Best Home Furnishings

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The best home furnishings to complement your sofa and living room decor.

The best thing about having your new home is not the fact that you finally managed to get the home of your dreams. Even though this is a big achievement, being able to put all the stuff that you have always wanted and being able to furnish it the way, you want, is the real fun.

However, before you get caught up in all the excitement and lose focus, there are a number of furnishings that you should make sure you do not miss or else your home will not be much of a home in the long run. Some might not be as cool, but they definitely do bring some coolness and a ‘comfortable homely’ feeling into your home. Be inspired by a few of these ideas and let your inner, living space designer run free.. just a little!




Rugs will not only offer great feeling when you walk on them, but they also protect your legs from the biting cold that laminate and wooden floorings tend to cause. The other reason as to why these are must have is because there are not many ways out there to keep your floor looking busy and attractive, but rugs do a great job at capturing attention. Of course the pleasure of walking across a good thick rug and the feeling of it underfoot cannot be denied either.


Casa Regina Contemporary Scrolls Design, Shag Area Rug

best home furnishings rug

Casa Regina collection grey contemporary scrolls design (7’10″x9’10”) shag area rug. Quality machine woven, cut and loop style with high knot-count polyester area rugs. A very modern design which will be a suitable match in many living room areas.


Uptown Squares Red & Grey Modern Geometric Design, Comfy Casual Area Rug

uptown home sofa and rug

Uptown Squares latest modern styling features intersecting lines of grey which move throughout the stunning red squares of this rug. Active and fun yet simple and understated in its design and color, it will complement any room or furniture with strong lines and angles. Delicate, pattern accents add a textured 3D touch. The air twisted polypropylene fiber gives a super plush 0.5″ pile that is soft, stain resistant, and doesn’t shed or fade over time. The 100% jute backing is safe for wood floors and all four sides of the rug are serged for improved durability. Rest assured, it is shed free and made to last for years.


10 Top area rugs for your living room

Here you will see 10 top selling area rugs which add a feeling of warmth into your room -quite literally, on a cool floor. You can use the designs or colours to set a tone of a room, especially with larger rugs that take more of the attention.


Featured area rug of the moment

Contemporary Modern Circles Abstract Area Rug

This beautiful rug from Rugshop is unique, very stylish and ready to accent your decor with an authentic elegance of its own. Standout features would have to be the bold colors and striking contemporary design. This rug has extremely heavy, dense pile as well as a heavy surface texture. It would make a perfect gift for father’s day, mother’s day, or Christmas.  The high-quality polypropylene pile fiber adds durability and longevity to these rugs and ensures it will be a favorite for a long timeto come.



Dining sets

How about a great dining table and chairs to match? You may not even dine here most of the time, but what the heck, you can have it for those days when you have your family visiting. This is a great addition to any home and gives the home a sense of union and togetherness. However, these can be quite expensive, but if you have the financial muscle, then feel free to go as wild as you want. The more exotic and elegant, the better. This is one of those areas where more is always better especially if you have space to match.

Monarch Specialties White Hollow-Core Dining Table, 36 x 60-Inch

white dining table

You couldn’t help but make a statement with this white thick paneled dining table. With it’s oversized open block styled legs, a smooth as silk white finish and large 36″ x 60″ surface, this piece will be a bold and beautiful addition to any dining area.


10 best dining sets for your home

Stylish and functional, that what you need with a dining room set. Thes top choices should be a great starting point in your search for finding a top dining room set that suits your needs.


Featured Dining set

Furniture of America Quezon 7-Piece Glass Top Double Pedestal Dining Set, Black

If you want modern looks with sleek sophistication, you dont have to look any further than this contemporary style inspired dining table. This beautiful set showcases a rectangular 5mm tempered glass table top sitting upon eye-catching oval double pedestals. It is sure to bring striking beauty into any dining room decor. The matching chairs feature padded leatherette seat and backs built upon sturdy chrome finished metal legs. They are finished in black for a very modern appeal. Set includes one (1) dining table and six (6) dining room chairs.


TV consoles

Chances are you will be getting a flat screen LCD TV. Not because you have the money to spend but also because the old-fashioned bulky TVs have become obsolete and a TV console will come in handy to make sure that you throw a sense of modernity and elegance to your home. TV consoles bring a lot to the table. They are ideal for helping bring focus to the sitting area and also a good number come with wire management system so you are able to keep your floor neat and free of wires which can not only be unsightly but also very risky since they tend to trip people a lot. The console also offers you extra storage space for your other media devices like the DVD player as well as the DVDs.


MILANO 200 – Modern TV Console / Central Entertainment Center

TV Stand and entertainment centre

The MILANO 200 – Modern TV Console / Central Entertainment Center is a stylish additon to your living space and is a perfect fit for even up to 90″ TV screens. It features front panels that are opened by touch – the “TIP-ON” system (no handles). Lateral glass shelves with LED lights in a choice of 16 colors add to mood of the room as you desire.

TV Console with drawer by Monarch Specialties

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An art-deco inspired styling featuring open concept shelving which can only be described as outstanding. This TV console has a thick panel construction, made from MDF, particle board and laminate. White color. 60 in. W x 16 in. D x 24 in. H


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Featured – our pick of the Best TV consoles for you living room

Paris Contemporary DesignBlack Wall Unit with LED

A contemporary Living room Wall unit perfect for those who need a lot of storage space and an ultra modern look. Quality materials give a high level finish that is very easy to clean. You have various color compositions to choose from with LED lighting. You have ample storage options with the high Capacity Floor Cabinets and Glass wall cabinets. Easy to assamble, with detailed instructions included.




VICENZA Collection – European design – European design elegant TV console

This contemporary European Manufactured TV cabinet has been designed using excellent materials so as to ensure a high quality final product. It is an ideal solution for anybody who desires a modern, minimalist look while still benefitting from strong, spacious storage. It comes finished in an attractive high gloss white lacquer finish that will no doubt create a sleek modern look in your home. Additionally, the interior of this elegant TV console features a contrasting black color that provides a dynamic vibrant appearance. It is perfectly complemented by illuminated blue LED lighting.

It comes in two available sizes:
72,8” W x 19” H x 17” D (185 x 49 x 43cm) – suitable for up to 80” TV`s
79,9” W x 19” H x 17” D (203 x 49 x 43cm) – suitable for up to 90” TV´s

Easy to assemble, Flat-Packed, Italian furniture. It comes with pins and eccentric type connections (cam lock nuts and cam screws). Brand New. The clear visual assembly instructions make it easy to put it together.


There is obviously quite a variation in the price you could pay for a console and that is quite evident with what you can see above. It is good to remember though that there is no substitute for high quality materials and top notch design and functionality. If you want to buy something here that is going to last a long time, be prepared to pay a little more. Do a little homework on what materials have been used in the construction of the piece(s).

You may not think having higher quality materials is worth paying the extra expense for, but it could be an important factor in the longevity of the unit. The humble TV console still has to combat constant weight upon it, light which can warp the finish or fade colours and regular heat variations when components are turned on or off. Quality materials and good craftmanship can keep these potential problems in check so much better, so therefore should be given adequate consideration.


Coffee Tables

Ninove Contemporary Style Glossy White Finish Coffee Table

contemporary coffee table

The Ninove contemporary living room coffee table has a unique curled shelving design that is supported with sturdy, chrome poles. It comes in a high gloss white lacquer coating finish. We cant think why this stunningly modern design couldn’t find a home in any environment!


Altra Owen Retro Coffee Table

retro coffee table

The Altra Owen Retro Coffee Table brings a sleek, contemporary look to your living room that you and guests are sure to love. The Owen Retro Coffee Table is a smart alternative to big, bulky living room furniture with its slender hairpin metal legs. The light Sonoma Oak table top and Gunmetal Gray legs work with existing décor and bring an industrial, modern flair to your room.


Coaster Shearwater Coffee Table

glass top coffee table

How about this ultra modern table featuring a floating glass top and large scaled satin finish metal support with a high sheen black base. Matching end tables are available if desired.


10 Top stylish coffee tables for your home

Here is a selection of 10 top stylish coffeee tables which are all top sellers at the moment. It is not suprising to understand why. They all have a clear style about them that can’t help but add positively into the home environment. The problem might be how to choose between multiple great examples.


10 best glass top coffee tables for your living room

There is something about how glass top coffee tables just seem to feel like the right choice as a centre piece of furniture in your living room. They give off a modern, yet elegant feel that just fits in and feels right. Here is a small selection of the top 10 best selling glass top coffee tables at the moment. There are sure to be many inspiring choices amongst them for you.


Featured Glass Top Coffee Table

Cafe 3-Piece Occasional Table Set Espresso

Enjoy style and quality with the Steve Silver Café 3-Piece Occasional Table Set with glass tops. The set comes with one cocktail table and two end tables. Each table of this set features distinctive curved lines that form a V-shaped lower shelf perfect for a little extra storage. The chic glass tops and rich finish available in espresso or Hartford will make sure this collection will compliment any living room décor perfectly. Be sure to enjoy the sleek style and unmistakable value of this coffee table set. Assembly Medium Assembly Required Set of 3 occasional tables Storage V-shaped metal shelf



Bookshelves and Wall shelves

These days, bookshelves and wall shelves have had quite the makeover compared to what we know of the old. Creative designs and space saving solutions for small areas abound, and they provide wonderful feature areas to display collectibles, photos, toys, awards, CD’s, videos, decorative items and so much more. Apart from those great features, they are an amazingly cost effective way to jazz up the style of any room. Check out these options.

Monarch Specialties White/Grey Hollow-Core Bookcase

contemporary bookshelf

Give your room a makeover with a modern art-deco look, with this 8 cubic shelf bookcase. This bookcase has 8 perfectly symmetrical cubic spaces to show off all of your collectibles. With its open back, this piece is also perfect to be used as a room divider. It has a grey cedar finish and white hollow-core shelves. This unit will definitely add style to any room.

Danya B. Intersecting Boxes Espresso Color Wall Shelf

intersecting wall shelf for home furnishing

An Intersecting Wall Shelf in Espresso colour. It provides three storage cubbies plus level display space on top. Quick and easy to install with no visible connectors or hanging hardware to distract from the look.

nexxt Cubbi Contemporary Floating Wall Shelves

floating wall shelves

You can create a contemporary wall display for photos or collectibles with Nexxt by Linea’s 3-piece Cubbi shelf set. Featuring open wood cubes in small, medium, and large sizes, the clean geometric style offers plenty of arrangement possibilities for a unique, customized look in any room.

nexxt Corner Mounted Wall Shelf

corner mounted wall shelf

This Nexxt Provo stylish space-saving corner unit will create a lovely accent in the corner area on your wall. It comes in a white finish and is a very handy addition for housing your favourite knick-knacks, picture frames or collectibles.


Mattress toppers for extra comfort

Mattress toppers are a handy addition in many homes, and can be set up easily in minutes. They are a cost effective way to enhance the level of comfort for your overnight guests stay. They can be folded or rolled up when not in use and they dont take up a lot of space in storage. Add them to your sleeper sofas, daybeds or fold down futons and let the results speak for themself.

Home Sweet Home Dreams Thick Hypoallergenic Down Alternative Bed Mattress Topper

Hypoallergenic Mattress Topper

Relax into the extra support provided by this 2″ inch thick mattress topper with down alternative filling, that cradles your body for a restful night’s sleep. Gusset baffle box construction maintains loft and ensures an even filling distribution for maximum comfort.

Memory Foam Mattress Topper – 2 Inches of 100% Real Visco Elastic Foam

memory foam mattress topper

This mattress topper from eLuxurySupply has 2 inches of extra supportive memory foam that conforms to your body perfectly. Memory foam reduces pressure points that cause you to toss and turn, so you will have a more restful, deeper sleep.

High Quality Sofas

These would be a crime to be missing it in your home. Where would you or your guest be sitting? The best thing about sofas is that they come in the whole lot of designs, shapes, and colors. It is up to you to decide what you fancy and what you can afford. There are the recliners, sectional sofas and my personal favorite the sofa beds or sleeper sofas as they are alternatively known. Regardless of what you choose, you can either decide to have it themed from back in the day as is the case with the retro designs, or go for a more up with the times feel of a contemporary leather sofa, or even other luxurious materials like suede.

The best thing about this is that not only will your guests have a place where they can rest, but they also stand out in your home and hence are a vital part of designing. However, remember that this is only vital as long as you make the right choice, and there are plenty of high quality sofa brands to choose from. Have a look here at Best sectional sofas to get you started or checkout this List of most comfortable couches as good places to start.

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Wynn Black Leather Sectional Sofa with Adjustable Headrests

The Wynn sectional with top grain Italian leather will make a bold statement in your home and is sure to be a piece you’ll own for many years to come. The modular design allows you to personally customize it to any configuration to fit beautifully in your home. It features adjustable headrests and extra wide armrests which give this piece the ultimate in both function and sophistication. Slide forward seats extend an extra seven inches for unsurpassed comfort.


Now this is something that you may not have heard of before or even saw in most homes but daybeds are rapidly gaining popularity because of their exquisite designs and you can get ahead of the competition by having one. The best thing about the day bed is that it does not stick to the norm. Being a bed, it does not mean it will go to your bedroom. In fact, it can be placed virtually everywhere including in your reading room or the guest room. It is not particularly used for sleeping, but it is equally comfortable for this. Its primary use is to offer a place where one can relax and unwind from a stressful day and perhaps read a book or something. You may also catch a quick nap and when you have friends over it can double up as a bed, in fact there are many benefits to day beds.

Homelegance Modern Design Daybed with Trundle


With a modern design that includes clean lines and a light grey polyester fabric, this will be a functional addition to your home. Located below the twin bed is the easily accessible lower trundle unit. It is fitted with casters which make quick work of extending this extra sleep space.


These are just some of the few items that you should not miss when you are furnishing your new home. While the others may be secondary and not necessarily do or die, not having a perfect sofa for your space can be punishable by hanging, which means that by all means, you should ensure that you have one sorted. If possible, put it on the list as the first addition to your new home. Once that is taken care of, you can add your own unique style and flair to your living room area with the help of these complimentary options.

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