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  1. rattan garden storage

    Having a garden which is attractive as your property is a hot trend which is set to continue, with not just shrubs and plants creating the landscape, but rattan furniture too. But with the volatile UK climate, being able to enjoy hot and sunny weather all year round is an unfortunate impossibility which means it's vital to have furniture which...
  2. differences wicker rattan furniture

    Wicker furniture has been around for a long time and can complement a variety of decor styles. Although often associated with garden or conservatory furniture, wicker and rattan furniture can be used all over the house, particularly in rooms where resistance to moisture is required. Rattan conservatory furniture But should you look for rattan or wicker when purchasing furniture with...
  3. typical colour options rattan furniture

    typical colour options rattan furniture

    Rattan is a member of the palm family, an exotic vine which is twisted and woven using ancient techniques to create beautiful and long-lasting items of furniture. However, whilst the natural material has many advantages, it's not well equipped to cope with the ravages of the British weather, originating from a very different climate. For this reason, synthetic rattan was...
  4. 10 Amazing Flickr Images of Rattan Furniture

    The distinctive wicker style of rattan furniture is familiar to many people around the world, having been used for centuries to create strong and long lasting furniture. These pictures show rattan in ways which you may not have appreciated before, both in providing example of stunning furniture but also some of the different ways it can be displayed. Take a...
  5. What is the difference between rattan and bamboo?

    The modern trends for furniture which has a natural appearance and is sustainable means that other materials in addition to wood are increasingly being sought after. Rattan and bamboo both have the reputation of being a sustainable commodity which can be chosen as a viable alternative to more traditional materials, but do you understand what each of these terms mean...
  6. space saving features rattan furniture

    Whether you're looking at furnishings for your home or garden, you probably have a good idea of the style and type of items you'd ideally like to have. Unfortunately, if your home is more compact than you'd like, you might find that you're struggling to accommodate all of the furniture that you want. However, if you pick a design particularly...
  7. How to keep your patio furniture looking as good as new.

    Rattan furniture is a traditional yet contemporary design that can be used both in the home and out in the garden too. A material which continues to rocket in popularity, rattan offers strength, durability and toughness coupled with elegance and style. Its many benefits begin to explain just why this type of furniture is so sought after, and why it's...
  8. Key differences between natural and synthetic rattan

    Key differences between natural and synthetic rattan

    The woven appeal of rattan is almost universal and has been used in furniture for many years but did you know that much of the furniture you see is actually made from a synthetic alternative? Rattan is a naturally occurring vine which grows in tropical jungles in the world and is renowned for its unparalleled strength. It also has the...
  9. How to use rattan to the best effect in your home

    Rattan furniture is one of the most popular trends for both interior decor and use in the garden and is one of the few materials to transcend the barrier between the two. Used to create contemporary furniture typically with on-trend muted colours and clean lines, there's a wide range of sofas, tables, chairs as well as accessories both indoors and...
  10. A History of Rattan Throughout the Ages

    Many properties rely on rattan furniture for their garden, but it's soaring in popularity for use inside the home too. However, rather than being the modern phenomenon that many people view wicker and rattan as, it's a material which has been around for many hundreds of years. But what exactly is rattan and how has it been used throughout the...

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