Your outdoor ambiance can be filled with plants and water features. It sure made your garden exude an aura that is relaxing and tranquil. But it would even be nicer if you will be able to snuggle near while listening to the flow of water and the chirping of the birds. That would surely relive […]
Is your home in need of a redesign? Maybe you’re moving in with your S.O., or you’re decorating your first apartment and need some home design inspo. Whatever your reason, if you’re less West Elm and more Anthropologie, we’ve got you covered. There are so many discount furniture and home decor sites, it’s hard […]
If you have bought your outdoor rattan or furniture at a reputable store, you will likely know about Sunbrella fabrics. There have been known to be fabrics for the Home with Unparalleled Performance. Design matters. Without great design, the spaces in our homes lack meaning and inspiration. The perfect combination of color, texture and pattern […]
Got tired-looking piece of furniture you can’t bear to give up? Stumbled across some vintage gold? Breathe new life into it with a switch of fabrics. You’d be surprised how this change can dramatically transform your space. Skip the DIY – here’s where to reupholster your furniture. Call us sentimental ol’ fools but every piece […]
Rattan that can help change the world
Warm weather is upon us! Gear up for the outdoor season with new outdoor furniture. Creating a space in your backyard or on your front porch that becomes your outdoor oasis is key for enjoying the spring and summer months at home. From relaxing in lounge chairs to eating barbecue at an umbrella covered table, […]
Playing the perfect host to your house guests is easy when you have this fun and functional double-decker drink cart by your side. Spacious, versatile and easy to roll around, this pretty four-wheel cart with a large handle showcases ethnic and charming Scandinavian design sensibilities. The Natural Rattan used to create this handmade beauty is […]
Besides being ideal for crafting hard-wearing and comfortable furniture, rattan is also a more sustainable alternative to popular hardwood species, such as mahogany and rosewood, which have become endangered due to unsustainable logging practices. According to the World Wide Fund for Nature, we are losing a staggering 27 football fields’ worth of forests every minute […]
Because I love it!
Rattan is all the rage again. If you’re picturing the wicker decor of the Golden Girls, think again. To capture the bohemian vibes of the 1970’s, keep the vintage pieces curated and cool. Look for intricate weavings to add drama to your space but be selective. Overall your space will shine if you keep the […]
Rattan (and particularly synthetic rattan) can stand up to all kinds of weather. However, it’s always worth checking if what you’re buying comes with a protective cover if it will be left outside all year round. If it doesn’t, you’ll need to factor in the extra cost for this.
Polyurethane foam is a product of the petroleum industry and is the most common foam used in couch cushions. Available in multitudes of grades which can indicate the expected number of years of wear and various stages of firmness and in a wide price range, it can be found in retail stores or purchased through specialty foam distributors, upholsterers and some drapery construction workrooms. Because it is a product of the petroleum industry, it may not be considered an eco-friendly product because it is made from a nonrenewable resource.
Rattan is more versatile than you might think. It gives the Reflect Rattan Credenza texture and warmth.
The age of colonization introduced the West to rattan furniture. Wicker, a process of weaving rattan, gained popularity in the Victorian Era. Rattan was seen as the symbol of tropical island living. People recreated the idyllic lifestyle in grand houses and saloons using exotic rattan furniture.
The design-savvy already know that rattan is in, especially to create a look that is cosy, rustic and nature-inspired. And furniture makers have been coming up with designs for rattan and other wicker pieces that are more modern, despite the heritage and tradition of these natural materials.