The More You Know: Occasional Tables

Have you ever heard the term “occasional table?” If so, you’ve probably wondered what exactly it is. Occasional tables were some of the first pieces of furniture to ever show up in modern day homes. The first occasional tables were more like dining room tables with leaf inserts that made them easy to expand for extra guests. Today, however,...Read Posts »
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Dining Room Tables for Small Spaces

If you’re moving, or currently live in, a small space, you can’t afford to crowd a room with an oversized dining room table. Depending on your design aesthetics, we have a number of great dining sets here at your local Chicago furniture store. Before you buy, take the following advice into consideration: Measure Your Dining Area: Don’t “eyeball”...Read Posts »
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A New TV Stand for Your Flat Screen

More and more people are investing in new TV stands for their large, flat screen televisions. While some choose to hang their TVs on a living room or bedroom wall, this practice can end in some unexpected costs. For instance, to hide the wires, you’ll often have to cut into the wall behind your TV, and if you don’t want to leave a large hole,...Read Posts »
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Modern Furniture for Your Loft Apartment

If you just moved to the Chicago area, you might be on the lookout for some new furniture to fill your space. For those of you who were lucky enough to snag a remodeled loft apartment here in the city, we have great news. Your friends here at The RoomPlace have your furniture needs taken care of. For industrial and unfinished loft or apartment...Read Posts »
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Re-Create Your Dining Space

You’ve already got a dining room table and chairs; what next? If you have a little bit of extra room in your dining space, let us give you a few suggestions. If your dining area is located near the kitchen, and there’s a bar area in said kitchen, then you definitely need to invest in a few stools. Have you ever noticed how people like to crowd into...Read Posts »
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Why Protecting Furniture Matters

When you buy new furniture, you’re making an investment for the future. The problem? Well, life happens, and sometimes life gets messy. If you have kids or animals, it’s likely that you love them to pieces. However, it’s also likely that they can (and will) damage the gorgeous furniture you spent months saving for. If you can relate to the above,...Read Posts »
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Give Your Dining Room a Little Pizzazz

Since when did your dining room chairs have to match your table to a tee? If you’ve inherited an antique dining room table or you just want to give your current table a new look, focus on something besides the table itself: it’s time to turn your attention to the chairs. Fresh looking chairs can bring a tired looking table out of hiding by adding a...Read Posts »
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Spice Up Your Kitchen or Dining Room With Pub-Style Furniture

We know, we know. When you see the words ‘pub-style’ you probably think of burgers, fish and chips, and worn vinyl barstools and booth backs. At The RoomPlace, we know that’s hard to get excited about in the context of your lovely home. That’s why we’re happy to report that we have some streamlined, elegant pieces that will completely redefine how...Read Posts »
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What’s On Deck for 2014? A Peek at Next Year’s Furniture Trends

If you’re like us, then you live for the next big thing. We’re pretty excited for what 2014 has in store for us and our clientele, and there are a few upcoming trends we’re especially pleased to report. We’ll start with a big—and recent—one: the Pantone Color of 2014. Pantone has recently revealed that the color of 2014 will be Radiant Orchid,...Read Posts »
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Getting Ready For the Next Big Food Season: Is Your Dining Room Up For The Challenge?

With temperatures falling, many of us find ourselves trading one ‘big-eating’ season for another: summer barbeques and cookouts move indoors, where we’re a little more restricted by what’s available within the walls of our homes. To fully enjoy the bounty of autumn—the harvest of vegetables and fruits, fresh cider, and fall beers—you need a dining...Read Posts »
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Some like it hot: check out the latest summer décor trends

Here at The RoomPlace, we love summer for plenty of reasons. In addition to great furniture sales that allow you to save big on your next Chicago or Indianapolis furniture purchase, summer also offers a whole slew of exciting new décor trends that can help make your home sizzle. Take a look at some of our personal favorites! Chevron. Bold, angular...Read Posts »
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How to make your great room/living room work for you

  Having an open floor plan in homes has been all the rage for sometime now.  Whether your home is new construction or there has been a wall knocked down to create a "Great Room" off of the kitchen, this construction trend is here to stay.  It generally allows for easy flow from your kitchen/dining area into the living room. One of the only...Read Posts »
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Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Gift from The RoomPlace

When Mother’s Day comes around each year, we all get excited about showing the moms in our lives the love and appreciation they deserve day in and day out. But sometimes, coming up with unique ways to express that affection can be challenging. By this time, you probably know what your mom likes and what she doesn’t like, and you’ve probably fallen...Read Posts »
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How to Spread a Little Love around Your Home

With tempting chocolate displays, flowers galore, and oversized stuffed animals dominating every store you’ve entered in the past few weeks, it probably hasn’t escaped your attention that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Here at The RoomPlace furniture stores, we understand that the imminent holiday probably brings a mixture of delighted...Read Posts »
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Own the season with holiday decorating tips from The RoomPlace: Part 2

Whether you’re online shopping for bedroom furniture in Indianapolis, clearance mattresses in Tinley Park, or a new bedroom set in Chicago, it’s never too late to shift gears and start decking the halls YOUR way. If you happened to catch The RoomPlace blog last week, you probably remember that we’ve been offering advice on how to decorate for the...Read Posts »
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Use Thanksgiving-inspired home décor to get into the spirit of the season

With radio stations already starting to play round-the-clock Christmas tunes, the imminence of the holiday season probably hasn't escaped your attention. As most of The RoomPlace's Chicago and Indianapolis furniture customers know, Thanksgiving is already on the ten-day forecast and Christmas is just around the corner after that. But during the...Read Posts »
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Monticristo Dining Set Review

    5 Stars Great product for the price By javer from Munster, IN About Me Budget Shopper Love this table set, it is pretty large for my small dining room, but we will make it work. Seats are really big and comfortable, and the marble is very nice. Very sturdy also. I Am A: Family Young Kids Attractive Comfortable Ergonomic Cons none Best Uses...Read Posts »
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4th Of July SALE, This is our BIGGEST sale this year

We are excited to offer our customers HUGE savings and lots of FREE products for this sale. We have pricing that is 60% below our competitors comparable products PLUS take up to an extra 20% off our already low prices.   Now if that's not enough to get everyone excited, we also have a whole bedroom set for only $599. Our Sean Pierre bedroom comes...Read Posts »
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Grand Opening of our new Clearance Center in Rockford

Fantastic news at The Room Place!! We opened a 10,000 sq. ft. CLEARANCE showroom adjacent to our main showroom in Rockford..  We now have clearance centers located in Rockford and Lombard for your convenience. Come on over to our Rockford location to take advantage of so many quality products at incredibly low prices. Save on Dining Room Tables,...Read Posts »
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The RoomPlace Reviews: Maya Counter Height Chair

Maya Counter Height Chair Product Description:  Fashionable Affair. The time is right for fashion-forward furniture — like our Maya chair! The classic Parsons chair design is elevated to counter height, and tapered legs and stretchers keep the look nicely anchored. The espresso finish and brown faux leather brings up-to-date flair to any decor, and...Read Posts »
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