There are numerous benefits of buying pine furniture. It’s affordable, durable and most importantly of all, beautiful.
It’s Not About the Price Tag
Don’t be fooled by the cheap price tag, pine is a quality wood to build furniture from. Buying pine furniture doesn’t mean you sacrifice on quality, it’s as sturdy as oak, but much lighter. This makes it a great choice for wardrobes and chests of drawers. Craftsmen have always used pine because it’s both economical and easy to work with. Pine makes beautiful furniture at a fraction of the cost of other wood types.
Like a Cocktail it Blends Well
It’s neutral tones means it suits other wood furniture effortlessly, especially lighter woods such as oak, beech and ash. You could buy a singular new piece of pine furniture and it will match your current décor perfectly, whilst bringing new subtle tones to your room. If your room is decorated with bold and striking colours then pine furniture is good choice as it’s neutral tones will contrast well against them. Equally it will suit more toned down styles.
Dorian Grey Wishes he was Pine
What’s the difference between Jackie Collins and pine furniture? Nothing; they’ll both stand the test of time well, with a bit of polish and TLC. And Dorian Grey really would sell his soul to look as good as pine after 100 years. Pine is as durable as the most enduring Hollywood icons and just as stylish. To keep your pine bedroom furniture set looking fresh simply apply a wax or lacquer layer to it.
Going Against The Grain
Pine’s wood grain unlike other dark and light woods has a contrasting tone to it. Other wood patterns can be camouflaged by the colour of their wood, but pine is a light wood with a dark wood grain.The grain is full of unique patterns interspersed with knots, creating truly individual pieces of pine wood furniture.
Most importantly of all pine is a green wood. It’s normally sourced from sustainable and renewable forests. This ensures that no damage is being caused to established forests, eco systems or the environment.
If we’ve enticed you with the benefits of pine but prefer a more stylised look, you can buy pine furniture painted. The most common colours pine is painted is white or cream. A great example of this is the Birlea Cotswold Bedroom Furniture Collection.