Rattan and Wicker Furniture – What’s The Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between rattan furniture and wicker furniture is? If you have, I can explain the differences and some of the common misconceptions about these wonderful natural furnishings. Many people incorrectly believe that rattan and wicker are one in the same. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, […]

Furniture From Plantation Teak Vs Burmese Teak

Most consumers in the market for teak eventually come across these three pieces of “conventional wisdom” about the tropical hardwood: 1.) It’s beautiful 2.) It’s not cheap 3.) It’s imported from a historically-troubled region known as Myanmar (formerly Burma). What they do not know is that only # 1 is absolutely true. Not all teak […]

Wicker Furniture

Wicker furniture first became popular in England and America during the 17th and 18th centuries. It is made from weaving interlaced slender branches around a frame and molding it into desired shapes such as tables, chairs, bed or sofas. Wicker is made from rattan, canes, reeds, sea grasses, willow branches, fiber rush (twisted paper), and […]

How Amish Furniture Reaches You

Amish furniture is, by definition, exclusive, individually hand crafted and high quality furniture. Amish made furniture is not the assembly line kind of furniture where a hundred identical and generic pieces are made, with scant regard for individuality or uniqueness and quality of craftsmanship and where you can’t tell one piece apart from the other. […]

Home Design Companies

When you buy your first home or re locate to a new one there are lots of things that you want to do with your new space. After you protect your new purchase with home insurance, then you are able to add your own personal style. There are many stores that you can choose from […]