Majestic Mahogany 2

Louis Philippe Mahogany Furniture Louis Philippe & His Influence on Mahogany Furniture In the first of our two-part blog post on mahogany furniture we looked at its original heyday in the pre-French revolution era of the eighteenth century. In this second part we will look at its subsequent revivals, starting […]

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Majestic Mahogany 1

Sleigh Mahogany Bedroom Suite Mahogany Furniture – A Gift From France In the first part of this two-part blog special we will be looking at how French mahogany furniture took Europe by storm before being snuffed out in its prime. Then, in the second part, we will look at its […]

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The Veneer Cover-up! 2

Cross-Section of Solid Mahogany Veneers are the great furniture cover-up Without the use of veneers you need the highest quality solid pieces of wood, whereas if you want to cut costs you’d just use a cheap bit of wood with a veneer. This will cause a lack of strength and […]

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The Veneer Cover-up! Part 1

Veneer Over Poor Quality Wood Veneer can be a confusing term. Here’s our guide to the pros and cons of veneered furniture. In the first of this two-part blog post we will discover that veneers are often employed by online furniture retailers to disguise the inadequacies of their furniture. What […]

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Hand Crafted Furniture 2

Hand crafted furniture is a high quality investment. In the second part of our look at hand crafted furniture we will discover the processes and skills that go into making hand crafted furniture and how it can actually save you money! Dovetail Joints on Drawers Furniture, hand crafted by skilled […]

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Hand Crafted Furniture 1

Hand Crafted Solid Oak Chest of Drawers Hand crafted solid hardwood furniture is the pinnacle of all furniture. In the first of a two part special on hand crafted furniture we will look at the true definition of hand crafted furniture. Hand crafted furniture vs. flat pack furniture There are […]

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The Magic of Mirrors

Mirrors are all too easy to overlook when it comes to furnishing a room. The possibilities of mirrors throughout the home should never be underestimated. There are, of course, the practical uses for mirrors – most especially in the bathroom, where virtually everyone has a mirror. Many people have a […]

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Sideboards for Every Room

Sideboards Are A Storage Solution for Any Room Sideboards are one of those pieces of furniture which seem to be either loved or entirely overlooked by people. There are those who are in the know about sideboards and appreciate the value of them around a home, and then there are […]

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Living Room Furniture 2

The many pieces to a living room funiture suite In the second half of this two part special on living room furniture we will be looking at the various pieces of furniture that go towards making up a complete living room furniture suite. Solid Hardwood Living Room Furniture to Consider […]

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Living Room Furniture

Create the perfect environment with hardwood living room furniture In the first half of this two part blog special on living room furniture we will be looking at what your choice of living room furniture says about you and what you need to consider when looking to buy. It is […]

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