Entertaining Design

A Blog From Peters Billiards

Artwork and Accessories at Peters Billiards

October 18, 2016

Almost everyone knows we carry pool tables and games here at Peters Billiards. But what many people don’t know is that we have a huge selection of artwork and accessories. Our two story showroom walls are lined with décor such as mirrors, clocks, canvas, prints, sconces, posters and more. We also have table topper and free standing items such as candle holders, vases, and lanterns.   New artwork arrives ever... Read More

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Grand Opening:Peters Billiards Antique Pool Table Showroom

October 6, 2016

Last week Peters Billiards held the grand opening of our private showroom for restored Antique Pool Tables. It’s open by appointment only and allows viewing of some of the finest antique pool tables in the country. Currently we have 25 pool tables on display, all of which have been restored to exacting detail. Peters Billiards’ entire collection is considered to be one of the most valuable restored antique billiard... Read More

File under: Pool Tables

Seven Reasons to Love Sectionals

September 20, 2016

Everyone at Peters Billiards loves sectionals. They are functional, stylish, and comfortable. Designers used to frown upon them, but with all of the options available for sectionals today, designers like myself are finding they can serve well in many scenarios. Here are seven reasons to love sectionals.   Sectionals Offer a Variety of Shapes and Sizes. Sectionals come a wide variety of shapes and layouts to fit your ro... Read More

File under: Furniture

Fall Back to Indoor Entertaining

September 8, 2016

As the kids go back to school and we prepare to spend more time indoors, it’s time to tackle those interior decorating projects. Looking for a new sofa or sectional? Are you interested in adding a few more decorative pieces to your family game room? Did you just finish a kitchen remodel and are in need of kitchen stools? I’ve collected a group of past postings that will help you tackle those indoor projects so you... Read More

Five Must Have Fire Pits to Extend the Outdoor Season

August 16, 2016

We’re nearing the end of summer and before you know it the kids will be back in school, the August heat will disappear and comfortable fall weather will take its place. Extend your time enjoying the outdoors with an outdoor fire pit. A night with the kids roasting marshmallows or relax and take in the cool night air accompanied by a favorite warm drink and a loved one. Available in all shapes and sizes, you’re sure... Read More

File under: Patio

Personalize Your Patio Furniture: 5 Tips

July 19, 2016

OK, I get it. It’s the middle of the summer and you were ready for your patio furniture yesterday. Instead of special ordering in custom fabric, finishes and frame styles you might be thinking that a furniture set that is in-stock and ready for you to use ASAP sounds much better. However, the thought of having something that looks exactly like your neighbor’s down the street isn’t all that enticing. Don&rsquo... Read More

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In Case You Missed It! What to Know About: Patio Umbrellas

July 5, 2016

It’s that time of year when the sun is hot! Many of us Minnesotans look forward to the summer heat, but it can get unbearable if you don’t have the right shade protection. Patio umbrellas are the perfect solution to stay cool and protect your skin from the sun’s harsh rays. With options ranging from 6’ up to 13’ sizes you can find an umbrella to fit your shade needs.  A nice perk of the umbre... Read More

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American Made Furniture: Mikhail Darafeev

June 23, 2016

Here at Peters Billiards we strive to carry long lasting, quality furniture that will last for generations. We have carried the Mikhail Darafeev brand for over 35 years! This family owned and California based premier manufacturer of wood game room furniture has continually impressed us with their quality, style and attention to detail. Today I’d like to highlight a few of the reasons why Darafeev furniture stands the tes... Read More

File under: Furniture, Barstools, Games

Patio Furniture Materials - The 411

June 7, 2016

Are you just getting started on the hunt for the perfect patio furniture? We want you to make the most of the patio season and with all of the options in the industry today it’s hard to know where to start. You might want to think about where the furniture is going (i.e. a patio or three season porch), how much space you have, and how it will be most often used. Once you dial in these three ideas it’ll be easier to... Read More

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7 Stylish All-Weather Outdoor Sectionals

May 26, 2016

One of the biggest trends in home improvement is expanding your square footage by bringing the indoors out. The outdoor sectional brings comfortable seating to your porch or patio, while being able to withstand the outdoor elements. From curved to L-shaped, outdoor sectionals are perfect for gathering with family, lounging with a movie under the stars or just taking an afternoon cat nap.  They offer a lot of seating in a ... Read More

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10 Ways to Maximize Your Pint Sized Patio

May 10, 2016

Even if you have a little bitty patio, compact yard or slim downtown balcony, it doesn’t mean you have to skimp on style or miss out on a cozy outdoor furniture. You can still create a lush outdoor getaway with space to rest your feet or enjoy a meal.   Group Sitting Areas Together. If you have a long narrow space, create 2 - 3 small groupings of furniture to allow for more seats for guests and family. It could go... Read More

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6 Tips to Know Before Buying Outdoor Teak Furniture

April 26, 2016

This is the time of year when Minnesotans are itching to spend time outside and we’re preparing our outdoor spaces for warm weather entertaining. Be it the patio, deck, or porch, outdoor furniture is an extension of our home and allows us to enjoy time outdoors. Beautiful and comfortable places to dine and relax are at the top of my wish list and I don’t think I’m alone. Teak furniture for many reasons has lo... Read More

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Take Me Back Tuesday - Tips for Selecting Kitchen and Bar Stools

April 12, 2016

I'm re-posting a couple popular posts about selecting kitchen and bar stools. Here at Peters, we show about 300 models on display. It can be either exciting to have many options or overwhelming! Good thing you'll find experts to help you navigate the choices so you end up with the perfect solution. One of the most popular home remodeling projects is updating the kitchen. And with that typically comes the addition or e... Read More

File under: Barstools

Outdoor Cushions: Do They Really Hold Up?

March 29, 2016

Outdoor furniture and outdoor entertaining has changed so much over the past 25 years. From a simple dining table and chairs to creating the “outdoor room,” the outdoor furniture industry has become more creative with construction, materials, and finishing work. This allows outdoor furniture to really withstand everything the outdoors throws at them. The sun’s harsh rays, down pouring rains, and the occasiona... Read More

File under: Patio, Care & Maintenance

Pool Table Care

March 15, 2016

To start I’d like to mention that there is not much everyday maintenance to pool tables. A pool table is a piece of fine furniture and, if taken care of as such, it will last through generations. I decided to write this post in order to give myself a refresher course from our pool table experts, but also in hopes of learning something new. Right off the bat I’ve realized pool and billiards requires the least amoun... Read More

Take Me Back Tuesday - Special Order Patio Furniture

March 1, 2016

NOW is the time to order your patio furniture! Peters is up and running with our full display of outdoor patio furniture. From sofas and chairs to dining and umbrellas, we are ready for the warm weather. Thinking it's not spring yet? Well, here at Peters we stock patio furniture ready for the taking today. However, almost everything we stock is also available to special order and customize to get the best fit and design fo... Read More

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2016 Patio Furniture Arriving!

February 23, 2016

This is always an exciting time of year here at Peters Billiards because we change up the floor layout knowing that spring is just around the corner.  Here's a little eye candy to get you excited for what's available this spring and summer season.   This new collection MADE IN THE USA from Tropitone, called Kenzo, exhibits a unique, transitional design, while demonstrating the utmost comfort. Kenzo featur... Read More

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What’s Trending in Kitchen Stools? Modern Farmhouse Style

February 2, 2016

The trend of rustic style and farmhouse charm is in full trend right now. You don’t have to go full-on country to get this look.  What makes a stool fit into the “modern farmhouse” category? Well here are a few key items to look for:  Simplistic Design – Less is more here. Backless styles that take up less room are great. Stools with backs are more comfortable, but choose one with a simple ... Read More

File under: Design, Barstools, Trends

Peters Billiards Voted Best of Houzz 2016

January 19, 2016

We have big news! Peters Billiards was awarded Best of Houzz 2016 in the Design category. The Houzz community voted us a winner as our Houzz portfolio includes some of the most popular images on Houzz in 2015. The photo that helped us gain this award is this Cozy Outdoor Living Room photo of Club Woven outdoor furniture by Summer Classics and was added to 92,000 Houzz ideabooks! It’s also featured in the post “The ... Read More

File under: Design, Patio

How to Add “Fixer Upper” Style to Your Home

January 6, 2016

The ever popular show “Fixer Upper” on HGTV with Chip and Joanna Gaines seems to have swept the nation with farmhouse charm and rustic style. The push for organic, all natural, green, and earth friendly materials in all areas of our lives has really driven this trend for natural textures and colors in all aspects of the furniture industry. If you haven’t heard of “Fixer Upper”, it started out as ... Read More

The Ultimate Game Room Gift Guide

December 10, 2015

Games are a great way to spend time with family so why not gift a game to someone on your list? It’s sure to bring laughter and lots of fun memories. We have games in all your favorite categories including classic, unique, strategy, competitive, fast-paced, small-scale and more! There’s something for everybody on this list.   CLASSIC GAMES Looking for a classic strategy game? Why not wrap up Backgammon or... Read More

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Take Me Back Tuesday - Gift Ideas to UnPlug the Family

December 1, 2015

Last holiday season I focused on gift Ideas to “unplug” the family and it’s still a hot topic. With our highly scheduled lives we are constantly “plugged in”.  Games bring families together and help kids learn to relate to each other productively in unstructured, in-person, unsupervised settings that are becoming more and more rare.  This unstructured play stimulates creativity and lets ... Read More

File under: Games

Accessorizing Your Theater Room

November 17, 2015

*Disclaimer* Some of the items in this post are no longer available. Please contact Peters Billiards for questions or ordering. Ok, so you have your furniture – or it’s on order - for your home theater room. Now how do you go about making it look like the theater room of your dreams? It’s time to add in the fun accessories and useful pieces of accent furniture to give you the look and feel your family and fr... Read More

Eight Solutions for Media Room Seating

November 3, 2015

Media Room Seating is not just for the home theater room, but can used in any room settings such as lower level theater rooms, main floor family rooms or a cozy den off the kitchen. We’re seeing theater seating in many applications and various types too. Home theater seating or HTS is still the most popular, but it’s definitely not your only seating option. The main object of this type of seating is comfort. For a... Read More

File under: Furniture, Design, Barstools

Seven Trends in Dining Chairs

October 13, 2015

FULLY UPHOSLTERED Chairs that are fully upholstered are more comfortable and add an extra depth of color and texture to your dining area. Pops of color, linens, and even plush velvet or velvet like fabrics are in. Afraid of spills with all that upholstery? Opt for vinyl or leather to easily wipe off or choose fully upholstered captain’s chair on the ends of table only. o   MODERN RUSTIC Mixing old and ne... Read More

File under: Furniture, Design, Trends

You’re invited to visit our NEW website!

September 29, 2015

Introducing our newly updated website! We've packed it full of inpirational ideas and images for you, and made it even easier to navigate. You'll also find helpful tips and expert advice.   NEW FEATURES INCLUDE:  Newly remodeled virtual space  Searchability  Updated product photos and descriptions  Phone and tablet capabilities Options for pinning, posting, tweeting, sharing and howe... Read More

Six Tips on Choosing a Dining Table

August 18, 2015

Most people in the Twin Cities know that Peters Billiards has a large selection of barstools. But what most people don’t realize is that we have dining chairs and tables, too. And just like most of the products we carry, our dining collections offer a lot of customization. Having a hard time finding the size, design, and color you are hoping for? We have the solution! When building a custom dining set the final result c... Read More

File under: Furniture, Design

What’s new at Peters Billiards?

July 29, 2015

If you haven’t been to our store lately here is a sneak peak at new items we have on display. We always try to stay on trend to reflect what customers are asking for and we want show new products we fall in love with. Along with new items on display, we also continue to have new items in our Peters Backroom clearance area. Right now we have plenty of patio furniture on sale and ready to take home. You can get a sneak p... Read More

How to Effectively Mix Patio Furniture

July 16, 2015

An eclectic furniture style has become a popular choice as most people prefer a personalized look specific for their home instead of a cookie-cutter, pre-packaged design. This can be hard to know how to effectively mix up materials, colors, and styles especially in outdoor furniture. The trick is to unify the space by coordinating the pieces using color, material, design style, and furniture layout. Here are some examples on h... Read More

File under: Design, Patio, Trends

In Case You Missed It! Patio Furniture Care and Maintenance

June 30, 2015

Now that summer and warm weather is in full swing, it’s probably time for a reminder about how to care for your patio furniture.  A lot of patio furniture has become “maintenance free”, but there still are a few things you can do to keep that dining set or sofa looking great throughout the summer and through the years to come. Check out these previous blog posts for tips in caring for your patio furnitur... Read More

File under: Patio, Care & Maintenance

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