Entertaining Design

A Blog From Peters Billiards

Throwback Thursday: 10 Ways to Maximize Your Pint Size Patio

July 11, 2019

An oldie, but a goodie, this post gives you some tips and tricks to make the most out of your outdoor space even if it might be smaller than you like. You don't need a large deck or patio to enjoy your time outdoors, but it does help to equip your space with the best pieces to take advantage of every square inch available.  10 Ways to Maximize Your Pint Size Patio   More outdoor furniture design ideas: 7 Step... Read More

File under: Patio

5 Reasons We Love Seaside Casuals Outdoor Furniture

June 18, 2019

1.    IT LASTS! Through many years of Minnesota’s harsh weather conditions these products stand the test of time and look beautiful doing it.  The furniture is constructed from Envirowood® - 100% High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) lumber, not sheet molded products. The lumber is made from recycled materials and permeated with UV stabilized pigments, basically a sunscreen for your furniture.  Th... Read More

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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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SPRING IS HERE! Time to order your patio furniture.

April 8, 2019

Spring is finally here and the weather is warming up! After the Minnesota winter we had we deserve to enjoy our time outdoors as much as possible. Don’t you agree? Before we know it will be patio season and we’ll be outside enjoying the sun once again.  It’s time to start planning ahead what you need to complete your outdoor room. Whether you’re looking for one more piece to make your space comple... Read More

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Patio Furniture 2019!

March 7, 2019

Peters Billiards has loaded the floor with patio furniture for the 2019 season! Come warmup inside our 37,000 square foot showroom and get inspired for spring. We are continually adding more pieces to our display and accessorizing with pillows, rugs, umbrellas, and decor. Right now is the perfect time to see what's new and browse our huge selection of options for everything patio, including: sofas, sectionals, chairs, dini... Read More

File under: Patio, Trends

Vendor Highlight: Omnia Leather Furniture

March 1, 2019

Omnia Leather is a full scale seating manufacturer that specializes in comfortable, high quality sofas, sectionals, chairs, and theater seating.  Their roots are a family-run business which prides itself on a keen eye for detail, exquisite style and superior comfort.  Five Reasons why Peters Billiards loves Omnia furniture: 1.    American Made Skilled American craftsman meticulously examine each c... Read More

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Happy 2019!

January 19, 2019

It’s the New Year and many of us are trying to stick to our New Year’s resolutions. (The key word here is ‘trying’.)  One of the top 10 most popular New Year’s Resolutions, which rings true with me, is to spend more quality time with family and friends. In this day and age when we spend so much time on our phones or feel pressured to get everything on our to-do list done we can sometimes forg... Read More

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

Pati-oh! furniture sale on now!

August 11, 2018

Are you still in need of patio furniture to finish out the rest of the summer season? End of season patio clearance is going on right now! You'll save on all in-stock patio furniture. Hosting a birthday or labor day party? Looking for furniture to use around a fire pit? Wanting to add a few more pieces to your deck? Well now is the perfect time to buy, save and take something home today! Stop into our store to view o... Read More

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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

Furnishing an Outdoor Room

May 15, 2018

In Minnesota we spend half of the year with cold temperatures that keep us indoors. So as soon as the weather warms up I am anxious to spend time outdoors any chance I can. A relaxing outdoor oasis, whether big or small, is a must have to take full advantage of warm weather.  Everyone has their own idea of the ‘perfect outdoor oasis’. For me a simple spot to enjoy a book is really all I would need, but we can&... Read More

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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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PATIO FURNITURE 2018!!

February 20, 2018

Even though Minnesota is still battling winter weather, inside Peters Billiards we definitely have spring fever! Our patio furniture for 2018 is rolling onto our show floor almost daily and we're pretty excited about it. As we bring over more products we are accessorizing with rugs, pillows, décor and umbrellas. This is a great time of year to see what's trending, get ideas, and test out a hu... 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

“A Family that Plays Together, Stays Together” – PART 2

December 12, 2017

We’re back with 5 more games to get your family together for a little healthy competition and plenty of laughs. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of your work, kid’s homework, and the stress of everyday life and just play! These are 5 popular electronic games for the whole family to enjoy.    1. Back to the 80’s Cocktail Re-live your past and introduce the younger ones to the famous class... Read More

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“A Family That Plays Together, Stays Together” - PART 1

December 5, 2017

Playing games with your loved ones is a place where jokes are shared, communication grows, laughs are sure to be had, and family memories are made. Experts say that communication and connections made when playing together helps to create a solid healthy foundation for families. Just think about some of your favorite memories as a child. Most of mine are when my family was together doing something we enjoyed. At Peters, we hav... Read More

File under: Pool Tables, Games

It’s Peters After Thanksgiving Sale!

November 20, 2017

Peters After Thankgiving Sale starts this Friday! It's the perfect opportunity to check some gifts off your holiday gift list. Family games including pool, shuffleboard, pinball. foosball, air hockey, table tennis, pac man, arcade games, poker tables, dart boards and cabinets, and more will be at this season's best prices.   We also have everything you need to complete your game room for the holidays&nb... Read More

Relaxation - From Your Head to Your Toes.

November 7, 2017

Have you heard? Peters Billiards now has massage chairs. That’s right.  These are not just any massage chairs. These are Cozzia chairs. They use the latest technology to offer a custom fit massage that feels like a trip to a masseuse all in the comfort of your own home! Massage chairs not only ease aches and pains, but also aide relaxation and lower stress.  They can help you feel younger, live healthier and be... Read More

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8 Reasons To Love Theater Seating

October 24, 2017

Have you ever wanted your own home theater? A place to kick up your feet and watch your favorite movie? It seems like kids – young and old – dream of having one of their own.  A lower level theater with room for two or three rows of seats would be ideal for anyone, right? Well that’s not always practical for every home size. The great thing about our theater seating is that it’s modular! You can ch... Read More

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Peters Billiards is 60! - PART 2

October 10, 2017

With 60 years under our belt we believe we know a thing or two about game room furniture, for entertaining indoors and out. We also have some wonderful employees that have been around for many of those years and because of that they have a lot of product knowledge you can’t find in a manual. This type of knowledge can only be gained over time. So come on in and ask for our advice on anything from pool tables to barstools... Read More

File under: Furniture, Barstools, Patio

Peters Billiards is 60!

September 12, 2017

Peters Billiards is 60 and loving it! In 1957 we opened our doors. We've moved, remodeled, and expanded the products we carry during those 60 years, but we've kept our Minneapolis roots and love for family games. Owners, Greg and Carol Peterson, were born and raised in Minneapolis and our heart and soul continues to be a family business that treats customers like family.  After all “Family is not a... Read More

File under: Pool Tables, Games

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

Throw Back Thursday!  Mid-Century Modern Stools

July 27, 2017

Peters Billiards has over 300 kitchen and barstools on display for you to test sit. Don’t believe us? Come in and take a look for yourself. You won’t be disappointed. Take a look at this post on Mid-Century Modern Stools which are all the rave right now and for good reason.  Or better yet, come on in and visit our Minneapolis showroom to view these stools in person. Sit down on several and try them out! We&rs... Read More

File under: Barstools, Trends

Vendor Highlight: Gloster

July 11, 2017

Gloster is a leader in fine teak outdoor furniture. They manufacture gorgeous furniture with high attention to design details while keeping the quality of construction at peak importance.  A UK based company that has factories in America, England and Asia, Gloster is known for their high end teak. However, they also manufacturer some of the best woven, aluminum, and stainless steel outdoor furniture. Here’s what put... Read More

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Happy 4th of July!

July 4, 2017

Some people think that the 4th of July means summer is half over. At Peters we don’t believe that! Peters Billiards has plenty of patio furniture in-stock and ready for you to enjoy for the remainder of Minnesota’s warm weather this summer and early fall. We can still special order the perfect color, size, and style for your backyard, too! Come and visit our patio experts and our beautiful showroom in south Minneap... Read More

File under: Patio

Made in America!

June 20, 2017

It’s summer! And as it gets closer to America’s holiday it always makes me feel nostalgic. It reminds me I should be spending my time grilling on the patio, eating watermelon, going to the lake, and wearing some form of red, white and blue. But why celebrate America only once a year? At Peters Billiards we try and promote American made quality and craftsmanship in as many products as we can all year round. From pat... Read More

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