The Uses and Cultural Relevance of Bamboo in Asia and South East Asia

Bamboo is a giant tropical grass with hollow wood stems. In the west when we consider the uses of bamboo, we think 80’s garden furniture and bamboo shoots eaten with our favourite Chinese Takeaway food. In the East, bamboo is so much more. Bamboo is a highly sustainable plant that grows at an alarming rate. […]

Antique Painted Furniture: The Fragile, Hard-To-Get Furniture

Not to give much disappointment to avid antique collectors yet today, it is so hard to purchase antique painted furniture from the 18th century, especially those that are hand-painted. Most of this kind of furniture is lying inside the guarded museums, separated from the community through silk routes. Today, one can rarely see genuine pieces […]

3 Reasons to Consider Teak Outdoor Furniture

Wooden outdoor furniture is timeless in its design and appearance. You can find just about any style of furniture for your outdoor living space, whether you prefer rustic log furniture or sleek and modern furniture. Along with the vast number of styles available, the materials of which the furniture is constructed is abundantly versatile. The […]

Which Wood is Best For Outdoor Furniture – Teak Or Cedar?

If you are looking to landscape your backyard, reinvigorate your tired porch or patio, or even create a warm and welcoming living area out of that new deck, you may need some new furniture.  After all what good is having a great place to entertain if your guests don’t feel comfortable while they’re there?  When you need a few chairs to fill […]

Indian Furniture Exporters: Going Strong in the International Market

The Indian furniture exporter are making huge profits in their business owed to the increasing demands of Indian hand crafted wooden furniture in the global markets. The furniture exporters of the country are heading towards a brighter future with strict export orders of ethnic Indian furnishings made with contemporary designs and exclusive woods like Sheesham, […]

How to Start a Home Decor Business

The home decorating industry in America generates a solid $ 270 billion dollar market annually. People are choosing to spend more time at home, and more money on making that home what they want it to be. Home décor items are also becoming increasingly popular as gift items for family, friends, and office exchanges. If […]

Patio Furniture Buying Tips

Your patio is where you will spend a lot of time in when the weather is good. So be sure to prepare a few pieces of good furniture for your own enjoyment. There are different types of furniture in the market that you can choose from. Here are some quick buying tips. Tip 1: Take […]

Teak Wood Patio Furniture

If you want a great looking garden then you might want to think about investing in some teak wood patio furniture. When you invest in solid wood you can rest assured that not only will your furniture look beautiful, it will last you for years with occasional treatments with teak oil. Teak wood patio furniture […]

How to Buy Factory-Direct Furniture to Save Money

Whether you're buying discount pieces of particle-board furniture or designer items from Europe, you're almost always going to save by shopping factory-direct. When you buy furniture right from the manufacturer, you cut out the retail markup costs and eliminate the expensive shipping fee of moving an item first to the middle man and then on […]

Home Decor – Decorating for Summer

Happy summer, everyone. It happened yesterday, but since it was storming here with tornado watches, you may have missed it! The weather has been varied, but we know the heat and humidity is coming. It's time to look around our homes and take stock of our Home Decor and bring summer inside. Put away heavy-looking […]