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Month: December 2011

Great Blog post from Houzz

Great Blog post from Houzz

Wanted to share this great blog post from Houzz…

How to Mix Wood Furniture Finishes by Shoshana Gosselin
Furniture doesn’t need to match to look good; add character and charm to your home with mismatched — but complementary — tones.

A common decorating question is “How can I mix different finishes together in the same room?” Let’s say you have accumulated light maple furniture, but now you lean toward dark rich cherry pieces. Or maybe you own deep chocolate brown contemporary furniture, but just inherited a beautiful mahogany antique piece.

Some of the most interestingly styled rooms include varied wood tones. These spaces may be considered eclectic, and they are full of character. Here are some easy ways to mix woods in your own place.