If you are trying to decide the best material to use to uniquely furnish your home, consider wood. Wood is arguably the most manageable matter for developing furniture that consists of all the desired marks: character, strength and versatility.


As a workable medium, wood can be used to supply the key elements of every room, whether in a home or office, in distinctive fashion. Likewise, wood furniture has proven itself durable. For instance, one can, through the choice of kitchen cabinetry, demonstrate personality that defines the entire home. Nevertheless, one can use the very same wood, installed decades prior, to serve the same overall purpose with a modern look merely by wise refurbishing. Also, one has a myriad of options that newly distinguishes one kitchen from the next, even if of one developer. Location of the cabinets, height and depth of the cabinets, color of the wood, details carved into the wood, or not, the type of wood and how it was pretreated, or not, the thickness of the cut- every option lends to the signature attraction for the overall space, as well as, for the specific room. Wood flooring, with proper application and treatment, can also be successfully used in the kitchen; in addition to, installing a wood deck off of the kitchen to expand the space and extend the place of joy-filled interaction to the outdoors. Not only does the medium, itself, come with certain character traits - cherry wood, vs. bamboo, vs. oak, vs. birch, vs. mahogany tones, etc. & the manner in which it is cut and joined also plays a role in its personality and strength. And, even in this present day focus on open spaces, wooden doors add a dimension that cannot be duplicated in any other fashion. They can swing or slide, be of a thick or thin cut, be inset with glass or a different wood, etc., all more or less applicable depending on whether in use as the internal entrance, external entrance, pantry, wine cellar, etc.


Perhaps the most pleasant delivery of style distinction through wood occurs in the bedroom; no pun intended. The sturdiness of one's bed, chest of drawers, floor, armoire, door and walls contribute to maintaining good sleeping patterns. (Though often overlooked, the natural give inherent in wooden floors is much better on the joints and bones than all other flooring.) Creaking beds and floors are a disturbance to which one never adjusts. One may become oblivious to the commuter trains that pass just beyond the backyard area, but, let the floor creak in the middle of the night and, well, may as well get up and finish some work on those projections. Similarly, a bureau that snags and grabs at every tuck or pull is an equal pain. In this way, style must meet functionality. While it is seemingly impossible to make any wood look displeasing, how the furniture piece is structured and joined together greatly affects pleasantness of use. Utility of wood shows its versatility in such options as: futon bed, platform bed, pull out/day beds, storage space inset into a bed, bunk-beds, cribs, headboard design and style of posts. Also, the usefulness of one's closet space is made most pleasantly effective via the manipulation of wood structuring versus any other medium. Dont forget the little things, as well, that make the bedroom a place of relaxation and usefulness: nightstands, vanities, mirrors, ceiling fans, stepping stools, foot stools, etc.


In designing your irreplaceable family room and office space, wood offers the greatest choice selection. Wood design can be adjusted to accommodate varying degrees of safety needs while remaining aesthetically pleasant. Through the application of upholstery to seats and edges at certain heights of a furniture piece, one is able to maintain, or even enhance, the piece, while ensuring the safe movement of inhabitants of all ages, mobility and agility. Like the bedroom, the living area may also contain many opportunities to accessorize using wood. For instance, there is nothing more welcoming in a family room setting than a professional, generational photo encased in a wooden frame; Fido included. In every room of a house or office, wood serves as a medium that creates points of richness at every turn. What a joy to decide! You cannot go wrong!