by on 29/07/10 at 11:51 pm
If you are contemplating of furnishing your living room then you should take a pause and think seriously about style and theme you want to create. Your living room furniture can make it a classy place and give your home the unique feel that will be cherished by your family, friends and guests. For instance, the most important piece of furniture in your living room is the sofa set. It is the first furniture piece that your guests will look at and sit on when visiting. Hence, it is pretty important that you pay attention while choosing it for your living room.
When you go shopping for a sofa set you will find that there are different types of materials used in making these sets like teak wood, wrought iron and plastic. However, if you really like to have something that is quite unique and special then you may want to think about sofa sets made from rattan. Rattan is obtained from fibrous plants that mainly grow in South East Asia and is naturally very strong and durable. The furniture made from this abundant material is quite affordable too.
Being reasonably priced does not imply that it is not of good quality. The furniture made from rattan is found to be durable, comforting, easy to maintain and stylish to look at. Here some of the main pieces of rattan furniture that can be placed in a living room.
Coffee Table and 2 Chairs Set
This small set is great for utilizing the corner space in a living room. It comes quite handy when it comes to accommodating extra guests. You can choose from several sets that are available in different designs and styles like Katmandu or Trento coffee set.
Individual Rattan Chair
A big and comfortable rattan chair can be used as a standalone piece of furniture to create a reading space at one of the corners of the living room. The big oval chair, New Delhi Oval is a great example of such a type of furniture that can be used to read an interesting book in a peaceful corner of your living room.
Rattan Sofa Sets
The stylish, beautiful and comfortable sofa sets created by the complex process of interweaving rattan in different styles and patterns are quite popular across the world and can transform your dull looking living room into an enjoyable abode. They come with 4, 5 or more seats accompanied by a center table and/or a side table. You can choose from traditional designs or contemporary styles like L-shaped styles.
Most of the rattan furniture comes in natural beige or yellowish color that goes well with most of the settings. They can also be polished, varnished or painted in the color your choice very easily. The best thing about rattan furniture is that they are very easy to maintain. You can simply wash it with a mixture of mild soap and water, and let it dry out in the sun for an hour or so.
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