Did you know that how you furnish your home has an impact on our environment? Like many industries today, the furniture market is flooded with countless companies that use harmful manufacturing practices, resulting in wasted resources, pollution, and other stresses on our planet. Don’t lose hope though – there is a far better alternative to this mass-produced, wasteful furniture! At Reid’s Fine Furnishings, we work with a selective group of manufacturers who create quality pieces and produce their work responsibly. Here are three reasons our home furnishings are better for the environment than big-box stores:
If you spend any amount of time in stores or online shopping, you’ve probably noticed the rise of “boho” design trends. Boho, or bohemian, style is defined by it’s eclectic use of patterns and colors, natural elements, and casual feel. There are some misconceptions that this design style is unrefined and busy - and it certainly can be taken to those extremes – but what if we told you that you can create a boho space that still looks elegant and upscale? If you love the cozy feeling of the boho style, but you want to maintain a sense of tasteful restraint in your space, here are our top three tips:
Solid wood furniture is known for it’s beauty and durability; but even well-crafted pieces need the proper care to stand the test of time. Whether you have inherited solid wood furniture from a previous generation, or you’ve purchased a new piece, we are here to help you take care of your furniture! Here are some practical tips for caring for your solid wood furnishings:
Every now and then, a piece of furniture becomes a piece of history. Stickley has been in the business of creating historically significant furniture for over 100 years, but their 2022 collector piece, the Meadowflower Cabinet, is particularly poignant. This piece hold the timeless beauty and craftsmanship that we expect from stickler, but there are also deeper meanings to it's design. Let's take a look at 3 reasons this limited-time piece is so special:
One of the major trends to emerge in recent years is the incorporation of nature within interior design. Nature has always played a role in design, but with so many people feeling isolated in their homes over the last couple years, the importance of bringing the outdoors inside has become a priority for many. Bringing nature into your space can support your mental health, improve the air quality in your home, and create a space that feels timeless and inviting – just to name a few benefits!
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