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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The History of Your Favorite Living Room Furniture – The Sofa

Have you ever wondered about the history of your favorite furniture pieces? Take the sofa for instance: a piece of furniture we now take for granted, but without it, where would we spend time with our families? Before the 1600s, furniture was what you might call, minimalist. Chairs we’re generally straight-backed and only made of hardwood. Other...Read Posts »
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Are You Trendy? Top Furniture Trends of 2014

It’s a brand new year and that means a whole new set of trends when it comes to home décor. Furniture should always match your personal style, but if you’re interested in giving your style a bit of a makeover, consider implementing one or two of these worthy trends this spring. Pale, clean walls meet brightly colored furniture. You heard that...Read Posts »
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Fill In Room Gaps with a Few Stylish Chairs

Have some of your rooms been feeling a little sparse lately? If so, you should consider adding a chair or two throughout your home. Chairs can take up a good amount of space depending on the size and type of chair you’re looking for. Whether you have an opening in your bedroom, living room, or office, a new plush chair can add style and versatility...Read Posts »
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Give Your Lighting the Makeover It Deserves

Something just doesn’t seem right with your living room and bedroom lighting, and the fluorescents in your ceiling fan just aren’t cutting it anymore. If you’re ready to improve your lighting situation, here are a few tips to help you do it: Your ceiling lights aren’t the be-all-end-all. Sometimes the first thing to do is turn them off altogether....Read Posts »
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Introducing the “Yes! You Can” Plan

At The RoomPlace, we don’t think new furniture should be a luxury. Everyone deserves to spruce up their home with a few refined pieces that match their style and taste. That’s why we’ve created the Yes! You Can plan. The Yes! You Can plan makes getting the furniture you love easier and at a price you can live with. Here’s all you have to do: Pick...Read Posts »
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Nightstands: No Bedroom Is Complete Without One

At The RoomPlace, we know there are many furniture items that may not attract much attention or get much recognition, but still play roles that would be missed if absent. One such piece is the nightstand, generally a small and unobtrusive table with a drawer or two nestled by the side of your bed. Due to their size and positioning, most people...Read Posts »
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Get Your Cozy Winter Fireplace Setup at The RoomPlace

The warm, glowing hearth is a well-known and well-loved symbol of winter coziness, and during the holidays this image is especially poignant. After all, what better place is there to gather around to sing carols, sip hot cocoa, exchange gifts, or otherwise enjoy each others’ company? At The RoomPlace, we’re excited to offer a piece that can provide...Read Posts »
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Picking Out The Perfect Armchair To Enjoy Your Fireplace This Winter

No living room with a fireplace is complete without a comfy chair (or three) from which to enjoy the crackling warmth of a fire on a cold winter’s night. We’ve discussed armchairs and recliners before on this blog, but it’s worth another look if you’ve got a fireplace that needs a cozy, reclining partner. Below are a few of our favorites. First of...Read Posts »
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Black Friday Sale

The arrival of the holiday season signals the return of many beloved holiday traditions—holiday lights and decorations, Thanksgiving feast favorites and hot, festive drinks. It’s also the time of year when the holiday sales begin, with tempting deals and discounts that we all take advantage of to complete our holiday shopping. At The RoomPlace, we...Read Posts »
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This Fall, Let There Be Light!

As our daylight hours slowly decrease heading into winter, you may find yourself in dimmer surroundings than in the long, bright days of summer. That’s okay! At The RoomPlace, we know just the thing to brighten up any room in your home—and add a little something new to your décor as well. Lighting is a home accent option that gives you both form...Read Posts »
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Also Known as The Sofa For Smaller Spaces: The Loveseat

If you liked our sofa vs. sectional blog post, then you’ll be glad that we’re back again with another seating-related topic! We know how much Americans love sitting (and nice furniture) so if you’re looking for the perfect solution for a smaller space (like a Chicago apartment) then we have a great solution for you: a loveseat. It may not seat as...Read Posts »
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What’s the Occasion? There’s Probably A Table For It

At The RoomPlace, we know that there are many ways to freshen up a room or add a little intrigue. Maybe you need just the right piece to make it your own. This is exactly why we stock so many pieces with design quirks and personality features of their own, making use of a range of materials, stylistic features, and even some sculptural elements to...Read Posts »
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Perfect For Summer: Transitional Style Furniture

With so many city dwellers moving house, gearing up for a new school year, and coming home from vacations, we’re sure that anyone in the Chicago or Indianapolis areas can relate with one of our favorite furniture styles, Transitional. Though its name may feel deceptively fleeting, this style is definitely here to stay, representing a blend of...Read Posts »
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Why Spring is the Perfect Time to Go Contemporary

Now that April has come and gone, you’re probably – hopefully! – finished with your spring cleaning. Of course, when it comes to interior design, that phrase can take on a whole new meaning. There are plenty of spring décor trends worth trying that can go a long way in freshening up your home. But sometimes, the best kind of “spring cleaning”...Read Posts »
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Team Up with The RoomPlace to Start Baseball Season in Style

For Chicago sports fans, April showers bring one thing: the beginning of baseball season. With so many furniture stores throughout northern Illinois and Indiana, The RoomPlace understands that our customer base encompasses fans of the White Sox, the Cubs, the team from your hometown across the country, and every club in between. But as much as...Read Posts »
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How to Spruce up your room at The RoomPlace

  A new area rug is the perfect way to spruce up a room.  They are not just for living rooms either.  A great area rug is an excellent way to warm up your bedroom or dining room. They are often the focus of a room so a small change in a rug can completely alter the appearance and feeling of the room  The addition of color and texture can pull...Read Posts »
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Your New Year’s Resolution: Furniture Edition

Many of us see the New Year as a chance to turn over a new leaf. If you’ve been looking for a reason to start on a home renovation, furniture stores in Chicago like us can help. Here’s some food for thought regarding the New Year and your home’s new look. First up, and maybe the least fun: it may be time to clean house. A comprehensive cleaning is...Read Posts »
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Make your holiday guests feel right at home in your home

As most of our Chicago and Indianapolis furniture customers probably know, Christmastime creates the busiest travel days of the year (besides the dreaded Thanksgiving Eve). And between holiday parties with extended family, New Year’s celebrations with old friends, and every other shindig you’d expect an invitation to this December, the team at The...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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