Entertaining Design

A Blog From Peters Billiards

7 Steps to Complete Your Outdoor Room

May 2, 2019

Spring is in full swing and many of you are probably thinking ahead to your summer plans. Graduations, birthdays, weddings, or just hanging out with your family. Having your outdoor room ready to go for these events can be a little intimidating. Where do you start? No matter your design style, size, or budget if you complete these seven steps it will ensure your outdoor room has everything you need for enjoyment all season lon... Read More

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New Games and Furniture for the 2018 Holiday Season!

November 17, 2018

It’s time to start thinking about the holidays, entertaining, and spending much more time indoors. We’ve had strange fall weather this year and even though it’s not Thanksgiving yet, those temperatures outside sure feel like mid-January. Brr!  Peters Billiards has stocked up on everything you need to have fun and stay cozy this season with new games and furniture. In the past couple months we have switc... Read More

4 Ways to Prepare for the Fall Season

October 2, 2018

Finally we're getting some cooler weather and it is fall! Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. I only wish it lasted longer. Anyone agree?  By the end of summer I’m ready for everything fall has to offer including bonfires, football, pumpkin everything, fall decor, cozy sweaters, changing leaves, apple orchards and the list goes on and on.   Here are 4 ways you can get ready for the fall season. &... Read More

Decorating and Lighting Your Outdoor Room

June 19, 2018

Hopefully you have your outdoor room furnished and you’ve been able to enjoy it a lot already this summer.  If you’re still looking for the perfect set, want to update an old patio set,  or would simply like to add to what you already have then be sure to read 4 Tips to Furnishing Your Outdoor Room.  There’s still plenty of time to take advantage of the summer season! Peters Billiard... Read More

Freshen Up for Spring

April 10, 2018

While I’ve been waiting for spring weather and patio season to arrive here in Minnesota I’ve been keeping busy by spring cleaning and decorating the inside of my home. I've taken advantage of being stuck inside for a little while longer and am working on a few more indoor projects including clearing out clutter, organizing, and adding a few new decorative pieces.  It feels good to purge items I n... Read More

It’s Officially Spring!

March 27, 2018

It’s officially spring and NOW is the time to order patio furniture. Early spring is the best time to order your patio furniture so that it arrives in time for you to enjoy it all season long. Our patio furniture has proudly been on display for about a month now and we have a huge selection of options ranging from dining tables and chairs to sectionals and fire pits. Our large selection includes items that are in-stock a... Read More

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Re-Post: 7 Reasons to Love Sectionals

February 6, 2018

Sectionals are one of my favorite pieces of furniture. With many uses for family rooms, lower level game rooms, playrooms, and much more they can be as casual or as formal as you like. With so many options in style and material you're sure to find one that is the perfect comfort and size for your room. View 7 Reasons to Love Sectionals and be sure to come in to our store in Minneapolis to view a large display of sofa... Read More

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Now Trending: Modern Game Tables

January 23, 2018

Today we will look at a current game room trend: the modern game table. Classic octagon shaped tables have been around for a while, but things are changing. With such a wide variety of options in table shapes, sizes, designs, and colors available today the classic game table is taking on new life and creating the perfect addition the game room.  A couple of our U.S. based manufacturers have really worked hard to bring in ... Read More

File under: Design, Games, Trends

Happy New Year!

January 9, 2018

Happy 2018! Let’s embrace this New Year with ways to enjoy your home for yourself and with people you love.  This last year was filled with ideas to step your entertainment game up a notch. Now it’s time to actually make those New Year’s resolutions come true. Whether you’re wanting to spruce up your game room or put together the perfect gathering spot on your patio we have inspiration and expert g... Read More

It’s not too late for Patio Season!

August 18, 2017

Can you believe it’s already August! I can’t. But it seems like every year the summer goes by faster than I’d like and sometimes I forget that the end of August doesn’t mean the end of enjoying the outdoors. Actually, September brings out some of the most beautiful weather conditions. Not as many bugs and the heat of the sun makes your feel warm instead of fried.  Here are 4 tips to enjoying the e... Read More

Special Order Patio Furniture - Don’t Wait!

March 21, 2017

It’s not too early to order your patio furniture! If you haven’t had a chance to come and visit our large showroom to get inspiration, now is the time. We have a huge selection of patio furniture on display and in-stock or if you’re looking for certain colors, sizes, or styles our patio experts are happy to help you find that perfect setting and get it ordered just for you. Special orders take a time so NOW i... Read More

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10 Home Decor Trends to Look for in 2017

February 21, 2017

A new year brings new home décor trends to get excited about. Going to furniture and home décor shows over the past 6 months we have seen touches of all of these trends in the various showrooms we’ve visited. The upcoming spring is a time when most of us are getting anxious to freshen up the look of our home, both inside and out. Here are a list of 10 trends in home décor to look for this year. &nbs... Read More

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Mid-Century Modern Stools

January 17, 2017

Did you know we have 300 barstools on display in our store? We don’t just show them on our website - we actually have them in our showroom to sit in and see in person!  We have a style for everyone. From backless to backed, swivel to stationary, wood to metal, and contemporary to traditional here at Peters Billiards we try our best to showcase a wide assortment to fit a variety of needs.   Mid-Century Modern s... Read More

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New Year’s Resolutions for your Home

December 29, 2016

It’s almost the New Year! Now that the holidays have passed and you’re thinking about putting away your holiday decor it might feel like a good time to update a few things around your home to give it some new life. Sometimes all you need to do is a little re-arranging and organizing to spruce things up. Here are 9 tips for keeping those New Year’s Home Resolutions and enjoying your home the rest of the winter... Read More

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

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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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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SPRING STOREWIDE SALE EVENT!

March 8, 2016

You're Invited to Peters Spring Storewide Sale! We’re marking down EVERYTHING in our store for this event: pool tables, patio furniture, poker tables, kitchen and bar stools, pinball machines, video games, home theater seating, bars, entertainment centers, sofas and sectionals, foosball, air hockey, table tennis, shuffleboards, pub tables, artwork and more! Come see our 2016 patio furniture display, from in-stock t... Read More

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

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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

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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

Accessorizing Your Theater Room

November 17, 2015

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 friends will want to enjoy for many years to come. Here are eight ideas to make your dream theater room a reality.   Have ... 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

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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

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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

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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

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How to Create a Cozy Outdoor Living Room

June 16, 2015

With advancements in the patio furniture industry the outdoor room continues to grow in popularity. Not quite sure how to create a cozy space? Take a look below for a step-by-step guide to creating the outdoor space of your dreams.   1. Let’s start with the space you have. Do you have a deck, patio, screen porch, pergola or another location to create your outdoor room? If not, you’ll need to create one. Wh... Read More

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Outdoor Entertaining

April 21, 2015

In Minnesota, spring, summer, and fall are the best seasons to entertain outdoors. To keep your family and friends comfortable I’ve compiled tips and ideas on ways to showcase new and old patio furniture, along with the design details to really set the stage for a fun, relaxing get-together.   Comfortable cushions for guests – You don’t want your guests to leave early so keep them relaxed into the... Read More

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