Prevent Leather Furniture from Cracking

Learn How To Fix Leather Furniture from Cracking or Fading

Ahh . . . that smell of new leather. Stroll into our Aledo, Texas, home store and you’re likely to find it. Fine leather furniture, like the sofas and chairs from McCreery’s Home Furnishings, is a beautiful investment for your home or office. In addition to leather’s incomparable quality and comfort, the material’s rustic finish can lend a look of sophistication and masculinity to your space. And for those folks who like a clean home, you can’t go wrong with leather:…

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Decorate Your Room With Rugs

4 Easy Ways to Decorate Your Room With Rugs

A well-designed western home means a blend of rustic furniture, decor, and quality finishes that work together to create a richly layered and compelling space. One of the best ways to pull together all those elements? A beautiful area rug! One with the right size, color, and design can complement the rest of the furnishings for a unique design dimension. However, finding the right rug is essential. We always recommend following these four interior design rules when…

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How to Choose the Right Equipment for Your Home Office

A-List of Creating the Perfect Home Office Space

Paying bills? Mailing letters? Working from home? Sure, you could take care of these tasks at the kitchen counter, but a dedicated home office space is a great investment for a number of reasons. Having an intentional workspace can help you: Stay organized Be more productive Separate work from the rest of your living spaces Not every office has to be a wood-paneled room lined with bookcases (but if you have the space to do…

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Home Cleaning

A Helpful Home Cleaning List for Your Spring Clean

That sunshine pouring through your windows? That’s the first sign that winter in Texas is nearly over. With all the extra time you’re spending at home, consider devoting a day to spring cleaning! Not only will you gain a sparkling clean space, but you’ll keep your hands busy and clear your mind – something we all could benefit from now. Below, we’ve put together a handy home cleaning list to help you gain a spotless…

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5 Entryway Decorating Tips for a Great First Impression

We constantly make split-second judgments. It takes just a moment to decide if that meal looks like something we want to eat, if that person looks like someone we want to be friends with, or if that house looks like somewhere we want to spend our time. This makes your entryway, the first peek guests have into your home, an immensely powerful space. It holds the power to set the tone for the rest of…

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Everything You Need for Designing a Cozy TV Room

Sometimes, the most cherished family time is spent at home bingeing a new series, rediscovering a favorite childhood movie, or scouring every streaming service for something new to watch. The area your TV resides in isn’t just for watching the game — it’s a gathering place for friends and family to relax, let loose, and enjoy being with each other. If you’re going to be spending quality time with your loved ones in your TV…

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Buy a Sofa

Amazing Tips How To Buy a Sofa

Ready to buy a sofa? A sofa is one of the biggest furniture purchases you are likely to make. It’s also a key focal point of your home and a piece that may lasts for generations. But, don’t let the furniture shopping process stress you out. If there’s one thing that we know at Sofas & More, it’s sofas! We’ve seen a lot of people come through the showroom a little unsure about what sofa…

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Farmhouse Decor Christmas

4 Ideas to Decor Farmhouse for Christmas

We love Christmas in the city, but there’s just something about a country Christmas that’s charming, memorable, and oh-so dreamy. Farmhouse decor has been so popular this year and you can take that trend right into your holiday season. You’ll be ready to host your annual Christmas party or just get nice and cozy by the fire with some of these helpful tips for getting into the farmhouse Christmas decor style. First stop, the fireplace!…

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Ashley Olsberg Living Room Set

How to Style the Ashley Olsberg Living Room Set

This time of year is an absolute whirlwind. If you’re anything like us, you’re ready for a clean slate. You’re seeking a moment of reflection and room to breathe. If you’re looking to achieve a new start by freshening up your living space, you’re in luck! Sofas & More has the perfect collection for you. You can find your zen with the timelessly chic, ultra-comfortable Ashley Olsberg Living Room Set. Meet the Ashley Olsberg Living…

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Pantone Color

Set the Mood! Pantone Color of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

Ah, Classic Blue. PANTONE’s Color of the Year for 2020 (specifically, PANTONE 19-4052) is a timeless choice. It’s dynamic but restful-dusky enough to be practically neutral, but vibrant enough to aid in focus and concentration. When it comes to incorporating versatile Classic Blue into your home decor, the sky’s the limit! At once peaceful and playful, this shade melds well with whatever you choose to pair it. Don’t just take our word for it! Check…

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St. Patrick’s Day: Decor, Party Ideas & Fun With Kids!

This is a really exciting time of year! East Tennessee is blooming back to life and we’re feeling particularly celebratory. St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re ready to get in the spirit of St. Paddy’s, here are a few ideas for infusing your home with the Luck O’ the Irish. Around the House Decor can be as subtle or flashy as you’d prefer. Begin with that old standby, the humble…

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England Furniture

England Furniture: Made in Tennessee

We’ve always been proud to bring you quality furniture from a premium brand like England Furniture. But did you know that they’re based right here in the Volunteer State? If you didn’t know the backstory, it’s a good one! Today we’re taking a look at England Furniture: Made in Tennessee. An American Beginning With a name like “England Furniture” people are sometimes surprised to find that this company is American through and through. England was…

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Buy a Sofa

Discover How To Buy A Sofa In 3 Easy Steps

Ready to buy a sofa? A sofa is one of the biggest furniture purchases you are likely to make. It’s also a key focal point of your home and a piece that may last for generations. But, don’t let the furniture shopping process stress you out. If there’s one thing that we know at McCreery’s Home Furnishings, it’s sofas! We’ve seen a lot of people come through the showroom a little unsure about what sofa…

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Trimming Your Mangroves

3 Basic Steps You Must Know About Trimming Your Mangroves

What’s black and white and red-all over Tampa Bay? Why, mangroves, of course. These hardy trees grow all over the world, but only three species are dominant along the shoreline of Tampa Bay. Black mangrove (Avicennia germinans), white mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa), and red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) are the most common types of mangrove tree found in this region. If you’re new to Florida or unsure about how to manage your mangroves, there are a few…

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Sudden Oak Death

Discover 6 Important Facts to Know About Sudden Oak Death

Sudden oak death (SOD) is a fungal disease caused by a pathogen called Phyophthora ramorum. The disease affects oak trees and other woody plants. Here are six facts Florida tree owners should know about SOD. 1. SOD Is an Emerging Pathogen SOD was first observed in Europe in 1993 and was initially found on rhododendrons and viburnums that were nursery-grown. Several years later, tens of thousands of oak and tanoak trees succumbed to the fungal disease along…

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5 Evergreen Trees That Add Year-Round Greenery to Your Surroundings

Winter is not far off. This is the time of year when many trees start losing their leaves, which results in landscapes that look stark and barren. If your backyard is looking a bit drab, you may want to consider planting a few evergreen trees. Plenty of evergreen species are well-suited to the climate in Florida and will add year-round color to your landscape. The following are five top choices. 1. Slash Pine If you…

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Big Shade Trees

5 Best Shade Trees That Grow Well Anywhere in America

Planting a few shade trees can make your backyard beautiful and more enjoyable. However, not all shade trees grow well in the humid, subtropical climate of central Florida. For some shade trees, the rainy season brings too much moisture, and for others, the lack of a deep winter freeze proves challenging. Fortunately, the following shade trees thrive in central Florida. Each has something unique to add to your landscape. 1. Bald Cypress The bald cypress…

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Trees Stay Healthy

Discover the Secrets Steps How to Help Your Trees Stay Healthy

How can you improve the health of your trees? Even though it may seem like your trees can take care of themselves, these living parts of your yard need special care and attention. Help your trees to stay healthy and take a look at the top tips for keeping them safe. Don’t Nail Items Into Your Trees Do you have plans to hang a birdhouse, build a treehouse, or use your tree to hang a…

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McCreery's Home Furnishings

McCreery’s Home Furnishings Showroom (Virtual TOUR)

Browse the entire showroom from the comfort of your own home. While we are all feeling the effects of the stay at home orders, all over the country, we are proud to give you a chance to “get out” and take a look around. Browse around. With the help of a number of our employees, we were able to create these virtual tours. Scanning, adding product information and linking it all together, so you could…

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4 Important and Interesting Facts About Maple Trees

Most people can easily identify a maple tree. Known for their lobed leaves and their production of sap, maples are across North America in yards, parks, and forests. These trees are intriguing, and they have many unique qualities. Keep reading to discover four important and interesting facts about maple trees. 1. More Than 100 Types of Maples Exist Red maples and silver maples are the two almost anyone can name, but you can find numerous…

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Tree Stumps Removal

4 Reasons to Remove Tree Stumps From Your Yard

When you cut down a tree, you are left with an unsightly tree stump. While it would be great to be able to pull the tree up and dispose of it stump, roots and all – it’s just impossible. However, this doesn’t mean that there isn’t a way to get rid of the unwanted tree stump that is always left behind. There are do-it-yourself methods, but a professional can go about it in a more…

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