Bare walls have plenty of advantages: ample surface area for finger painting, an absence of disapproving Churchill posters, and no mirrors reminding you that your hair is on fire. Fill rooms' middles with furnishings so you can keep walls clear with today’s Groupon: for $75, you get $200 toward furniture and home décor at East Wake Furniture in Zebulon.
East Wake Furniture’s 10,000-square-foot showroom has dedicated 25 years to presenting name-brand home accouterments, including furniture by Serta, Ashley, and Broyhill. A trove of comfortable sofas don soft cushions that actively resist urges to eat television remotes ($499+), and a collection of lamps grants the gift of light to dark living rooms ($29+). Flatter well-written novels by allowing them to perch on a gorgeous end table ($99+) or elevate feet from ground-level status with a recliner ($399+). East Wake’s resourceful staffers receive their furniture directly from High Point manufacturers, eliminating the middleman’s annoying tendency to get prices wrong by garbling them in games of telephone. View recent room samples by clicking here.