Design Your Own

If you are struggling to find that perfect sofa or sectional to fit your space, we offer a variety of different styles, sizes, and price points here at Willis Furniture. Our C-9 series is a great place to start where you can choose from a variety of options for arms, legs, seat depths, cushions, and finishes.  Sofas start at just $1199 making it a budget friendly option for custom orders.  In addition to our C-9 Series, we offer several “Design Your Own” collections to fit your o ....

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An Americana Beach House in Sandbridge, VA

Our interior designer, Katie Ruckel had the opportunity to work with her client designing this fun red, white, and blue beach home in Sandbridge, VA. The client wanted the home to be bright and cheery with a patriotic influence.  The focal point of the room is a beautiful red leather sleeper sectional from American Leather.  The client chose American Leather because she has one of their comfort sleepers in a rental cabin located off a lake.  She knew the leather would withstand heavy use w ....

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The Versatile Slipcover

We offer a variety of slipcover sofas, sectionals, chairs, and ottomans you can customize in a large selection of pre-washed, washable fabrics.  With pre-washed fabrics, you get a more tailored, casual-chic look.  It’s an extra step that makes a significant difference in the feel and appearance of a fabric.  Performance fabrics like Inside Out, Wearsmart, Crypton, Revolution, etc. are excellent for families with young children and pets. It allows you to have the light and natural colors th ....

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The Incredible Shifman Mattress

Shifman’s luxurious, hand-crafted mattresses are built with the same commitment to quality, integrity, and true craftsmanship that the company was founded on over 125 years ago. Two brothers, Abraham and Samuel Shifman, wanted to create superior bedding for customers using the highest quality materials. In 1985 the two brothers sold Shifman to Mike Hammer, a bedding professional with more than 22 years of experience in sales and manufacturing. From that day forward, Hammer pledged to continu ....

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day quickly approaching we have a great variety of in-stock items ready to gift to dad!  Come see us this weekend in-store where you will find amazing savings in honor of our 127th Anniversary Sale and don’t forget to enter to win a 2019 Stickley Collector Console! American Leather Comfort Air Chair Celebrate dad this Father's Day with the ultimate in relaxation. The Comfort Air by American Leather™ is a revolutionary seating experience providing infinite seating posi ....

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Introducing Best Home Furnishings

Best Home Furnishings is a family run company that has been around since 1952.  The founders of Best believe in producing high-quality furniture at a great value, which makes them a great fit here at Willis. Every one of their sofas, chairs and recliners are built and engineered to endure years of daily use. They start with kiln-dried, native hardwood frames, handpick every piece of wood and fabric, and use computerized scan-and-cut systems to eliminate defects. Everything is manufactured in ....

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Introducing the Stickley Park Slope Collection

Over 100 years ago Gustav Stickley created the Mission collection, a look and style that revitalized the American Arts & Crafts Movement. Stickley’s new Park Slope collection has a unique combination of iconic Arts & Crafts elements of tapered columns and square spindles integrated with an organic curved sculptured rail emblematic of mid-century Scandinavian design. Park Slope is the new generation of Arts & Crafts and pairs well with traditional or contemporary interiors. These pieces ar ....

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Our Top 3 Picks for a “Next Level” Outdoor Experience

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer.  Here are our top 3 picks to elevate your outdoor experience!   1.     Treasure Garden AKZPRT Plus Cantilever Umbrella Solar radiation can dramatically change the temperatures of an object that it hits, heating it far above the actual air temperature. The proper shade over your dining or seating areas can reduce the temperature up to 20%. A sweltering 95° can become a comfortable 80° with the proper shade! With a quality umbrella ....

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Spotlight on the Brown Jordan “Flight” Collection

From Its clean lines and modern flares, the Flight collection from Brown Jordan is the perfect fusion of classic style with a modern twist.  The state-of-the-art use of materials, advanced engineering, and thoughtful design make it a premiere choice for matching any aesthetic.  Flight is constructed in cast and extruded aluminum and then goes through Brown Jordan’s proprietary multi-step powder coat technique. This rigorous finishing treatment results in a beautiful, lasting piece of fu ....

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5 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Willis

The gift of a better night’s rest with a new mattress and adjustable base. Adjustable bases are growing in popularity because they’re recognized not only for their potential health benefits, but for their superior comfort and luxury. Image credit: Shifman Or try one of our new lavender infused memory foam pillows. Lavender is known to promote calming and relaxation, something all mom’s can appreciate. The comfort of a new Stressless chair and ottoman makes a great gift. The unique ....

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10 Spring Cleaning Tips for a More Organized Life

Image credit: https://www.organized-home.com Now that the weather is starting to warm up, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning. If you don’t know where to start, try using our 10 tips to help motivate you to cleanse you home and mind. (Image credit: https://konmari.com/) The number one thing to jump start your spring cleaning is to purge what you no longer use or need. Many have heard about the KonMari method by now from the cult favorite Marie Kondo book or Netflix serie ....

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The NEW Willis Rug Show & Sale

During our rug event you will find hundreds of artisan, hand-knotted, unique rugs that will make a statement in your home. Find your perfect style, design, color, and size that will set your home apart. We have rugs to fit every budget and lifestyle. So, whether that is pet-friendly, family-friendly or both, our staff will guide you in the right direction. A beautiful rug can add a fun burst of color and pattern throughout your home. Whenever possible, purchase your rug first when working on ....

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4 Tips on Caring for your Outdoor Furniture

Invest in quality materials. Start with choosing better quality materials like Sunbrella fabrics, solid teak, resin wicker, and powder coated aluminum. Investing in quality materials will increase longevity of appearance and construction. The sun, salty air, wind and moisture can affect your outdoor furniture, so it’s important to know what you’re buying if you expect it to last. Invest in outdoor furniture covers that are made to preserve, protect, and extend the life of your purch ....

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Our Guide to Purchasing Outdoor Furniture

Consider your budget. It is possible to find very inexpensive outdoor furniture, but realize that less-expensive furniture often does not wear as well and will need to be replaced over time. What materials will be best for your climate and home aesthetic? Think about comfort and family lifestyle. Better cushions and a quality umbrella can make a huge difference on how you spend your time outdoors. Here are examples of quality materials you will find here at Willis:   Brown Jo ....

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The NEW Willis Rug Market

We would like to invite our customers to experience our NEWLY renovated rug market. We have hundreds of choices of artisan hand-knotted rugs available for you to choose from. Work with one of our designers to create a personalized space you will love. Choosing a rug is a great way to start on a design project. Think of it as the artwork for the floor. From its design, you can choose colors to paint your walls and find fabrics, lamps, and art to complete the decor. Our goal is to simplify ....

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How To Choose The Right Mattress

Most people choose their mattress based on how they feel after a few minutes trying it out in a store. The fundamental problem with this is that when you're awake, your muscles aren't fully relaxed. And when you sleep, the muscles in your body relax completely, making proper support even more important for spinal alignment and pressure relief. If you're sleeping on the wrong mattress, poor postural support will result in morning aches and pains and can contribute to bigger health issues over tim ....

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Thom Modular Sectional

Our Thom sectional from Compass Pointe offers a modern silhouette that's both versatile and livable. With its ultra-plush feather and down cushions, Thom is built for laidback lounging and comfort. Modular components are available individually, allowing you to customize the configuration of your choice. Choose from hundreds of gorgeous fabrics, including many that are family proof so you won t have to worry about occasional accidents. All Compass Pointe is handcrafted right ....

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Stickley 2019 Collector Edition Console

Every year Stickley makes a unique limited edition Collector s piece. Lovers of Stickley American made craftsmanship anxiously await each year s addition. Typically, the commemorative pieces tend to appreciate in value and we have customers who will purchase a new piece every year. The 2019 Stickley Collector s Edition Console is a fitting offering and representative of true craftsmanship. For the first time in collector edition history, Stickley has created a craftsman st ....

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Types of Leather

The first thing to keep in mind is that leather is a natural product. Each hide is just as unique as your fingerprints. The color, texture, and markings vary from hide to hide and even within a single hide. It is not unusual to see color differences, grain changes, and even scars or brand marks on a piece of furniture. Different types of leather display these characteristics in varying amounts, and it's up to you to determine what exactly you want from your leather furniture. ....

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High-Tech Performance Fabrics to Know

Revolution Revolution Performance Fabrics are virtually unstainable, easy to clean, extremely durable, yet beautiful and soft while also resistant to fading from the sun. The fabrics are MADE IN THE USA in North Carolina. OLEFIN, also known as POLYPROPYLENE, is a unique material because it is totally inert that s why milk jugs are made from Olefin. Revolution Performance Fabrics are made from Olefin yarn that is SOLUTION DYED by mixing pigments in the liquid polymer. The ....

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Custom solid wood bedroom and dining from Daniel's Amish

At Willis furniture & Bedding you have the ability to completely customize a bedroom or dining set with a nearly limitless selection of style, wood, finish, hardware, and size choices. Daniel s Amish solid wood furniture is constructed from sturdy North American hardwoods and is truly built to last a lifetime. They use the finest catalyzed varnish topcoat to protect your furniture from water and other household products. Best of all, your furniture is ....

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Introducing Luonto...

Fine Functional Furniture. Luonto is a family owned and operated Furniture Company based out of Finland. While the company has grown substantially in its 53 years of business, this one simple word has been passed from one generation to the next and remains the foundation of everything they do, quality. View this post on Instagram ....

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New American Leather Comfort Air Chairs

Welcome to the next generation of relaxation. The Comfort Air provides a completely individualized way to lounge without restrictions. With infinite seating positions, for endless relaxation, each individualized movement provides a custom tailored experience. It started with an idea! The Comfort Air Chair all started as an idea by Scott Erb in the 70 s. He visited Europe to study furniture design and noticed a lack of active seating options. It took more than 2 decade ....

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How to Throw the Best Fall Bonfire Party

Tis the season for cozy flannels, pumpkins and s mores by the fire. Fall is full of entertaining and fun with family and friends. Trying to decide on the perfect gathering for autumn? Once the sun goes down on a cool October day, there s nothing better than the warmth of a bonfire! Today, we re bringing you our tips for throwing the perfect campfire party this season. Find Your Space and Create the Fire ....

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When to Save and When to Splurge on Furniture in Your Home

Budgeting for a furniture and home d cor can get overwhelming at times. There are so many pieces that go into completing a room! Whether you ve just bought a new home or are redecorating an old space, you ve likely encountered this problem. Balance out your budget by figuring out where to save and splurge. Don t know where to start? We re here to help! Splurge Sofa Your living room sofa ....

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How to Organize Your Home Before the Holidays

The holidays are creeping closer and closer. Before you know it, we ll be celebrating fall festivals, football games and Halloween. Then, it s all downhill from there! If you re a big holiday decorator, we hope your home is ready for the transitioning season. In today s blog post, we re talking about ways to organize different spaces in your home. You ll be relieved that you planned ahead and decluttered now! Living Area ....

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Six Fun Ways to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend

Can you believe summer is almost over? Labor Day is considered by many as the unofficial end to summer and the last chance to host an end of the season soiree. Before we get into the season of cozy layers, flannels and all things pumpkin spice, we have to send off summer with one last bash! Here are some ideas for celebrating Labor Day weekend: All-White Party Who says you can t wear white after Labor Day? Finish of ....

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Three Tips for Transitioning your Summer Decor to Fall

Is it crazy to start thinking about fall already?! The kids are starting to go back to school and before you know it, mornings will be crisp and evenings will come faster. If you re a fall lover, we know you re more than excited for all things pumpkin and flannel! Today on the blog, we re covering how to slowly transition your summer d cor to fall. It s so much easier when you get the ball rolling now! Add Wa ....

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Your Ultimate Rug Guide

So you ve bought all your furniture for your home. You ve hung your curtains, plugged in the new lamps and even set out a fresh vase of flowers. You look around and your space is still missing something. Rugs are often the last thing you add to a new space, but they can be very transformative to any room in your home. You can even change the look of an existing space with a new rug! Here are our best tips for choosing and placing rugs in your home: ....

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Farmhouse Decorating Tips

The modern farmhouse look is one of the most popular looks in recent years with the rise of TV shows like Fixer Upper. Today on our blog, we re showing you the easiest way to create this look and where to find some of the pieces! Lots of Barn Wood It should come to no surprise that one of the key facets of this trend involves barn wood. While actual barn wood may be difficult, pricy and a little messy, there are lots of furniture brands that ....

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The Latest and Greatest Paint Trends of 2018

The walls of each room in your home can truly define the mood of your space. From moody blues to bright hues, color has always dictated how we feel. If you ve recently moved into a new home or are thinking of a remodel, you ll want to know about some of the latest trending colors for your home. We ve researched some of the most popular paint colors so you don t have to! Check out our full list below. A Dull Blue-Green Blues and Greens are some of natur ....

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Your Guide to Father's Day 2018

Don t let Father s Day sneak up on you this year! With the kids out of school and summer activities in full swing, it can be easy to forget about the third Sunday in June, but we ve got you covered. Here are some ideas to let the most important man in your life know what he really means to you! Take Him on an Adventure When life gets busy, we tend to forget to spend time with the most important people in our liv ....

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Five Ways to Decorate Your Home for Summer

Summer is almost here! Have you added any summer d cor to your home? It s a busy time of year for most of us, so we re giving you these easy tips for adding some summertime d cor into your home. Earthy Elements If you ve been to a trendy coffee shop or office, you ve probably seen a hanging plant or terrarium. Not only are these types of plants fun to put together, but they re very low maintenance. Those of us without green ....

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How to Throw a Memorial Day Cookout

Can you believe it s almost Memorial Day? While the holiday doesn t mark the official start of summer, Memorial Day is the kickoff of cookout, boat and pool party season! I m not sure about you, but here at Willis Furniture, we are ready for all that summer has to offer this year. Here are a few tips for holding a Memorial Day cookout of your own: Delegate Cooking Duties Being the host home of the Memorial Day cookout, you ll likely be i ....

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A few more 2018 HOT Interior Design Trends to brighten you home

Indigo Blues: Another color trend continues from 2017. It is inky blues. If you are not brave enough to paint an entire room, try some accents with pillows and accessories. Ombre: It literally means "shaded" in French. It is the gradual blending of one color hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from ligh ....

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April is OVER! Gone are the April showers and chance of snow

Here are a few HOT Interior Design Trends to brighten your home for spring and summer. Ice Cream and Gelato Colors: Yummy colors are happening. Fringe is In: Embellishments, fringes, tufting, tassels, feathers and even macram on cushions, wall hangings, throws, rugs and accessories. This will add a fun handmade quality to your rooms. Geometric Patterns: They appeared ....

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Redecorating for Emotional Health continued...

Another option for you to look at is Feng Shui the ancient Chinese art and science that s been around for about 3,000 years is all about living in balance in your environment, focusing on how living spaces can affect mood and well-being. And it turns out that modern science supports many of its principles for using your environment to improve your energy and happiness. When we are in a supportive, nurturing, and energizing space, we just feel better," says Reiko ....

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Redecorating for Emotional Health continued...

If your home is full of items that are pleasing to you, like art and accessories, and is clean and orderly, an environment of calm is created. This aesthetically pleasing environment is based on a number of factors, including color, representation, order and cleanliness. Color. The colors used in your home should be hand-picked by you. Different personalities prefer diffe ....

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Redecorating for Emotional Health...

Redecorating your home can have a significant effect on your emotional health. Creating a sanctuary at home that is uncluttered provides harmony and peace. Visualize what type of environment you would like to come home to and create it. Finding harmony and peace at home can be as simple as changing the position of your furniture, Improve your mood by shifting your furniture around. The perfect room layout should have function and harmony. A good layout will ....

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Redecorate with Paint...

Nothing freshens up a room like repainting. It is the easiest and cheapest do it yourself project that will make a big difference. Based on pins, the popular color for 2018 is sage. Move over beige, white and grey. There is a new neutral kid in town. Sage. What better way to celebrate spring. Follow a few easy steps to prepare to paint. 1. Move heavy furniture to the center of the room and cover with plastic drop cloths. Use canvas drop cloths on the floor since plastic can ....

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It's time to redecorate continued...

1. Maybe you want to start with an Area Rug. An area rug will establish your color palate and give you a place to anchor your furniture in the room. 2. You should buy the best rug you can afford. There are more affordable rugs, lesser quality rugs you may want to use while your save up for a better quality product. A high-quality wool rug will wear like iron and looks better over time. Wool has the capacity to develop its own pat ....

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It's Time to Re-Decorate...

Don t freak out. Here are 5 essential steps to make this a mistake free, anxiety free and hassle free project with a happily ever after ending. 1. Think about an inspiration board. It should include colors, textures, and photos of everything you love. OR Make things really easy and trot on down to the local family owned, nicer furniture store, you know the one, and talk to a designer. Yes, talk to a designer. They will sketch out your room and help you find the thing ....

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Pet Friendly Furniture

Perhaps the greatest piece of furniture you can buy, if you want to truly and happily include your pet in the family, is a slip covered sofa. They are not only stylish, they are extremely practical. You want to be sure to get heavy duty, washable slip covers so you can take the covers off, wash them and pop them back on so you have a brand new sofa. Kid friendly and pet friendly. Here are some photos to illustrate just how versatile slip covered sofas can be. From Coastal: ....

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Designing for Dogs...

It is possible to live stylishly and comfortably with dogs. In fact it has become a design trend. Here are a few design and discipline tips to make cohabitating with your pet less frustrating. Pull out the vacuum often. Pet hair has an odor, and it contains oil that will attract dirt to the fabric on which it sits. The Dyson Animal is the best upright vacuum for dog hair. It s expensive but it s worth every cent. Brush/Groom and bat ....

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Furniture that will help you shape your children's values and health...

Family values are traditionally values learned and reinforced within a family, such as those of high moral standards and discipline. You need not look any further than your dining table for a place to share these high standards. Over a decade of research confirms what good parents have always known. Sharing a family meal is good for the soul, the brain and the health of everyone in the family. There is in fact a correlation between regular family dinners around a dini ....

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Moving to a smaller home or tiny house...

You have sold the big family home and you are downsizing to a smaller space that is more manageable with far less maintenance. OR -You are relocating to a new location where the property values are higher and you must give up square footage for location. Here are some design tricks to help make the transition. First of all, de-clutter and thin out your furniture. Don t try to stuff all your stuff into the smaller space. The most important design rule for sma ....

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Get Ready for Outdoor Entertaining...

It s time to start thinking about spring. If you have finished decorating the interior of your home and have neglected to address your outdoor living spaces, now is the time to think about creating outdoor areas that are as beautiful and comfortable as the interior of your home. There is nothing more relaxing than sitting in your backyard on a beautiful sunny day. It s time to turn your patio or garden into a comfortable, stylish place to relax and entertain. ....

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