Are you curious about general wood-carving processes? Read this overview of hand- and machine-carving processes, along with details on recent innovations.
Wood appliques and onlays are flat-backed, carved decorative components ďappliedĒ or ďonlaidĒ to flat surfaces to add detail to fireplaces, doors, cabinetry, shelves, walls, and so many other components of a residential or commercial space. Read our decoratorís guide to using carved appliques and onlays to wrap your head around their possible uses.
Are you looking to decorate your home with new furniture soon? If so, consider the many advantages of including wood furniture in your home.
Itís difficult to know for sure if your home needs a renovation. Here are some signs you should renovate the interior of your home to help you decide.
Trim sets your furniture apart and makes an entire room more aesthetically pleasing. Learn techniques on how to add wood trim to furniture yourself.
Staircases are stylistic and functional features in nearly every home. Read our guide to help incorporate both aspects into your design process.
Your brain craves balance as it processes the world. Read our guide on how to create architectural balance in your homeóand when to disrupt it.
Designing a coffee shop is difficult because the space is used in many ways. To set your shop apart, read our guide to improving its architecture and design.
Choosing the right architectural plan is difficult because itís hard to make your venue distinct. Look through these suggestions to better your process.
After a long day of sightseeing and travel, a knackered vacationer just wants to fall into the covers of a soft bed. Naturally, the hotel experience is as important as any other holiday activity, as a restless sleep is sure to get in the way of an otherwise joyful vacation. A hotel should be comforting and inviting, as it serves as a temporary home base for rejuvenation.
Several factors go into selecting the right wood carvings for a homeóone of them being the type of wood that youíll choose. Be it wood accent mouldings or embossed wood carving overlays, you should select every piece to ensure it naturally fits into your home. In todayís article, we outline our picks for the varieties of wood that best suit carved pieces. Keep this list in mind as you browse our online catalogue.
Are you looking to create a unique boutique that truly stands out amongst the rest? Here we share our tips on how to create the boutique of your dreams.
If you're looking to pull together the wood carvings in the structure of your home, consider wood corner blocks. Here we share different ways to use them.
A fireplace mantel oftentimes does not look complete without the addition of wood carvings. Here we list where to place different carving components.
The way you choose to decorate your home should reflect your personality. Some people like to perfectly match every item in a room, while others enjoy creating a bit of contrast. If you donít have much experience in decorating, itís important to know how to achieve this contrast while maintaining a sense of cohesion. In todayís article, we focus on how you can mix wood tones to add interest to a room.
Outsourcing your wood project is a surefire way to ensure youíll receive the high-quality products you need. If you donít have experience in woodworking, itís only natural that youíd turn to a professional for your products. Many companies, including the professionals here at Heartwood Carving, send customers unstained products to allow them to customize the piece on their own. We explain why itís best for you to complete the staining process yourself.
Individuals in professions such as architecture or interior design have a host of projects to work on, and many of them often require outsourcing. Additionally, there are occasions where homeowners who execute their own projects still seek out professional assistance. Even when youíre deferring your work to an expert, however, you still need to have a plan in place. The inability to properly communicate your exact needs could lead to a disappointing final project.
When outfitting a home with elegance in mind, you must first methodically select the base pieces.
Interior trim is a simple yet effective way to enhance the look of any room. Here, we provide the different types of trim that support decorative carving.
- 3 Ways to Beautify Your Kitchen
- What Is the Wood-Carving Process?
- A Decoratorís Guide to Using Carved Appliques and Onlays
- 4 Advantages of Having Wooden Furniture
- Signs You Should Renovate the Interior of Your Home
- How to Add Wood Trim to Furniture
- Key Considerations for Staircase Design
- Ways to Add Architectural Balance to Your Home
- Improving Coffee Shop Architecture and Design
- How to Choose the Right Banquet Hall Architecture
The Heartwood Carving Blog posts of resources, projects and interesting stories about wood carving.