Provence style kitchen
Provence is a French “country”, a style of the southern region of France, which is associated with magnificent nature and delicious country food, bright sunshine and the fresh smell of the sea. Provence style is a charming atmosphere of coziness and positive, it is ideal for a country house, however, observing the main trends, even small rooms can be decorated in this style. When designing a kitchen in the Provence style, color is of the utmost importance. As a rule, light, pastel colors and milky shades are used for decoration. For kitchen furniture in the Provence style, white, light transparent shades of green and turquoise, the colors of lavender and sea waves, as well as warm terracotta and yellow tones, are relevant. The basic materials of the Provence style are rough stucco and wood, so kitchens in the Provence style are most often made of solid wood or appropriately decorated.
Actual items of kitchen furniture – round dining tables, a variety of sideboards, cabinets, display cases, and chests of drawers, as well as numerous open shelves filled with trinkets or kitchen utensils that are decoration elements. Continue reading
Home-made furniture for home and garden
Not so long ago, home-made furniture was in almost every home. With the disappearance of the deficit, interest in the products of craftsmen-furniture makers fell significantly, but in recent years it has revived. Moreover, home-made wood furniture with their own hands has become quite a popular hobby, which also brings tangible benefits, and also serves as the pride of the owner of the house.
Joiner or cabinetmaker?
DIY dining room furniture
Home-made furniture in the dining room
Representatives of these two professions were involved in furniture production. Joiners were entrusted with the production of simple and rough furniture: for example, stools, chairs without upholstery, benches and other furnishings with ordinary trim. Continue reading
Bed materials: is it all wood that looks like it?
Wooden beds are loved by many for their attractive appearance, naturalness, durability and the ability to create a truly comfortable, homely atmosphere. However, is all the furniture that looks like wood really is and possesses the indicated properties? No, not all, because due to the high cost, few decide to purchase furniture from solid wood, but turn to more affordable, thereby more attractive substitutes like chipboard and MDF.
In this article we will try to figure out what modern beds can be made of and what qualities they will possess.
Solid wood beds
Let’s start with solid wood furniture. During its production, high-quality, well-dried wood without knots and cracks is taken, it can be either whole boards or composite boards from separate pieces connected by glue (glued board), which are then ground and varnished. Continue reading