Who can resist the fluidity of a curved back sofa, or the voluptuousness of a velvet tufted wingback, or the classic appeal of an Eames lounge chair? (Answer: Very few of us.) This Furniture section highlights a variety of furniture types, styles, finishes, and pieces, just to name a few. This Homedit section is a definite must-read.

15 Stylish Wood Furniture And Features With Natural Edge

Live edge or natural edge is a certain style of furniture and it can be best defined as a style where the carpenter incorporates the natural edge of the wood into the design of that certain piece. This gives it a unique and one-of-a-kind look. There are different methods for working with this type of wood but in all cases the main goal is the same: to preserve the natural beauty of the wood and to showcase it making it the star of the design.

This modern kitchen, for example, features a very nice wooden countertop with natural edge. As you can see, it’s slightly darker than the wooden floor but it still creates a very nice balance. Also, the contrast between the straight and simple lines seen throughout the modern décor and the organic lines of the countertop is very nice.


Furniture collection made from shipping crates

Sometimes coming up with something new doesn’t always mean you have to reinvent everything. Sometimes you can create something completely new just by using something that’s already been invented. For example, you can repurpose all sorts of things and create all sorts of new and ingenious elements. The best example would probably be the vast array of items that can be made from wood pallets.

A similar example could also be this interesting furniture collection. This is the FURM collection. It was designed and created by Peveto and it’s a series of pieces made from repurposed shipping crates. The main idea behind this is very simple actually. These shipping crates have been repurposed and partially transformed. Some have been combined in order to create more elaborate pieces of furniture.


Ingenious ideas for repurposing a treadle sewing machine

Many of the early sewing machines were powered by a treadle mechanism and they are still very popular. The treadle was operated by pressing down on it with a foot or with both feet and this would cause a rocking movement that would spin a large wheel on the frame. Even though treadle sewing machines are no longer used for their intended purpose, they are still wonderful pieces of history.

So if you have one in your home either from your grandmother or from somewhere else, you can find numerous ways in which you can use it. Whether it’s just the base or parts of the sewing machine that are being repurposed, they definitely add character to the newly-designed piece. Here are a few great examples.


Auto-Inspired Furniture For Car Lovers

When you have a passion and you truly like a subject then you’ll most likely be influenced by it when you make all sorts of decisions. Let’s take you like cars and everything related to them. It would be very difficult not to want some of these pieces of furniture to be part of your home’s décor. They’re not just interesting but they’re also one-of-a-kind pieces.

Bed Made from an Old Mercedes.


Modern Approaches To Dining Room Sideboards

Traditional sideboards evoke an Old World charm that can put you in mind of elegant country estates. However, modern dining rooms will also benefit from the addition of some storage furniture that is suited to the function of the room. Sideboards are great for stowing away your dinner service and cutlery, of course, but they are also useful for your other essential items. Table cloths, serving bowls, napkins and glassware all need a home. The ideal place to store these things is in a sideboard. But don’t make your modern room appear old fashioned by opting for a traditional sideboard. There are plenty of contemporary designs that update the classic look.

Even more traditional looking sideboards can be given an up-to-date makeover to feel more at home next to your dining table and chairs. Even if they don’t match, a sideboard and dining table should be able to work together with a little thought given to their coordination.


Secret drawer ideas – perfect for hiding things in plain sight

Everybody has things they don’t want others to see. They’re either personal thinks or valuable items that should stay somewhere safe, where nobody can find them. Sometimes it’s best to hide something in plain sight. Secret drawers are perfect for that. They’re right there n front of you but you don’t suspect a thing.

Stairs storage.

Here’s an idea that’s both clever and practical. Use the space under the stair for storage. You can turn that space into a secret drawer and you can use it for storage for all sorts of items. Nobody would even suspect that something could be hidden there unless you make it visible by installing drawer handles.


21 Cool Furniture For Pets

When you decide to take a pet into your home you basically agree to take care of it and to make sure it’s happy. This doesn’t mean you just have to feed the pet and maybe take out for a walk if it’s a dog. You also have to make everything you can to make it feel comfortable. And since your pet will be a new member of the family, you’ll have to get some furniture for it as well. It’s not about being fancy but about taking care of your furry friend.

Wave bed.

The Wave bed would be perfect for a small-sized dog. It looks just like a normal bed. It even has nightstands built-into the structure. The bed was designed by Cedel. It has a modern design and it’s both durable and beautiful. Your dog will definitely love it.Available for 2,000$.


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