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We love the timeless look of wicker furniture and can appreciate the craftsmanship that went into creating each piece, but without proper care your beautiful piece won’t last very long.

Wicker furniture that is maintained can last anywhere between 50 and 100 years. So here are a few tips to help you keep those heirloom pieces beautiful.

  • Wicker furniture needs a spring cleaning and a fall cleaning. It is recommended that you deep clean your furniture … (read more…)

Did you know wicker migrated from Asia to the Nile, to Europe, and then America? This long-lasting form of furniture making has spanned generations and continues to be a favorite today. As styles change, wicker furniture adapts and continues to hold its own as one of the most commonly used types of furniture. From baskets to headboards, wicker furniture finds its way into just about every room in our homes.

If you are considering an eclectic look to your home or sunroom, consider natural … (read more…)

Custom cushions enhance the beauty of our outdoor furniture and wicker, not only that, they increase the comfort of the piece while we are sitting in it.  Some fabrics are designed to withstand the outdoor elements, and some are not, but there are some things you can do to ensure your cushions last longer.

Shake it up! Yucky things build up on your cushions. Things like pollen, leaves, bugs, and other things that can be brought in by the wind. Leaving these things on your cushions can help … (read more…)

What is the difference between wicker and rattan? This is the most common question posed by our customers. My response is as follows: rattan is a raw material whereas wicker is the product of the craft of weaving natural materials together. If you think of wool or yarn vs knitting ormacramé for instance the relationship is similar.

Rattan is a climbing vine-like palm that grows in the rainforest . Although it has a solid core, unlike bamboo which is hollow, it is very pliable when steamed. I … (read more…)