Corona Virus Update

Due to the ever changing current situation and the recent announcement from Gov Wolfe for all non-essential businesses to close immediately we are doing our part to help stop the spread of Covid-19 by following these instructions. We are available to answer any questions you may have and want to remain available to all of our current customers. Please email justinroomconcepts.com or nathanroomconcepts.com to ask any questions regarding furniture or your order. We have also ceased all service and delivery activities including shutting down our receiving department per the Governor’s mandate. If you are a current customer with a service question you are welcome to email roomconceptsserviceyahoo.com. We are trying to get more clarification from the Governor’s Office regarding deliveries and will abide by whatever recommendations are given. If you have been in the store and were looking to make a furniture purchase that cannot wait until we re-open please email us and we will do our best to accommodate. Please continue to monitor our website for any updates. We Thank you for your understanding in this time of unforeseen and truly historic circumstances. We hope each one of you and your families are safe and healthy in this difficult time. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions regarding your furniture orders or the opportunity to help you with any future furniture opportunities.

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Smith Brothers Clarity Fabric: Why Consider This Fabric Choice and Furniture Brand

Outfitting the rooms of your home is no easy task. You need the furniture you choose to be stylish, durable, and affordable. When updating your furniture, consider none other than Smith Brothers, made with Smith Brothers clarity fabric. As with anything, your furniture is only as good as its components. With Smith Brothers clarity fabric, your furniture is guaranteed to be covered with the highest quality of hand-selected, durable fabrics. Room Concepts offers a complete line of Smith Brothers furniture with clarity fabrics.

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3 Tips for Planning Your Trip to a Custom Furniture Store

Who doesn’t have a favorite color or a preference in solid vs pattern? We all have opinions, especially on something we’re investing in like furniture. So, when you’ve made the decision to design your own furniture, there are a few key steps you need to take before you come into a custom furniture store, like Room Concepts Furniture. Prepare like a pro by following these 3 tips.

Do your homework.

When you imagine your dream room, what is the layout of your space? Is there enough room on that wall to accommodate a sectional couch? Do you have narrow doorways or tricky steps to navigate that might make that oversized dresser more of a nightmare than the dream solution you’ve been looking for in your home? In order to invest wisely in custom furniture, you need to make plans for the room you have and not just the room you want.

Take measurements – most of us have heard the old adage of “Measure twice, cut once.” This also applies to only ordering once. Stress on the day of delivery is not worth the investment you’ve made when a gorgeous dining set does not allow you to open that cherished sideboard inherited from your great-grandmother because it is too big in your space. Measure your doorways, plan how the furniture will need to be brought into your house, and think about whether a new furnishing will block doorways or windows. Taking the time to plan ahead ensures you will be able to enjoy the new delivery instead of regretting it.

Bring pictures or examples of the color, wood grain, or pattern you desire.

Part of that planning is not only taking measurements, but also realistically addressing whether a trendy turquoise chevron recliner will look appropriate next to your Burberry-style plaid couch. When designing custom furniture, details are important. While our associates are happy to help you discover your style and how to incorporate all of your preferences, it makes the planning even smoother when you have an idea of what those preferences are. Do you crave plush, soft fabrics, or do you care more about textures and patterns? All of these are important to take into consideration before you visit our showroom in either Wexford or South Hills.

For example, Room Concepts Furniture has more fabric samples than your local ice cream shop has flavors. After you narrow down your color palette or know your idea of the perfect fabric family, we are able to better make that dream come to fruition. So, whether it’s a fabric, color, pattern, or your favorite wood that lives throughout your home, we want to make sure it makes its way into your high-quality custom piece from Room Concepts Furniture.

Don’t expect to walk out of the showroom with your piece of furniture that day.

Quality furniture, just like anything else of high-quality, takes time. To get something that is one-of-a-kind, it takes skilled craftsmen weeks to create your masterpiece. Our American made furniture cannot be mass-produced at the rate of the big-box stores, and you won’t find picture assembly instructions in a shelved-box for our pieces. Room Concepts Furniture delivers the gorgeous piece of furniture you’ve been wishing for in your exact specifications, ready to fit your home and your lifestyle.

 

When searching for high-quality, custom furniture, make sure you do your homework, bring examples, and set realistic expectations for your experience. The time it will take you in preparation is nothing compared to the years of enjoyment you will have when you look at the piece you received from Room Concepts Furniture.

Canadel Table Buying Guide: What Style is Right for your Home?

A heavyweight in dining room furniture for over 30 years, Canadel is a brand you can trust. Room Concepts offers a full line-up of Canadel table options and other furniture for your dining needs. With five different collections to choose from, it can be difficult to choose the right one. So, what style of Canadel table is right for your dining room?

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New Year, New Furniture: 3 Tips to Revamp a Room in Your House

Happy New Year!

We are so excited for the start of a brand-new year and hope that you are too!

If you have plans in 2020 to update and upgrade a room or rooms in your house, we have the tips and information that you’ll need to pick the furniture that helps create the room of your dreams.

At Room Concepts Furniture, we pair our experience with your wish list to help you find or customize the perfect piece of furniture to fit your style and space.

In this blog post, we’ll be offering three helpful tips to get you started.

Measure the Space

The first step in any interior design project is to plan out what you’re trying to accomplish. If you’re looking to update your living space, bedroom, or dining room, each room in your house serves a different function and your furniture should accommodate those needs.

It’s for this reason that the first stage of the planning process is taking the room size into account and measuring the space so that the furniture doesn’t overtake the room or leaves too much space.

Measuring and mapping out where and how big or small the furniture needs to be will help you efficiently use the space that you have.

We are happy to help do room and space planning for you.  Just bring your measurements in when you come.  If you are worried about doorways, heat vents, windows, etc, just bring measurements and additional info regarding where they are in the room and we will work around those to help find you the best furniture layout for your lifestyle.

Pick a Theme

Another important aspect of buying new furniture is thinking about the theme that you’re trying to accomplish in the space. There are furniture pieces that complement the style that you choose.

For instance, if you’re going for a more modern look, neutral tones and leather upholstery are good options.

If you’re leaning more towards a traditional look, rich and natural colors with fabric upholstery works well.

Or, maybe you want a statement piece added to your room, Amish-Made Furniture is perfect for that.

Picking a theme helps focus your attention so that you can pick the right furniture that suits your needs and embodies your style.

Furniture Shopping

Now that you have the measurements and a theme in hand, it’s time for the fun part… Furniture shopping!

Before you head out the door to begin your furniture shopping quest, you’ll want to take into account your lifestyle and wear and tear. For instance, different fabrics work better than others for families and we can help you pick the right fabric and style to meet your needs.

When you shop with Room Concepts Furniture, you can trust that our experienced staff will help you pick out the perfect piece or pieces of furniture to revamp your living space.

Whether it’s a dining set, bedroom set, or a brand-new couch, we have a plethora of options to choose from that matches your vision and showcases your style.

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Elran Furniture Quality: Five Reasons to Buy

Are you tired of missing out on the comfort, durability, and reliability of the furniture you spend your hard-earned money on? Many people neglect to do proper research on furniture quality before buying the couch or chair they’ve had their eye on. However, with Elran furniture quality, you can’t go wrong with any piece of furniture you choose.

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Three Tips to Decorate Around Your Christmas Tree

Christmas is almost here and the hustle and bustle of the season can make it hard to find time to get a tree, decorate the tree, and enjoy the tree!

And, if you’re still planning on picking out your Christmas tree and decorating your house for the season, take note of these three helpful tips to learn how to arrange your room.

Take an Inventory of your Furniture

Before you pick out your tree, take stock of the furniture in your room and note what pieces can be moved out of the space during the holiday season. It’s also important to visualize and then create walkways in your room so there are no obstructions caused by your tree.

Pick the Perfect Placement

Make your tree the focal point of the room but make sure it’s not obtrusive. You’ll want to keep your tree out of walkways and away from fireplaces but in a spot where it catches your eye and can be admired from various vantage points.

Remove and Reuse Furniture 

Remember that furniture you might have moved out of the space to make room for your tree? You don’t have to put it in storage! Find other parts of the house where that piece of furniture can function. Perhaps you had to move the ottoman. Consider moving it into your office or the dining room. Cover it with a festive throw blanket and let it provide an added layer of holiday spirit in your home.

We hope that your holiday season is merry and bright and that you can use these three tips to make your Christmas tree the star of your holiday decor!

Four Fall Decorating Tips to Brighten Up Your Home

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Fall is here and as the weather continues to cool off and the leaves change color, this season presents the perfect time to refresh your home with festive decor. 

In this blog post, we’ll be sharing four fall decorating tips to brighten up your home this season!

Add a throw blanket on your sofa

Coziness and fall are synonymous and what’s better than to curl up on your sofa and wrap yourself in a cozy blanket? This year, consider adding a chunky knit blanket to add a layer of texture to your decor. 

Join in on the plaid fad

Plaid is all the rage and for good reason, too. Whether it’s accent pillows, a cozy blanket, or even your window treatments, consider adding a pop of plaid into your living area. Another added benefit of plaid is that it comes in a variety of colors that will compliment your other decor! 

Spice up your centerpieces

The fall is the perfect season for entertaining and if you’re hosting Thanksgiving or a dinner party, consider adding season flowers and mini pumpkins, warm colors and gold accents to create an earthy, inviting vibe for your dinner guests. Be cognizant of your dining set and pick out decorations that work well with the color of your dining set.

Hang fall-inspired art

An idea that might require a little more effort but is worth it in the end is updating your artwork to reflect the season. Consider hanging a photo collage of fall-inspired art to bring in warm colors and complete the festive fall look you’re going for. If you need a few pointers on hanging pictures, check out our blog


If you need to update your furniture to create a comfortable experience for your friends and family this fall, we can help.

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Three Tips to Choose the Right Wallpaper

There are ebbs and flows with all interior design trends and wallpaper is a perfect example.

Wallpaper was all the rage for over 30 years and then it became the bane of most people’s existence.

Shockingly enough, wallpaper is making a comeback and in this blog post, we’re offering you three tips to choose the right wallpaper for your room. 

Let’s start off by saying that wallpaper is a commitment, once it’s on the wall, more times than not, it’s on. the. wall. Whereas with paint, if you don’t like the color, you buy a new can and cover it up.

So, with that in mind, let’s start off with our first tip and that is to answer a few key questions.

How to select the right wallpaper

As we mentioned before, selecting the right wallpaper for your room requires that you ask yourself a few basic questions. They are:

  • What’s the overall style of the room?
  • Are you going for a simplistic look? A bold look?
  • Do you want to add a pop of color to offset the neutral furniture?
  • Will this be an accent wall?
  • Do you want to cover all four walls?

These are questions that you should ask yourself right out of the gate because they help you focus your attention and weed out what you don’t want in your wallpaper.

Which leads us to the second tier of wallpaper selection.

How to choose the right pattern

Just like when you’re purchasing your furniture, pattern and style are everything.

This same notion applies to your wallpaper design. If you want to streamline the process, avoid small patterns. Trying to match up the patterns on different strips of wallpaper can be extremely difficult.

That’s why it’s a good idea to opt for larger designs or even simplistic designs that don’t require exact repetition.

Beyond the actual pattern of the wallpaper, you’ll also have to decide if you want to go with a flat or textured look.

Flat wallpaper usually offers more detail such as metallic or gloss embellishments while textured wallpapers help cover underlying imperfections on the wall.

At the end of the day, choosing between flat and textured wallpaper is a matter of preference and if you can’t decide, refer back to our initial questions that we provided to narrow down your decision.

Pay attention to light

Light plays a factor in choosing the style and color of your wallpaper. If you’re looking for wallpaper in a room with no natural light, you’ll want to find a print that reflects the available light. In fact, this would be a good instance to use flat wallpaper with metallic finishes.

Also, keep in mind that darker wallpapers tend to absorb light and make the room feel smaller.

Pay attention to the light source of the room and find a wallpaper design that compliments the space.

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Kitchen Pendant Lighting: The Basics

When it comes to choosing the right light fixtures in your house, it can seem overwhelming. The options are seemingly endless and you want to find the perfect piece to illuminate your space.

If you’ve been thinking about adding pendant lighting in your kitchen, you’ve landed on the right blog as we’re going to cover the basics and offer some tips on proper installation.

Kitchen Pendant Lighting: The Basics

This style of lighting is commonly found over a kitchen island and can be characterized by a single cord that hangs down from the ceiling and has one light fixture attached.

Pendant lighting usually has some sort of casing around the actual bulb whether it’s a cage, shade, globe, etc. which makes it a versatile lighting option for any style kitchen.

Given the fact that they come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, pendant lighting can either blend in or stand out as they offer the perfect blend of functionality and personality to brighten your space.

Kitchen Pendant Lighting: Installation Tips

If you’ve already picked out your pendant lighting and are ready to install, you’ll want to keep these tips in mind:

  • Measure the length– For this step, you’ll want another set of eyes to help you find the perfect length for your pendant lighting. Be sure to factor in the length of the cord and the size of the shade. Generally, longer cords give a more traditional feel while shorter cords bring in a more modern vibe.
  • Placement – As we said before, pendant lighting is usually found over a kitchen island. Since the island is commonly the focal point of your kitchen where you prepare and eat meals, talk with family, etc., you’ll want to make sure that there’s at least 30 – 36 inches of clearance between the counter and the bottom of your pendant lighting. This will help avoid any of those situations where someone bumps their head on the light fixture! If you’re hanging more than one pendant light, you’ll want to have at least 24 inches in between them. That way, they don’t feel clustered and out of place.

Pendant lighting, no matter what style you choose, serves as the perfect main or secondary light source for your kitchen!

Picture Hanging: 3 Tips to Consider

Hanging a picture is easy. All that you have to do is find a spot, grab a nail and hammer and get to work, right?

Not so fast.

There’s more to hanging a picture than that. Check out our three helpful picture-hanging tips to learn more!

Find your mark

Making sure that everything measures up will ensure that your picture will hang perfectly.

To get started, find a place on the wall where you want to hang your picture. Once you’ve picked your spot, draw a very faint line with a pencil along the center of the frame’s top edge.

This mark will serve as your reference point.

From there, you can go back to that mark and hang your picture. Once the frame is on the wall, grab a level and rest it along the top of the frame. Adjust accordingly until the air bubble is in the center of the tube.

Pick the right height and location

The general rule of thumb when it comes to hanging pictures is that the bottom half of the frame should be at eye level.

To that point, when picking a spot for your picture, make sure that it’s in proportion to the wall you’re choosing.

For instance, you won’t want to put a small picture on a large wall just as you wouldn’t want to hang a large picture on a small wall.

You want to give the picture just enough room so that it doesn’t feel cramped or get lost on a big wall.

Now, there’s no exact science to this so use your best judgement when picking the perfect spot for your favorite picture.

However, when hanging a picture over a piece of furniture, you’ll want to leave about five to nine inches of space between the bottom of the frame and the top of your furniture.

Hanging Heavy Pictures

Two words: wall anchors.

These will be your best friend when hanging heavy pictures on your walls. If you’re unfamiliar, wall anchors are the metal or plastic inserts that provide support on an unreinforced wall.

If you haven’t located a stud to hang your picture, always use wall anchors to provide a level of stability.

BONUS: Check out this helpful hack that we shared on our Instagram page!

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Three Easy Spring Decorating Tips to Spruce up your Home

Spring has sprung and this season offers the perfect opportunity for you to freshen up your living space. 

If you’ve been thinking about giving your home some extra TLC, check out our three helpful spring decorating tips to get you started. 

Add fresh flowers to brighten up your space

There’s no denying that fresh flowers have the power to brighten up any space in your house! Spring is the perfect season to breathe new life into the various rooms in your house with fresh flower displays. If you want to think outside of the vase, consider these flower display ideas:

  • Use a tea cup: This is the perfect chance for you to use that fine china that’s collecting dust in storage! If you have flowers with shorter stems, don’t get rid of them. Simply display them in a tea cup and keep the stems tied together with a rubber band so that they don’t spread. 
  • Dress up the vase: If you have a clear vase and want to dress it up a bit, consider wrapping twine or colorful ribbon to add a little pizazz. In fact the colorful ribbon can be swapped out to match the season and the flowers that you’ve picked. 

Flower arrangements are perfect for the dining room tablecoffee table, mantle or even a windowsill. The bright pops of color combined with the natural light streaming into your house is a match made in interior-design heaven!

Swap out your lamp shades

You might not have thought about it before, but swapping out your lamp shades is a small tweak that makes a big difference. Since it’s spring time, you’ll want to swap out your current lamp shades and exchange them for lamp shades in lighter colors. You could even go the extra mile and add some customization by adding colorful fabric that matches or accents the rest of the decor in your room. 

Update your tablescape

Springtime calls for light and airy colors, fresh blooms, and the occasional pop of color. All of these components make for the perfect spring-inspired tablescape. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Colorful placemats: Adding colorful placemats to your tablescape offers that subtle pop of color that accents the rest of your embellishments. Don’t just limit yourself to one color, consider placemats with geometric designs for an added layer of creativity. 
  • White dishes: To offset the rest of your tablescape design use white dishes. The simplicity of the dishware will help pull the entire tablescape together. 
  • Fresh flowers: We’ve already mentioned it once in this blog, but fresh flowers can brighten up any room or tablescape for that matter! To showcase your flower arrangements, consider using vases of varying heights to add depth to your tablescape. TIP: The tallest vase/flower arrangement that you have should be placed in the center as your focal point. From there, you can build around it with other vases of varying heights.
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