Choosing furniture for you home—whether you’re starting from scratch with your first home, adding pieces to what you already have, remodeling a room, or down-sizing—is an adventurous proposition. A quest.
So, here’s one sure-fire tip that’s guaranteed to set you on the right track to creating the comfort and look that makes you feel “at home” when you walk through your front door: Build your room, each room in your home, around pieces you genuinely love.
It’s been forty-five years since Oscar and Deanne Alterwitz piled their three kids into the family station wagon, and drove from Gary, Indiana to Las Vegas. Their dream was The American Dream, Alterwitz style: To take the expertise they learned in the furniture and mattress business started by Oscar’s father and be of service to the Las Vegas community.
Although Las Vegas continues to enjoy warm temperatures in the Fall, the weather cools just enough to suggest the change of seasons, to call up the burnished golds and oranges in Nature’s color wheel, the peppery tang of burning leaves, and the taste of cinnamon-laced pumpkin pie.
Traditionally, Fall colors consist of burnt oranges, deep maroons, and variations of gold, bronze and brown. “Autumn Maple” (orange with a brown undertone) and “Toast” (You get the picture!) are hot color trendsthis year. Both bring a sense of warmth and a trendy sophistication to any room.
Leather is revered all over the world. It's durable, always in style, and is an anchor for any room or outfit. But why then do prices and the look vary so much? It's in the vocabulary. As a consumer in the world, it's important for you to understand the slight nuances between things that look and feel like leather, but may not be the 100% genuine article.
Across the country, there will be about 15,000 fireworks displays to celebrate the 4th of July. Smaller towns spend start at about $8,000 and cities like Boston will spend about $2.5 million on their celebration.
But how about Las Vegas? We do everything big here right?
It's summer. So your children are at home all day. It's a great time to give some extra attention to their rooms. They are home more often this time of year and you can work together to get things organized and ready for the busy school season.
Historically, Dads get the short end of the stick on parental holidays. Fifty million less cards are sent to fathers than mothers to commemorate the day and hardly any flowers. That just doesn't seem right to us.
So, we've rounded up some great ideas to knock his socks off this year and also some fun facts to bring up at lunch.
Whether it’s from literally giving birth, to you to raising you, to fixing meals and sewing for clothes for you and providing you a home or taking care of you emotionally, that’s a lot of work. Day in day out, for their entire lifetime. Moms can’t help it. Moms are moms. And they work darned hard, often in the background making things work in ways you don’t even notice. They lay the groundwork for your early life, and your early life is the groundwork for your entire life. This is not even remotely an exaggeration.