The majority of Americans have a pretty traditional home style of chic rustic (what does that even mean). If you’re someone who would rather have furniture pieces from various countries or regions that you you typically wouldn’t see here then look no further because we have found some pretty nifty ones for you. Some of these can be repainted and refurbished, others are just as good as they come. So grab your international decor hat and get decorating!
The Louis XV chair is probably one you’ve seen before but didn’t ever know it’s name. Everyone needs to have one of these in there living room, bedroom, nursery, or dining room, or anywhere you can put one. There are timeless, comfortable, and can be reupholstered as many times as you want and with as many patterns as you want.
The most traditional piece of furniture you could buy from here would be a beautiful oak chest of drawers. Rich and elegant, the chest of drawers will bring depth to your room, if that’s where you decide to put it, as well as be an automatic conversation starter when someone walks in the room.
If you don’t have a wooden trunk sitting in your entryway or at the end of your bed then you’re doing it wrong. Guatemala has magnificent wooden trunks with a poinsettia pattern on them and they should be in every person’s house to bring a little South America to North America.
A traditional shoji is a wooden frame with paper over it to act as a wall/door, so basically a divider, but it can be made of bamboo as well. Regardless of what style of home you have, a shoji can be used in any room of the house to act as a separator. For instance, if you have two children sharing a room, simply install a shoji and that will create a makeshift room for each!
Now this is less about Australian decor or traditional furniture pieces and more about how much they adore the outside. Australians put a lot of work into their outdoor patios because of how much time they spend on them. With that great of whether year-round, they invest in some great furniture. With our own summer sneaking up on us, you should do the same!
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