Why Boring Furniture Makes You Boring (and 3 Tips for Being Stylishly Un-boring).

If you pride yourself on having a unique personal style, then why is your furniture so dull and boring? It would be highly awkward if we all walked around in the same clothes, yet I’m sure I can describe to a tee the average American’s (boring) furniture sight unseen.

Why Cookie-Cutter Is A Problem.

Maybe we relish in the functionality of furniture and have given little credence to the style of it. This is understandable until we think about how ridiculous it would be to

If we are what we eat, then we’re certainly what we surround ourselves with. No

Think about it this way. No one looks forward to going to a cocktail party to meet someone clocked in an identical frock. No. We relish in our unique identities and this fresh shouldn’t stop with what we put on ourselves. It should extend to what we surround ourselves with. When someone stops by, it’s assumed they’ve seen countless uninspired wood pieces so why not wow them with something outside of the box?  Dull furniture is a drag on the feeling of your home and

3 Tips to Help Your Furniture Get Un-boring:

Color meets color. While we love the allure and quality that a solid walnut finish does for our high quality furniture, we especially love to add character by creating geometric multi-stain finishes to certain pieces. Color doesn’t have to be garish. By using multiple stains, we create texture and a fresh take without being too cheeky.

Related imageThis table incorporates fresh color that gives it a vibrant feel that is un-boring and inspired.

Shape Shift. Yes, a bookcase will have a universal shape so that it can indeed hold your books but there’s still opportunity to add more drama to the same old same old. Add a twist to traditional pieces with curved edges and enhancements to functionality.

Image result for angled bookcaseThis bookcase is a fresh take on an old piece. Rather than create a traditional vertical piece, this slanted orientation creates an un-boring aesthetic.

Old Meets New. There’s a need for furniture that complements our growing technological penchants. Rather than purchase cheap accessories for your phones, and tablets that don’t lend itself to high quality , purchase high quality wood accessories. These accessories are sure to inspire guests and you’ll never be accused of having dull taste.

Image result for bluetooth wood speakerThis bluetooth radio is a slick take on a concept that isn’t new. Rather than purchasing the typical boring plastic piece, invest in a wooden radio that adds a nice flair to your home.

Let Your Decorative Style Be An Extension of Your Personal Style.

Whether you’re a lover of traditional furniture or you prefer the funky flair of modern design, strive to add depth and interest to those items. You’re interesting and fun… why not have furniture that’s just as quirky? If you’re having a hard time finding pieces that inspire your creative side check out the EBN Woodworks gallery on Etsy.


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