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27 06, 2017

2017-06-27T13:10:50+00:00 By |Design|Comments Off on

It's an exciting time for modern rustic design! From organic rustic console tables to live edge tables -- these are the trends driving modern rustic design forward. While rustic design is engineered to stay true to its minimalist natural filled roots, many have explored new ways to bring fresh life to the aesthetic. Modern Root Console tables by Woodland Creek Furniture This year has been no exception, with the likes of the Philips Collection1 and our very own Modern Root Console tables2, designers and companies are driving a new way of thinking about how to further blend design and nature.  By presenting natural escape in each of these pieces, modern rustic designers can provide sustainability and a feeling of calm reflection to any space through their works. This is especially true, with our River Runs Through It unique coffee tables3. As natural tones start to take shape more clearly when you create a flowing sense of trails, it delivers a feeling of outdoor excitement and adventure all year round. It doesn’t stop there. Live edge tables deliver a natural shape to your home. We all know that the edges and shapes to things matter. Let’s be honest, some edges are just too “edgy” while others are just “perfect”. With Woodland Creek Live Edge Tables4 you have the opportunity to find the best edge for your space! We offer a wide range of natural dining tables and table tops, with our best sellers being our Modern Live Edge Dining Table5, and our Modern Table made with Live Edge Top6. The Modern Live Edge Dining Table offers a more classic log cabin aesthetic, while the Modern Table made with Live Edge Top can fit perfectly into your [...]

31 08, 2016

Top Tips for Doing Rustic Modern Home Decor Right

2017-02-09T23:00:54+00:00 By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top Tips for Doing Rustic Modern Home Decor Right

Top Tips for Doing Rustic Modern Home Decor Right By: Danielle Hegedus “Rustic Modern” may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s one of the most beautiful, feng-shui friendly trends in the design world right now. Homeowners are really embracing the warmth of rustic design coupled with the streamlined Zen-look of more modern design.We love how this trend beautifully couples a wide array of natural building materials like metal, glass, stone, and wood—a hallmark of good feng shui! We also love how it encourages designers and homeowners to utilize recycled materials, creating a unique, one-of-a-kind look that is also environmentally sustainable. Creating a rustic modern look may be a delicate balance, but follow these simple guidelines and your home will be transformed in no time. Look for Furniture with Clean Lines for a Contemporary Feel One of the joys of rustic modern style is having a simple, clean, uncluttered space—no chaos allowed. When choosing furniture or decor to bring into your home, look for sleek, clean, functional pieces that come in simple geometric shapes. Avoid cluttering your furniture with knickknacks. You want to keep your space clear and open, which will also make cleaning a breeze. Keep your color palette neutral, to truly bring the beauty of the outdoors into your home. We especially like this Reclaimed Wood Entertainment Center with its clean lines and reclaimed wood, perfectly complemented by stainless steel drawer pulls. Rustic Modern Home Decor Incorporate Reclaimed Wood and Recycled Materials Into Your Decor  Incorporating reclaimed or recycled materials into your home creates a rustic, eco-friendly feel while also providing your home with one-of-a-kind pieces that infuse a sense of history into the space. Reclaimed wood is a popular choice for [...]

27 01, 2016

Rustic Furniture Options for Your Home

2017-02-09T23:00:54+00:00 By |Rustic Furniture|0 Comments

Rustic furniture. What do those two words, when placed together, mean to you? For us, it first evokes a nostalgic, old time feeling; the kind that makes you feel warm and fuzzy while reminding you of being back at home or out in the country during an annual family summer trip. Just that word - rustic - on its own stands out to have that effect. When combined with furniture, it gives it a fresh new feeling. It sounds fills the mind’s senses with ideas of comfort and style. It sounds like an appealing duo, and when the mind gets to see what those words represent, it does not fall far from the visions. Woodland Creek Furniture’s specialty rustic furniture items truly stand out on their own as homey and natural elements to add to the decor of your home. Using a wide and professionally selected range of wood elements, our rustic furniture truly adds meaning to those sentiments that are stirred up in the mind. Woodland Creek Furniture’s distinctive style sets itself apart the same way it will set your sense of style apart when guests come over and marvel at the elegant and natural feel of our finely crafted pieces. Whether you need a bed frame, coffee table, countertop, or any one of the many creative and finely crafted items that are available, we have a piece of rustic furniture or two that will take your breath away. Come and view in our massive Kalkaska and Traverse City, Michigan showrooms, specializing in crafting our pieces in-shop, our professional artisans have a way of taking these relics of our American history and turning them into the next generation of American style. What better way [...]

20 01, 2016

Complement Your Dinners with a Rustic Dining Table

2017-02-09T23:00:54+00:00 By |Dining Table|0 Comments

Meals have long been an important ritual for humans. For thousands of years, we’ve gathered around during meal time - before, during, or after a long, hard day’s work to share our stories, our laughs, our tears, and our aspirations. The importance of the meal is even more important in the modern age, where everyone is always so busy and engulfed in their daily routines or technology. It is a carefree time to let yourself get informed about what is going on in the world of those closest to you. In our household, the meal is the time of day when we all converge, debrief, and remind one another that we are a stable family unit. What better way to complement that experience than having a rustic dining table that will host as many compliments as it does meals. Woodland Creek Furniture proudly present a huge lineup of handcrafted, rustic dining tables, all of which can be seen in our extensive Traverse City and Kalkaska, Michigan showrooms, or on our website. Here is a list of some of the many options of rustic dining tables available to you: Barnwood Dining Table Log Dining Table Restoration Farm Table Rustic Farmhouse Barnwood Dining Table Juniper Dining Table with Redwood Top & Inlaid Glass Traditional Hickory Log Table Barnwood Dining Table with Timber Frame Design Rustic Live Edge Trestle Dining Table Black Walnut Dining Table in Farm Style Are these options starting to sound enticing? Well, wait until you get a chance to see what they look like on our website. Then, wait until you get a chance to see them and feel them in person at one of our showrooms. Finally, bask in the nostalgia and Americana [...]

19 01, 2016

Barnwood Furniture, Custom Made

2017-02-09T23:00:54+00:00 By |Rustic Furniture|0 Comments

In your search for that perfect pieces of furniture that delivers uniqueness and originality, have you looked at barn wood furniture? Barnwood furniture is very popular with folks looking for new and trendy green products. It has a wonderful soft touch and a beautiful amber glow that is acquired by over 100 years of farm use.  Woodland’s barnwood is all reclaimed, all natural, stunningly beautiful that comes from years of weathering and hands on use. Barn Wood Furniture In Custom Made Sizes  Links and Popularity - Furniture constructed of barnwood is deeply connected to our American culture.  The farms feed our population from New England to California. The stables housed the horses that were central to our transportation from western communities of Montana and Yellowstone to the mountain of the northeast.  Barnwood fits perfectly with traditional designs but also gives a new look to contemporary furniture projects. Design and Products - Barnwood furniture begins with rough planks and weathered siding and ends in amazing rustic and contemporary designs that add an elegant look to any room.  Reclaimed barnwood designs are easily complimented by rustic fixtures like mirrors, old world photographs, antler accessories, and pinecone decorations.  Add your own personality to the rustic designs to make the room your own. Hand Made Barn Wood Cabinets Styles and Ranges - The wonderful elements of barnwood allow you to create your own individual preferences in your dining room, bedroom and bath.  The subtle differences in Woodland Creek designs permit rustic, ranch, mountain, contemporary, and elegant schemes to mix and match in one home.  The mixing creates interest as your eyes flows round a room. Woodland Creek features custom built barnwood furniture designed for you to your specifications. [...]

19 01, 2016

Rustic Vanities for the Bathroom

2017-02-09T23:00:54+00:00 By |Rustic Furniture|0 Comments

Designs and fixtures for the bathroom have come a long way and began as rich Victorian pieces. From there they got even more sophisticated, which is why they are number one when adding a contemporary touch. Over the years, the design of bathroom fixtures has been changed and progressed by bounds and leaps. Regardless of all the changes and progressions, there is still one type of vanity design for the bathroom that yet remains popular, has improved its place, and has withstood long time. These are the rustic vanities. Where Are These Commonly Used? Rustic vanities are generally used as bathroom fixtures for county homes and log cabins. The touch they offer is of true elegance and uniqueness, which flawlessly brings a tranquil charm to the whole area. Rustic vanities come in a wide range of designs and styles, be it antique or contemporary, they make a stunning design for all bathrooms. Which One Is Right? When choosing, it is important to remember it will serve the crucial point of your bathroom. You may wish to coordinate the wood, the countertop and sink with the bathroom theme, which means you need to focus on the design, size, finish, and price. The Different Types Certain types of wood can capture the rustic look brought by bathroom vanities. These include cherry, oak, and mahogany. If these are coated correctly, they can last for a very long time. Does The Finish Matter? Yes, the finish is an important aspect and is just as significant as the wood that is used. The finish gives the wood that rustic appeal and protects it from water damage. You need to ensure the finish best matches the design of your bathroom. Construction [...]

19 01, 2016

Beneficial Facts about Barnwood Furniture

2017-02-09T23:00:54+00:00 By |Rustic Furniture|0 Comments

If you are searching for some stunning pieces of furniture that delivers uniqueness and originality, then you may want to consider Barnwood furniture. The addition will be of complete trend and is a top consideration if you favor green production. After making a serious comeback, Barnwood furniture is wanted by the majority. It provides a lovely touch and texture, which explains the high demands behind it. The wood can be used for both exterior and interior fixtures due to its strong feature and rough, luxurious texture. Links and Popularity Barnwood furniture is strongly connected with the cowboy styles and estates. It also has a strong link with a range of countries such as New England. Yankee Barnwood items are famously known for their few decorations, whilst the famed Yellowstone or Montana styles comprise use of curled tree twigs and hewn logs. There is something for all tastes in the Barnwood range, ensuring everyone can easily buy the furniture they desire. If you wish to add a touch that is unique or contemporary, then you can easily do so. Alternatively, it may be that you wish to impress your guests. In that case, the furniture can also do that for you and leave you with tons of compliments. Design and Products This form of wood starts with old planks and is the starting point for the designers. The result is usually the sophisticated products in a range of different sizes that allow all homes to feature this incredible piece of art inside their home.Without a doubt, it will always add a flawless touch of contemporariness. If the tables are not desirable, or if the chairs are too big, interior designers can always suggest the presence of [...]

19 01, 2016

Embrace Cabin Furniture and Décor

2017-02-09T23:00:54+00:00 By |Rustic Furniture|0 Comments

If you are after some tips for decorating your cabin, then you are at the right place. However, it is not necessary for you to own aDi log cabin for this. Read on and discover the different ways you can replenish, redecorate, and refurnish existing furniture into cabin furniture. Paint and Materials Applying a paint finish to any surface can help to achieve a rustic look which can include kitchen cabinets, dining room chairs, occasional or dining tables, as well as cabin flooring. The materials can easily be purchased online for the project as well as from local hardware stores. Where to Start First, lightly sand the surface so that any treatment or surface finish is removed. Next, wipe it with a damp cloth and if the surface is not wood, you will need to prime the surface using a paint primer. If it is wood, then you can skip the priming. What you are after is a rough and rustic look, which goes to the next step of dry brushing the primer using a wide paintbrush. Add texture and streaks to your cabin furniture and allow this to dry. What Comes Next? For this step, it is important to test a few samples of treatments and paints. The process is both fun and rewarding, and if you are making your cabin furniture yourself, then it is something to be proud of. Achieve the Look Start with rich and dark browns as the base. This way is both true and easy to achieving the rustic look. This color will be peaking through and is not the finish. The next coat is the finish color. For a rustic look, you may want to try muted or [...]

19 01, 2016

Comfortable and Stylish Cabin Furniture

2017-02-09T23:00:54+00:00 By |Rustic Furniture|0 Comments

The essential beauty of the cabin is living is a small space. The furniture is compact with multiple uses. Twin beds can be used as sofas.  Rustic end tables can be used as stools.  The dining table is used to have dinner but also is a work table, a baking table, a table for cards and puzzles. Let’s looks at some of the choices in multi-functional and versatile cabin furniture. Couches Futons are an oriental invention where living spaces have always been small. They serve both purposes sitting and sleeping. Futons are comfortable and attractive additions to the cabin lifestyle.  Rustic futons are made from pine, hickory, aspen, white cedar or reclaimed hardwoods that feature weathered and natural look.  Made is sizes of twin, full or queen they fit in to most cabin spaces. Mattress Comfort: As you shop for a futon keep in mind that 80% of a futon is the mattress.  The mattress is where you sit and sleep.  Many less expensive futons are made with thin Spartan padding that looks good in the showroom but shrink with a few months use.  Woodland creeks futons are made with over stuffed mattresses that stand up to years of service. Futons Frames: Frames for futons are designed to match the cabin design.  Rustic hickory is used for cabins in the woods. White cedar and pine goes well for cottages in the conifers.  Reclaimed hardwood goes well for ranch cabins on the plains.  Aspen accents the mountain cabin. Chrome metal or flat industrial fittings accent the urban cottage. Covers: The mattress cover conveys the design attitude of your dwelling.  There are hundreds of choices available.  Here at Woodland Creek we accentuate the rustic but also work [...]

19 01, 2016

Why Embrace Natural Furniture

2016-01-19T01:46:34+00:00 By |Rustic Furniture|0 Comments

Natural furniture beautifully adds an exquisite and comforting touch to the home, which is why you need to venture out to Mother Nature for your home furnishing needs. Once you have found the right look for your home after considering the info below, there is no reason to why you cannot start bringing in the natural furniture in today. Strength Furniture goes through a lot of wear and tear, which is why you should consider natural furniture. You have many different options as the sturdy elements enable it to hold up for many years to come. What this does is drives down the cost of your furnishings with each passing year. Furniture is something that is used daily, which means it needs to be strong. If it is natural, it can last not just years, but also decades. Maintenance Furniture also requires constant upkeep and care. Your furniture may cost you a good initial price, but in the end, you will have to pay dearly. If the furniture is natural, it is much easier to deal with. All you will need is soap and warm water, and that is the dust out of the way. It can also be kept outside as it can withstand outdoor elements and may even come out even more beautiful. Beauty and Craftsmanship If furniture is natural, it carries a natural beauty with it, which is admired by many regardless if any supplementary artisanship is involved or not. The wicker furniture pieces in particular have an added touch of elegance in the weave of the product. In order to create the flawless wicker effect in the furniture, it takes both artistry and skill. If it is done right, then it [...]