Since 1977, Factory Mattress Sales has helped patrons create comfortable sleeping environments within their homes. At locations throughout Austin and San Antonio, they stock mattresses crafted by trusted brands ranging from Sealy to Simmons to Tempur-Pedic. Shoppers can peruse beds with features including Beautyrest pocketed coils, temperature-regulated surfaces, or memory foam that records imprints of dreams, and they can also find items such as bed frames and pillows.
Selection isn't the only reason to visit Factory Mattress Sales. A 111% price guarantee undercuts competitors' pricing, and a 366-night comfort guarantee allows patrons to test out beds for more than a full year. Extensive background checks ensure that the delivery drivers who chauffeur beds to homes are careful and courteous.
Make It Sweet is a baker’s dream. Across 7,000 square feet, more than 5,000 baking and decorating products line the shelves, from colorful sprinkles to instructional books on how to sprinkle sprinkles. Staffers help visitors find the supplies and tools they need to also craft beautiful cakes, cookies, and candies for special occasions of all kinds. Their resident instructors lead a variety of classes, and seasoned pros often visit to conduct special guest courses on topics such as sugar sculpture, fondant figures, and more.
Since 1983, Austin Mattress's staffers have utilized their in-depth knowledge of sleeping surfaces and the sleeping process to help curate a vast collection of top-quality mattresses. They assess patrons' unique sleep needs before making thoughtful recommendations from an immense inventory of mattresses from brands such as Restonic and Corsicana Bedding. Memory-foam, latex, and gel mattresses line the showroom alongside traditional innerspring varieties, and each one is forged from eco-friendly materials, such as natural latex, soy-based foam, and Rumpelstiltskin’s beard hair. To enhance the cushy slumbering surfaces, Austin Mattress' on-site sister store, Beds n Brass, proffers a fleet of elegant, wrought-iron and specialty bed frames from such brands as Wesley Allen and Old Biscayne Designs.
Town & Country Leather equips comfort-hunters with high-end leather furniture, accessories, and more. The shop carries top-quality upholstery from Bernhardt, Palliser, and Klaussner, and other brand-name leathersmiths. A vast, motley selection boasts pieces in varying designs and colors, including the Theo leather recliner ($799), which lets owners assume a cozy supine position for soap-opera viewing. The Polo leather ottoman ($399) stylishly comforts tired feet or acts as a spare chair during spontaneous guerrilla family reunions. Browsers can also take advantage of Town & Country’s personable, knowledgeable staffers, on hand to solve feng-shui dilemmas and assist in making tough, leathery decisions.
Since 1977, Furniture in the Raw's craftsmen have manufactured and curated wooden furniture and lacquered bare timber in custom paints, varnishes, and stains, with some furniture made in the U.S. Like a designer's arboretum, the showroom displays untreated and factory-finished oak, maple, alder, birch, and cherry furnishings to grace homes and offices or fill the larders of beavers. Woodworkers specialize in oak, maple, and pine bookcases ($184.99+) that arrive fully assembled and can elevate literature to heights of 72 inches. A solid-pine slat headboard ($119.99) from Archbold Furniture Co. endures nightly suffocation by pillows without warping or crying to mom, and a sturdy Whitewood desk ($189) enables families to pass on their work ethic for generations.
Lights Fantastic brightens abodes with energy-efficient masterpieces from brands such as George Kovacs and Texas Fluorescents. The company’s two show rooms house more than 2,000 indoor and outdoor light fixtures that range from pewter chandeliers to bronze lanterns that keep vigil over gardens while pet fireflies rest their weary abdomens. Traditional bedside lamps cast a warm glow on book pages, and the blades of ceiling fans whirl in a delicate dance that circulates air throughout living rooms and dices ripened tomatoes in kitchens.