Remodeling in Marlborough

80% Off Home Remodeling Consultation

Tom Hawkins Building and Design

Redeem from Home

$249 $49

Consultation includes layout and rendered drawings and to gives folks a head start on big projects

75% Off Mattress Set or Futon Frame and Mattress

Sleep King

Upper Washington - Spring Street

$200 $50

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Mattress sets from Symbol, Serta, and Simmons Beautyrest come with delivery

61% Off at David's Custom Framing

David's Custom Framing

Brookline

$100 $39

Framing experts protect prized artwork, posters, and other items with frames tailored to customers' preferences

50% Off Antiques

Odds And Ends Thrift Shop

Spring Hill

$30 $15

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 61% Off Furniture

World Source Trading

Medford

$100 $49

Selection of home decor and furniture, including tables and chairs

44% Off Antiques

Joyful Things

Blackstone

$25 $14

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

45% Off Interior-Decorating Consulting

M Fox Design

Redeem from Home

$100 $55

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

60% Off Custom Framing at Harvard Art & Frame

Harvard Art & Frame

Thompson Square - Bunker Hill

$120 $48

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Artisans create custom frames for paintings, photos, and 3-D objects using acid-free materials

Up to 69% Off Interior Painting Services

ARI Services LLC

Codman Square - East Codman Hill

$200 $69

Professional painters enliven homes' interiors with even coats of vibrant, high-quality paints.

Half Off Home Furnishings at Hideaway Boutique

Hideaway Boutique

Wyoming

$50 $25

High-end home furnishings boutique adds antique taste to homes with furniture, glassware, and ceramics

75% Off Black Mold Testing

Tidal Rescue

Cumberland

$399 $99

Technicians check homes for potentially harmful and destructive black mold, with complimentary allergy testing

45% Off Living-Room Furniture

Italmoda Furniture

Nashua

$200 $110

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

61% Off Custom Framing at The Preservation Framer

Preservation Framer

North Attleborough

$100 $39

Specialists preserve keepsakes such as photos, clothing, and trinkets inside custom-cut frames; eco-friendly and US-made options

Select Local Merchants

Simplified Designs founder Melissa Airey Perkins lends a keen eye to interior design, comfort, and functionality as she spruces up living spaces. Transparently self-conscious windows can boost self-esteem with help from Simplified Designs' Hunter Douglas line, a selection of custom window treatments that assuage ailing wall-holes. The Hunter Douglas 2-inch alternative wood blinds, in either 30"x30" ($143) or 36"x36" ($176), deliver a streamlined wooden covering that blurs the line between blinds and shutters. Airy apartments or overheated hovels can find relief with the 3/4-inch Duette honeycomb shade, which traps heat and cold in three separate internal air-pockets and is available in both 30"x30" ($230) and 36"x36" ($256). Cater to safety with the Hunter Douglas LiteRise, a cordless operation mechanism designed for children's rooms and the string-phobic. Simplified Designs’ regularly priced products include a full line of fabrics and furniture to fill out barren homes.

1072 Main Street
Bolton,
MA
US

NEO Interiors is a market laboratory in which designers test out various modern abode fillings, including imported pieces from Italy, Belgium, and Spain, to see which creations please patrons, resulting in a showroom stocked with one-of-a-kind furniture less expensive than normal retail prices. A square black coffee table ($365) supports drinks, books, and scale models of post offices on its sturdy steel legs, its steadfast efforts reflected in the mod surface of the Italian bubbles mirror ($381). Snuggle into a plush queen-size memory-foam mattress ($687) supported by the queen-size Sky bed frame with a scrolled metal headboard and cherry-colored wooden legs ($350). Home delivery incurs a $150 charge, but—similar to beard combs obtained by a five-finger discount—pick-up at the store is free.

279 Worcester Rd
Framingham,
MA
US

For more than half a century, Mill Stores has dispensed an enormous array of high quality, ready-to-finish wood furniture and accents to enhance homestead comfort. As a factory-finished solid-oak rocker ($249.99) supports reclining spines, a three-step stool ($19.77), crafted from solid eastern white pine, aids customers in accessing difficult to reach shelves filled with stashes of candy and bacon fat. Stockpile bottles of grapey goodness in a solid wood Tuscany wine box ($39.99) or artfully arrange CDs and DVDs in the sliding separators of a solid pine rack ($23.99). A shingled-roof doghouse ($179.99) shelters canines in safe, cozy pine, and a cast-stone scroll birdbath ($49.88) cleanses neighboring loons and fallen airplane peanuts in its stylish cement surface. Shoppers unable to find their desired décor in stock can request customized designs, which Mill Stores crafts in two weeks or less.

168 Milk St
Westborough,
MA
US

Experienced framers Barry Stahl and Bob Clayton built Big Picture Framing from scratch in 2000, holding meetings around an old card table as construction roared around them. Today, framers at 15 area locations craft custom frames to display artwork, photographs, and record sleeves, and shadow boxes protect three-dimensional items such as ballet slippers, macaroni art, or a swarm of wasps. Patrons can dictate all design choices, choosing from metal and wooden frames in a multitude of colors and styles, or ask for recommendations from one of Big Picture Framing's resident experts. Big Picture Framing also stocks pre-framed art, prints, and posters to spruce up bare-walled homes or a drab doghouse.

1290 Worcester St
Natick,
MA
US

With more than 70 years of color combination experience, Economy Paint Supply distributes liquid chromatics and provides custom stain matching, in-home consultations, and equipment rentals. The paint shop furnishes a host of habitat enhancements including Benjamin Moore paints ($27.99+ per gallon), wallpaper ($16.99+ per roll), single-roll carpets ($12.99+ per square yard), and window treatments ($200+ per window). Flinging a can of reddish royal flush or lagoon-like Lucerne at a living room’s backdrop can give walls a sense of newfound pride and astonish nearby floors and ceilings. Customers can also peruse a free in-store copy of Envision Color 2011, which highlights the palettes—soulful, spirited, dreamy, and phantasmagoric—comprising Benjamin Moore’s annual paint trends.

140 Chandler St
Worcester,
MA
US

In the mid 1960s, Murray and Ida Rotman gave the family name to their growing furniture and carpeting business, confident that it would hold employees accountable and remind them to interact with customers as one community member to another. Throughout multiple expansions and a change from the "7 Stores on 5 Floors Under 1 Roof" slogan to "New England's Largest Furniture and Carpet Store," the Rotman family has stayed true to its promise of treating people with honesty and respect. According to Furniture Today, the National Home Furnishings Association named the company a Retailer of the Year in 2011, remarking on its "outstanding customer service and involvement in community services and activities." To that end, the Rotmans have helped raise $1 million for the local Walk for the Homeless, and cofounded a furniture-exchange program that allows customers to donate their gently used furniture to a family in need.

The award-winning business owes its success not only to a commitment to core values, but to an eye-popping assortment of furniture, mattresses, and televisions—all arranged in curated displays that inspire home-decorating ideas and make people believe they’re in a house built for a hundred families. The helpful staff measures and installs carpeting or flooring and fleshes out creative plans with the design-a-room service: a free in-home consultation with a computerized analysis. The store also stays ahead of the latest industry trends and innovations, offering, for example, pieces from Paula Deen’s furniture line and budget-friendly clearance deals in a space known as the Attic.

725 Southbridge Street
Worcester,
MA
US