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Stressless recliners are well-known for their comfort and support, but the unique style of these elegant chairs provides a beautiful design element to your home. Finding the perfect fit for your tastes includes much more than getting the right measurements for lumbar and neck support. It also means helping you choose the type of leather and the color that will enhance your home’s décor and make you happy when you walk into the room and see your Stressless recliner. Our associates at Comfort Studio are not only well-versed in the many different options afforded by Stressless recliners, they also have years of experience in interior design to help you make the best choice for your tastes.

Picking the Perfect Leather
Before you hone in on a color, you first have to choose the type of leather you would like for your Stressless recliner. The designer offers 5 different leather choices:

A luxurious, full-grain aniline pull-up leather that provides a full-bodied leather sensation. The exclusive and delicate quality retains the full original grain of the leather, and is treated with oils, waxes and transparent dyes to enhance the soft touch and natural appeal.

A corrected, pigment-improved and grain-embossed upholstery leather with most of its natural marks removed. This type of leather may have a two-tone color effect, which livens up the surface. It is resistant to fading, although changes in color will occur over time with exposure to light.

Like Batick, Cori is a corrected, pigment-improved and grain-embossed upholstery leather, but the difference is its distinct pebbled grain. Cori has a tip-shine, which adds depth and character to the surface.

A slightly corrected leather with a combination of dyes and pigments that smoothes some of the leather’s grain pattern. However, the grain structure of Paloma varies due to natural marks, scars and insect bites that appear within the leather.

A full-grain, semi-aniline leather dyed all the way through with only a thin protective topcoat. The leather retains a natural softness and luster that characterizes a first-class furniture leather. Minor color nuances and skin blemishes may occur, giving it a unique look on each piece of furniture.

Finding the Right Color
Once you’ve chosen the leather for your Stressless recliner, it’s time to choose a color. The designer offers many different color choices, from neutrals to accent colors. The personal attention provided by the associates and Comfort Studio is important in helping narrow down the color choices and finding just the right cover for your purchase.

Our process allows each customer one-on-one time with our designers, allowing them to ask questions and get a feel for your preferences. Some of the things they’ll ask include:
  • What are some of your favorite colors, or what colors do you have in mind?
  • Are you wanting this recliner to serve as an accent piece in your interior design, or will it be used as something neutral, allowing other pieces such as rugs and drapes to provide accent color?
  • What colors do you already have in your home? Think about the rugs, walls and pillows. You might even bring a pillow in to help assist in picking a color.
The personal assistance from our experts at Comfort Studio help ensure you make a Stressless purchase you will be happy with for years to come, both in style and comfort.


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The holidays are a time of giving -- giving thanks, giving gifts and giving of ourselves.

As we wrap up 2020, we recognize that this year has been challenging for some in our community. As people struggle with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, from an economic and healthcare perspective, it has placed more of a strain on food banks, health clinics and many of the non-profits that serve our community.

Comfort Studio is proud to partner with Stressless to offer a Charity Event that will benefit our local Southern Pines community. With a donation of $50 or more to a charity of your choice, you will qualify for $400 off Stressless Mayfair in most leathers or $300 off other Stressless recliners. All you have to do is bring a copy of the check you wrote to the organization with you when you come to Comfort Studio to shop for your new recliner.

We’ve compiled a few suggestions of area non-profits who could use your help this holiday season:

Foodbank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Sandhills Branch: Serving Lee, Moore, Richmond and Scotland Counties, our food bank works to distribute food in many different ways, from school pantries and weekend power packs for kids to distributing food to local soup kitchens and shelters.

Moore Free and Charitable Clinic: Provides healthcare to the uninsured and those with limited income. The clinic is working closely with the Moore County Department of Health to provide information and resources about the COVID-19 pandemic in our area.

United Way of Moore County: Contributions to the United Way stay right here in our community, providing support to more than 17 local non-profit organizations that helps enable them to bring the best programs to fit the targeted needs of our area.

Family Promise of Moore County: Supporting this non-profit provides direct support to women and children in our community in need of shelter, food and opportunity.

Sandhills/Moore Coalition for Human Care: Provides food and financial assistance to struggling households in Southern Pines and the surrounding county.

These are just a few of the organizations hard at work at helping people with housing, food insecurity and health issues in our area. When our neighbors are successful, we’re all more successful. This holiday season, Comfort Studio encourages you to reach out and help your neighbors as we all work to achieve even greater health and happiness in 2021.

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Are you one of the 1 in 3 Americans not getting enough sleep? If you depend on coffee each day to “wake you up,” and find yourself feeling cranky or drowsy during the day, you might be suffering from sleep deprivation. Long-term, a lack of sleep can lead to weight gain and even an increased risk of certain diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

Around Sourthern Pines you might often hear folks quote Benjamin Franklin, saying, “early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” This is true, as experts recommend adults get at between 7-9 hours of sleep a night, as a good night’s sleep is good for your health and well-being. At Comfort Studio we’re here to give you some ways to make good on that saying.

The foundation of a good night’s sleep is a good-quality, supportive mattress. A night spent on an old, poor quality mattress can lead to back, shoulder and neck pain. A good quality mattress provides support for the neck and spine to avoid aches and pains that lead to interrupted sleep or pain the next day. At Comfort Studio, we offer a full line of Tempur-Pedic mattresses in Southern Pines to choose from. Made with a pressure-relieving material that adapts to your body, Tempur-Pedic mattresses reduce motion transfer and relieves pressure points. Over time, your body heat causes the material to soften, so it continuously adapts to your shape while you sleep, improving over time.

Once you’ve got the mattress, focus on other aspects of your life that you can improve to find better sleep and a healthier lifestyle.

Pay attention to your body’s circadian rhythms. It might sound simple: expose yourself to light during the day and sleep in the dark at night. But it’s harder than you might think to keep those rhythms intact, between artificial light in office cubicles by day and smartphones and tablets lighting up or bedrooms at night. One top tip to a better night’s sleep is to focus on keeping those rhythms intact, through two different avenues.

1. Get exposure to at least 2 hours of bright light a day. Preferably sunlight, but if that’s not possible, invest in a good, bright artificial light.

2. Avoid bright light in the evenings before bed, including the blue light of screens -- TVs, smartphones and tablets. This light will trick your body into thinking it’s still daytime. Experts advise to stop watching TV or getting on your phone at least 2 hours before going to sleep.

Create a good bedtime routine. Night-time rituals aren’t just important for infants. Having a plan to relax and unwind before bed is just as helpful for adults. Avoid alcohol before bed as it can alter melatonin production (which helps you go to sleep) and cause an increase in snoring and disruptive sleep patterns. Cut out caffeine consumption 6-8 hours before going to sleep. Stop watching the TV or looking at your phone or tablet about two hours before bed. Instead, take a hot shower, practice meditation or read a book to help your body relax.

Optimize your sleep environment. From air temperature to bedding, the surroundings you’re in play an important role in getting a good night’s sleep. The ideal sleeping temperature is around 67 degrees. The cooler room is better because as you sleep your body temperature naturally lowers, so the cooler environment helps stimulate sleep and allows you to cycle through the stages of sleep, reaching REM sleep easier.

Get to work today to get the sleep you need tomorrow. Our knowledgeable staff at Comfort Studio can help you find the mattress the best fits your comfort levels and sleep needs. The next steps are up to you!

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Football is back! And at Comfort Studio, we’ve got the chair to make your game days better than ever.

After a long spring and summer with no sports to watch, while officials and coaches worked out the best practices and protocols to get players back on the field safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, sports are back. For fans in North Carolina, that means rooting for our favorite ACC team and pulling for the Panthers on the weekends. Maybe you’re also keeping a close eye on the MLB playoffs as the top baseball teams fight their way to the World Series.

The intensity on the field is the same, but instead of watching from the stands we’re all at home, cheering on the players, second guessing the coaches and yelling at the refs from the comfort of our own homes. For those long hours in front of the TV, you want to make sure you’re in a chair that provides the support you need to relax and enjoy the game in complete comfort.

If you’re looking to upgrade your sports-viewing arrangements, Comfort Studio has just the chair for you. We offer a full line of Stressless chairs by Ekornes that can provide you with the perfect game-day experience.

Stressless chairs, manufactured in Norway, are made with quality materials and a design endorsed by the America Chiropractor’s Association. Some of the features that make these chairs stand out from other recliners include:

  • Ergonomic lumbar support. Patented features and a set of springs that interpret your body’s movement as you change positions helps provide support for your back.
  • An adjustable head rest that automatically adjusts while you recline, supporting your neck while you watch TV.
  • A metal frame to help the chair maintain its support system longer than other chairs
  • Different sizes for a personalized fit. Stressless chairs come in small, medium and large sizes to help provide the appropriate back and neck support right where you need it.

Come in to Comfort Studio today to sit in one of our Stressless chairs and feel for yourself the comfort and support they afford. Our expert staff can help you find the right fit and design for you.


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