Entries by Alford's

Interior Design Trends

Interior design trends can be exciting and very attractive. Some tend to stick around, while others fade very quickly. Deciding on how to add a design trend to your home can be a difficult decision, especially if you’re doing a little more than adding some throw cushions to your sofa. Here is our decorators’ advice […]

4 Hot Summer Design Tips

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you will decorate your interiors for the upcoming season of sunshine! If you’re pressed for time, don’t worry, we have the 4 hottest tips for transforming your home for summer. #1 Bring the Ocean Inside Go coastal and incorporate beach colors such […]

What You Should Know About Leather

When buying furniture, you’ll often be asked “would you prefer leather, or fabric”? If you’ve never had leather furniture before, you’ll probably want to know more about the product. If you’ve always owned leather, then it’s time to freshen up your knowledge! Leather is made from the hides of animals. Exotic leathers can be used for furniture, […]

What’s Waterproof, Pet Proof & Spill Proof?

Whether you have animals that run circles outside and then come inside to run laps around your tables, to kids coming from the park to the dinner table, there are bound to be stains, spills and dirty paw prints on your floors and furniture. While we might not be able to help you with those […]

What Happens at High Point (… stays at High Point)

Last week we were at High Point, North Carolina for the largest furnishings trade show in the world. Boasting an incredible 11.5 million square feet of show space, if you can’t find what you’re looking for here, it doesn’t exist. The market is put on twice a year and brings in about 75,000 attendees to […]

Everything you need to know about the elusive window coverings…

Renovating and construction can be very stressful. Many people do not consider their windows in the initial stages of planning which can cause additional stress later on.  From a designer point of view all aspects of the design should be addressed as early as possible.  Choosing your window coverings as an after thought can really […]

Take Pride in Your Floors!

What are you proud of? Is it your growing family, your hard-earned college degree, or maybe it’s your career that you have dedicated endless years to? We have many achievements that we are proud of, and one of the biggest things that people are most proud of is their house that they have turned into […]