Stories tagged: furniture
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Oregon State Hospital patients find passion making furniture
Those keeping an eye out around Salem might notice matching Adirondack chairs outside restaurants like Word of Mouth or in the lobby at the Department of Human Services building. They’re …
Sat., April 8, 2017
Embraced by Baby Boomers, recliners get a makeover
Including recliners in home decorating projects used to be an interior designer’s nightmare, says Bonnie Lewis, founder of 55+ TLC Interior Design in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Ikea to settle for $50 million after toppled dressers kill 3 young boys
The world’s largest furniture seller, Ikea, bills itself as “The Life Improvement Store.” But after its products caused three deaths, the Swedish company will pay $50 million to the families …
Sat., July 30, 2016, noon
Stools are a versatile player in decor
A stool is one of the most versatile pieces of furniture you can get. It slides neatly under or up to a counter, takes up little real estate and can …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
Police captain back on duty after investigation into furniture move
Spokane Police Capt. Brad Arleth is no longer on paid administrative leave, a police spokeswoman confirmed Thursday evening.
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014
Catholic Charities opens retail furniture store
Catholic Charities Spokane’s first retail store, Furnishings for Hope, is open in one of north Spokane’s landmark structures, the historic Boulevard Building on North Monroe Street. If what matters is …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2013
Thieves make off with history
A big slice of a family’s heritage is missing after thieves snatched a set of wood furniture handcrafted from the remnants of a 100-year-old Montana barn. Kari Glessner checked on …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
The Verve: Making art creation his craft
In a garage in Medical Lake, machinery and tools have taken over. There is a planer – a woodworking machine for making boards of equal thickness – table and miter …
Mon., July 18, 2011
Pollution can sneak into your home in variety of ways
We bring dangerous chemicals into our homes every day. It could be from our shoes, new furniture, or even our vinyl shower curtain. Here are my Top Five ways chemicals …
Thu., Nov. 23, 1995
‘Secretary’ Good For Writing, Displaying Favorite Objects
The popular style of the “Secretary” dates from the 19th century.
Thu., Oct. 19, 1995
Morbid Curiosity Used Coffin Brings Teens’ Living Room To Life
Holiday decor. Breeanna Jones, Andrea Mallmann and Chandra McIntyre bought a “slightly used” coffin to use as a coffee table. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review
Fri., June 9, 1995
Hanging Loveseat Full Of Country Charm
This loveseat provides a comfortable place to relax after a busy day.
Fri., Jan. 20, 1995
A Bed, A Bed, My Kingdom For A Bed Get The Royal Treatment With Luxurious Linens
Beds are becoming more luxurious to climb into. No matter what bed design you choose, the bedding - pillows, sheets, comforters, quilts - is what gives your bed character.
Sun., Jan. 8, 1995
The Big Screen It May Be A Small World, After All, But The Television Screens In American Homes Are Getting Bigger All The Time
Television’s vast influence over American life continues to expand in ways better understood by salespeople than by scholars. The boom in extra-large-screen televisions and “home theaters” shows no sign of …
Fri., Jan. 6, 1995
Tips For Making Your Home Office Cozy
Warming a home office isn’t simply a matter of furnishing with wood. The same touches that create a coziness at home apply. Here are some ways to make your office …