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Design the Perfect Room with Suburban Furniture

When buying new furniture, it can be tricky to imagine how everything will look in your home. Our Room Planner is an online blue print of your room. It allows you to create a layout of your room during your shopping process, making it much easier to buy the right furniture for your space. Change the room dimensions and add windows, doors, and even plants. Then simply drag your favorite furniture pieces into the room and rearrange as you see fit. Save your design and come back to it. When it’s finished, digitally share it with friends or sales people, or print it off and bring it into the store.It’s that simple! AND it’s really a lot of fun to do too…

Features include:

  • The ability to choose from hundreds of products to design your perfect room.

  • The ability to add furniture to your room plan from your Quicklist or any product page.

  • A fully responsive layout that lets you design on a desktop/laptop OR tablet.

So what are you waiting for? We have a great selection of living room, bedroom, dining room, home office, entertainment, accent, furniture, and mattresses, and our expert staff can help you with your home design and decorating if you get really stuck. Not to mention we offer great quality furniture, at a low price to:

  • Morris County

  • Succasunna

  • Morristown

  • Parsippany

  • Randolph Township

  • Dover

  • Lake Hopatcong

  • Stanhope

  • Netcong

  • Wharton

  • Mountain Lakes

  • Morris Plain

  • Flanders

  • Somerset County

  • Roxbury Township

  • the Northern New Jersey area

So you know we’re in an area near you! Hop online today to start designing your dream room, then visit us tomorrow to make that dream room a reality!

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Common Furniture Arrangement Mistakes

You’ve bought new furniture.  You’ve gotten your new furniture home.  Now you’re in your bedroom or living room or dining room, trying to place the pieces.  You’ve tried 10 different arrangements already and nothing looks right or feels right.  What gives?  There are several common mistakes people make when arranging furniture in their home.  Here we’ll take a look at a few of those.

  • Did you measure the room before you bought the furniture?  The number one common mistake people make is in not measuring the room before buying.  New furniture is exciting, we absolutely agree but take the time to make sure that what you’re buying fits in your home.
  • Are you balancing the room?  If all of the big pieces are crowded to one side of the room, it will be off-balance horizontally. If much of the furniture is either too bottom-heavy or too top-heavy, a room will be off-balance vertically.
  • How many focal points do you have?  Often times, people will have more than one focal point which will throw off the room.  If a huge art piece is your focal point, don’t have a huge television sitting across the room from it.
  • A common home decorating mistake is placing all pieces of furniture against the wall. Homeowners mistakenly think that doing so will make the room look larger. You can make the room look larger by placing some of the pieces in groups in the middle of the room. Experiment with your furniture arrangement and settle for the one that is best aesthetically as well as functionally. Try to achieve an airy and spacious atmosphere by moving those chairs from the corners and trying out different arrangements.
  • Make sure traffic can flow easily through the room.  Don’t block doorways and make sure there’s plenty of space to walk around and through the room.
  • Don’t try to do it all at once! Give yourself time to find what works best for you.  There’s no need to rush through placing your furniture and it will still take you a couple of tries to find the perfect fit even with these tips.

If you’re ready for some new furniture to place in your home, drop by our website or show room today!