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Clearance Furniture

Clearance Furniture

With the amount of furniture we move, there are bound to be errors in logistics or transport that leave us with extra items or items that we call “scratch and dent.” Many of of our clearance items are simply the result of overstocking or discontinued collections, and for the remainder, we take clear photographs and note any imperfections for why they are being sold as “scratch and dent.” Usually “scratch and dent” items have blemishes that are hard to notice, like a ding on a corner or a small tear in a cushion. We inspect all of our items before shipping them out, and if we notice any damage we determine whether the piece should be recycled, donated, or sold at a deep discount.

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So if you are shopping for a new piece of furniture for your home, take a look through our clearance to see if we have anything that would work for you. We might have just the right storage piece, seating solution, or table from a discontinued line that you could pick up for a fraction of the retail price. Or we might have the same item you’ve seen elsewhere deeply discounted for a small cosmetic defect that you can inspect beforehand and decide if it would matter to you. Furniture Crate already offers unbeatable prices on every item we carry, and with our clearance furniture being up to 70% off, you can furnish your home for pennies on the dollar!

Aspenhome Bayfield Collection

Aspenhome Bayfield Collection

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The Aspenhome Bayfield collection is a solid value for bedroom furniture. It boasts 19th century style with modern functionality. Solid wood components connected with tongue and groove construction allow for expanding and contracting without compromising the integrity of the item. This ensures long-term durability for a great value and investment. These pieces are made from solid European Spruce for heirloom quality. Distressing gives the items an aged look fitting for their 19th century style, and they are built to provide dependable functionality and charming aesthetics for decades.

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The Aspenhome Bayfield collection features a Dark Chestnut finish with pounded Bronze hardware. These finishes reflect 19th century style and distressing completes the reclaimed or antique look of the collection. Tongue and groove construction and English dovetail drawers ensure long-term and flexible construction that won’t crack, split, or come undone. All drawers are also fully finished, with full extension ball bearing glides that won’t wear out over time.

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Individual items have other features based on their design. Examples include built-in gadget charging, media storage, and HDMI connections in the entertainment chest; gadget charging and built-in nightlight in the nightstand; and felt lined top drawers with cedar lined bottom drawers in the larger storage pieces.

Check out our great prices on the Aspenhome Bayfield collection as well as other great brands at FurnitureCrate.com!

 

Aspenhome Young Classics Dresser

Aspenhome Young Classics Dresser

The Aspenhome Young Classics Dresser with Mirror is a gorgeous piece that is both functional and stylish. Like all items from the Aspenhome Young Classics Collection, this dresser was designed with the American Federal period in mind. This not only gives the Aspenhome Young Classics Collection an Old-World feel, but it also happens to work quite well with many Contemporary themes with its dark colors and geometric shapes.

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The Aspenhome Young Classics Dresser is also very functional, so you don’t have to sacrifice storage space or usability for style. It features a total of twelve drawers, including a jewelry tray and spacious tabletop for display or easy-access items. The mirror will make your morning routine a breeze, while also adding a sophisticated look and brightening up the room. The Aspenhome Young Classics Collection includes pieces for the bedroom, dining room, and entertainment room, so you can bolster the functionality and style of any area in your home.

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Shop the Aspenhome Young Classics Collection and other great brands at FurnitureCrate.com for the best prices anywhere, online or in-store.

Hooker Furniture Clearance

Hooker Furniture Clearance

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For almost 100 years, Hooker Furniture has been manufacturing high-quality pieces for those who don’t want to settle for anything less than the best. Hooker Furniture items fall into one of the more expensive price ranges, putting priority on quality and elegance rather than affordability. As a major dealer in Hooker Furniture, we are fortunate to have a decent-sized, fairly consistent selection of Hooker Furniture clearance pieces available to our customers at deeply discounted prices. These Hooker Furniture clearance items include, floor/display models, discontinued items, and overstocking that we are willing to sell for even lower than our already unbeatable prices. That means on top of the best prices you’ll find anywhere on all of the Hooker Furniture items we carry, our Hooker Furniture clearance pieces have deep discounts on top of that, so you can save hundreds or even thousands of dollars! Whether you’re looking to add or replace an incredible piece of Hooker Furniture to your home, or have been wish-listing some of the amazing pieces from Hooker Furniture, our selection of Hooker Furniture clearance is a great way to get the top-grade products from this top-tier company at the deepest discounts you’ll find anywhere else. Check out our Hooker Furniture clearance page today!

Camo Sleeper Sofa by Jackson Furniture

Camo Sleeper Sofa by Jackson Furniture

The Jackson Big Game Camouflage Sleeper is more than just a fashionable seating solution for the hunter in your life. This camo sleeper sofa is one of the most popular pieces from Jackson Furniture, a company known for it’s high-quality, comfortable, and long lasting assortment of upholstered couches, sofas, and chairs. Whether you are looking for the centerpiece to your man cave, a functional piece for your hunting cabin, or a living room piece for the hunter in your life, this camo sleeper sofa is a great solution.

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The upholstery of Jackson’s camo sleeper sofa uses the Mossy Oak New Break-Up fabric. This fabric uses a popular camo design that is computer-enhanced for impressive realism. Hunters will love the camo design, and everyone will appreciate the exceptional quality that goes into the upholstery, bringing the atmosphere of the outdoors to any room.

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Check out Jackson’s camo sleeper sofa and other great products from Jackson Furniture at the best prices available anywhere, only at FurnitureCrate.com!

Guest Bedroom Furniture (Part II)

Guest Bedroom Furniture (Part II)

Last week we covered the essentials of guest bedroom furniture to provide tips for planning the basic pieces necessary to provide your guests with the functionality they need for a comfortable and convenient stay. This week we will expand on some of those ideas, and go even further with others, to suggest ways you can go above and beyond the essentials and provide outstanding hospitality for your guests. Topics to consider are the Comfort Scale rating of the guest bedroom mattress, proper bedding, extras in the room such as decor and a TV, and lastly room layout/location for those still in the stages of floor planning. With these topics covered, in addition to Guest Bedroom Furniture (Part I), you should be prepared to develop a game plan and begin shopping for the right pieces of guest bedroom furniture for your home.

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Last time we covered the ideal mattress sizes for your guest bedroom, but not mattress comfort. This might not be something you immediately realize as important, but keep in mind that the type of mattress you find comfortable might not be the type that others find comfortable! Perhaps you fall on one end of the spectrum, say a Comfort Scale rating of 1-3 or 8+; if you give a mattress for your guest bedroom the old 2-minute lie down test in a showroom and pick the one you like, it might not be right for others or even the majority of your guests. For example, if you like an extra soft mattress, say something plush scoring a 9 on the Comfort Scale, and then your parents or grandparents come to visit, the lack of back support and difficulty getting in and out of such a giving mattress would be brutal. On the flip side, if you like the supportive feel of a firm mattress for your own back problems, say a 2 on the Comfort Scale, and have grown accustomed to the less forgiving feel of such a mattress, you might by one like that from your lie down test in a showroom. Then you have some friends from out of town come stay for the weekend, and compared to their plush mattress back home, they feel like they are sleeping on a rock in your guest bedroom! Although it is virtually impossible to please everyone, there are steps that you can take to minimize the discomfort of your varied guests, and come close to the preferred Comfort Scale for the majority.

The best way to go for finding the right type of mattress for a guest bedroom is to look for that elusive “Goldilocks” mattress that has a mid-range comfort that will work well, or at least not be on the opposite end of the Comfort Scale, for the majority of guests. With that strategy, shooting for something with a Comfort Scale rating of 5 is probably ideal. You may encounter instances in which the brand you are loyal to, or the price range you are looking at, does not offer a mattress in the ideal size and Comfort Scale rating you had in mind. In this case, shifting up to 6 is probably the best way to lean, then down to 4. Although it is a 1 point shift on our Comfort Scale either way, some side sleepers may experience pressure related discomfort in the hips and shoulders if they sleep through the night on one of their sides on a mattress erring towards firm. Whereas a guest who needs higher-than-normal back support will probably be okay for a night or two on a slightly softer mattress with a 6 Comfort Scale (and they are also more likely to be used to comfort discrepancies from hotel visits if they have a very specific preferred comfort zone). Of course, if you can predict your guest population will be primarily leaning one way or the other, it would be wise to adjust the mattress comfort accordingly. But a universal or, at the very least, a compromising mid-range comfort mattress is a smart way to go when choosing your guest bedroom furniture. And this is just another reason why shopping online using an objective, quantifiable scale can be better than the 2-minute showroom test.

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In addition to the mattress itself, the bed and bedding to go along with it can make or break the comfort of a guest’s night’s stay. Although the type of bed isn’t overly important, consider the platform bed which does not require a box spring. This type of bed usually offers extra storage space underneath, and usually has a lower height which makes it easier to get in and out of bed. Next, for guests who don’t bring their own pillow, it may be wise to have a selection of pillows available. At least a mix of low- and high-loft pillows would be wise. To cover all of your bases, pillows and pillowcases with allergen-reducing properties will ensure your guests won’t have to suffer through a sensitive allergy issue you may not have been aware of. Lastly, either a universal bedding set or the appropriate number of seasonal bedding sets will ensure your guests will be comfortable no matter what time of year they visit. You don’t want summer guests using a thick winter comforter or winter guests freezing underneath a thin sheet! It would also be a good idea to have at least two sets of the proper bedding in the event of a spill or other accident that might require the set in use to need washed. Planning ahead can save you headache and embarrassment as host!

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Getting less essential as we go down the list, decor can be something worth thinking about when planning your guest bedroom furniture. Do you want to develop the room with a theme in mind? An overall style influence? Purely comfort and functionality? It is best not to use a guest bedroom as the catchall for all of your secondhand pieces and knickknacks, though you know what kind of effect you are going for, if any. Avoid valuable or delicate decorations, not only for your sake, but for the sake of an unfortunate guest who might knock something over being unaccustomed to the layout and feel terrible for an accident that could sully the entire visit. But simple and interesting decor such as paintings and other wall decor can make a guest feel relaxed and have something to take in when just passing a few minutes in the privacy of their room. Another similar consideration is the inclusion of a TV in your guest bedroom. Obviously the intent is not to keep your guests pent up in their room where they need a TV, but during the off-hours or right before bed, many guests may find a bit of comfort in being able to kick back and watch something familiar in the privacy of their own room. This can be a good way to combat homesickness, and just a way to give your guests somewhere to escape to if they need some time to themselves.

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Although this last bit is not intended for those looking to furnish a guest bedroom, it may be worth touching on for those who are still planning the layout of their new home. If you plan on having overnight guests, and are deciding where a guest bedroom should go and how it should be laid out, here are a few suggestions: Proximity to bathrooms is important. If the guest bedroom doesn’t have an attached bathroom itself, try to locate the guest room near a bathroom with as few turns as possible. Waking up in the middle of the night and being afraid to wander around your host’s home looking for the bathroom can be an embarrassing and uncomfortable situation. Similar to that, placing the bed and light switch for the guest bedroom as close as possible is a good idea. You don’t want your guests fumbling around in the dark in a foreign room searching for the light switch! A nightlight would be another thoughtful addition for guests. Likewise, having plenty of power outlets for your guests to charge cell phones and other devices is important in a guest bedroom, and make sure there is at least one within reach of the bed/nightstand. Finally, and this one may seem obvious, don’t put your guest bedroom in a windowless room. Windows provide natural and comforting light which is great to wake up to, offer temperature regulation and something to look at, and also provide peace of mind as a fire escape.

With Guest Bedroom Furniture (Parts I and II), we have no covered a substantial amount of information that will hopefully help you when planning a guest bedroom in your home. At the very least, I hope something in this series has given you an “aha moment” as something you might have overlooked or not considered previously. Either way, you should be more prepared now to begin the potentially daunting task of creating a room for your guests to consider their home away from home, and we here at FurnitureCrate are happy to help you with your guest bedroom furniture needs every step of the way!

Guest Bedroom Furniture (Part I)

Guest Bedroom Furniture (Part I)

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Shopping for the right guest bedroom furniture is more about planning than having a knack for style or plenty of money to throw around. Creating a lavish and visually appealing guest bedroom is great, but if it lacks functionality, your guests will be uncomfortable in a beautiful room.

The place to start with guest bedroom furniture is the same place to start in your own bedroom: the bed. You must first assess the size and layout of the room to determine what size bed would be best. As the bed is the primary function of the bedroom and guest room, it should be the first piece of the puzzle on which to base the rest of the space. Chances are, if you are furnishing a guest bedroom, you will want a bed suitable for couples. A Queen size is generally a good place to start, as it is viable for couples and only slightly large for single sleepers. Due to space constraints or excessive space, you could upgrade or downgrade to a King or a Full. Most couples nowadays share a Queen or King size bed, but only a few decades ago it was common to share a Full (also known as a Double). This downgrade is only recommended if space is limited, as a couple going from their Queen or King size bed at their home to a Full size bed in your guest bedroom will probably suffer in comfort by comparison, especially if they stay for more than a night or a short weekend.

Next, you will want to find the right mattress for the properly sized bed. Depending on how you predict your guest bedroom will be used (one-night stays, weekends, long-term stays), you can decide the price point you want to spend. There is no need to spend as much as you did on your personal mattress that you use every night on a mattress that might be used only a few times a year in the guest bedroom. If you expect longer or more frequent stays, you may consider bumping up the quality of the mattress to a mid-level point. But even then, if you only expect guests to ever stay for a night or two in the guest bedroom, two nights on a a low-mid priced mattress won’t kill them! If you expect to have guests frequently, or for long periods of time, you may consider aiming for mid-high priced mattresses. Again, these need not cost as much as your personal mattress, but spending a week straight or a half dozen weekends over the course of a summer on a low-quality mattress will probably not make your guests excited to extend their stays.

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Once you have decided on the bed and mattress, you can begin filling in the other pieces of the room. If there is a closet, that provides a good amount of storage for suitcases, clothes hangers, shoes, etc. If not, consider a larger dresser for ample storage of guests’ clothes and other belongings. Again, depending on the nature of your stays, you can assess the right size for these types of furniture. Guests staying for only a night or two probably won’t even need a dresser, whereas a week long stay or frequent visitor may require a full size dresser. In addition to a dresser, nightstands are always welcome for providing a convenient and accessible lamp table so guests aren’t fumbling around in the middle of the night looking for a light switch. They also provide a place to store delicate and valuable items like purses, wallets, keys, and cell phones when not needed.

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These essentials will provide your guests the comforts of home they require. There are obviously ways to go above and beyond this: decor, a TV, mirrors, additional storage units, etc., but these basics will be enough to give your guests comfortable nights and mornings during their stay with you. After all, you should be entertaining your guests for the time in between!

Check back next week for Guest Bedroom Furniture (Part II)

Breakfast Furniture for your Breakfast Nook

Breakfast Furniture for your Breakfast Nook

If you’re looking to create or update a breakfast nook area in your home, specialized breakfast furniture should be the first place you look. Whether you dream of starting off every morning right with a delightful meal while basking in the refreshing new-day sun, or want to transform a seldom-used area into an intimate and cozy nook, breakfast furniture can be just the solution. Creating a breakfast nook is usually a fairly inexpensive and simple process, requiring only a few pieces of furniture and just a small area.

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Features characteristic of breakfast furniture include:

  • – a small table that does not take up much space
  • – bench seating, which is more efficient and requires less space than individual chairs
  • – a wedge shape that nestles into corners for a cozy and out-of-the-way design
  • – light or natural finishes that supplement the idea of a refreshing morning

With these ideas in mind, a breakfast nook is usually found tucked in or near the kitchen, usually out of the way and preferably located by a window where natural light can illuminate the area. A designated spot to start your day can be beneficial to your routine and help you take mornings in stride.

Imagine snuggling into your breakfast nook with the smell of coffee brewing, an omelette cooking, and a small bowl of cereal teasing your appetite. The sun is shining through a nearby window providing the perfect light for perusing the newspaper. After breakfast you are within a few steps of your kitchen where you can move your dishes, and return with your laptop to send a few emails before getting dressed and starting your day.

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Start every morning right with a designated breakfast nook, and all you need to get started is a few pieces of breakfast furniture.

Double Dressers

Double Dressers

Double dressers are the gold standard for bedroom storage. They provide an optimal balance of storage space and drawer count, with an aesthetically pleasing symmetrical design. Double dressers are the most prevalent because of the effective design, so there are many styles and colors available to fit your bedroom. Traditional-style double dressers are very easy to come by as this tried-and-true design has been around for generations, but the prevalence of double dressers assures you can find them in styles from Classic Traditional to Modern Contemporary and everywhere in-between.

Six drawer double dressers are the most common type, with a 3×2 design. A row of smaller drawers sometimes accompanies the primary drawers (usually as the top row), intended to organize smaller and more delicate items. Sometimes these rows include three or four smaller drawers, rather than a double row, but the primary design of the piece is still a double dresser. A well-designed double dresser provides ample storage space for the average person’s wardrobe (excluding closet items that need to be hung, of course), and larger models with a 4×2 design may even be enough to accommodate couples in a single unit. Double dressers often include optional mirrors to enhance their style and functionality in the bedroom, great for getting dressed in the morning.

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Double dressers are generally intended for bedroom use, though the effective storage capabilities and aesthetics of many models make them viable in other living spaces, as well. But if you are looking for the ideal bedroom storage solution that provides ample space and a good drawer count in a compact unit, you can’t beat the design of a double dresser. And as one of the most popular furniture pieces manufactured, there are models out there that will perfectly fit the style and personality of your bedroom.

When something works, it just works. And double dressers are something that just works.

Find one today at FurnitureCrate.com!

Pedestal Side Tables

Pedestal Side Tables

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Side tables are an easy way to add both a stylish accent and a functional piece to any living space. Most side tables are designed to be a good balance of aesthetic, utilitarian, and low-profile. Depending on your needs, pedestal side tables tend to achieve two of the three very well: aesthetic and low-profile. If you are in need of auxiliary storage solutions in your living room, family room, or other room, you may want a side table with multiple drawers or doors, something pedestal tables usually don’t have save for a single drawer in some cases. But if you are more concerned about getting a stylish accent piece that will fit easily into a pre-existing furniture arrangement, pedestal side tables can be the perfect solution.

 

Pedestal side tables come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and styles, but are more prone to being round than are other types of furniture due to balance and aesthetics. Round pedestal side tables provide a number of benefits, such as eliminating the need for harsh corners that can be obtrusive, dangerous, or simply boring and unattractive. Round pedestal side tables also tend to be easier to fit among pre-existing furniture arrangements because they are symmetrical from every angle and can fit into corners, against walls, against furniture, or between pieces with less of a chance of protruding or failing to line up exactly. Lastly, round side tables break up the monotony of ninety-degree angles and rectangular shapes as found in the majority of furniture. By breaking up the pattern you can create a less predictable, more lively atmosphere that is also more welcoming and cohesive to other norm breaking, interesting, or unique décor. The downside of round pedestal side tables is that, in most cases, expanding a circular table surface into a square by extending the edges increases the tabletop area without necessarily needing to expand the base. This can provide slightly increased usable table space if functional surface area is a primary concern.

 

Pedestal side tables usually achieve a significantly lower profile than do traditional, boxy side tables. The trade-off is that the more boxy shaped side tables usually contains more drawers or doors than pedestal side tables do. But without sheer vertical sides extending from the base, pedestal side tables often allow for more flexibility, such as slightly overlapping a raised piece of furniture like a couch over the base of a pedestal side table to save a few inches of floor space or fit the piece into the furniture arrangement. Pedestal side tables also have an air of elegance and individuality by clearly circumventing a utilitarian design in order to achieve a more unique, aesthetic appeal. This design choice is made obvious with pedestal side tables, making a somewhat subconscious statement that storage is not needed and aesthetics are taking priority in the room.

 

In conclusion, side tables are a great way to add style and convenience to any living space. If auxiliary storage is desired, there are many options with drawers or doors providing excellent solutions. However, if the goal is simply to enhance the style of a room and/or provide a convenient tabletop surface for decorative items or everyday use such as setting drink glasses or the TV remote, then pedestal side tables will solve these needs while requiring less space and usually with a higher level style.

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