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Tips for Easy Holiday Decorating

It’s hard to believe, but another year has passed and the Christmas season is upon us. Here are some decorating tips and tricks from the ladies of Chatham Home. Overall Tips The important thing to remember is… have fun! There is no wrong way to decorate for the holidays and yes it is impossible to…

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Solid Wood: How to Fix It

The final installment of our 3 part series: Solid Wood: Why Buy It, How to Spot It, and How to Fix It The following are a few tips and tricks that you can do at home. YouTube is full of informational videos if you want to see some of these tricks in action. For larger…

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Solid Wood: How to Spot It

Part 2 of our series on Solid Wood: Why Buy It, How to Spot It, and How to Fix It There are a few tricks to help you be confident that you are buying a true solid wood piece and not something passed off as solid wood. End Grain Since solid wood is made of…

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The American Leather Sleeper Sofa

As I talk with customers in the store, or attend craft shows or peruse Pinterest and Etsy I am awed by the number of people who are passionate about a hobby… or several! I think many of you have noticed one of mine (since it’s displayed in the store)… I make jewelry out of recycled…

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Solid Wood: Why Buy It

This is part one of a 3 part series on Solid Wood: Why Buy It, How to Spot It, and How to Fix It Before we can really go into the pros of solid wood it helps to understand the cons of its competition… laminate and veneer. Laminate Furniture Typically made with synthetic materials that…

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