Creating a Cosy Space for Fall; How to Add Warmth & Comfort to Your Home

There is nothing more satisfying than coming home to a warm, inviting space on a crisp fall day. As the autumn air develops its telltale chill, we all turn up our thermostats and dig out our favourite throw blankets in an attempt to stay warm. But adding warmth to your home is not simply about...
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Our Annual Buy Canadian Event Ends October 8th

The Buy Canadian Event is on now in full force at Birchwood Furniture. We are offering remarkable discounts on stunning pieces of Canadian Furniture. Right now, you can save on exceptional pieces of furniture made right here in Canada. Support Canadian business and save during our Buy Canadian event! Make your office a more inspiring...
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Building a Sofa Your Lifestyle Will Love

In many ways, the sofa is the centrepiece of your home. It is where you gather with friends and family to catch up, tell stories, and share fond memories. A sofa is the setting for afternoon naps, childhood wrestling matches, and profound conversations. When you choose a sofa, it is important that it can fill...
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Birchwood Furniture Galleries Proudly Carries Performance Fabrics

Furniture is, of course, not merely decorative; it is functional as well. As such, it is important that the furniture we purchase is not only aesthetically pleasing; it must also be able to withstand the wear and tear associated with daily use. This is particularly difficult with upholstered pieces, as fabrics are vulnerable to many...
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On June 3, Birchwood Furniture Galleries Will Once Again Support Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)

Many of us look inward and ask how we can support our community and those impacted by economic hardship or nature’s tragedies. At Birchwood, we are always looking for ways to invest in our community. After all, as second-generation business owners, being born and raised in Calgary has given us a particular appreciation for the...
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Fabrics 101

Choice is very important to us at Birchwood Furniture Galleries. When you shop with us, we want you to get exactly what you need for your home. In order for you to do that, understanding the differences in materials and how to choose what’s right for your household is essential. Natural vs Man-made Fabrics Man-made...
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Quality Made Upholstery – From Start to Finish

Birchwood Furniture is a family owned business located right here in Calgary.  In operation since 1978, this business is now managed by the second generation of the family. Because a quality sofa can last you anywhere from 10-15 years, taking the time to consider your use, covering choice and construction quality before you buy will...
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Choosing the Best Area Rug for your Space

Nothing pulls together a space like an area rug! Whether they are used to define an open plan space or to anchor a seating arrangement, area rugs bring warmth, texture, colour and pattern to any space. Despite the area rug being a traditional component of home decor, our clients often ask us questions about the...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Mattress Shopping

Ever wondered how to shop for a new mattress? Wonder no more! Today, at Birchwood Furniture Galleries, we’re talking about the do’s and don’ts of mattress shopping. We know that finding a comfortable, quality mattress can be a bit of a challenge and we want you to rest easy knowing you have chosen well.  Do...
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2016 Colours of the Year

This time of year is exciting for many reasons. One being that everyone in home design and decor is waiting with baited breath for the industry elite to announce their favourite colour trends for the new year. But this year came with a few twists from the design trend experts.  First, a bold and confusing...
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