Home Fashion Trends for 2017

When it comes to home fashion trends, comfort and pretty details rule in 2017. Gather ideas for how you can spruce up your home.

Three Ways to Make Life Better at Home

Never underestimate the power of proper lighting, organized shelving and a brand new mattress. Learn how to improve these aspects of your home and create a more enjoyable living space.






Nooks & Crannies, Holiday/Winter Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.






Milestone: Gustafson’s Furniture Expands to East Rockford

Rockford’s hometown merchant is taking a new step in serving its customers, as it opens a second location. See how its new store on Rockford’s east side promises to make this family company a powerful force in furniture.






Beloit Mattress Company

1946 Liberty Ave. Beloit, WI (608) 364-4757 BeloitMattress.com

Refreshing the Look of Your Favorite Spaces

Sometimes, even our favorite rooms need a little sprucing up, and now is a perfect time to hit refresh. Here’s what you need to know about furniture, paint colors and upholstery patterns before planning your next room makeover.






Style & Comfort in the Cozy Home

Keep your home warm and cozy throughout the long winter, with a few simple updates to your favorite rooms. Our experts offer ideas for transforming your rooms into inviting winter spaces.






Milestones: Gustafson’s Marks 85 Years

Discover why this store, which calls itself “Rockford’s hometown merchant,” has successfully served its customers for three generations.






12 Ways to Make Your Home Shine

It’s a brand new year, and we’re ready to freshen up our homes. Even if major projects aren’t in the budget, there are plenty of ways to give ourselves a lift and put our digs in tip-top condition. Here are a few simple ideas.






P.A. Peterson: ‘Rockford’s Greatest Citizen’

At the dawn of the 20th century, Rockford was a booming town, driven by many Swedish immigrants, including PA Peterson. Jon McGinty explores the history of Rockford’s greatest philanthropist, whose influence is still felt today.