Category Archives: Style

Furniture: Veneer, Inlay, Marquetry and Boulle

Their artist fell into four main categories: veneers, strips of mahogany or walnut, waxed and polished to enrich their grain and color; marquetry, patterns and pictorial designs built up from a variety of different woods; inlay, which achieved a similar effect using pieces of tortoiseshell, mother of pearl, ivory and ebony; and boulle, named after […]

Rising Demand For Rattan Furniture on the International Scene

In the past, wicker and rattan furniture are used mostly in tropical countries. However, in the last two decades or so, there had been increasing interest in wicker furniture even in countries like Canada and the US. Rattan can be used indoors or outdoors, but the reason why it is used extensively in the hospitality […]

Mahogany VS Teak Wood

Tropical hardwoods like teak and mahogany are seen as the people choice for the market today. There are few distinction between the two that can be a consideration when people want to fill their home with wood kind furniture. The main are mentioned here – 1) Shade / Color – Teak has yellow honey shade […]

Poly Resin, A Dollhouse Makers Dream, Or a Cheap Replica?

Using Poly-resin with Dollhouse Material Poly-resin is making headway in popular choices with dollhouse furniture manufacturers, as well as other miniature and decorative pieces. It is a durable material blend from polyester and resin that can be molded and shaped with precise detail. There are two great benefits in using poly-resin, the first is a […]

Home Decor – Choices, Choices, Choices

Choosing home decor can be very difficult to do with so many different styles available. Deciding what type you want to use depends on several factors. You should choose according to your lifestyle, your preferences, whether you have children, pets etc. The easiest way to choose your decor is simply to decorate with the style […]

Wood Furniture Plans – The Easy Way to Make Furniture Yourself

How would you like to bypass the high retail prices at the furniture stores by using wood furniture plans and make some yourself? It is possible and a lot of folks are already doing it. As opposed of what many people think, it is not necessary to be a pro to make wood furniture. Wood […]

Munire Furniture and Cribs

You really should not just buy a Munire crib. The company designs furniture that is to be used for a child's lifetime. It specializes in making convertible cribs and nursery furniture that looks just as good in a child's bedroom as it does in the nursery. Munire is an independent manufacturer of nursery furniture and […]

Outdoor Furniture From Teak – Quality, Durability, Sustainability

The Latin name for Teak is Tectona Grandis. In Indonesia, where much of this lumber comes from, Teak is called Jati. Teak is a hardwood of the family Verbenaceae. Tectona Grandis is said to be indigenous to India, Burma, Thailand, Indochina and Java Indonesia. It has been extensively planted for timber or as an ornamental […]

Luxury Furniture at Home

There are various categories of furniture at home. Some of them are essential furniture; some are complementary furniture, and some of them are meant to be luxury, to provide comfort while relaxing at home. These days, people want luxury and comfort everywhere. No matter whether they are at home or office, they want luxury all […]

Home Decor – Buy, Sell, and Make!

It will not be difficult to find the "hottest" home décor trends out there right now. Sometimes, though, you find yourself financially and stylistically limited. Some of those "in" color schemes or themes may just not appeal to you. Ironically, maybe you can not afford the furnishings you actually want in your home. Actually, wood […]