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Sofas & More’s Blog
There’s no real rhyme or reason to our blog, it’s just a fun place to share with you. Everything from furniture to D.I.Y. to holidays and more. Enjoy! And feel free to share your inspirations with us on PinterestClick Here to visit our Pinterest Page
Knoxville 4th of July Events – Click Here
The 4th of July offers a lot of events and activities in Knoxville and East Tennessee! From parades to festivals and fireworks, there’s no shortage of activities for everyone in the family! Check out our list of other fun things to do to celebrate the red, white and blue.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 6/30/2018
Sofas Style Guide – Click Here
At Sofas & More in Knoxville, TN, we feel that it’s our responsibility to help you understand the popular style options for sofas for your home. After all, “sofas” is in the name of our store. We’re taking your sofa knowledge to the next level with this easy style guide, and hopefully it will help you find the perfect sofa for your space.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 5/21/2018
Quick & Easy Bathroom Decorating Tips – Click Here
Decorating your bathroom may seem like a difficult task, especially if you’ve pondered the time and money involved in a full remodel. Think outside the box and you’ll find that there are plenty of ways to decorate your bathroom to look brand new, without tearing out the tub and sink.
by Sofas & More, published 4/18/2018
Temporary Wallpaper Ideas For Renters – Click Here
If you have lived in an apartment or rental home, you understand that most landlords have pretty strict rules on permanent changes to the walls. If renting works for your budget and lifestyle and you plan on staying longer than a year, it can be really frustrating being stuck with builder’s beige. Luckily, there are a lot of options for temporary wallpaper that will make your rented space stand out.
by Sofas & More, published 3/15/2018
Spruce Up Your Spring Decor – Click Here
Spring sprung early this year, and that means it’s time to think about your Spring decor. When you think of Spring, you think of “New Life.” With the conclusion of Winter, it feels like a new start to the year. If your home looks like “Old Musty Life,” then your Spring attitude is going to suffer. Spruce up your Spring decor the easy way, with paintings, wall art and colorful indoor plants. Check out a few quick tips to get you started off right.
by Sofas & More, published 2/21/2018
Create A Nature Inspired Space In Your Home – Click Here
Sometimes it can be difficult to bring nature into your home with the space that is given. Full fledged gardening is basically out of the question for most homeowners, but there are many ways to bring some green into your home without sacrificing your living space.
by Sofas & More, published 1/18/2018
Christmas Movies Guide – Click Here
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas is near! Tis the season for cozying up on the sofa, so use our guide to help you plan when to stay in and catch your favorite Christmas movies this holiday season. When you’re ready to relax and looking for fun, turn to a Hallmark Christmas classic, Buddy the Elf, Charlie Brown or the Griswolds. We’ve put together a helpful viewing guide of your favorite (and new!) Christmas movies that are scheduled to air this December, so you can make your plans to enjoy them all. Whether you want to stay in and catch them live or set your DVR, here you go…
by Sofas & More, published 12/1/2017
How to Pick A Perfect Christmas Tree – Click Here
Christmas comes but once a year, and picking out the perfect Christmas tree to liven up your living room is a family ritual full of fun and promise (just ask the Griswolds!). But with all the different types of trees available, it’s hard to know which one is right for your holiday display. And knowing how to keep it green and fragrant once you decorate it out is a talent that eludes many a yuletide reveler. So before you turn your tannenbaum into the Charlie Brown special, take a few tips from us on how to pick a Christmas tree that will last through December 25th and into the New Year.
by Sofas & More, published 11/27/2017
Knoxville Christmas Events 2017 – Click Here
Check out our list of Knoxville Christmas events for 2017. As East Tennessee certainly knows how to celebrate the holidays, there’s plenty of fun, festive activities for the whole family. From Christmas tree lightings, holiday concerts and parades, to ice skating on Market Square, there’s a seemingly endless list of holiday activities happening this holiday season.
by Sofas & More, published 11/20/2017
The History of Friday the 13th – Click Here
Friday the 13th is a day steeped in superstition. The origin of fears about Friday the 13th are unclear, but the number 13 is so disliked that it’s absent from almost everything – streets, building floors, hospital rooms, airport gates… and the list goes on. But why?
by Sofas & More, published 10/9/2017
The History of Labor Day… The Holiday, End of Summer & Sales – Click Here
Labor Day is a holiday that celebrates the American labor movement, but also marks the unofficial end of summer and the start of school and fall sports. Did you know that in the U.S. state of Virginia, the amusement park industry has successfully lobbied for legislation requiring most school districts in the state to have their first day of school after Labor Day? True!
by Sofas & More, published 8/29/2017
Labor Day Furniture Sale – Click Here
Going on now through Labor Day, Monday, September 4th. Enjoy storewide savings up to 75% OFF with FREE financing for 48-months on living room, bedroom, & dining room sets & more! And don’t miss our Serta mattress special at The Sleep Store at Sofas & More. Get a FREE box spring or save up to $800 OFF an adjustable base with the purchase of any Serta iComfort mattress.
by Sofas & More, published 8/24/2017
Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend – Click Here
The Tennessee tax free weekend is almost here! With the annual Tennessee sales tax holiday on the horizon, parents across the state are looking forward to saving money on back-to-school items, clothes and computer purchases.
by Sofas & More, published 7/21/2017
Knoxville & East TN 4th of July Fireworks & Parades – Click Here
Looking for 4th of July Fireworks & Parades in the Knoxville area? Check out our list of holiday happenings for the entire family from across East Tennessee.
by Sofas & More, published 6/29/2017
Knoxville Summer Landscaping Ideas – Click Here
Looking for Knoxville summer landscaping ideas? We’ve got your furniture taken care of to make the inside of your house beautiful. But, new landscaping can spruce up any home from the outside in. Here’s a look at some current landscaping trends and helpful tips on where to most efficiently focus your landscaping efforts. Summer landscaping touches don’t have to cost a lot of money or take up a lot of your time. The following Knoxville summer landscaping ideas can quickly and easily add to the enjoyment and fun of your backyard and ultimately become an extension of your living area.
by Sofas & More, published 6/22/2017
Knoxville Summer Fun for Families – Click Here
Looking for Knoxville Summer Fun for families? At Sofas & More, we know the best way to make your furniture last, is to keep your kids off of the furniture! And we’re here to help. Whether you want to get the kids out of the house or just find somewhere to cool off, check out this list of Knoxville summer fun, with things to do inside and outside – free & inexpensive Knoxville summer fun for families.
by Sofas & More, published 6/19/2017
The History of Father’s Day – Click Here
A customary day for the celebration of fatherhood in Catholic Europe is known to date back to at least the Middle Ages, but it wasn’t until 1972, during the Nixon administration, that Father’s Day was officially recognized as a national holiday in the United States.
by Sofas & More, published 6/12/2017
Sizzling Summer Savings Furniture Sale – Click Here
Join us at Sofas & More on Friday, June 9th from 9A – 7P for our huge Sizzling Summer Furniture Sale! We’re giving one lucky person a $1,000 furniture shopping spree! To enter, print this flyer bring it in to Sofas & More between 9A – 7P on June 9th!
by Sofas & More, published 6/5/2017
The History of Memorial Day – Click Here
Memorial Day originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans founded in Decatur, Illinois, established it as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers.
by Sofas & More, published 5/24/2017
Win A Living Room Makeover, “Win One For Dad” – Click Here
Want to win a living room makeover? We’ve got your chance to win one for dad! Sofas & More has partnered with Jackson Furniture & Catnapper for your chance to win a $2,500 living room giveaway, with your choice of one of four living room groups from Jackson Furniture & Catnapper. Online entry to win a living room makeover is open through Father’s Day, June 18, 2017. No purchase is required to enter!
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 5/15/2017
May Furniture Sale “BIG MAY SAVINGS” – Click Here
During our BIG MAY SAVINGS May furniture sale you’ll save every day on famous brands like La-Z-Boy, England & Catnapper, and save on the most comfortable names in sleep, like Serta, iComfort & Tempur-Pedic! Save up to 75% OFF in our furniture clearance center, and get NO interest financing!
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 5/1/2017
Bunk Beds 101 – Click Here
Every kid wants a bunk bed, right? At least at some point. And when it comes to bunk beds, kids are right! Bunk beds are incredible space savers, and they make sharing a bedroom much more fun. Bunk beds are perfect for sleepovers, accommodating extra house guests and just plain fun!
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 4/28/2017
5 Tips for How to Choose & Buy Patio Furniture – Click Here
Ready to buy patio furniture? Not sure what to choose? We feel ‘ya. It’s a hard thing to decide on how to decorate your patio, but great patio furniture can bring comfort and function to your outdoor spaces. With spacious tables and comfortable chairs, a basic patio can become a hangout destination.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 4/17/2017
9 Affordable Spring Furniture Ideas – Click Here
Looking for affordable spring furniture ideas? Look no further. We’ve got some ideas to share, that will work with any budget. As the weather continues to figure itself it out, there’s no doubt that spring is getting better by the day. And that means everything could use a figurative fresh coat of paint.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 4/5/2017
The History of April Fools Day – Click Here
Ever wonder how April Fools Day came to be? We all know April Fools Day (sometimes called All Fools Day) is celebrated every year on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. But where did it start, and why?
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 3/28/2017
Kids Room Furniture & Decorating 101 – Click Here
Does your cool kid need some new kids room furniture? Or maybe you just want to help their room “grow up” a little bit with some new decorations? Sofas & More can help! From bright, fun bedding and accessories to functional furniture and fun decorations, we’re here to offer a few tips to make your cool kid feel special!
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 3/6/2017
Spring Furniture Ideas, Hello Yellow! – Click Here
In search of Spring furniture and Spring furniture ideas? Sofas & More can help, Hello Yellow! From patterned accent chairs and radiant accessories to comfy throws and cozy bedding sets, yellow is all you need to make your home a lively and happy place! There’s no doubt that adding yellow into your home is a bright spring furniture idea! Not only does yellow illuminate, it also encourages happiness and optimism. For a feel-good home, consider adding a wide range of yellow furniture pieces and accessories!
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 2/28/2017
How Serta Mattresses Are Made – Click Here
Ever wonder what’s involved in the manufacturing of premium Serta mattresses? Here at Sofas & More we’ve sold hundreds, if not thousands of mattresses and we can speak to the quality of the Serta mattresses (and you could too if you try one out!), but we thought it would be helpful to share how they’re made, so YOU can see exactly why Serta mattresses are widely regarded as some of the best mattresses made.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 2/15/2017
La-Z-Boy Recliners Made In America – Click Here
At Sofas & More, we’re happy and proud to offer La-Z-Boy furniture. La-Z-Boy recliners are one of the best-known brands in the residential furniture industry. La-Z-Boy is synonymous for its comfortable reclining chairs. But, La-Z-Boy recliners are also well-known for being made in America.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 2/6/2017
Big Design Tips For A Small Living Room – Click Here
Are you struggling to decorate your small living room and make the most of your space? Maybe we can help. Here’s a few practical ideas for how to style a small living room.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 1/30/2017
Bedroom Decorating Tips Anyone Can Use – Click Here
Bedroom decorating tips are important not just for how you style your bedroom, but how your bedroom functions. The bedroom should be the place where you find peace. It should feel calming, comfortable and safe. Because the bedroom is where you sleep, it should be a relaxing refuge – conducive for rest.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 1/23/2016
Furniture Financing 101 – Click Here
At Sofas & More we feel as though we owe it to customers to run through some of the most common and preferable furniture financing options available. We want you to get a piece of furniture from us and enjoy it for years, but most of all, we want you (regardless of where you buy) to make a smart furniture financing decision, which allows you to enjoy your new furniture stress-free, with no concern over paying the bills.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 1/16/2016
How to Pick A Mattress – Click Here
Ready for a new mattress Knoxville? A new mattress is an important purchase and deserves some planning. Not only are quality mattresses fairly expensive, but they play a huge role in your life not only during nighttime sleeping hours, but even while you’re awake. Supportive, comfortable mattress promotes a good night’s sleep, which helps you function better during the day both mentally and physically, and also wards off many chronic heath ailments.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 1/10/2016
Skip You New Years Resolutions, Decorate Your Living Room – Click Here
It’s the new year, hoo-ray! So before you make a list of nearly unattainable resolutions, start with this simple idea. Decorate your living room to liven your household and add a breath of fresh air to your home for the new year.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 12/27/2016
Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas – Click Here
If you’re anything like us, decorating the Christmas tree never comes as easy as it seems. While some folks seems to inherently have wonderful taste and style, the rest of us need a little help putting together a festive holiday home. Need inspiration? Us too! Here’s a handful of Christmas trees that just about anyone could pull off.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 12/1/2016
History of The Christmas Tree – Click Here
Ever wonder about the history of the Christmas tree? The evergreen fir tree has traditionally been used to celebrate winter festivals (pagan and Christian) for thousands of years. Pagans used branches of it to decorate their homes during the winter solstice, as it made them think of the spring to come.
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 11/30/2016
How To Buy A Sofa – Click Here
A sofa is one of the biggest furniture purchases you are likely to make. It’s also a key focal point and a piece that lasts for generations. But, don’t let the shopping process stress you out. If there’s one thing that we know at Sofas & More in Knoxville, TN, it’s sofas!
by Sofas & More Knoxville, published 11/28/2016