Adding a New Look To Your Living Room

Bespoke furnishings add a wonderful touch to your property. They help set the theme of the living room, add a nice touch to the dining room, and generally give a noteworthy style. Not all furniture is merely for sitting on, so there's no reason you shouldn't have some types of bespoke furniture in your home that serves other purposes too.

The first thing you will want to do is decide what type of furniture you will be using. Do you want it to really make a statement, or have a more subtle look?

If you are going to be putting in a great deal of money into your new living room, then you should probably use oak, cherry, or other exotic woods to give it a more grand appearance. Oak is the most commonly used wood and is nice because it can be painted to match the interior design of the home. Cherry and walnut, however, can really dress up a room. You might even find that you like the colors better than other choices.

Now, there's two types of bespoke furniture: 1) that which you buy second-hand and 2), that which is made to your specifications. The latter is ideal if you want a specific table or chair size. Many times you will be able to find bespoke furniture at a second-hand store. I always consider second-hand furniture shops as treasure troves - you just never know what you might find there. A delapidated table can be spruced up to look as good as don't always judge by appearance, but by potential!

One of the great things about these types of pieces is that they come in lots of sizes and with lots of features. There are really no limits on what you can put in any of your rooms. You can use the benchtop tables to seat your guests, chairs to keep them comfortably seated, or even lots of lampshades to add some light to the room.

You might even consider a bespoke kitchen, and have a full-sized kitchen island and work surfaces built to your design!

So think bespoke the next time you go furniture shopping. Get out of the Ikea frame of mind, and into something more unique!

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