June Colour Crush

Don’t you just love the month of June? June is filled with promise. In June, we look forward to the summer solstice- the longest day of the year and the official start to our long-awaited summer. School kids everywhere get antsy and can’t wait for their school year to end and their summer holidays to…

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Decorating with Florals

Modern florals are big, quite literally. Think big, beautiful blooms adorning wallpaper, artwork, pillows, bedding and more. The images are realistic, like focused photos or sketches giving us an up-close look at flowers in their most attractive moment, captured forever in your design. Background colours tend to echo nature and the elements, with shades including…

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Winnipeg Landmark, Lego-Style

We can completely appreciate the benefit of hard work and attending to your craft, be it with furniture and leather – or in this case – Lego bricks. Local photographer Dan Harper has applied his design skills to replicating a Winnipeg landmark, Fort Gibraltar. Each February this location is host to Festival du Voyageur, a celebration of…

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Creating Family Friendly Spaces

How do you make everyone happy, in a shared space? We know there is no one-size- fits-all answer. But the challenge is presented, so let’s think about it for a moment. What if we got into the zone? Imagine the zones of activity required of your space, and then decide how to make the most…

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Going Bohemian Chic

Get ready to channel your inner Bohemian. Bohemian style is all the rage again, in fashion and home design, so why not have some fun with it. The term Bohemian originally described the free-spirited creative people including artists, poets, musicians, actors, and writers of the 19th century who rebelled against society’s conventions and created their…

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Designing with Accent Pillows

Looking for a quick style refresh? Here’s a strategy for you: Add some new accent pillows. Accent pillows have great potential to help you make the most of your space and create that refreshed look you are craving. Before you buy, here are some things to consider. Proper Care and Construction Washable pillows that can…

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Road Trip – Narcisse, MB

Manitobans love a good roadtrip. We have plenty of reasons to be uncharacteristically boastful about our province. From lush boreal forests to sand dunes – there are adventures for every travel appetite. So that’s why – this past Mother’s Day – we decided to go visit a few thousand garter snakes. Loaded up with appropriate footwear and sunflower seeds,…

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We Salute You, Mom!

You know how Mom always had her own unique way of making us feel at home? Mom always knew just how to touch our hearts, and put life into perspective. Do you remember any of these nurturing moments, with your Mom? At Mom’s house, we never ran out of clean towels, tissues and toilet paper…

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Years of Service Awards

At Palliser, we know we couldn’t make quality made-to-order furniture without all of our great people. That’s why, each year, Palliser takes the time to appreciate the dedication and passion of its long-time employees at a Years of Service awards celebration. We recognize the service of our staff with events in both Winnipeg and Mexico.…

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May Colour Crush

Springtime, 1864: “Swept and dusted sitting-room & kitchen 350 times. Filled lamps 362 times. Swept and dusted chamber & stairs 40 times.” Setting from a movie script? Excerpt from a Laura Ingalls Wilder book? Nope. These notes came from a 2000 Smithsonian exhibit, detailing the history of housecleaning. The exhibit goes on to explain why…

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Friday Zen – April 29, 2016

This week we found a video that was simply, everything. Casey, Illinois is home to a variety of structures that boast the title “World’s Largest”. This list includes: The World’s Largest Wind Chime, The World’s Largest Golf Tee, The World’s Largest Crochet Hook and Knitting Needles, The Big Wooden Shoes, The Big Pitchfork. And, as of…

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Wide Open Spaces

An open concept living area is open to great design possibilities. Where several rooms are independent, and yet connected as one, and you want to redesign and refine your space, here are a few things to think about: Colour A fresh coat of paint can change everything. Find a colour you love. Choose a second…

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Earth Day and Everyday

At Palliser, we remain committed to our Environmental practices Earth Day and everyday. North American Made Since 1944 While many companies have moved manufacturing operations overseas, all Palliser furniture is made in North America. With our main plant headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada and specialty manufacturing completed in Saltillo, Mexico, we’ve managed to reduce our environmental…

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Join Our Culture – Senior Graphic Designer

Senior Graphic Designer Palliser Furniture Upholstery Ltd. is currently seeking a creative and passionate individual to fill the role of Senior Graphic Designer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design creation and implementation of solutions that meet marketing strategies from conception to completion, ensuring alignment of the Palliser brand through all forms of…

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Palliser Accepts Award

We graciously thank our management team, staff and supporters in helping us to achieve this distinction. We also consider ourselves in esteemed company with the other businesses being awarded this year. Congratulations to: Airstart Inc., Altrum, ATS Traffic Group, Black Cat Blades, C.A.T. Inc., Cambridge Global Payments, Campbell Bros. Movers Ltd., Cardel Lifestyles, Chandos, CONTRASTE, Copeman Healthcare, Crosbie Group Limited and Member Companies, Dependable Mechanical Systems…

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Frequently Asked Questions

We are happy to answer all of your questions on Facebook, Twitter, Blog, YouTube, LinkedIn and even on Pinterest! Here the most popular topics of discussion: 1. Why don’t you show any prices on your website? Palliser.com has been designed to show you the types of products produced by Palliser Furniture. Our independently owned and…

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Holding Out for Quality

At Palliser, we believe in a lasting legacy of quality, and furniture is our business. If you invest in quality furniture, it will be there for you as you travel through the stages of your life, and when you are ready for something new. A great piece is an investment that might start out in…

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Will this bring you JOY?

It’s spring. If you are feeling inspired to declutter your home, how will you go about it? One method Marie Kondo, a bestselling author from Japan who wrote The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, has some advice to get you thinking about your own process. Keep only what…

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April 2016 Colour Crush

This month we are completely crushing on purple! From its regal history to being the subject of a classic Prince song – purple is no wall-flower. Did you know this: “Some might call it violet, or mauve, but whatever you call it, it is the most refracted colour when light is passed through a prism; at the…

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Palliser History

Palliser originated as a producer of simple wood products in the basement of the home of founder A. A. DeFehr, transitioning to a chicken barn and then the first factory in 1948. The design of Palliser products will evolve to reflect our changing world but will demonstrate our special emphasis on the contemporary and modern…

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What’s your Decorating Style?

Discover your decorating style by reminding yourself of the things that inspire you and make you smile. Look to your memories. What colours and shapes did you love most in childhood? Did you have a favourite animal or place or person? Do these childhood loves still make you smile? Look around your home. What are…

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Spring 2016 Wallpaper Downloads

Sp-RING! We have finally (read: hopefully) packed away the shovels for the season. Did you know that there is a new word to describe the landscape in Manitoba this season? Snirt: def. The mixture of snow + dirt. Not quite snow, not quite dirt. There was once a local Facebook page featuring photos of supposed…

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Attracting Luck to Your Home

March is a lucky month, so why not incorporate some lucky elements into your home décor. They’ll look great, and they might even improve your odds of good fortune. Add Red Paint your front door red and invite joy and happiness into the home. Tie three coins together with red thread to invite wealth, and…

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Preparing for a Big Move

Moving is a big job, but with a little planning, you can make a smooth move into your new home. Make a Plan Start early, about a month in advance, and plan your process. Take inventory of your stuff. Take photos of your new space and consider where you want to put everything. Sell or…

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Palliser Furniture Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Winnipeg, MB – Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Palliser Furniture was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2015 for business performance excellence. The Best Managed program recognizes Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. “I would like to recognize the entire efforts of…

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March Colour Crush

Spring is on the way! This Sunday marks the first official day of one of our favourite seasons – SPRING! March 20th is also the beginning of Daylight Savings Time (but we’ll discuss that on Friday). Here’s what we’re looking forward to this upcoming month: Chocolate Easter Bunnies (and eating the ears first) Snow finally…

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Why Would We Live Anywhere Else?

Picture it: Winnipeg, 1966. A mega-blizzard hits the capital of Manitoba, rendering its residents – for lack of a better term – completely and utterly stuck. Medical professionals braved the elements and headed to work on snowmobiles. Sounds like a movie scene, but it really happened. Today, with modern technology and snow clearing equipment we…

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Dinner on the River

We were fortunate enough to participate in a uniquely Winnipeg Winter experience. From the masterminds behind Deer + Almond is an annual dining event called Raw/Almond. From Jan 21st to Feb 14th, the restaurant goes outside. The glamping tent is usually located at the crux of the Red River and Assiniboine River at at The…

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year, and welcome to the Year of the Monkey. This year, may you enjoy good fortune, fresh insight, and change for the better. The sign of the monkey is associated with metal- representing gold, water- representing wisdom, and wind- representing change. The lucky colours are white, blue, and gold, and a lucky…

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