Furniture Consignment Gallery Blog

Pandemic Woes: Homeschooling and Running a Small Business Don’t Mix

No Pomp Under the Circumstances: A Covid Graduation

No Greater Torture: Sitting at Home with Three Bored Boys for Seven Weeks

Barbarians in the Aisles: Grocery Shopping in a Pandemic

Is Your Home Suffering from Corona-Wear? Quality Home Furnishings are Immune

Covid-19 Quarantine Isn’t All Bad – If You’re a Dog, That Is

Haircut Disasters and Other Tales of the Pandemic

10 Tips to Look Your Best in a Zoom Meeting. Office Slob, I’m Talking to You!

Damn the Virus! Shuttered Small Businesses May Not Survive the Pandemic, but FCG Will See This Through

In the Midst of Crisis, There’s a Renaissance on the Horizon

When Your Home is Your Refuge Make it More Comfortable With Bargains from FCG

FCG: The Commonsense Approach to Furnishing Your Home

Plymouth Celebrates Its Pilgrim Founding with Another Building Boom

Furnishing Your First Apartment? 5 Tips to Help You Decorate Like a Pro

Don’t Battle Traffic This Weekend! Make Your Home a Soulful Retreat with Help from FCG

Not Your Father’s Retirement: Visit FCG for Help Planning Your Next Act

Welcome, Millennials! FCG Has the Quality, Sustainability You Crave

What We’re Striving For at FCG: Style, Quality and Authenticity

Your Home Should Be as Special as Your Family! Visit FCG for a Custom Look

The Churchill War Rooms Survived the German Blitz, but Were Nearly Destroyed by My Three Boys

Bored with Gray? Get Ready for a New Design Trend – Color!

New Year’s Resolution: Get 15% Off on Exciting New Furniture at FCG Now

How to Settle a Family Feud? Declare a Sectional Ceasefire

Lesson from Christmas, Circa 1978: Cheap Toys Mean a Lot More Work for Parents

Dirty Cargo: Massive Ships Pollute the Environment, the Economy and Your Home with Cheap Furniture from Asia

A Frugal Yankee’s Manifesto: A Nick or a Scratch is Okay if It Saves Me Money

How to Torture Millennials: Ban Smartphones at the Thanksgiving Table

A Snafu, a Panic, a Plea, a Decision and a Victory: All This at FCG? You Bet!

FCG Celebrates the Heroes of American Liberty and the Veterans Who Protect It

A Millennial Walked into FCG, and Discovered a World of Sustainability (She Also Took a Selfie)

Come Play! Our Stores Are Loaded with Terrific Bargains This Week

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff – and Let’s Agree That It’s All Pretty Much Small Stuff

Robbie Charts His Own Course in the World – and at the Cross-Country Meet

When Boston’s Big Spenders Redecorate, FCG Gets a Windfall of Fine Furniture

Dad’s Rules of Smart Investing: Just Say No to Depreciating Assets

How to Tell the Difference Between a Veneer and a Laminate

Even Picasso Needed to Know Math – If Only to Add Up His Earnings

History Lives in FCG’s Showroom in a Rock-solid Beals Bedroom Set

What Make the Cut at FCG: Mitchell Gold, Arhaus and Other Top Brands

A First-time Visitor to FCG in Hanover Goes a Little Wild

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Great Furniture Bargains This Weekend at FCG

Do You Really Want to Have an Estate Sale? Consider the Pros and Cons

Top Secret Operation Underway at Home: Robbie’s Room Gets Marie Kondo’d

Furniture Faux Pas of the ‘80s: Queen Anne, Floral Chintz and the Color Mauve

Practice Makes Perfect as My Son Masters Parallel Parking

Do You Need an Interior Designer? Here are 5 Tips to Help You Decide

Tips on Tipping Furniture Movers

Five Tips to Consider When Buying Used Furniture

The 'Special Plate' Gets Positive Reviews, but Dad Needs Improvement

A Doctor Walked into a Furniture Store … and Sees a Sight for Sore Eyes

Blood, Sweat and Gears: My Son Schemes to Buy His First Car

Oh, Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer! But, First…

How to Find a Lost Horse? Check Our Front Lawn – or Your Teen’s Snapchat

What to Do When Serendipity Strikes and the Strategy Changes? Call FCG

Attack of the Killer Robo-Survey and Other Nightmares of Our Times

22 Hours of Driving the Family from Boston to Florida Will Test Your Sanity

Notre-Dame Burns and the World Weeps, but Vows to Repair the Cathedral

Marathon Monday: Somber Memories but Spring Beckons

Life Lessons Learned from Basketball: Don’t Be Afraid to Make Mistakes

Beware Cut-rate Movers if You Treasure Your Furniture

Trapped in a Furniture Truck and Other Adventures of a 10-Year-Old Boy

Want to Save the Planet? Buy Consignment

What You’ll Find in an FCG Showroom: the Perfectly Imperfect

A New, Isolated Tribe? Yes, Shoppers Who’ve Never Tried Consignment

First, the Ecstasy, Then the Agony: A Red Wine Story

White Tag 15% Off President's Day Sale

Resist the Urge to Shop Online at Midnight. For Quality Furniture, Visit FCG First

Got Work? We Have Desks Galore at FCG

A Bonanza of Nearly New Cottage-style Furniture in Plymouth

An Early Sign of Spring? A Warming Trend With an Icy Husband

Creature Comforts at FCG? Yes, but Not These Creatures

Away Goes the Manger! Christmas Clean-up is in Full Gear

An Historic Heirloom Chest is Beautifully Broken and Perfectly Imperfect

Do You Hear What I Hear? It’s My Mother-in-Law on the Phone

‘Tis the Season for Tipsy Guests and Unwelcome Company

Take the Pledge: I Will Not Use That Product on my Furniture!

Christmas Carols for Five Weeks? Can I Hear a Big Ho, Ho, No?

Amazon and AmEx: Small Business Killers Don a Holiday Disguise on ‘Small Biz Saturday’

Procrastinators, FCG Is Ready to Rescue You from Holiday Humiliation!

Thanksgiving Menu 2018: Turkey, Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and Some Sturdy Furniture

Downsizers Alert: There’s a Limited Market for Furniture Bought during the Reagan Years

Right or Left? Soccer or CCD? Batman or Superman? Life’s Important Questions

In the Furniture Business, We Have Nothing to Fear from Trump’s Tariffs

Paralyzed by Decorating Indecision? Here are Some Tips to Help

A Casting Call in Boston Pits One Twin Against the Other

Creative Table Tops and Bar Carts on Oct. 4: An Event to Help the Homeless

Puppy Love: Scratching, Chewing with a Side of Pure Love

Downsizing Is the Ultimate Test for Planners. You Won’t Fail with FCG

Communications 101 for College Freshman: Managing the Parental Money Machine

A Stubborn Dad, a Willful Son, and a Titanic Battle over … Shoelaces?

A Furniture Catastrophe: The New Sectional Won’t Fit Through the Door

An American Furniture Giant Falls to Powerful Economic Forces

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Great Furniture Bargains This Weekend at FCG

In Search of the Perfect Ottoman and Finding Treasures Galore

At FCG We Employ a Pricing Strategy That Works

No Business as Usual in FCG’s Hometown as We Pause to Honor a Slain Police Officer

FCG Majors in High End, Pre-owned Furniture with a Minor in Psychology

Kids at Camp? That’s Freedom for Mom and Dad

Glory, Glory Hallelujah! A Teenager, Home Alone, Celebrates His Independence

The World Cup: A Global Party We’d Love to Crash

Furniture Trends Are Spinning Faster than a Maytag, but Not at FCG

Our Most Popular Promotion is Back! Pick-a-Winnah!

Open the Door! Advice for the Class of 2018

Real Estate Market in Boston and Suburbs is Hot, Hot, Hot!

The End of the American Family Room? It’s Possible

Rite of Passage: A Nine-Year-Old Boy Buys a Card for Mother’s Day

FCG: The Wave of the Future?

“Does Anyone Want My Traditional Furniture?” Answer: Yes!

How NOT to Work with a Designer

Honor and Respect: FCG Salutes the Patriots Among Us

FCG’s New Adventure Starts with a Truckload of Furniture From a Major Retailer

Midcentury Modern is Shaking Up the World of Antiques

“Alexa, Do My Homework!”

Photos a Go-Go: A Customer Shares the Story of Her Life

Respect Is a Two-Way Street. Let’s Remember That In The Heat of Battle

5 Tips for Couples Who Own – and Run – a Business Together

Consignment Shopping? What Will the Neighbors Say?

Spring in the Air? Yes, FCG’s Showrooms are Bursting with New Furniture

Inspired by the Olympics? Find a World of Furniture at FCG

A Super Bowl Sale to Cheer for the Pats? In Minnesota-speak, You Betcha!

How Can I Sell My Furniture Fast? 5 Tips

Can Ghosts Live in Furniture? A Spirited Debate at FCG

Who Are the Best Furniture Makers in the U.S.?

Get Cozy on a New Leather Sectional From FCG

Santa Brought Nerf Ammo. Now I'm Living in a Warzone

Dear Santa, I Want Peace on Earth and a Discount Coupon for College Tuition

An Artificial Christmas Tree? Not for Me

All I Want for Christmas Is ... a Kid Who Sings?

Accept or Reject for Consignment? Sometimes, We Make Mistakes

Make Your Home Merry and Bright with Accessories from FCG

Get Rid of the Plywood Plank! Buy a Real Dining Table

Ho, Ho, Ho? Actually, Let's All Say No, No, No to Christmas in November!

When to Sell Your Furniture? 5 Tips from FCG

Hooray for Ron! Ten Years with FCG

Just Buy It? Actually, A Professional Opinion Might Be Helpful

Moving to Pinehills? Put a Visit to FCG on the To-do List

Cherry Furniture Out of Vogue? Don't Be So Sure

Gone to the Dogs? Yes, That Happens to Furniture, Too

Ready, Set, Shop! Our First Online Sales

Goodbye to an Antique! FCG's New Website Launches Monday

Downsize or Update? A Difficult Decision, But FCG Can Help

No Greater Joy: Time for School

Furniture Can Be Sleek, Modern and it Can Last

Trigger Your Next Decorating Project With Something Small

Grinchy Politicians Abolish Tax-Free Weekend,But FCG Saves the Day

Going to College? FCG Can Help

Squiggley Fabric, Funny Colors: Ask Your Kids Before Buying

A Real Sale at FCG Means Real Savings

Milestone for FCG: 1st Anniversary for Natick

"I Want This! And This! And This!" An FCG Fan Confesses

Let Freedom Ring Happy 4th of July From FCG!

Before You Buy Cheap, Consider Consignment

A Perfect Partnership: FCG & Artisan Stephen C. Staples

Caring for a Classic: Preserve, Don't Paint

Pomp and Circumstance? FCG Can Help

Get Me the Red Pen! Markdowns in Progress

Welcome Back, Snowbirds Now, Start Shopping!

Nosy Neighbors? No Problem for FCG

Timing is Everything In Life – and at FCG

No Fair, Wayfair: A Sofa Catastrophe

Summertime and Renting is Easy With Five Tips from FCG

Making Memories On Easter Sunday

Made in the USA: Good For Beer and Mattresses

Consignment Pricing Is a High-Wire Act

Sell it or Store it? What to do with Furniture You Might Not Need After the Big Move

On Time Arrival? Your Flight, No But FCG, Yes!

Take a Walk On the Wild Side: Buy the Purple Chairs

DIY Trouble: One BoyAnd a Can of Spray Paint

Lessons Learned Over Twelve Years

Fleeing the Winter, Leaving the Furniture

Patriots' Parade Yields A Father-Son Memory

Special Delivery: A Gift From a Soldier to His Wife

Mistakes Happen, FCG Can Help Fix It

A Mutiny at Home: Mom's Recuperation, Week #2

All Work, No Play:Not at FCG

Why Buy at FCG? Quality – and Bargains

Living the Cozy Life: Advice from the Danes

A Round of Applause for The Stars of the Show

Christmas Countdown Sparks High-Level Sleuthing

Store Wars: FCG's Annual Christmas Tree Contest

Looking for the Perfect Gift? FCG Has Truckloads

A Love Story, a Road Trip and a Treasure Found

No Relative Left Behind

Got In-laws Coming? Get help at FCG

Guess Who's Coming For Thanksgiving?

Call of the Open Road – with a Coolatta to Go

Local Stars of the Furniture Scene

Names You Should Know

You Said It

Just Business? I Don't Buy It

Eclectic Mix of New Arrivals are Must see and Must Visit

Second Markdown Hits in Natick. Come Shop Today!

Sturdy and Solid, but Out of Style

Dangers of Boston: Traffic, Students, Parking Tickets

Welcome to Boston, GE

Lazy Days of Summer? Not at FCG

Boston's Junior League 2016 Designer Show House: The Media Room

Remembering A Runner

A Little Mischief In February

Smart Buyers Budget Pre-Owned Furniture Into Their Project Plan

Let's Give Your Home A Refresh

Outwitting The Kids

Sales Tales

Spirited Gift Hunting

Man Chair Love

Learning to Leverage Assets

How-To: Re-purpose Your Dining Room Into A -- Dining Room

A Comfortable Situation

Welcome Return to Quality

Come Meet Our Amazing Staff!

Our Policy on Policies

Go To School

When Haggling Bury The Hatchet

Neighborly Agenda

August Sale Event Starts Now

Hard Decisions Come With Moving

Add FCG To Boston's List of Spectacular Sights

Turn Your Wheel into our Parking Lot

Beds Made

New Adventurer is Traveling Light

Designer Wasteland: It's Not All Wasted

My Vote Goes to Concord

A Party for The Ages

Bargain Driver Puts Us to The Test

Spring Sales Have Sellers Moving Fast

Kentucky Derby- Appreciating Martha On Race Day

Ship Shape

Your Choice: Landfill or Resale

Dog Treats Unearthed

Boston's Finest Pre-Owned Contemporary Furniture

Moments to Memories

The Coconut Option

Crazy for Color

A Re-Emergence

Deciding Factors

Sitting on Milk Crates

When the Time Comes to Make A Change

The Last Gift of Christmas

Dad - We Have a Problem

Tree Wars II

Take A Holiday from Wishes

Collision Course

Take Ten And Take it Now

This Blog Could Put You To Sleep

A Fresh Approach

How-to: Consignor Log-in

The Ride of a Life

Deliveries with Extra Sugar Deserve a Tip

Are You Going Contemporary Too?

Quirks of the Nouveau Riche

A Survey of Surveys

Life's Bag of Cookies

FCG Cruises into Mrs. Insecurity's Neighborhood

Furniture Consignment Gallery Tax Free Sale

A Trusted Partner

Long Distance Relationship

The Secret to Fine Furniture Accumulation

Comedy, Tragedy, We've Got it In Spades in July

Restoration Hardware's Bland Awareness

Tone Down The Neutral

Mom Advises Newly Weds

Kicked Out

The New England Dream

Take Mom for a Sunday Drive

The Details of Furniture

Queen's Passing Was Expected

Staging War

Plymouth Celebrates It's First Birthday, March 1st, 2014!

Hope Chests: How To Make Them Child Safe

It's Your Move, but Arrange to Sell

Chair Construction: Quality Furniture Series #1

Our Tree of Lights

A Series of Comebacks

Unexpected Places

New Transitions

Beach Break

Pardon the Tiny Snag

Hey Kid!

Time to Stand Out

On the Move

Mother is Coming

The Interview Question

Howdy Neighbor! - Retirement, Furniture and You

Finish Line

A Runner's High

A Warming Trend

Crunch Time

Dog Training into Life Lessons

Real People Sell Furniture

Ready For Normalcy

A Grand Moment

Magic Mondays

Councill Craftsman Cocktail Table

When Fun and Furniture Collide

Inching Forward

A Visit from Christmas Past

Holiday Gift Hunting

Junior League Boston Showhouse 2012 Features Diana Frucci

The Animal Kingdom- Furniture and our "Furry Children"


An Old Friend to the Rescue

Mr Jay's Wild Ride

The Brave Cyclist

Two Octogenarian Youths

American Classics

No Bone Thrown

Flipping Over When There is No Catch

Gone Global

Design for the Life You Actually Live

5 Decorating Disasters

The "Reasonable" Offer

Grandmother's Meatball Bribes

Banish Your Decorating Demons

Dear Furniture, Let me tell you my story.

Sailing for Answers

Furniture on the Move

Stealth Shopper Needs A Bed

HOLD it! I Want That Furniture

Television Armoires Wave Goodbye

Furniture Consignment Gallery Featured on Chronicle!

Striking A Balance with Kids and Furniture

Tutorial: New "Inventory Email" Features

Furnish Your Holiday Party with Me

Five Fearless Home Decorating Tips

Furniture That Runs for Two Hundred Thousand Miles

Boston's Leading Interior Designers Change Approach

Newton Furniture Consignment Store Sparks Interest

Divorcing Your Furniture

Understanding Furniture Reproductions

Newton's New Furniture Consignment Gallery

Weighing the Percentages

Stickley Furniture Speaks to the Soul

Thoughts on ABC's "Made in America"

When Protecting Furniture is Harmful and Helpful

The Five Worst Mistakes You Can Make when Selling Your Furniture

The Five Worst Mistakes You Can Make When Buying New Furniture

Smart Shoppers Buy Furniture on Consignment

Three Characteristics of Great Furniture

3 Ways to Get Beyond Furniture Seller's Remorse

Consignment Furniture eliminates Carbon Footprints

Bad News for Boomers: Your Furniture is Dated

Furniture Effects on Air Quality: Guest Post by Phyllis Traver

Nothing beats the Beds of the 1920s

Furniture for the Flat Screen

Your Home Buyer Wants to Buy Your Furniture

Inlaid Wood Veneer: Imposters vs. The Real Thing

Shop Consignment on Massachusetts Tax Free Holiday Weekend

"Arts & Crafts" Furniture Styles and Philosophies Persevere

Interior Designers Should Partner with Furniture Consignment Stores

3 Past Winners Shine on Furniture Resale Market

Hire an Interior Designer Before You Downsize

Furniture Pick-up Adds Value to Consignment Services

For Leather Furniture, Resale Market is Best

An Alternative to Selling High-End Furniture on Caigs List

Three Ways to Keep Your Furniture Looking New

Furniture Retailers are Dazed and Confused

4 Characteristics of Furniture that People Want

Modernize Your Furniture

Qualifying Quality Furniture

Sell your high end furniture before you Downsize

Price Your Upscale Furniture To Sell

What Does Your Furniture Say About You?

I Want to Sell My Furniture -- Privately

Can You Sell My Entertainment Armoire?

To Refinish or Not to Refinish