of us at Weekends Only!


What parties are you hosting next?

Let us know in the comments—you might see it featured in a post soon!

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Spring into PANTONE's Colors of 2017
By Emily Render
12/29/2016 5:00:00 PM  

PANTONE Spring 2017 Colors
Happy 2017! With a New Year comes PANTONE’s announcement of the new color of the year. Are you as excited as we are?

PANTONE’s 2017 Color of the Year is (drumroll, please)…Greenery! This gorgeous green is an elegant hue to add to your home décor, as are PANTONE’s other nine spring colors of 2017: Primrose Yellow, Pale Dogwood, Hazelnut, Island Paradise, Flame, Pink Yarrow, Niagara, Kale, and Lapis Blue.

Sometimes taking on color can make people nervous. What if the color is too bold? What if it doesn’t match with the room? We’re here to help with our fail-proof tips for piecing together your own personal rainbow at home.

1. Start with a neutral

Do you have a go-to neutral color? Look around your home to see what you’re already using in your furniture and accents. Perhaps you love a soft and warm chocolate brown, or maybe charcoal gray is your thing. You might even find PANTONE colors, like the beigey Hazelnut or the subtle pink Pale Dogwood, as your favorite neutrals.

Heather Beige Contemporary Track Arm Sofa  Anji Cream Buckingham Ivory/Beige 5x7 Rug

2. Pick your favorite statement colors

Are you absolutely in love with the color of the year, Greenery? (I know I am.) Or maybe you keep looking at the royal tone of Lapis Blue? You can incorporate your favorite bold colors in with your neutral palette. Island Paradise is a nice contrast with Hazelnut, and Flame would work well as an accent for furniture with deep wood tones.

12" Leaf Pomander Ball   Harrison Blue Tufted Bench  Teal Moments Abstract 36x48 Canvas Small Terracotta Urn 

If you’re still trying to find a palette you love, check out PANTONE’s website or a color wheel tool like Adobe Kuler. These will let you explore color pairings to help you find what flows.

3. Get mixing and matching!

Once you know what you want, it’s just a matter of finding where these colors go.

Let your neutral be your base. Keep your chosen neutral(s) the center of your color circle. If you went with a beige, you would want to have that color be dominant in your bigger furniture pieces and decor, such as a couch or the wood tones of your bed frame. It will be the canvas on which you create your art!

Decorate with your palette. Once you have your neutral staple pieces, the real fun can begin! There are so many ways to incorporate your chosen color palette. Larger pieces like accent tables, wall art, chairs, and rugs tend to draw the eye to that corner of the room because of their size, while smaller accessories like vases and throw pillows add just a pop of visual interest to a room. Even outdoor pieces like umbrellas can liven up a patio or deck.

Claire Tufted Teal Chair Kaycee 18x18 PillowAzelea Pink Faux Fur Stool  Market Umbrella

We hope you have fun springing into 2017 with these colors in mind. We can’t wait to see which of our pieces you incorporate into your home this year! Happy New Color of the Year!


Which PANTONE color of spring 2017 is your favorite?

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Deck Your Halls With Holiday Decor
By Emily Render
12/2/2016 1:29:00 PM  

It is finally time to deck your halls! So put on some music, rock around that Christmas tree, and get ready to decorate for your holiday season! Here are 3 different holiday decorating styles we love for this time of year.

Holiday Style: Fa La La La Festive

Weekends Only Fa La La La Festive Room DecorSnow and Mistletoe and Presents Under the Tree. Be proud of your love for Christmas colors, lights, and figurines! Place them near your front entrance, where the family hangs out, and anywhere else that strikes your fancy! Bring out the snowmen, Santas, and anything that makes you think of winter. Incorporate bright red, green, silver, and gold.

Ashley Tamonie 72" Media Fireplace Rocking Horse Red Vintage Candlesticks Family Wooden Sculpture Sparkle Metal Gifts Wood Metal Snowman
Rudolph Red Pillow Violino Wilhelm Classico Red Leather Sofa Poinsettia Red Pillow Laurel Round Chairside Table Wood Santa Hat Tree


Holiday Style: 'Tis the Season for Subtlety

Weekends Only Furniture & Mattress 'Tis the Season for Subtlety Holiday Decor

We Need a Little Christmas. If you adore the winter holidays, but want to play it cool, you still have options. You can keep the traditional holiday colors, but balance them with neutrals. Instead of adding a solid red throw pillow to your couch, you might choose one with a subtle stripe pattern. Is this pillow designed to look like a candy cane? You decide! Throw in a few silver and gold accents, like peppermint-scented candies in metallic holders, to warm and welcome holiday visitors with classy holiday cheer!

Ashley Trishley Light Brown Solid Wood End TableIvory Metal Sculpture Small and Large Candle Holders Quincy Brown Top Grain Leather Power Reclining Sofa Peace Linen Lumber Pillow Red Linen Stripe Pillow
Ashley Trishley Light Brown Solid Wood Cocktail Table Driftwood Family Sculpture Driftwood Metal Tree Metal Ciaro Wall Decor Aidy Bronze Metal Mirrored Rolling Bar Cart


Holiday Style: Winter Wonderland

Weekends Only Furniture & Mattress Winter Wonderland Holiday Decor

So Much Funukkah To Celebrate Hanukkah. If you're celebrating Hanukkah this time of year, you can't go wrong with the traditional blue and silver color combo. A bonus perk: These colors won't look passé after January 1st, which makes it a great color scheme for those who find Christmas reds and greens too gaudy. Pairing holiday touches with white lights or a candle display will look sharp all season, and a mirrored bar is the perfect addition to any party, especially for ringing in the new year. A fireplace also adds warmth to your celebrations.

Ashley Trudell 62" TV Stand with Fireplace Insert Silver Fleur De Lis Sculpture Silver Abstract Sculpture Langor Blue Canvas Art Kingston Oatmeal Linen Tufted Roll Back Chair Bailey Mirrored Wine Cabinet with Bottle and Glass Storage


What is your favorite holiday decorating style?

Whether your home is sprinkled with snowflakes or candles, Rudolph or a small pop of red in a throw pillow, we wish you happy holiday decorating!

P.S. Want to try pairing some of these pieces together yourself? Check out our profile on Polyvore!
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4 Reasons We Love Fireplaces
By Emily Render
11/11/2016 1:50:00 PM  

4 Reasons We Love Fireplaces | Weekends Only Furniture and Mattress
You might not be ready to start singing "Let it Snow," but chilly weather makes it the perfect time to find a fireplace. A fireplace is one of the most versatile centerpieces of a home, and there are many reasons to ♥ them. Check out our top 4!

1. Ideal Decor Spot: Your mantle (like the weather) can change with the season. Deck it out with books, candles, accessories, festive vases, and boughs of holly when the holidays come around.

Rustic Globe Bookends Red Vintage Candlesticks Red Storage Box Set  Terracotta Vase

2. Creates Elegant Ambiance: A fireplace provides a feeling of comfort. We all love to gather around a crackling fire and enjoy the seasonal sights and scents, and the intricate designs of  fireplace screens add to that look while keeping any stray sparks from flying.

Bronze Fireplace Screen  Fleur De Lis Fireplace Screen

3. Warms the Room
: Literally. Fireplaces put the fun in functional: a fireplace like the La Salle Fireplace can easily heat up a 400 square-foot room!

La Salle ET Fireplace


4. Space Saver:
Your fireplace can also double as extra storage and a spot for your TV—talk about a dynamic duo! The Quinden Media Fireplace comes with multiple storage shelves and cubbies.

Ashley Gavelston 60 inch Media Fireplace

We’re sending our warmest wishes to you on your hunt for just the right fireplace.


What is your favorite thing about fireplaces? Share in the comments below!
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