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Celebrating Grandparents Day!

This Sunday, September 11th is Grandparents Day. We wanted to celebrate all the grandparents out there who play such an important role in the development of a grandchild. As every grandparent knows, one of the joys of grandchildren is you get to spoil them and then send them home. Why not surprise the grand kids with some fun games next time they come to visit. … Continue reading Celebrating Grandparents Day!

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LABOR DAY: Bringing Home the Bacon

Labor Day is dedicated to the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country so let’s celebrate those who “bring home the bacon”. Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and what better way to celebrate than an end of summer party. To give ourselves a challenge we wanted to see if we could plan a “bacon” themed … Continue reading LABOR DAY: Bringing Home the Bacon

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8 Beautiful Ways to Spend Your 8 Hours

Our guest blogger today is Seldens Interior Designer:  Lori Broznowski Where to catch those 8 hours, or even 20 minutes?  Here are few tantalizing pieces that invite you to relax, repose, and drift away…… The Swingrest, by Dedon, is the epitome of inviting when it comes to places to snooze.  Although this model comes ready to hang from your nearest giant tree, it is also … Continue reading 8 Beautiful Ways to Spend Your 8 Hours

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Celebrate The Olympics: Gold, Silver, and Bronze Furnishings

In the Spirit of the Olympics, we want to show you some of our favorite gold, silver, and bronze furniture pieces right here in our showroom. GOLD: The color of success, achievement and triumph. The look of gold interiors or décor brings a sense of warmth and richness to a room or home.   SILVER: The color of illumination and reflection. Silver is bright and … Continue reading Celebrate The Olympics: Gold, Silver, and Bronze Furnishings

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Party with the Big Kids!

Before we have to start racking leaves in the yard we thought it would be fun to host a party with the “big kids”, aka “adults”. First things first, pick a theme. How about a wine and cheese tasting? If you and your friends are beer drinkers brew up a party with a beer tasting. A “special” cocktail for the evening is always a hit … Continue reading Party with the Big Kids!

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BACKYARD MOVIE NIGHT: The Stay-in Drive-in

Who doesn’t love a drive-in theater watching movies under the stars? How about a stay-in drive-in? Create your very own movie night right in your own backyard. How convenient is that? A drive-in theater usually consists of a large outdoor movie screen, a projection booth, a concession stand and a large parking area for automobiles. You won’t need the parking but you’ll need some seating. … Continue reading BACKYARD MOVIE NIGHT: The Stay-in Drive-in

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Taking It Outside: Outdoor Kitchens

The backyard barbecue has come a long way…extend your living space with an outdoor kitchen. In the last few years outdoor kitchens have become more and more common. If you’re thinking of creating a kitchen in your backyard there are 3 things you need to consider; layout, function and storage. Start your outdoor kitchen design by making a list of must-have items. This could include … Continue reading Taking It Outside: Outdoor Kitchens

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Happy Birthday America!

Independence Day is a time to celebrate America. Living in the Northwest there are plenty of outdoor celebrations to choose from. You can start your day with a patriotic parade, have a picnic in the park or host a 4th of July party. Watching a fireworks display is the icing on the cake. Picnics, parades and fireworks add up to one thing, a celebration of … Continue reading Happy Birthday America!

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The GREAT Outdoors: NW Style

Our guest blogger today is Selden’s Interior Designer:  Lori Broznowski Summers in the Northwest … Dare I brag and say, they are, hands down, the best anywhere?  Yes! Summers in the NW are absolutely GREAT! We need furnishings that live up to the extreme beauty of this region. Here are some of my Outdoor favorites. The new collection “MBRACE” from Dedon. This chair, designed by … Continue reading The GREAT Outdoors: NW Style