Nooks & Crannies, Holiday/Winter Edition

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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.

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.

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Success Story: Continental Antiques

This family business maintains a close connection to the old country, and its respect runs high for the treasures of bygone days.

Gustafson’s Furniture & Mattress

808 W. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, Ill.
815-636-8608