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 […]
With the recent resurgence of bohemian style, it’s no wonder that rattan is also making a comeback. But you might be surprised to discover that rattan can look surprisingly chic. Context is everything, and mixing a rattan piece or two in with more modern elements can make all the difference between a room that looks […]
Answer: If you feel that your furniture is well made, it fits in the area where you want to use it, and (except for the fabric) you like it, then it certainly is worth reupholstering! The foam cushions may need to be replaced, and new foam makes a world of difference, too. Your furniture will […]
A headboard can really transform the look of a bedroom. Beyond just an extension of the bed frame, a headboard can be a focal point in the room, adding interest, color, texture and even storage to an otherwise plain wall. Jazz up your existing headboard by adding design elements or skip the traditional headboard and […]
Upholstered headboards are great because they add a touch of comfort to a room. They’re particularly great because they can be custom made to work in any bedroom. From the fabric used to the style of the headboard, the options for these custom headboards are just about endless. Button Tufted– These are great when comfort […]
Did you ever think about the impact headboards have on your bed? Wouldn’t you say that most beds would be dull and incomplete without it? There are numerous benefits of having a headboard, such as improving the overall look of your bedroom with nothing but their presence. When choosing a headboard for your bed, think […]
One of my favorite suggestions for clients wanting to redo their bedrooms, is to do an upholstered headboard or bed. Many times people have a wood framed bed with matching or near matching nightstands, dressers, armoires, etc. When you go to a retail store, they make it easy to buy the “set”. However, an upholstered […]
Everyone’s going green these days. We’re all starting to become more environmentally conscious, which is certainly a good thing, but it can sometimes be tough to find eco-friendly products for all areas of your life. Finding eco-friendly furnishings, for example, can be a bit of a nightmare. However, rattan is actually one of the best […]
We’re glad to see a familiar favourite – rattan furniture – in the limelight again. Being a natural material, the vine is used to make furniture because of its great strength and durability. However, always keep rattan pieces away from strong sunlight and rain, as these elements can weaken its fibres, says Rattan Australia design, […]
Transition rattan furniture from summer to fall with cozy details and an inviting autumn-inspired color scheme. This rattan chair and ottoman set is dressed to impress with chic black accents added to the weave. Matching neutrals—like a gray couch and brown rugs—provide a subtle base, while burnt orange pillows add a pop of warm color. […]
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.
Customers who prefer a softer sofa can add soft cushions, or sometimes even a layer of cloth over the sofa seat to increase the amount of cushioning. However, because we work directly with the manufacturers to produce your sofa for you, we’re able to customize the firmness of the sofa. If you’d like a softer, customized sofa, feel free to contact our team and we’ll see what we can do for you!
English furniture of the 18th and 19th centuries was made using woods such as walnut and mahogany, and first-growth secondary woods such as oak, which tends to be very strong and durable. A 19th-century settee, a Howard & Sons club chair and ottoman, as well as a pair of slipper chairs, all serve as examples of what can be achieved with a little investment and imagination with your antiques.
You can move smaller couches to a bedroom or study. But for smaller rooms, a couch should not be jammed in between other pieces of furniture or placed so that it is rubbing against another surface each time someone sits or lies down. This will cause excessive wear on the upholstery and could damage the frame. That’s when it’s time to replace your couch.