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Rediscover the Simple Pleasures of Eating Together

Take back dinner time with the family! A shared meal with can anchor a family even when the food is fast and  if everyone has someplace else they’d rather be.  Enjoy the simple pleasures of sharing the days events, recent accomplishments or even engage in a light-hearted argument. 

Leila II Dining Room SetAt The RoomPlace, you will find the right design, elegant or casual, to provide style and comfort for your dining discussions. Increase your style quotient with our great selection of Dining Tables. The Leila II collection offers a dining table and 6 chairs. Presented in a java finish with smooth faux leather, this set combines sturdy form and window-pane fashioning, which add up to a perfect place to entertain. The generous tabletop features an appealing inlay border, and attractive raised stitching on the chairs creates visual interest. This collection also boasts hand-carved details around the table and chair legs, amounting to even more aesthetic value.  These contemporary dining chairs are second to none!

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Leather Living Room Furniture

If you’re looking for living room furniture  that will last a lifetime, look no further than the comfort of leather. Leather is much more durable than fabric when it comes to sofas and living room sets.   Nothing combines style, comfort and unbeatable durability like leather furniture. It’s virtually child- proof, resists stains and looks great years down the line. Even those cumbersome grease stains stand no chance against this tough natural material. For those who want an eco-friendly option, The RoomPlace offers an environmentally safe leather vinyl option called Eco-Leather.

A word about care. Given its extensive lifespan, leather sofas and chairs may actually outlive their inside padding, so it’s a good idea to look for furniture with zippered cushions. This way you can keep the look that you love.   Since leather is vulnerable to heat and light, make sure to keep leather furniture away from direct light and keep nearby curtains and blinds closed during the day. For added protection, special conditioners preserve and soften leather furniture – this prolongs the life expectancy.

Whether you’re going for sophisticated chic or family-friendly, investing in resilient leather furniture will give back for years to come. Visit one of our 22 Chicago area locations to preview our stylish collection of leather furniture.

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Savings by The Roomful

5 Piece Bedroom SetYou can always save by the roomful at chicago furniture store, The RoomPlace. There’s no denying the extraordinary styling of our Nova II 5 piece bedroom set! Its eye-catching fronts showcase geometrical dimension, offering a cool design element, and the platform bed continues the geometric motif to the head and footboard. Bullnosed edging keeps the look well framed, and a warm chestnut finish evokes a comfortable feeling. 5 piece package includes complete Queen bed, dresser and mirror, as shown.

Bargain bedroom furniture is always availalble at The RoomPlace. This 5 Piece Queen Nova II Bedroom is available now for only $1,199.

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Leather & Storage Ottomans

Perhaps more than any other piece of furniture in your living room, the ottoman is a multitasker.  Be it upholstered in leather, microfiber, fabric, or un-upholstered, they add comfort, coziness, and functionality to a family living space.  Nothing says “someone enjoys spending time here” quite like an ottoman. Visit The RoomPlace today!

The Storage Ottoman
Uniquely, a good sized storage ottoman is a great fit in a large living room or a small studio.  The bigger it is, the more stuff you can hide from view.  The Sasha storage ottoman, available at the Roomplace, for example,  is a cavernous 42″ wide, 21″ high” and 27″ deep. Books, clothes, pots and pans, cards, remote controls, lap tops, tools–it’s almost endless, the list of what might fit into one of these.  And another good thing is that even a large ottoman can work well into almost any decor.

The Extra Seating Ottoman
Extra seating in a pinch is a hallmark of the ottoman.  Ever had five people casually show up to your home, all to congregate around your coffee table?  Ottoman to the rescue.  You can easily sit an extra two or three people around your coffee table with a good sized ottoman.  The fun thing is that when that happens, everyone will enjoy the close quarters much more than they may let on.  Test it out for yourself– the next time you see a few people sitting together on an ottoman, pay closer attention and see if all of them aren’t smiling!  I bet they will be.

The Coffee Table Ottoman
An ottoman for storage or extra seating is good but the multi-tasking ottoman has more tricks to offer.    Coffee table, you ask? You bet. The wide, flat, smooth surface of a good-sized ottoman makes it a terrific surface to gather around for a casual cup of coffee, tea, snack, or TV dinner.

The Perfect Ottoman for Tired Feet
And then, there is the “I can’t think of a better place to prop up these tired feet” ottoman.

– Elevating your legs after work or play
-Relaxing, reading, watching the game on Sunday
-A piece of furniture on which I can put my fee
-Ottoman, oh ottoman, thou art such a treat

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Why Choose a Microfiber Sectional Sofa

With microfiber material increasing in popularity for furniture upholstery, many of our customers want to understand just what the fuss is all about concerning this durable fabric.
Microfiber is composed of extremely thin fibers of polyester that are about 100 times finer than human hair. The thinner the fiber used in the weaving of this fabric, the denser it becomes.  Because of this high density, most microfiber covered furniture is extremely durable and has the supple feel of suede leather. It is also lightweight in loft offering breath-ability unmatched in other fabrics and is highly recommended as a fabric for those who suffer from allergies.

Mustang 10 Pc. Sectional PackageThis manmade fabric is well known for its easy maintenance. It does not need a lot of chemicals to keep clean. Cleaning is as simple as using mild dish or laundry soap and water to blot up dirt and stains. For stronger cleaning needs, the fabric can be steam cleaned, and to remove lint, a simple sticky lint roller or vacuuming will do the trick.

Many furniture makers use cloth backing for suppleness that adds to wrinkle resistance and elegant draping in the design. The best armchairs and swivel chairs for living room seating are constructed using microfiber. Their lush softness just makes you want to sink into its cozy comfort to enjoy nights at home in front of the television or visiting with friends and family.

The RoomPlace offers living and family room seating such as the microfiber sectional sofa and reclining chairs in all of our 23 showroom locations in Illinois and Indiana. Visit us to experience the comfort of microfiber furniture for yourself.

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Sale on Cindy Crawford Furniture

Now through Monday, July 4, 2011 save on affordable living room furniture at The RoomPlace. Bring home the sumptuous style of the city with our Metropolis sectional by Cindy Crawford. This beautiful, 3 piece living room set is a brown modular sectional and reversible to fit any home decor and layout.

3 Piece Living Room Set - Metropolis by Cindy CrawfordA rich espresso tone and amazingly soft microfiber combine for resounding effect. Chic tufted details and striking flared arms enhance the deep, comfortable seating. Espresso-finished wood trim and matching toss pillows keep the overall look sleek. This up-to-date design comes from Cindy Crawford Home, presented online exclusively by The RoomPlace! Three-piece reverse sectional includes sofa, armless loveseat and right arm facing chaise, as shown.

If all three items were purchased individually the cost would be $2,299.97. At The RoomPlace, you always save with our premier package pricing, and with the Metropolis 3 piece sectional set, you save a total of $400. And, during our spectacular Fourth of July sale, you’ll save an extra $100.  Bring home this city chic sectional today for $1,899.99. The RoomPlace is the only place for the best sectionals and sectional living room sets in the Chicago area.

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Comfort by Design with the Simmons Beautyrest Black Mattress

The Simmons Beautyrest Black Mattress is a premium quality mattress designed to make a difference in how the body responds to sleep. It features patented research technology that enables consistent feel and comfort to relieve tired and aching bodies with unique memory foam that gives massage like comfort to the mattress and those sleeping in it.

Because the Simmons Beautyrest Black Collection consists of foam placed under pressure before being put into the makings of the bed, the foam loft becomes more flexible. This means that sleepers will not have to break in the mattress to make it more comfortable. It will be giving restful sleep from day one of entering your home.

Murau Dual Cushion Queen Mattress/Boxspring SetThe reliable construction of this Simmons Beautyrest mattress is built to last with pocket coil springs made of triple woven, high carbon steel. Its durability provides for motion separation for two sleepers so that when one moves the other will not be disturbed, and its body support is unmatched for superior performance that lasts. Each coil is wrapped in hypo-allergenic fabric to keep sniffles and allergy issues in check, and they allow for supportive molding to the body when resting on the bed.

Made from the finest quality materials including natural latex, the Beautyrest Black provides responsive and comfortable sleep support unmatched by competitor mattresses. It truly will provide an undisturbed sleep experience.

The RoomPlace showroom offers the Beautyrest Black and other high quality mattresses from the Beautyrest line. Visit one of our mattress professionals today to see how Simmons mattresses can change the way you look at sleeping.

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Kids Bedroom Furniture

Every mother wants her child to have a playful, age-appropriate, and well-organized bedroom. But, children grow so quickly that it’s often difficult to decide which furnishings to choose. Here are a few tips from The Roomplace for choosing a child’s bedroom furniture, and decorating a child’s bedroom.

Bed, Dresser and Nightstand: When selecting major pieces for your child’s bedroom, it’s important to consider your child’s present and future needs. After all, bedroom furniture is a major purchase, and should be designed to last for years.

For example, selecting a well-constructed, full-size bedroom furniture set which will bring years of enjoyment is often a better long-term value than choosing a toddler bed or other cartoon character-themed items which your child will likely outgrow within a few years. In addition, classic furniture styles with neutral wood finishes will accommodate many decorating themes, and your child’s changing preferences over the years.

When selecting a child’s bed, don’t forget about the possibility of hosting sleepovers with friends! A trundle bed provides a comfortable place for a friend to settle in, and can be neatly tucked out-of-sight when not in use.

Accessories: After selecting major furnishings, you’ll want to add the finishing touches to your child’s bedroom by bringing in fun accessories that express their unique personality. Accessories can be easily changed as your child grows and changes, so they provide a great way to bring in their favorite characters, animals, and television shows. Don’t forget a small lamp for reading bedtime stories, and a nightlight to scare away any fear of the dark.

Storage: When choosing furniture and accessories for your child’s bedroom, look for items with shelves and built-in storage compartments. Bins and baskets added to a simple bookcase make great places for storing and organizing blocks, toys, dolls, and books.

The children’s bedroom furniture shown above is available at The Roomplace. Stop by any of our showrooms, or visit our website at http://www.theroomplace.com.

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Care and Maintenance of Black Lacquer Bedroom Furniture

Monterey 7 Pc. King BedroomBlack lacquer bedroom furniture adds depth to bedroom furnishings. Its urban, upscale feel lends a hotel like atmosphere and is ideal for those seeking modern design elements in the bedroom. The care of black gloss bedroom furniture is a little different than cleaning standard wood furniture. Regular cleaning maintenance can leave streaks and dust behind. Certain substances can also scratch the delicate finish so special care is needed to protect the furniture and keep it bright and shiny in appearance.

Black bedroom furniture shows dirt and dust easily and will also readily reveal scratches. Although the finish appears exceptionally hard, it is still prone to chipping and denting. The best way to clean black lacquer is to use a soft, damp cloth that has been wrung of all moisture. Be sure to only use soft cotton or flannel never coarse fabrics or paper towels as they can cause scratching. Begin dusting the furniture in long straight sweeps rather than a circular motion which can leave wipe marks.
 
Once dusting is complete, go back over the furniture with a dry cloth. If there are still fingerprints or smudges, then it may be necessary to use a mild soap such as Murphy’s Oil Soap. Never use heavy furniture polish on black lacquer furniture as it will streak and weaken the black finish with prolonged use.
 
With proper care and maintenance, you will be able to enjoy the appearance of your black lacquer bedroom furniture for many years to come. Make sure to visit any of our 23 stores for the best complete rooms of black lacquer furniture as well as traditional and contemporary bedrooms in a variety of styles and finishes. 

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Luxury and Value with Simmons Beautyrest Black Collection

Simmons Beautyrest Black CollectionFrom top to bottom, the Simmons Beautyrest Black Collection offers the luxurious comfort of a high end mattress with a competitive affordability unmatched in a mattress line today. The benefits of owning a Beauty Rest Black will be very evident from the moment it is seen in the store until it is brought home.

Once you touch this foam and latex mattress, the dedication to quality is quite apparent. With a cover made to emulate the fine fibers found in silky lingerie, its premium softness will welcome you. When you actually stretch out to see how it feels in the showroom, its comfort will wow you.  With comfortable coil springs to provide durable performance that extends the life of the mattress, it allows for restful, undisturbed sleep.

Premium memory foam shapes to the body like a glove and wicks heat away to provide a comfortable sleeping environment. The mattress provides support to body pressure points so you’ll wake up totally refreshed and ready to start the day. Simmons has utilized the best mattress technologies to provide a sleeping platform that can offer all the comfort and support you expect. With a genuine 20 year limited warranty, you can have confidence that its durable luxury is built to last.

For value conscious consumers looking to experience the Simmons difference in mattresses, the RoomPlace offers a large showroom for you to touch and feel how the mattress can make a difference in your sleeping quarters. Visit us today to experience it for yourself.