Giving your furniture the distressed look

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like the look of distressed furniture. Maybe it’s the combination of colours; pastels with small flecks of vibrancy coming through. Or maybe it’s the exposed old wood, sanded down and textured? Whatever your reason is for loving distressed items there is no escaping the demand for such products. Image source Unfortunately if you want to buy a piece of distressed furniture it seems to cost you the earth....

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Rattan and Wicker furniture

If you have a conservatory then you will probably have rattan or wicker furniture. It offers a practical and lightweight solution which can also be used outside in drier countries. But what exactly is this material, how is it produced and what should we know about it? Rattan. It comes from a variety of palms mainly found in Indonesia but essentially around the fringes of the Indian Ocean. Imagine long slender stems trailing through...

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6 Great Tips To Choose Furniture For Your Living Room

The first room which leaves the impression on guests is your living room. If it has impeccable styling, no wonder you will leave a lasting impression on anyone, since it reflects your personal taste. It is also the room for bonding. Whole of family sits there in evening for chit chats or late night coffees and conversations. Therefore, it should have furniture which reflects positive attitude and is comfortable to sit around with...

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Is Understated Furniture The New Statement?

I remember someone telling me that less is more on more than one occasion; less would have been better, trust me. It seemed the more I heard it, the less I wanted to hear it. Be that as it may, less is more when it comes to the latest fashions and home furnishing; or so it would seem. Basic black and white with or without a decided upon accent color seems to be making itself very well known as the popular décor in many of today’s...

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Choosing a Chest of Drawers for your Bedroom

When you are choosing furniture for your bedroom it is important that you choose good quality products for longevity. A chest of drawers is one of the most practical pieces of furniture that you can buy. But as the nature of people’s shopping habits vary so does their choice. So it totally depends upon the individual shopper as to which kind of chest of drawers they will decide to purchase. Your bedroom is the place where most of us...

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