• What Kind of Conversation Surrounds Your Family Farm Table?

    To look forward, our families would do good to look back. As we create spaces for family and togetherness, consider the farmers who came before us and built this country on conversation and gratitude. Read Post

  • Tech-Wise Family and Unruh Furniture, Part Three: Beds, Boredom, and When to Shut Off Your Phone

    As we wrap our series on the Tech-Wise family, consider your home's most sacred space: the bedroom. How can you set technological guide-rails in this space to protect its value? Consider the following. Read Post

  • Tech-Wise Family and Unruh Furniture, Part Two: Creating Appropriate Technological Boundaries for TV Stand and Desk

    As we continue to review the "Tech-Wise Family," we present a desk and sideboard option to aid your quest in building community. Read Post

  • Tech-Wise Family and Unruh Furniture, Part One: Moving Bookcases and Tables to the Center of Your Home

    Technology is tricky in that it's so helpful, but so all-consuming. Don't let your TV or phone distract you from real life! With a small book and beautiful furniture, you can take your life back. Read Post

  • Four Steps Closer to Our Showroom Process. One Step Closer to Bed and Bookcase Satisfaction.

    Our process starts in the showroom for good reason. Make note of four crucial steps and what to expect when you sign up to start your custom furniture journey. Read Post

  • Pave the Future with a Platform Bed, And Our Top Three Picks for Most Marvelous Mattress

    We talk a lot about quality bed frame options at Unruh, but what about your mattress? Is it currently getting the job done? Check out a few of our top industry mattress picks and two platform beds they were built for. Read Post

  • Home Office Furniture and Platform Bed Frames: Honoring The Unruh Church of Old

    Do you know much about Unruh's workshop history? For nearly 100 years, our building served the Westminster Congregational Church. We hope to honor their legacy through quality and community. Read Post

  • Sit Down at Your Small Desk. And Succeed with Social Media in Three Steps.

    Social media is a tricky world to navigate. But with a proper space and three important principles in mind, let's look at how you can take hold of social media. And not the other way around. Read Post

  • Beautify Your Inbox: Sign Up for Our Unruh Newsletter to Receive Updates on Dressers, Desks and Giveaways

    There is one sure-fire way to receive Unruh furniture updates and giveaways: sign up for our newsletter. Now is the perfect time to get cozy on the couch, clean up that email inbox of yours and hold on to the emails you care about. Read Post

  • A Console Table for the Biggest Events on TV, and Many More Super Bowls to Come

    Whether you're a football fanatic or part of Bachelor Nation, many big-event gatherings take place around the television. But whether it contains a TV or not, a console table is the perfect host for all your highest-quality items in life. Read Post

  • Serving Up Super Bowl Faves: Three Last-Second Recipes for a Fantastic Football Buffet

    What do you think: Should we host an Unruh Super Bowl Watch party in our church workshop some day? In the meantime, here are some recipes and furniture items for the party in YOUR home. Read Post

  • World-Class Bedroom Furniture and the Words to Back it Up

    We've discussed the importance of a quality bed frame. But to complete your "safe haven" space, we strongly recommend high-quality bedroom furniture that you can hand down in your family for generations to come. Read Post

  • A New Queen in Town. Three Quality Options, and Five Reasons a Quality Queen Bed Frame is Good for Your Health.

    Did you know a bed frame can have an impact on your daily health? It's true. Learn more about how your health is affected, and three quality options to enhance your sleep game in 2020. Read Post

  • 5 Productivity Tips for Your Desk. And 2 Desk Tips for Productivity.

    We're on a mission to create meaningful spaces in homes (and offices!) like yours. And when you're at home, or in you're office, try to eliminate distraction with these few tips. Read Post

  • Super Bowl Parties and Winter Extravaganzas. A Dining Room Set That’s Made to Entertain.

    When you consider the dinner party, take a survey of your current dining room furniture. If you're thinking about an upgrade, glean a little Unruh inspiration today. Read Post

  • From Bench to Bed Frame: High-Quality Craftsmanship at an Affordable Price.

    Unruh hinges itself on one quality: we don't compromise on quality. Learn how you can invest in high-quality furniture at affordable prices today! Read Post

  • Choose the Wood. Choose the Finish. A Simple Recipe for Thousands of Bookcase, Desk or Bed Frame Options

    Furniture from Unruh happens in a few key steps. It's a fun process, but the best part is when we deliver to your home. Learn a little more about what it takes to select and customize your own handmade furniture. Read Post

  • The Dresser of Your Dreams: “An Heirloom We Will Pass Down for Generations.”

    Unruh prides itself in high-quality furniture. But the underlying "why" behind what we do goes beyond handcrafted carpentry. Learn more about a few of our dresser options, and how every piece we make is intended for something greater than the present. Read Post

  • Gather ‘Round the Family Farm Table. That Doubles as a Fort for Your Kids.

    Our country formed character around the farm table. It’s where kids grew up with dreams to pursue their own businesses and goals. With Unruh, your family can too. Read Post

  • Football, Buffets, and One Salsa Dip to Rule Them All

    What does the word “Buffet” bring to mind? There are many possible answers. But our favorite kind of buffet means new and beautiful furniture for your home. Read Post

  • Childproof Your Home with Custom TV Consoles and New Living Room Tables

    Unruh Furniture is working and communicating with families, to build high-quality furniture, so your children are safe around our products. Read Post

  • Five Furniture Pieces – From Bed to Bench – to Kick-Start Your Decade

    Our last two posts looked at four of our most popular furniture pieces for 2019. To round out this week, we offer you five more popular pieces with customers. Read Post

  • 2019’s Most Popular Pieces Part Two: The Rosedale and Westport Sideboard

    In the spirit of 2020 and new beginnings, we ask you this winter season to take a serious inventory of your home furniture. Whether you’re pleased with your current situation or not, furniture should never serve as filler. Read Post

  • 2019’s Most Popular Pieces Part One: Sawyer Table and Colby Bed

    Before we address a couple of 2019’s most popular pieces, look at what some of our people have to say about their own Unruh experience. Read Post

  • Carpenter’s Corner: Sanding Your New Desk or Dresser

    “The sanding process is different at Unruh Furniture because each piece is treated like the first piece." Luis is our sanding guru and eats high-quality furniture for breakfast. (Just kidding, he's vegan). Read Post

  • From Our Furniture Store to Your Home: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

    Every day, we come to work excited to make quality furniture. But we couldn't do it without you. Read Post

  • Last Second Gift Ideas: Beds, Dressers and an Important Piece of Paper

    Jump start your gift-giving imagination with a couple ideas from Unruh. And one additional gift idea you might have missed this season. Read Post

  • From Wooden Desk to Pub Table: Why Every Furniture Idea Starts in Our Showroom

    Unruh expertise starts in the showroom to verbally craft your piece, then is communicated to our carpenters who make those words come to life. Read Post

  • The Five Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time and Two Media Consoles Worthy to Gather Around

    If you’re feeling overwhelmed by great Christmas movie options, make sure you at least get to these five. All five of which look better on top of a handcrafted, custom-made TV stand. Read Post

  • 10 Conversation Starters for Dining Room Tables Everywhere

    If you approach the table with some ready-for-discussion topics at hand, your family will thank you in the long-run. They’ll remember you as the one who kept digging deeper in an effort to bring everyone closer together. Read Post

  • For the Kitchen That Needs a Boost: Round Dining Table Set Delivery

    If your kitchen needs a furniture boost, there’s no better excuse than holiday-season to invest in you and your family. Read Post

  • An Unruh Bed Frame: The Best Gift You Could Give

    When you pair an immense need, like where you sleep every night, with the highest quality you can find . . . gifting a bed frame isn't a crazy option. It's an investment. Read Post

  • Bedroom Furniture Reviews from People Like You

    We know that reviews matter because people matter. Learn what drives Unruh feedback, and why we take certain principles to heart. Read Post

  • Five Board Games to Play on Your Unruh Wood Coffee Table or Desk

    When it's cold outside, board games are a great option for fun indoors. Consider five of our favorites for yourself or as a gift, and two high-quality coffee tables as the setting. Read Post

  • Carpenter’s Corner: To Dress a Bookcase

    Carpenter’s Corner is our new new series with direct input from Unruh expert carpenters. To kick things off, Kaleb Kern has two worthy suggestions. Read Post

  • Five Things Unruh is Thankful For: From Desk to Dog

    Here are five things Unruh is thankful for this season. Some are related to us as a company and some are just about life in general as we celebrate Thanksgiving. Read Post

  • Wood Coffee Tables, Local Furniture Stores and Kicking Your Feet Up. How to Lounge: Part Three.

    The end of our three-part series on holiday lounging comes to a close. In our first post, we looked at the dining room table and how it’s for more than just feasting. To “lounge” is to sit in a relaxed manner. Therefore, the table is for lounging with friends and family over good food and […] Read Post

  • TV Stands and Streaming Services. How to Lounge: Part Two.

    Our goal for your family is to stay active and enjoy the beautiful things in life. But when you’re tired or the weather's bad, cozying up and lounging at home does the trick. Read Post

  • Dining Sets and Holiday Meal Classics. How to Lounge: Part One

    Sitting at the dining room table isn't lazy – when community gathers around the table, you should lounge and stay awhile. Read Post

  • A Corner Table, A Wooden Desk and A Dream: Unruh’s Designer Trade Program

    The Unruh Designer Trade Program started as an idea and blossomed into an opportunity for interior designers and architects. Read Post

  • More Than a Farm Table: Why Unruh Supports Single Moms

    Do you know a single Mom who needs some extra help? We would love if you took a minute to share her story. She might just end up with a brand new table from Unruh. Read Post

  • From Beds to Bookcase: Three Reasons to Trust our Lifetime Warranty

    Whether you’re shopping for a queen bed frame or farmhouse table; custom-made dresser or bookcase for dressing . . . Unruh is ready to make your dream a reality. Read Post

  • Where Did You Get Those Dining Chairs?!

    We get that question a lot. High-quality chairs should provide years of longevity and the aesthetic to match. Depending on your kitchen and/or dining room style, Unruh has great options to choose from. Read Post

  • Love Your Living Room: Mid Century Modern Furniture Makeover

    Unruh offers a number of mid century options, and we’d love to discuss all of them and more at your first showroom appointment. Read Post

  • High-Quality Bedroom Furniture. You Owe It to Yourself.

    When we sit down at your showroom appointment, we’ll discuss your bedroom furniture and its functionality. Depending on your needs, we’ll design and build accordingly. Read Post

  • Six Famous Small Desks and Why Yours is Next in Line

    We have many Christmas gift ideas, but a small desk is the perfect way for you to empower the loved ones in your life. Read Post

  • Give Your Books A Home: Bookcase History and How Unruh Perfected the Process

    The bookcase has a rich history in storing important books, documents and therefore knowledge. Unruh has perfected the bookcase – now it's your time to fill up the shelves. Read Post

  • Unruh Royalty: Three King Size Bed Frames Fit for a Queen

    We highlight three (of many) options for queen, king, or California king-sized dreams. If the bed you have now is not something you look forward to every night, that needs to change. Read Post

  • A Boulevard, A Bed Frame, and Preparing Your Home for the Holidays: Part Three

    Hosting friends and family on a formal or informal occasion is what the season is all about. Unruh is here to make the task a little less intimidating. Read Post

  • A Clydesdale, A Coffee Table, and Preparing Your Home for the Holidays: Part Two

    In our quest to complete your home for the holidays, we offer you two crucial items: our Clydesdale Dining Room Table and Holloway Coffee Table. Read Post

  • A Sawyer, A Sideboard, and Preparing Your Home for the Holidays: Part One

    The following three blog posts will include six Unruh pieces – two each – that will transform your space for the season. Read Post

  • New to Unruh? Beds and Tables that Will Transform Your Home in Three Easy Steps

    Engage the Unruh three-step operation – we perfected it so that families get the most out of an otherwise difficult furniture-buying process. Read Post

  • Three Types of Treated Wood + How to Use Them

    Planning a new project or renovation? If your project includes wood, you need to determine what type of wood is best to use. Read Post

  • Table For Moms Program & The MomFund | Unruh Furniture Providing Solid Wood Dining Tables To Single Mothers In Need For No Cost

    If you know of a single mom or if you want to support our Momfund by purchasing a comfy t-shirt then click below. We can do more together! Read Post

  • How to Elevate Your Living Room By Creating a Custom Coffee Table

    Living rooms are such an essential space to any home, is typically of the main focal points to any house. Living rooms are used differently for every family and should fit you and your families lifestyle. Read Post

  • What To Expect When Creating Wood Furniture With Dallas’s Premier Contemporary Furniture Store – Unruh Furniture

    During the summer of 2017 Sam and Hayley, decided it was time to expand Unruh Furniture to Dallas, Texas. Hayley a native texan and Sam a kansas citian knew Dallas had to be the next big step. Read Post

  • The Perfect Custom Bedroom Furniture for your Child’s Room

    When buying bedroom furniture for children it is important to purchase pieces that will last for years and years to come. They should be furniture pieces that they can grow into and use at any stage in their life. Read Post

  • The Best Handcrafted Home Office Furniture: Custom Desks and Bookcases To Fit Your Dallas Home

    Having a work ready space that is not only functional but stylish can significantly increase your productivity. Having a clean and organized space can he get work done faster and more efficiently. Read Post

  • The Best Custom Wood Furniture For Your Dallas Entryway

    Whether you are running out the front door on a busy morning carpooling the kids to school or coming home from a long day at work, your home should be a reflection of who you are. Making sure your foyer space is functional, stylish, and practical is key. Read Post

  • How To Add More Storage To Your Dallas Dining Room By Using a Sideboard or Hutch

    At Unruh, we beleive that each space is as unique as each one of our customers and think every space should have a personal touch to it. Read Post

  • 4 Bedroom Furniture Essentials That Your Dallas Home Needs

    Even though it is called a bedroom, there is a lot more that goes into this room than just a bed and a place to sleep. Read Post

  • Top Interior Designer, Ann Arkebauer & KC’s Premier Furniture Store, Unruh Furniture

    Unruh has worked with Ann on several projects and we love what she comes up with! We hope you enjoy this little interview. Read Post

  • What is the best wooden table top option for your Dallas Home: Live Edge or Butcher block?

    Every home has its own unique style and at Unruh Furniture we keep that in mind when building furniture. Every piece of furniture is handcrafted and uniquely made to fit your style. Read Post

  • How To Select The Perfect Wood Species For Your Custom Solid Wood Furniture

    Selecting the wood species can sometimes be one of the hardest decisions throughout the process. Unruh Furniture gives you a choice between six different hardwoods; Alder, Cherry, Maple, Hickory, White Oak, and Walnut. Read Post

  • Paint Vs. Stained Furniture – What works best with your space?

    Understanding your space is so important. Starting with choosing a color scheme and design style are typically the first steps in the design process. Buying new furniture is the next step and in my opinion is one of the most important parts throughout the design process. Read Post

  • How To Take Care of your Custom Solid Wood Furniture

    Buying furniture can be a big investment, that's why taking care of your furniture is important. At Unruh Furniture, we thrive to create quality furniture that will last a lifetime. Read Post

  • Handcrafted Dining Room Sets: What Type Of Dining Table Does Your Dallas Home Need?

    Dining room tables can be so essential to everyday living but not every dining room needs to look the same. So why not buy a dining table that is custom made to fit your needs and style? Read Post

  • How To Customize Solid Wood Furniture To The Perfect Size For Your Dallas Home

    When creating custom furniture there are so many options you have to choose from and sometimes the trickiest option is selecting the right size. Read Post

  • How To Make The Most Out Of A Small Space By Creating Made-To-Order Wood Furniture At The Premier Dallas Furniture Store

    Everyone needs a little elbow room and sometimes customizing your space just isn’t an option however customizing your furniture is! It can be frustrating to find room for all of your things, especially if you are trying to get the most of your space no matter the size. Read Post

  • A Trade Program Unlike Any Other Dallas Furniture Store

    Are you an Interior Designer or Architect looking for a new furniture source? Are you tired of finding the same old designs and not being able to customize furniture to fit your clients needs? Unruh Furniture might be the perfect custom furniture source for you and your next client project! Read Post

  • Finding the Best Bedroom Furniture in Dallas for Rest and Relaxation

    Custom bedroom furniture perfectly tailored to you and your spouse is one of the best investments you can make. Read Post

  • Best Bedroom Furniture Arrangements and Layouts for Different Room Sizes

    Bedrooms have a misleading name. While they are in fact rooms, and they usually do have a bed in them, more goes on in the bedroom that just lying in bed. Read Post

  • Custom Sideboards: A Unique Storage Option for Your Dallas Living Room, Dining Room, or Home Office

    A good sideboard can bring the whole room together—no matter what room it is. However, finding the right sideboard can be tricky. Read Post

  • How to Furnish Your Dallas Living Room For Optimal Space and Comfort

    What we now call a living room was once a home’s formal parlor where guests were received and entertained. Read Post

  • Combining Reclaimed Wood Furniture with Custom Handmade Pieces for a Space That’s Uniquely Yours

    It wasn’t something I’d ever thought about, until I asked my Dad about the new wooden cutting board he had next to the plastic one by the stove. As a furniture maker, my eyes are always drawn to beautiful wood, and this was something else. Read Post

  • Using Natural Wood Furniture to Bring Style and Design to Dallas Homes

    Natural wood furniture means different things to different people. Some consider unfinished wood with knotholes and burls to be natural wood furniture. Read Post

  • What Contemporary Furniture Stores in Dallas Have to Offer

    Unless they’re trying very hard not to be, most furniture pieces made today, and in the last few decades, are contemporary furniture. Most furniture in the next few decades will be contemporary as well, even if there’s a big shift in style. Read Post

  • Real or Fake Wood Furniture: How to Tell the Difference and Pick a Piece That Will Last

    It’s not always easy to see the difference between real or fake wood furniture online, and sometimes even in person it can be tricky. Read Post

  • Dallas Furniture Stores and Showrooms: What to Pay Attention to When You’re Shopping

    There’s no shortage of great furniture stores and showrooms in Dallas, Texas. Whether you’re searching for custom furniture, designer furniture, or value-priced furniture, you have plenty of options. Read Post

  • Kitchen and Dining Room Tables for Your Single Family Home

    It seems straightforward: a table is just a table, no matter what room it’s in, right? Well, not quite. Believe it or not, kitchen and dining room tables aren’t the same. Read Post

  • Where to Find the Best Custom Solid Wood Furniture in the Dallas Metroplex

    First things first: if you’re looking for custom solid wood furniture in the Dallas Metroplex, you’ve got the right idea. Solid wood furniture has many advantages over furniture made from particle board and other manufactured wood products. Read Post

  • Craftsman Furniture: Finding Handmade Furniture to Match Your Dallas Home

    When it comes to craftsman furniture for these homes, there are no hard and fast rules. Mission-style furniture is often presented as “craftsman furniture” and many mission pieces of furniture do share vertical uprights that are reminiscent of the railings that adorn the front porch of many craftsman homes. Read Post

  • Why People Are Looking for Local Handmade Furniture in Dallas-Fort Worth

    If you’ve been looking for furniture online, then you’ve probably started seeing dining tables, desks, beds, and dressers popping up in ads as you’ve browsed videos on YouTube, or in sidebars on websites. These ads may show furniture in beautifully-staged rooms that may look perfect for your home. Read Post

  • How Much Dining Table Space Per Person Do You Need?

    There’s an old saw in the building trades—architecture, engineering, anything that involves physical construction—that’s good for cutting your teeth on. It goes like this: when someone asks you to build them a doghouse, what’s the first question you ask? It isn’t “pine or oak?” or “igloo-style, or more of a gable?” It’s “how big is […] Read Post

  • Where to Find Handcrafted Wood Furniture and Home Decor Near Me in DFW

    The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is a fantastic place to live because it has so much to offer the people who live here. Rooted in a strong traditional culture and emerging onto the national radar as one of the USA’s largest, most bustling urban areas, DFW offers its residents the best of the modern world as well as cultural treats unique to Texas. Read Post

  • What’s the Difference Between a Credenza, Sideboard, and Buffet?

    When it comes time to buy your own custom dining room or office furniture, you may find yourself asking what the differences are between credenzas, sideboards, and buffets. Read Post

  • Empty Nest Ideas: What to Do With That Spare Room

    Redecorating and refurnishing that extra bedroom can transform it and help you transition from full-time parent to full-time you. They say that we’re all still kids at heart. Read Post

  • Using Customized Furniture Pieces to Make a Seamless Bedroom to Office Conversion

    One of the best places for a home office is a spare bedroom for one significant reason: it has a door that can be closed to keep your work from being interrupted. Read Post

  • Custom Woodworking in Dallas: Finding and Evaluating Local Businesses

    Truly custom furniture is hard to find, though. The majority of large furniture retailers do offer some options. However, those tend to be a range of available sizes in fixed proportions similar to the small, medium, and large sizes found in t-shirts and other clothing. Read Post

  • How to Create a Home Library with Custom Furniture Pieces

    For many, having a home library is the realization of a lifelong dream. For others, it’s a way to finally get your books and Blu-rays out of the boxes in your attic and out where you can see them. Read Post

  • Creating a Tranquil Work Space in Your Dallas Home with Custom Office Furniture

    Settling down at a custom desk in your dedicated home office, however, can make your work life feel as joyful as your home life, in part by creating a clear separation between the two. That’s a win-win, and it’s a feeling you can’t buy in a cardboard box. Read Post

  • Upright vs Horizontal Dressers: Which Is Ideal for Your Space?

    Deciding on an upright or horizontal dresser comes down to thinking about how you’ll use it. By imagining what your day will look like with the dresser in your space, you’ll know what the best dresser for your home is. When shopping for a dresser, emphasize quality. A beautiful piece of bedroom furniture can brighten every day it’s a part of. Read Post

  • Making Family Memories in Your Dallas Home With a Custom Bed and Headboard

    A bed and headboard should be of high quality regardless of whose bedroom it is. Bedroom furniture built from plywood or manufactured wood and covered with veneer isn’t going to look good for very long since scratches and other wear and tear will show up quickly, with no good way to repair them. Read Post

  • Bring Classic Charm to Your Home With a Custom Buffet or Hutch

    What are the things that make a house feel like a home? Family, of course. But also furniture. A home is lived in, warmed and made human by its inhabitants. But it’s not so much the house itself that a family interacts with daily, weekly, and yearly—it’s the furniture. Read Post

  • Benches vs Chairs: Which Home Seating Option is Best for You?

    When you hear “bench” what do you think of? A park bench? That thing you may have sat on during your high school athletic career? Now, think about the seating you had in your house growing up and what you have now: was or is it exclusively sofas and chairs? There’s a strong likelihood that […] Read Post

  • Elevating Your Sleep Style with Custom Bedroom Furniture for a Master Bedroom

    Your bedroom should feel like a retreat. If you’re single, it may be the one room of the house that your guests aren’t allowed into.  It’s where you rest and where you get ready for whatever the day has in store. If you have a family, the master bedroom is where your children take shelter […] Read Post

  • How To Pick Out the Perfect Dining Room Set for Your Dallas Home

    Growing up, family dinners were a big deal for us. While Mom and Dad cooked, it was the kids’ job to set the table and make sure all the glasses were filled. Nobody was allowed to start eating until everybody had sat down at the table and nobody was allowed to get up until everyone […] Read Post

  • The Shopper’s Guide to the Best Wood Finishes that Last a Lifetime

    Woodworking is an art with a long and rich history, but to the uninitiated, it can all seem a little bit mysterious. Since most of us don’t work with wood ourselves on a daily basis, we might not be entirely sure how a tree gets turned into a table or a bed. We only know […] Read Post

  • Tips and Tricks for Designing a Kid-Friendly yet Stylish Living Room

    When you’re just starting out in your first home, the living room is where visiting family and friends congregate for the housewarming party. It’s where you rest and relax after a long day at work. And, if and when the time comes to expand the family, it’s where new parents may anxiously listen to the […] Read Post

  • How to Convert Your Garage into a Bedroom without Sacrificing Style

    Have you ever thought that it sure would be nice to have an extra bedroom? You could finally have someplace comfortable for guests to sleep. Or, you could split the kids up and finally get rid of the bunk beds and bickering. Maybe your or your partner’s parents are coming to live with you, and […] Read Post

  • Choosing the Right Size Dining Table to Fit Your Space

    Over the recent holidays, did you eat meals with family and friends, host them for a meal yourself, or have some combination of visiting and hosting? At one of these events, you may have had the experience of dining at a table that was so large you found yourself seated on one side crammed against […] Read Post

  • Custom Dallas Home Office Furniture Ideas to Maximize Small or Unique Spaces

    One of the most surprising aspects of purchasing a new home is the way your furniture can seem to shrink. If you’re coming from an apartment or smaller space, you’ll often find that your new home has more space than you know what to do with, and it can be quite a bit of fun […] Read Post

  • The Best Home Decor in Dallas: How to Fill Your Home with Texas Style

    If you ask the average American to describe Texas style, odds are they may reply with something about steer horns or horseshoes and then quickly trail off. If you ask locals themselves, however, you are likely to get a range of responses that reflect the truly dynamic diversity of Texas style. Texans take immense pride […] Read Post

  • A Guide to the Wood Used for Furniture: Picking the Best One for Your Space

    Have you heard about Knickers the steer? This Australian Holstein has been making the rounds on the internet, thanks to a hysterical picture of him standing head and shoulders above a herd of “normal” sized cattle. Where did this giant come from, the internet wondered. As it turns out, Knickers is about the average size […] Read Post

  • Custom Dining Room Wood Tables for Sale in Dallas: How, Where, and Why to Buy

    One of the traditions many Dallas families have managed to hold onto over the years is having dinner together. In a world where much of our time is spent staring at one screen or another, this face-to-face time across the dining room table can mean a great deal. Owning a quality dining room table is […] Read Post

  • The Best Places to Buy Quality Furniture in Dallas, TX

    How do you know you’re getting quality furniture for your Dallas home? Do you look at the substance and style of the furniture? There are those who are devoted to a particular material or period and scour local markets looking for examples. Do you look at the way it’s built, checking the joints, fasteners, and […] Read Post

  • How to Choose the Best Dallas Custom Furniture Maker When Remodeling Your Texas Home

    Remodeling your home is exciting and challenging. A successful remodel can add more space and increase the value of your home, which are both worthwhile benefits. More important, however, is the way your newly-remodeled home will set the tone for your future. Your living space is an expression of your personality; it shapes your daily […] Read Post

  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Wooden Furniture for Your Home and Family

    A friend’s eldest son recently went off to college. Like a lot of young men, he immediately spent too much money on a new top-of-the-line television. He purchased a cheap stand for it online, but after only a few weeks, it began to wobble. When he returned home for a break, he asked his parents […] Read Post

  • How to Explore the Dallas Design District: Can’t-Miss Furniture Showrooms, Galleries, and Restaurants

    Dallas is a great place to live: There’s a lot to do, and there’s a lot that’s new. One of the jewels of new Dallas is our Design District, located right next to the heart of the city. Once an old floodway, then a warehouse district that thrived on easy access to Interstate 35E, the […] Read Post

  • 5 Designer Tips to Turn Your Formal Dining Room into a Custom Home Office

    For many Texas families, the formal dining room serves as a convenient gathering place for Sunday night dinner, while in other homes around the state, it’s more common for busy families to eat at a farmhouse table or a round table in the kitchen dining nook. If your family prefers casual gatherings for meals, your […] Read Post

  • How to Choose the Best High End Furniture to Customize Your Dallas Home

    A home is more than just a place to live. It’s your family’s vision of living well turned into reality. In Dallas, our visions of the good life come in many forms. Some of us call a downtown high rise home, our evenings spent enjoying concerts and weekends out walking the farmer’s market or art […] Read Post

  • Tips to Choosing the Perfect Coffee Table

    A coffee table is a staple centerpiece of each living room. Sometimes choosing a new coffee table can feel slightly overwhelming but with a few, easy tips it can make the process a bit easier. Tip #1: Size A general rule of thumb is to select a coffee table that is no larger than 2/3 […] Read Post

  • Meet Amy Thurston | One of KC’s Premier Designers

    Hear from one of our favorite interior designers, Amy Thurston, on how she uses Unruh Furniture's custom handcrafted pieces to perfect a space. Read Post

  • Meet Molly Jarvis of Brasstacks Design + Build

    Sales Lead Carly had the pleasure of interviewing Molly Jarvis, owner of Brasstacks Design + Build. Last year, Molly and Carly joined forces to design a table for Molly's client. The entire space, including Unruh Furniture's beautiful Bakers Field Table, was featured in the March issue of KC Spaces. In this interview, Carly learns more about Molly's design inspirations. Read Post

  • 8 Stylish Summer Table Setting Ideas

    The dining table, no matter the shape or size, is a central force in a home. It's a place of gathering and shared experiences. Whether sharing a meal with one or hosting an event for many, there are a few tips that can make it a memorable experience. Read Post

  • Your Office Furniture Speaks Louder Than Words

    According to the British Psychological Society we spend an average of 5 hours and 41 minutes per day at our office desks. Whether you are set up in the backroom of a 3 bedroom ranch in a cul-de-sac or in a corner office on the 9th floor in the business district, your office furniture is important. Read Post

  • 4 Tips for Choosing a Trestle or Pedestal Dining Table

    If you’re in the market for a pedestal dining table, but you’re not exactly sure how to choose the best one, this post is for you. With our expertise and your skills in Geometry and Algebra, we'll find your perfect pedestal dining table. This post is brought to you by the letter P and the number 24. Read Post

  • The Courage of a Mother

    Recently, Tina Regier, who has taught 2nd grade for 24 years, received her completed table through the Mom Fund initiative. These are her words. This is her story about her and her son's courageous battle with cancer and their fight for hope. Read Post

  • Kansas City Furniture Store + Local Ceramic Co.

    Unruh Furniture is excited about our partnership with Chentell Shannon, owner and operator of Convivial Production. Like Unruh, Chentell's success story begins in a home garage. Read Post

  • 6 Tips To Buying Quality Furniture

    No one buys furniture today with the intention of replacing it tomorrow. We all hope that our bookshelves and desks, nightstands and dinner tables will last a while. Because you deserve high quality pieces that will last a lifetime, here are 6 tips that will help you navigate limited time, pushy salespeople, and infinite buying options. Read Post

  • 6 Ways to Add Custom Wood Furniture to Your Home

    If you can use barn doors for your pantry or reclaimed shiplap to cover your living room wall, then why can't you use it for your furniture? One unique piece can brighten any space. Read Post

  • Shopping For Fine Furniture On A Budget? Keep These Tips In Mind

    In a survey of over 2,000 consumers, 72.7% of respondents agreed that, “The design of my furniture reflects my personality,” and 67% of respondents agreed with the statement, “A lot can be said about a person from the furniture s/he owns.” Unfortunately, the furniture you love may not always have a price tag you love. […] Read Article

  • What Are the Differences Between Custom Furniture and Store Bought Furniture?

    If you’re one of the 47% of Americans who have not upgraded the decor in their home over the past five years, you may find yourself looking into getting new furniture. There are so many options when choosing furniture and homeowners often find themselves trying to choose between custom and store bought pieces. To help […] Read Article

  • Which Type of Material Should You Choose for Your Furniture?

    When a homeowner makes the decision to buy new furniture, they consider it an important investment. In fact, 95.1% of over 2,000 survey participants said they “expect furniture to last for many years.” If you’re one of those people who want the most out of their furniture, it’s important to know what kind of material […] Read Article

  • Factors to Consider Before Choosing to Buy Custom Furniture

    When it comes to furniture, it’s important for homeowners to have pieces that they are proud to show off in their home. It can be difficult for customers to find a ready-made piece in the store that compliments the rest of their home decor. However, custom furniture gives homeowners the opportunity to get the perfect […] Read Article

  • Wooden Furniture: The Benefits of Going Custom

    If you’re looking for new furniture for your home, you may find yourself traveling from store to store but still not finding the right pieces. If that’s the case, you should consider going the custom route. Working with an experienced craftsman, you can have a one-of-a-kind piece that is exactly what you want. With that […] Read Article

  • Modern Twists on Classic Furniture Styles for 2018

    Although constantly evolving tastes are pushing the envelope for design, classic looks are still the main influence for any trend. Finding the right balance between modern and classic is easier when you have the option of customizing the style according to your own personal needs. Cerused Wood Back in the 1500s, French furniture makers would […] Read Article

  • Make the Most of Your Space with These Small Living Room Ideas

    The living room is a space in your home where you can sit back and unwind after a long day. A cramped place, however, may get in the way of your relaxation. Although you won’t be able to change the size of your living room right away, it’s possible to trick the eye into making […] Read Article

  • How Unruh Furniture Helps You Create a Positive, Professional Image

    As a business owner or professional, creating a good impression on potential clients the moment they walk into your office is one of your major concerns. With each step forward, they are forming opinions about you and your character based on your appearance, mood, and surroundings, after all. Over the years, we’ve come to understand […] Read Article

  • Room Transformation: From a Plain Old Bedroom to a Rustic Dream

    Any bedroom, no matter how plain and simple, can turn into a rustic dream come true. You just need the determination and a little bit of research to make it happen. The right mindset and sufficient knowledge about rustic bedroom design, however, will not yield results until you physically apply these to the bedroom transformation. […] Read Article

  • Capture Fall Colors and Textures in Your Interior Décor

    As summer fades into the chilly fall season, the burst of color outdoors is simply too appealing not to emulate in your indoor environments. Pumpkin spice, cider mills, crunchy leaves, and fluffy sweaters are just a few of the sensory comforts that homeowners would love to bring into their homes this season. A quick stroll […] Read Article

  • From Rustic to Woodsy: How Wooden Furniture Influences Home Atmosphere

    Interior design is the meticulous art of putting things together to create a bigger, more beautiful picture. It goes beyond choosing what looks nice and what is currently trending, though. It considers what kind of atmosphere you want to give off before even deciding which types of furniture and fabrics to use. Similar to the […] Read Article

  • Working with Different Types of Wood: The Best Techniques We Learned the Hard Way

    Wood is one of the most valuable and abundant organic materials used in various industries. Forests are grown and harvested around the world to meet the growing demand for this carbon-neutral and robust material. Hardwoods are cultivated from broad-leaved trees and make up 10 percent of the world’s timber stock, while the rest is supplied […] Read Article

  • Handmade, Custom-Made, and Made-to-Order: Why You Deserve All Three

    The terms “handmade,”“custom-made,” and “made-to-order” give additional value to furniture; but is it well-deserved? Learn to be a discerning customer. Read Article

  • How Much Does Custom Furniture Cost? You Might Be Surprised

    You might be surprised by the answer. Read Post

  • Buying Furniture Easy as 1, 2, 3.

    We live in a 100-year-old home in Midtown, and I can speak for both my wife and I when I say our home is the most important and personal space in our lives... Read Post

  • Why A Lifetime Warranty Makes All The Difference

    My parents live in a beautiful home out in the country, so going to Grammy K and Papa Kip’s house is a special event. And you know what always give me a smile? Watch Video

  • A Day In the Life of Pete

    He shows up early every day, bright eyed and bushy tailed. Spends the day taking naps, running around in the grass, and trotting around the shop like he owns the place. Read Post