Archive | July 2013

Decorate Your Homes With Exquisite Furniture Items

It’s the intricately carved and sturdy furniture pieces that end up making the home look like a home. The much needed panache and style to the home is added by various items made out of wood, and they become the attractive focal points of a room by adding a distinctive appeal to the interiors. Wooden furniture for homes is created out of different woods like mango wood, sheesham wood or just simple Dakota furniture.

Dakota furniture

These exquisite furniture pieces are created innovatively by skilled craftsmen who show their immense talent in hand crafting wood. Hundred percent solid mango woods is used for these pieces .There is a lot of care and skill that is focused towards the creation of these pieces and they in turn help to create an aura of warm and a friendly ambience.

The whole process involves procuring the best quality wood, treating it with the right materials, and then the craftsmen intricately carve the furniture items. But don’t you worry, the intricate work does not make the furniture pieces delicate, these beautiful wood items are strong, durable and sturdy. It has been seen that Dark Shade Dakota furniture pieces have found a strategic placement in homes for generations to come. They are displayed proudly for years and years. They may be found in two shades namely oak and dark shade.
Mango wood furniture

The bark of the mango is cut and treated and then used for making furniture items. This wood is treated to make it eco sustainable and comfortable. These mango wood furniture items are hand crafted mostly and are made after the mango wood is kiln dried properly. Have you ever seen those vintage houses possess elephants carved on wood?
These elephants stand majestically straight with raised trunks and are considered lucky mascots in a variety of cultures. This solid wood promises the user years and years of service and can accommodate huge load of weight if placed on them. The Mango wood furniture on which carvings are done have some visible marks and natural inclusions. Don’t worry about them as they add to the beauty and structural integrity of the furniture pieces.

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Sheesham wood furniture

Sheesham wood furniture occupies one of the top most positions in furniture items. Its top quality wood and is got from a straight upright deciduous tree. The color of the furniture wood ranges from oak color, golden to dark brown, etc. The wood is extremely durable and is used widely for various purposes like boat making, wooden furniture, floorings, etc. The sheesham wood furniture is made attractive by hand crafting and is not affected by dry wood termites.

Sheesham wood furniture is also called Indian rosewood furniture and is classified amongst most people as a “wooden wonder”. The furniture has an ethnic look and is world known for its grainy texture and elegance. The wooden furniture is exquisitely carved by skilled craftsmen and is available in the form of trays, stools, wooden bench sets, bar units and round table sets. This furniture is taken as one of the finest veneer timbers and gives a feel of the colonial times

Enhance the looks with beautiful Throws

Green-Sofa-ThrowsBe it a modern, traditional, contemporary or eclectic designed homes, bed throws in the room has a place in each style. Lots of color, pattern and designs always helps to elevate the mood of the space and this can be easily achieved in the living room with the use of colorful sofa throws.

There are number of ways it can be put to use. Either throw it on the back of the sofa or drape it on one side of the couch or roll it into a basket and place it on a table or spread it on the seat of the sofa.

Throws are available in ample fabrics and styles. If planning to redo your living room then many good stores can be taken into consideration like the Debenhams, Houseoffraser, Nationaltrust. There is a wide range of home bed throws, sofa throws and blankets available with lots of designs and styles and with wide choice of fabrics like cotton, acrylic, organic, woolen etc.

The drabbest of living room can look cheerful and welcoming with the right choice of curtains, rugs, scatter cushions and bed and sofa throws.

Top 5 designs for cushions

Decorative Scatter Cushions

Top 5 designs for cushions

Cushions are known to add beauty, calmness and personality to a home’s décor and aesthetic. Available in myriad shapes and sizes, these cushions can transform a simple and unnoticed corner of your home into a spectacular space. However one needs to be careful while choosing the cushions as different sizes and designs signify different things. We have compiled the top 5 designs along with their significance that can help you choose the best cushions for your home.

Multi-coloured or single coloured Sequins

If you’re planning to revamp your living space and add a touch of glitter and glamour then decorative cushions with sequined designs are the best options. A cushion can be fully sequined or can be partially sequined, it can have multi-coloured sequins or single-coloured sequins; the idea is to select the sequined design that complements the vibe of your living space and adds to it effortlessly. Sequined designs can also look great on scatter home cushions placed in your lobby area.

Patchwork designs

Patchwork might be old but it still carries the same charm and uniqueness. Patchwork looks great on large cushions which you can place in your bedrooms or in your living room. You can have cushions with creatively designed patches such as heart shaped patches, patches of different kinds of flowers, patches of small or large bows, patches of faces of famous public personalities etc.

Vintage designs

Perfect for large cushions and scatter cushions, vintage designs are sure to appeal those who like to experiment and want to add a subtle touch of the old era to their home décor. You can have vintage designs with prints of faces of famous actors and actresses such as Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn from the old times, prints of vintage telephones and gramophones, monochrome prints of people wearing vintage clothes and much more.

‘All things travel’ designs

For the avid travellers who consider themselves the citizens of the world, travel designs can be perfect. Travel oriented prints make a home feel like a travel museum. Ideal for home large cushions and cheap cushions, these prints can depict various world famous travel destinations, beaches, monuments, Seven Wonders of the World or even post cards and travel tickets of different places.

Stripes and checks

There are some things that are best left simple and cheap cushions and scatter cushions definitely belong to this category. You can buy these cushions of different colours and place them together in the bedrooms and the lobby area. Stripes and checks also make for great prints for these cushions. Monochrome checks and stripes are a huge rage this season.