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How to Determine What Height to Hang Wall Art

Carolyn Leiter How to's

How to Determine What Height to Hang Wall Art

Many times, I am asked by customers what is the right height to hang pictures, large art pieces or large clocks. While there is a rule of thumb, I have found that there are times when “The Rule Of Thumb” does not apply. In this post, I am going to explain why this rule sometimes does not apply and when it does. Using this tip when decorating your home will help create a beautiful space like you see in magazines. So what is the rule of thumb? Many interior design experts say that the midway point of the piece should...

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Decorating with Olive Bucket Candles

Carolyn Leiter How to's

Decorating with Olive Bucket Candles

  Our Olive Bucket Candles might just be our favorite candles yet. Why? You get an amazing smelling candle AND… an adorable olive bucket, AND a glass vase all for ONE price.    Use the olive bucket with the candle or use the olive bucket for so many different things like in the bathroom to hold q-tips, cotton balls or brushes and combs.      In the kitchen for planted herbs, and anywhere else in your home for seasonal flowers like our sweet little tulip buds!       AND BONUS…. When the candle is gone you can use the...

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How to Hang a Sign in 3 Easy Steps - No Stud Required!

Carolyn Leiter How to's

How to Hang a Sign in 3 Easy Steps - No Stud Required!

Visitors to our store love our signs that we make ourselves in-house with reclaimed wood.  Many have the same question though...  how do you hang them?  While the hardware store has many different viable options for hanging pictures or signs, they require tools and finding a stud.   So we made a video to show you our favorite way to hang our signs, no stud required! While custom made-to-order signs are available in-store only, we have our in-stock signs for sale on our website.  Click here to see what we have!

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The Elements of a Coffee Bar

Carolyn Leiter How to's

The Elements of a Coffee Bar

Imagine having a coffee bar for your own kitchen. It’s perfect for both making your guests feel at home, and keeping your coffee necessities organized. And it needn't just be for coffee either!  You can create any beverage station such as tea bar, a juice/smoothie bar, a margarita bar, or even a hot cocoa bar!   The Cabinet or Table No matter what style you’re going for, every coffee bar starts with a great serving space. Options include repurposing an old industrial table with open storage, or the more traditional painted glass china cabinet to display pretty accessories.  If you’re...

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Custom Oak Mantlepiece

Richard Leiter In the Workshop

Custom Oak Mantlepiece

There's a saying that "everything old is new again", and that's definitely the case here at Revived Furniture and Home Decor!  Recently, Richard custom made this beautiful oak mantelpiece for one of our customers. It began as one of these reclaimed pieces of wood that can be found on our sales floor at the far end of the store.  Richard fashioned the corbels out of the same wood as the mantle, and then sanded the pieces, and added a clear coat for protection and shine. It's a beautiful piece that allows the natural wood grain texture of the oak to...

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