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Reasons To Choose Oak Furniture For Your Home

Master craftsmen all over the world have chosen oak for manufacturing their furniture for centuries. A hard, dense wood, oak is durable, and extremely versatile too. This is why it was not only preferred by professional craftsmen of yesteryear, but is also the choice of many of today’s furniture manufacturers as well. There are several very good reasons to choose oak furniture for your home. Here, we explore the main benefits. Investment Unlike furniture made from other types of wood, purchasing an oak furniture [...]

The Endurance of Oak Furniture

Oak is and has been used in furniture making for centuries, dating as far back as the medieval times. Although fashions and functions have changed, it still proves to be incredibly popular. Many feel that it is enduring and versatile choice of material in modern oak furniture making. The early days of oak furniture As a furniture building material, oak started from rather humble beginnings. Its initial use was to build functional and practical furniture pieces such as tables, chairs and [...]

Fabulous ideas for dressing your oak furniture

Oak furniture on its own can lend a certain sense of warmth, texture and style to the interior decoration to your home. Adding a few extra decorative details on, in and around your oak furniture can make it look even more stunning. However, when it comes to dressing your oak furniture it’s always going to be important to choose the right style. The types of decorative items, colours and materials chosen should ensure you accentuate the wood and heighten its [...]

Creating The Perfect Home Office with Oak Office Furniture

In the modern world, there are now more and more people working from home. Whether it’s through remote working facilities or setting up a new business venture, as a working solution it has numerous benefits including low overheads and more flexibility. However, when it comes to successfully creating a home office there are a few key considerations to take into account to ensure it’s an area designed to maximise your productivity. Considerations such as using oak office furniture or ensuring [...]

How to create a cosy Christmas with Oak Furniture

For many of us Christmas is about bringing the whole family or friends together on mass, which fits in perfectly with the stereotypical Christmas’ portrayed on TV adverts and in films. However, this isn’t the case for everyone. For some people, Christmas is a quieter, more sedate affair, either by design or circumstances. But just because you’re not hosting a large group for Christmas, this doesn't mean you can’t make the most of the festive season and it doesn’t all [...]

New Year – New Home – With Gorgeous Oak Furniture

With the over-indulgence of Christmas out the way, the beginning of a new year often inspires many of us. In fact, most of us make a fresh start in January with a whole host of New Year’s Resolutions - whether that's to get rid of old oak furniture, clear out the shed or go to the gym. However, many of resolutions fall to the wayside as the year progresses, which can be for a number of reasons. Is your home [...]

The Perfect New Year’s Dinner Party With Oak Dining Furniture

The holiday season is just weeks away; and while the lead up to Christmas may be considered the main event, it is also a good time to start planning for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. With the eve of a new year imminent, many of us will be thinking about the best way to celebrate 2017; and there’s nothing better than hosting a fabulous dinner party. Whether you have four guests, or fourteen, the intimate setting of a [...]

Dress Up Your Home With An Oak Dresser

There are numerous ways in which you can enhance your interior design with oak furniture. However, one furniture trend that appears to be making a comeback is the oak dresser. It seems that the dresser is one of those pieces of furniture that continually comes in and out of fashion. Right now, it’s back in favour as a key furniture feature in home design - and here’s why. A modern alternative You can be forgiven for thinking of dressers as being [...]

Exciting Design Trends for 2017

The dawn of a new year is nearly upon us, so what better time to start looking at some of next year’s biggest, brightest and most popular design trends for interiors. While there are some trusted favourites from this year still continuing to be popular, there are also some interesting new design trends too. Transitional Flooring Design Trends It’s not uncommon in homes to find a plethora of contrasting textures, materials and colours that work to create dramatic and unusual looks in [...]

Warm your home with beautiful oak furniture and flooring

As an interior design material, wood has been a long-standing addition to homes all over the world. This is not only because of its beautiful grains, colours and textures, but also because it can add a little warmth to our homes too. However, you don’t have to re-create a complete log-cabin look to achieve great results with oak furniture, as adding small accent piece of wood throughout your home can be just as effective in adding a little extra warmth [...]