Red: 5 Reasons to Love It

What can red, the most passionate of colors, bring to your home?

Everyone knows the unofficial color of February. From valentines to roses, the bleak of winter is interrupted this month with shades ranging from pink to scarlet. Red is one of the most powerful colors on the color wheel. Rich with meaning, its bold personality conveys energy, passion and more. Here are the top five reasons we love this classic hue, not only in February but any time of the year

1. It Elicits Emotion.

One of the great things about red is the power it has to create a feeling. Most often associated with love, it’s also synonymous with passion, energy and excitement.

The Laguna reclining collection is shown in a chili pepper shade of red, perfect for transforming a neutral room into a vibrant space. Photo: Barcalounger.

If you’re looking to take a room from blah to brilliant, consider introducing red into your decor plan.

2. It Adds Drama

Just like the perfect piece of jewelry completes an outfit, adding a pop of color can transform a space. If you’re growing tired of the decor in your living area, study or bedroom, refreshing the space can be as simple as adding a red chair.

Quite possibly the perfect red accessory, the Eton Pedestal Chair with Ottoman is packed with personality. It features a 360-degree swivel with auto return, adjustable headrest and sloped pillow arms. Shown here in Capri Red, its comfort is only surpassed by its fashionable presence.

3. It’s Never Boring

No matter what angle you view it from, there’s nothing boring about red in an interior. Using it in your home conveys confidence and character.

Modern yet timeless, the Oracle Recliner offers a sleek profile that’s tailored yet plush. Shown here in Stargo Red, it’s accented with polished chrome metal legs that make a contemporary design statement.

4. It Comes in Many Stunning Shades

Candy apple. Racecar. Cinnamon. Burgandy. Berry. To say there are unlimited shades of isn’t too much of a stretch. Just look at the lipsticks at a makeup counter to discover the many subtle nuances of red that exist. The only question is: What shade is your favorite?

Available in a classic wine leather cover, the Montana Recliner is designed specifically for taller individuals. Its smart proportions include a 45-inch back and extended footrest to ensure a comfortable experience. Nailhead trim and a USB port add even more modern appeal to this timeless recliner.

5. It Never Goes Out of Style

One of the best things about red is that it’s timeless. Unlike color trends that come and go, it’s a classic hue that never feels out of date. And as a primary color, it works beautifully with nearly every shade on the color wheel. If you’re looking to refresh your room, choose your favorite shade of red and get started!

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Relaxing Ways to Enjoy Home This Season

 Whether it’s an old-fashioned campfire or a modern fire pit, it’s calming to gather around a warm and glowing fire, especially to share a snack like Smores.

Everyone enjoys the fun times of summer, spring has plenty of fans, and winter enthusiasts love skiing and holiday celebrations. Yet, there’s something about fall that makes it extra special. 

Maybe it’s the cooler evenings, football games, pumpkin-spice everything or the crunch of leaves beneath your feet. But it’s easy to love the respite between the warmest and coldest months.

Fall is a chance to relax a bit following summer travels and the busyness of the winter holiday season. Photo: williamssonoma.

Here are a few of our favorite tips for enjoying this season to its fullest:

Create comfy, cozy nights outdoors with the Woodland Fire Pit from Barcalounger Outdoor Living.

The excuse to have a fire is one of the best things about the end of summer. Whether it’s an old-fashioned campfire or a modern fire pit, it’s a calming activity that brings people together to relax. Once gathered, there’s always a need for good snacks. We love traditional smores, but if you have a fire pit, or just don’t want to make a mess, try making your own no-mess version with a deep dish smores dipCheck out this recipe, shown in the opening photo, and try it out at your next outdoor gathering. 

Enjoy a pumpkin spice latte or hot apple cider in an outdoor recliner or reclining sofa, like the new Arcadia reclining loveseat from Barcalounger Outdoor Living.

Snuggle In

When the weather eventually sends you indoors, get cozy with seating that’s stylish and comfortable. Add a favorite chenille throw, a cup of cocoa, and light a fire!

We love how the Jefferson Sofa combines soft fabric and rich leather in one stunning look that reclines for amazing comfort. Add a chunky chenille throw, a cup of coffee, and light a fire! Barcalounger.

More Marshmallows, Please

Once you’ve found your favorite seat in the house, it’s time to start talking marshmallows. Whether it’s the little ones you put in your hot cocoa or the color of this sumptuous Seymour Sofa, there’s no such thing as too many. Barcalounger.
The Markley Sectional is offered in the same creamy marshmallow-colored leather as the Seymour, as well as charcoal gray. Markley is the perfect spot for the entire family to connect. Add hot cocoa + you can even charge your electronic devices. Barcalounger 

No matter what your favorite time of year, making time for yourself is always in season. This fall, schedule a little rest and relaxation for yourself and enjoy the restorative benefits of some much-needed downtime.

When it comes to making top-notch cocoa, It’s all about creativity in the kitchen. This truly decadent treat is Frozen Pecan Pie Hot Chocolate, straight from the kitchen of Southern Living. Click the photo for the recipe!   
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Make Yourself at Home on the New Barcalounger Furniture Website

 Relax and make yourself at home on the new Barcalounger furniture website. The website was designed with you in mind, as Barcalounger seeks to fulfill its mission to help you enjoy life’s moments at home.

Come along for guided tour of the website, a place where you can get informed about Barcalounger’s extensive line of recliners, pedestal chairs and ottomans and motion sofas, view all of them from different angles and zoom in, view chairs and sofas in alternate colors and covers,  order swatches, contact us with your questions and sign up for our newsletter. 

On our new website, every chair and sofa is described in detail and can be viewed from different angles, zoomed in and seen in different color/cover options. Click on this screenshot photo or magenta text to visit the Roscoe Pedestal Chair page.
Also on every product detail page, you can share the photo and description on social media, email it to a friend/spouse/family member, print out a tear sheet by clicking the printer icon, and even “Find it Now.” Click on Find it Now to be directed to a local retailer in seconds, where you can see the product in person or order it. Visit the Kelso Sofa page by clicking on this photo or the magenta text.
The ‘Artist’s Lounge is an assortment of some 70 recliner and sofa styles and nearly 90 cover choices that allow you to get creative while personalizing your comfort zone. On this page, use the sorter at the top to pick the style, cover type and mechanism type of your preference so you can streamline your selection process!

Barcalounger Furniture has now taken its brand of comfort and style to the outdoor space with the Barcalounger Outdoor Living line. When you click on Outdoor Living, you’ll be able to browse all 5 outdoor collections.

The Tacoma Collection is just one of five full collections of seating, dining, accent pillow, umbrellas and table collections you can browse on the Barcalounger Outdoor section of the website.

See something you like? You can find an authorized Barcalounger Retailer near you in seconds on our Find a Retailer Page, and be able to call ahead of your shopping trip.

The Find it Now Page on the Barcalounger Website.

And don’t forget to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook! Click on the screen shots below or the magenta text to visit our pages. 

Barcalounger’s new Instagram Page.

Barcalounger looks forward to connecting with you on our website and social media, and invites you to make yourself at home anytime!

Barcalounger’s Facebook page.

 

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‘Dress Casual’ Looks for Your Family Room

Casual, comfortable style takes many forms.

There are blue jeans and sweatshirts, there are jeans and a shirt, and then there’s what some call business or ‘dress casual.’ It’s a more refined look, often with layering and details, such as slacks with a button-down shirt and a jacket or vest…set off by just the right accessory.

That ‘dress casual’ look is the vibe for BarcaLounger’s new introductions set for the April High Point Furniture Market.

The new Seymour leather sofa group has casual and inviting, yet sleek and refined lines. Photo: Barcalounger

 

The looks are refined modern, or traditional with a twist. For instance, the new Radcliffe recliner and the Ryder recliner are casual, yet dressed up with rich wood trim and clean lines.

Wood trim in a sleek black or warm wood adds a sophisticated touch to the Radcliffe and Ryder recliners. Photos: Barcalounger

 

In all, Barcalounger is introducing 24 recliners and pedestal chairs, 8 motion sofa groups, and has a new emphasis on leather sectionals and modulars at the international furniture market

The looks are inviting and comfortable, yet sophisticated. Kind of like the slacks, shirt and jacket wardrobe you’d wear for a fun but special occasion on the weekend.

The Beasley Pedestal Chair and Ottoman blend a Mid-Century-Modern Vibe with a classic button-tufted back and a sleek silhouette. The pillow-top feature on the ottoman and seat adds plushness. Photo: Barcalounger

 

Stylish tailoring stands out on this recliner that offers a tall back and additional leg extension. Nailhead trim accentuates the arms, sides and modified wings on the chair, and top-stitching detail is featured on the leather seat.
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