Monthly Archives - October 2016

How to maximise space in your home this winter with Oak Furniture

Inevitably in winter we’ll spend more time indoors, so it can begin to feel a little cramped and claustrophobic. Many of us face the problem of not enough space, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re a self-confessed hoarder, you have an abundance of furniture or a lack of storage - the bottom line is to fight cabin fever by reassessing the space within to create more. Thankfully there are a number of ways to create more space without having to [...]

On Knots and Wood Grains of Rustic and Modern Oak Furniture

What is great about oak furniture is that you have an option to choose pieces that showcase their wood grain and color variances and patterns. It's like bringing in a piece of nature from the outside, creating that continuity inside and outside of your home. Real wood has a personality that is unique in every piece of furniture. There's the occasional wonky ovals or knots that cut across the wood grain, giving the surface character and style. Some knots are [...]

Give Oak Furniture Some TLC: It’s Easy and Quick

Oak is a popular material in furniture, because of its durability and longevity. This is why it is a worthy and practical investment, especially if you want to get the most out of home furnishings. Most importantly oak furniture is simply beautiful. Even in its simplest design, the natural wood grain and color makes every piece stunning to look at. It can add character and statement in your home. Not to mention, that old-world and sophisticated feel. When it comes [...]

How to Add Warmth Inside and Outside of Your Home

Who doesn't want a home that is warm and inviting? It would be amazing to live in it, and people would find themselves revisiting just to experience that warmth again. But how do you create that kind of atmosphere and environment? By making the right choices in interior design. Start with a welcoming entrance If you want to create a strong first impression, then you need to give your home's main entrance the right treatment. It's the first thing that people [...]

Colours That Match Oak Furniture

Colours That Match Oak Furniture If you have just got yourself some amazing new oak furniture or you having a style overhaul, then you need to know what colours go with oak furniture. Oak furniture is highly versatile and can pretty much go with every colour that there is. Oak furniture comes in a number of colours, meaning that your colour options are endless. You are able to accent oak furniture with neutrals, as these will make your furniture stand out [...]

Top Design Trends In 2016

Just like fashion, design also changes over the years. Here is a look at some of the top design trends of 2016. Metallics Metallic has the ability to change a space and give it a more sophisticated and glamorous look. You are able to add some silver or chrome for a sleek feel or warm a room with rose gold, gold or copper. Even though metallic is not a new trend, the way that it is being applied is. There is now [...]