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
Many of us have old furniture that is a pity to throw away. And someone buys unpainted wood products, for example, in Ikea, because they are cheaper. And here the question becomes very relevant, how to give them a decent look, while protecting the surface from various damage?
Types of paints for finishing wooden furniture
It is probably easier to list compounds that are completely unsuitable for painting wood and furniture from it. If we talk about the peculiarities of the appearance of the coating and its properties, then all paints and varnishes used for painting furniture can be divided into three groups: transparent varnishes and impregnations, water-soluble dispersion paints and enamels. Continue reading
Often you want to do something for yourself, your loved ones, for a house, apartment, and not because it is cheaper, or you will do better than a factory product of a similar purpose. Of course, sometimes it turns out that standard furniture does not fit into the geometry of the room, but most often you just want to do something and enjoy the fruits of your labor for many years, for example, a wooden kitchen table.
Therefore, in today’s article we will tell you how to make a kitchen table with your own hands. First of all, this article is intended for those who could not pick up a factory table of the right size due to the non-standard geometry of the kitchen. And, of course, for those masters who are simply used to doing everything with their own hands, following the saying: “If you want it to be done well, do it yourself.” Continue reading