Woodcraft Furniture: Accessories That Complement Real Wood Furniture

Real wood furniture looks fantastic in your home. It lasts a lifetime, creates a family heirloom, and goes with the rest of your room no matter what sense of style you adhere to. Woodcraft Furniture discusses beautiful accessories that complement real wood furniture in your home.

Chandeliers

Chandeliers brighten the room and add an artistic touch to the ceiling. When paired with real wood furniture, they create a harmonious balance by having a contrasting or complementary hue and wood tone. For example, a real wood coffee table could be dark brown with a white or light brown chandelier. Go for a chocolate coffee table from Woodcraft Furniture with a dark brown chandelier for complementary colors.

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Live Plants

Live plants are great accessories for real wood furniture from Woodcraft Furniture. Woody shrubs fill in an empty corner, while potted flowering plants fit nicely onto a bookcase or entertainment center. Greenery complements wood stains, and flowers add splashes of color to the room in an easy, inexpensive, and flexible way.  

Lamps

Table lamps and floor lamps brighten a specific spot in your room. They give you dimming options if you want just a little light for reading or as you watch TV. Consider a large coffee table in the middle of your room. A set of table lamps frame the coffee table when looking at the big picture of your living space. Pick a style that goes well with the real wood furniture in the room. If you find contrasting colors, a rug can bring the color scheme together.

Wood Carvings

Wood carvings are a natural accessory to real wood furniture from Woodcraft Furniture. Carvings go against the wall, on an end table, or stand alone on the floor depending on their size. Pick carvings based on your sense of style and the amount of space you have in the room. Much like plants, wood carvings can take up a large portion of your floor or a little nook on the end of a shelf. A gnarled carving would look great next to a perfectly stained entertainment center that has a beautifully patterned wood grain. 

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Real Wood Furniture From Woodcraft Furniture

When you want high-quality furniture for your home, head to Woodcraft Furniture to peruse our wide selection of real wood furniture. Design your own piece with the help of around a dozen manufacturers, more than 100 finishes, and your imagination. Contact Woodcraft Furniture today or stop by one of our showrooms in Greater Cincinnati. 

Things You Need on a Wood Kitchen Island

Kitchen islands serve several purposes in the heart of your home. They enhance your food prep by creating extra counter space, provide extra spots for people to sit and enjoy food, and update the look of your kitchen if you don’t have an island already. Woodcraft Furniture understands the need for a beautiful and functional wood kitchen island. In today’s blog, we explain the things you need to incorporate into the design of your wood kitchen island.

Storage 

A wood kitchen island allows you to expand your kitchen storage. Cabinets, shelves, and drawers serve as places to store food prep utensils, serving bowls, cutting boards, cleaning implements, glasses, and anything else you want handy. What you store in the wood kitchen island depends on the unique needs of your kitchen.

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Towel Holder

Towels help keep your kitchen clean, whether you use sturdy cloth or disposable paper ones. A towel holder on the side, whether it’s for cloth or paper, keeps your cleaning implements close. If you have paper towels, consider a spot for a kitchen trash can under your wood kitchen island. This way, the trash can is always convenient when you’re working in the kitchen.

Cutting Board

Cutting boards make food prep easier by giving you a dedicated surface for chopping vegetables, fruits, and meats. Having a cutting board flush with the top surface of a wood kitchen island prevents it from slipping back and forth as you work. The cutting board should go by the edge of the kitchen island so you can easily slide the food into a bowl, pan, plate, or storage container. 

Electric Cooktop

An electric cooktop is a great choice for a wood kitchen island. It’s easier to install electricity versus gas in your island. Even two extra burners expand your cooktop space and let you prepare multiple dishes at once. Connecting electricity to your kitchen island also allows you to have outlets for using electric appliances such as mixers, toasters, processors, a microwave, and more.   

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Wood Kitchen Islands by Woodcraft Furniture

Woodcraft Furniture works with more than a dozen manufacturers to design and create the furniture of your dreams. We have plenty of options when it comes to a wood kitchen island to upgrade and update your home. Contact Woodcraft Furniture or stop by one of our showrooms to start the conversation about your new addition. What can we create for you?

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