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What Finish Color Is Best For My Space?

| James at James+James

 

Selecting the right wood finish for your space can feel daunting. You want to get it right. You probably already have floor colors, wall colors, cabinet colors to contend with.

Luckily, we build thousands of tables each year and here’s what you need to know to be certain you’re selecting the correct finish color:

Tip 1: Get Inspired

We have hundreds of pictures from past customers in our gallery. 

 

Tip 2:  Order A Sample

If you’re going back and forth between stain options, we reccomend ordering a stain sample or two. You can also return them for a refund less postage.

  

 

Tip 3:  Let Us Help

Our design consultants see hundreds of spaces each year and would love to help you. We’d love to hear about what you’re working to accomplish with your space, look at pictures of your room, and provide finish reccomendations. Simply give us a call 479-633-7557 or email us james@carpenterjames.com.

 

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What Size Dining Table Do I Need?

| James at James+James

 

 

Figuring out what size table is right for your space can be confusing and frustrating. Luckily, with a few simple tips, it doesn’t have to be.

We build thousands of tables each year and here’s what you need to know to be a table sizing pro:

 

Tip 1: Seating Capacity

Figuring our how many people you want to seat at your table is a great place to start. Chair widths vary, but as a general rule:

For Rectangular Tables:

6’ tables seat 6 loved ones
8’ tables seat 8 loved ones
10’ tables seat 10 loved ones
12’ tables seat 12 loved ones

For Round Tables:

48” tables seat 4 loved ones
54” tables seat 5-6 loved ones
60” tables seat 6-7 loved ones

For Square Tables:

46” tables seat 4 loved ones
55” tables seat 4-8 loved ones
60“ tables seat 8 loved ones 
66” tables seat 8 loved ones

 

Tip 2: Painters Tape

Use painters tape to draw a table on the floor. This will really help you visualize...

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Getting Creative With Removable Wallpapers

| James at James+James

 

 

Removable wallpapers are for designers and DIY home owners alike, to give their home a new look! Age old wallpapers that have adorned ancestral homes for generations are a thing of the past. Choose from vibrantly themed removable wallpapers to match your personal taste and style.

 

Wallpapers  are an easy-to-use product, that can update any space instantaneously. Here are a compilation of benefits to choosing wallpapers.

 

  • To start with, removable wallpapers are surprisingly fairly easy to handle.  They can also be easily removed without your walls being damaged.

  • Have a temporary living space or rented space? Removable wallpapers are safe for all kinds of surfaces, and temporary.

  • Most removable wallpapers can be applied on all types of surfaces starting from wood to glass.

  • In the process of refurbishment, removable wallpapers are less time consuming than painting the walls.

  • The choice of themes and colours is numerous. Mix and match...

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