The versatility of wood makes it ideal for not only building a wooden house but also decorating the interior to create eye-catching pieces.
Wood is charming and possesses timeless natural beauty of elegance. Its innate magnificence offers appealing warmth and a décor with details that add drama and reflect the personality of those who live inside and share its comforts.
From furniture to wood signs, the possibilities when using woodcrafts and wood furniture for home décor are endless. Coming in hardwood, solids, veneers, old classical looks and highly polished pieces, a great finish brings a graceful richness to a room.
When we think of giving a living space a facelift, we more often consider furnishings, fabric and accessories to add flavour and colour. However, we often tend not to consider what beauty wood can add to a revamped living space.
It is not as difficult or expensive as you may imagine capturing the elegance and luxury of yesteryears by styling with wood.
There have been magnificent wood projects created especially for home décor. However, furniture is by far one of the coolest things you can do with wood in your home.
Your choice of wood and finish should be in harmony with your existing furnishings and other decorative features. After settling on the kind of wood, your choice of stain will define the colour in your living space. The finish on the wood will protect it from moisture and ensure its durability and long life.
There are numerous products available for all your wood stain or finishing needs, from oil-based or water-based, premixed or custom. Application tools range from bristle brush, foam applicator or lint free cloth, depending on the product and desired effect. Proper application assures professional results and lasting beauty.
Wood floors are uniquely beautiful. However, due to its shortage owing to deforestation, there have been inventions of veneer flooring material that resemble wood. Dark colours like ebony are ideal for flooring.
Wall hangings are also an essential part of your house. To make any living room with wood decor look more stylish than ever, go for wall art designed with wood.
This gives any room a dramatic appearance. A fine work of art will immediately draw interest to the space. Even the most unassuming room can look highly impressive and rich when decorated with finely crated wood pieces.
Take your time when furnishing your home with wall hangings to ensure you don’t waste your money.
A set of two or more wood panels provides numerous decorating options and in the end, you will get more bangs for your buck because of the possibilities.
Doors can also be used to separate the different sections of your home. Interior wood doors add beauty and warmth to a home. Interior wood doors are naturally beautiful. This is especially true of solid hardwood as they have a unique texture and colour, which can be further enhanced if stained or finished.
Solid hardwood can also be glazed to smoothen and give it a nice touch. Such doors are all-time classics. Most old homes have interior doors made of wood.