Jul 03 2019

BACKYARD MUST HAVES

Having a backyard that feels homey is an essential part of continuing your story outside of the elements of your home. A backyard should not only be functional but welcoming - it should be a place you feel comfortable going to relax on the nicest of days, no matter the season! Listen, there is nothing cozier than having a fire pit and lounging in the yard on a brisk fall day! And having a backyard created purposely for these moments...

Share Post
Read More
Aug 03 2016

It’s Campaign Season…

We love campaign furniture over here at MegMade. It is one of our top selling styles! It's a very versatile style because it works well in both modern and vintage homes. The color and finish choice can make a huge difference on the pieces. Here you can see the same buffet, but one is finished in white matte and and other in a gray-tone gloss. The gloss really glams up the piece, whereas the matte would fit better in a more eclectic,...

Share Post
Read More
Jul 23 2016

Colors of the Season: Lilac

We are starting to carry two fun colors in stock every season. For summer, we are carrying Violetta by Benjamin Moore and Castle Gray by Farrow and Ball. Today, we are focusing on the Violetta. This color is close to lilac, which is very popular right now. Here is some inspiration of how to introduce this color into your home! Lilac is the new blush. We're starting to see it everywhere! It can be a great wall color or just an accent. Lilac can be...

Share Post
Read More
Jun 23 2016

4 Questions to Ask When Buying Furniture

When you go furniture shopping, it's important to consider function as much as aesthetic. Here are some good questions to ask yourself when looking for the perfect piece for your needs. What types of things am I going to be storing in this piece? Are you going to be putting a cable box inside the piece? If so, it's best to measure the box to know how large a shelf you need for it. You can actually store cable boxes behind doors or drawers by...

Share Post
Read More
Jun 15 2016

How to Style Any Piece of Furniture Like a Pro

Every room and every piece of furniture will require different styling, but there are a few go-to ideas and positioning tricks to make the most of the open surfaces in your home. The tops of dressers, buffets, and end tables are the perfect canvas to display precious treasures, tell stories, and increase the functionality of a room. Bedside Tables When choosing items to display on an end table, it's important to consider the visual weight of the furniture. For a small, skinny, leggy table, this...

Share Post
Read More
Jun 09 2016

Upcoming Furniture Painting Classes!

We've had so much fun teaching our first furniture painting classes recently. Here are the next class offerings for June and July! Tuesday, June 21st: Intro to Amy Howard Techniques Gold Leafing and Cracked Patina In this two-hour class, we will cover the basics of some of our favorite Amy Howard finishes, focusing on Gold Leafing and Cracked Patina. No need to bring anything with you for this one! We will supply you with everything you need so you can learn how to use these techniques...

Share Post
Read More