Last updated 5 days ago
Buying a sofa for your living room can feel overwhelming with so many choices available. Watch this video for tips you can follow when you’re ready to purchase a new sofa.
Before you buy a sofa, it’s important to consider how much space you have available in your living room. Smaller living rooms can quickly become cramped if the furniture is too large, so bring measurements of the room’s dimensions with you to the consignment store. Look for a sofa that will fit your lifestyle, and consider how children or pets will affect your choice.
You’ll find a wide variety of sofas and other furniture at the Home Consignment Center in Austin. Give us a call at (512) 686-4763 with any questions you have about buying consignment furniture, or visit our website for more information about our services.
Last updated 13 days ago
You are a completely unique individual, and your one-of-a-kind characteristics are expressed in everything you do. From your amazing fashion sense to your cooking techniques to your choice of interior décor, a person can tell a lot about you by the choices you make. Your house is the place you can make your own, and purchasing consignment furniture will allow you to truly express your decorating style. Keep reading to learn what your interior design says about you.
The color palette you choose in your interior design scheme is one of the most noticeable elements of décor. If you consider yourself to be a whimsical, lighthearted person, you might choose brighter colors that elevate the mood of a room. A person with a more serious and sophisticated attitude might select muted, neutral tones such as greys and beiges. Remember that you can always liven up a neutral-colored sofa or chair with brightly colored accent pillows and accessories, which will show your guests that you don’t take yourself overly seriously.
You can decorate your home however you please, from having minimal amounts of furniture to collecting eclectic and interesting pieces to put in different rooms. If you have only furniture that is completely necessary, you might be a no-nonsense person who has a very modern sense of style. If your home is full of fun, funky furniture, you might be someone who enjoys entertaining and has a relaxed, upbeat personality.
When it comes to interior decorating, accessories are your chance to really express your unique design style. Accent pillows, lamps, area rugs, and wall art can all help to pull a room together and unify your decorating scheme. Many accessories are easy to change out from season to season, especially when you find great deals at a consignment store. If your mood and design desires change frequently, you can update your look often with fun accessories.
You’re sure to find furniture and accessories that suit your personality and interior design style at the Home Consignment Center. Call us at (512) 686-4763 to inquire about our current selection, and stop by one of our two convenient Austin locations to see what we have in store for you.
Last updated 20 days ago
Oftentimes, the sofa is one of the main gathering points in your home. Whether you are adding a sofa to your formal living room, home theater, kids’ playroom, or den, you should be sure that the piece you choose fits your family’s needs and enhances the look of the room. Before you head to your local consignment store to browse the used furniture, consider the following tips for picking out a sofa color.
Plan Ahead for Stains
In a perfect world, you would never have to worry about spilled drinks, dirt, or kids’ art supplies staining your furniture. However, in most households, getting stains on the sofa and other pieces of furniture is a very real possibility. If your family includes young children or pets, consider choosing a sofa in a dark color, particularly a dark neutral such as grey or brown.
Consider Your Room Size
If the room you are adding a sofa to is small or dark, choosing a sofa in the wrong color can make the space feel even smaller or darker. Sofas in softer, lighter colors such as beige or light brown are ideal for cramped or dark rooms. If the room has several windows, a dark colored sofa may fade quickly, so a lighter option would also be ideal in this space.
Evaluate Your Style
When adding a sofa to a room that is already decorated, it is important to select a color that will go well with the existing paint, furniture, and accessories. A sofa that comes in a solid neutral color is ideal for a room with a complex design. If the room has a relatively simple design, choosing a sofa with a fun pattern can enhance the space. Be wary of buying sofas in colors or patterns that are trendy, as these may soon seem dated.
Home Consignment Center in Austin has a large selection of high-quality sofas available for you to choose from. Visit our store to find the right piece of used furniture in the perfect color to fit your home. You can find out more about our consignment furniture by calling (512) 686-4763.
Last updated 26 days ago
Once you have found the perfect furniture and décor pieces for your family room, it’s time to find the ideal arrangement for all of those items. To learn some tips for arranging your family room, check out this video.
One of the most important things to keep in mind when arranging your family room pieces is how you will use the room. Consider if the room will be used as a place for all of your family members to relax, for greeting company, or for playtime with the kids. Be sure to watch this full video clip to learn more about family room arrangements.
If you’re looking for used or consignment furniture for your living room, stop by Home Consignment Center of Austin. To learn about buying or consigning furniture at our Austin store, call us at (512) 686-4763.
Last updated 1 month ago
Whether you are dating someone new, you’re newly engaged, or you’ve been married for more years than you can count, Valentine’s Day is your chance to show your partner-in-crime how much he or she means to you. To make this year truly special, established couples can reenact their first date. Even if you aren’t wearing the same clothes, visiting the same restaurant and seeing the same movie can help rekindle the spark between you. A couples’ massage is a great gift for both of you, and it will leave you feeling relaxed and ready for the evening ahead. Gifts from the heart such as unique jewelry from a consignment store or a surprise weekend getaway will go a long way towards making this Valentine’s Day one to remember.
Don’t be caught empty-handed this February 14th. Visit the Home Consignment Center in Austin to find a unique gift to suit your special someone. Contact us at (512) 686-4763 or visit us in person to let one of our friendly sales associates help you select the perfect gift.