Critelli's Furniture & Mattress and Transitions Furniture in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
126 King Street, St. Catharines
Ontario, Canada
(877) 322-1172
(905) 684-8108

Mon. - Sat. 10am to 6pm
Fri. 10am to 8pm - Sun Closed

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How to Know The Quality Behind Upholstered Furniture

When looking at a completed piece of custom upholstered furniture, you can truly see the taste and aesthetic ideals of its owner. Each fabric pattern, frame, and little detail such as trim can be customized to each owners specifications. The primary pieces of furniture that can be upholstered include: beds, chairs, sofas, and ottomans. On the creative end of the spectrum, you can also find upholstered drawers, wardrobes and chests. The key elements distinguishing high quality upholstered furniture include the typical wooden frame, which is the most basic component of all upholstered furniture. The wooden frames are typically aesthetically showcased in the form of show wood. The show wood is showcased for a purely decorative effect. The next element of upholstered furniture is the padding or cushioning. The padding or cushioning can be composed of several different types of materials including, down feathers foam padding, or coarse stuffing material depending on the affluence of the piece of upholstered furniture. And finally there is the most important part, the actual fabric that is the core product of upholstered furniture. When it comes to fabric selection, there are several choices available.

As one of the most authentic and perfect examples of upholstered furniture, the Hampton Hill Upholstered Bed is also an example of a piece of furnishing that is currently not one that most would be used to seeing upholstered. However the bed was in the past, one of the most artistically designed examples of upholstered furniture that could be found in the home. In recent history, home furniture designers have made efforts to reintroduce the bed into the world of upholstered furniture. These efforts have been made because like many examples of upholstered furniture, the upholstered bed is a very romantic piece of work.

Another beautiful example of upholstered furniture is the Padrona Side Chair. Like many side chairs, this piece of seating is meant to showcase the textures and colour scheme of a room without being over powering or distracting. What makes this side chair a fine example of upholstered furniture is the flexibility in its design. This piece can be designed with high quality leather, brass and wood as well as several other fine fabrics that can enhance the overall beauty of this piece of upholstered furniture.

As far as a fine classical example of a piece of upholstered furniture there is the beautiful and evocative Chaumont Arm Chair, which gives you the option of enhancing a space with an old world air you might have found it lacked before. One of the most effective features of this piece of upholstered furniture is its use of exposed show wood on the back posts.

If you are worried about all trouble that might accompany the upkeep of a piece of upholstered furniture then you should remember that a piece furnishing at its core is an investment that really no different from upholstered furniture. The difference is that upholstered furniture shows that you are willing to give a vigorous kind of attention to the look and feel to your home people will appreciate this when they come to your home; keep this in mind as you check through the catalogue for you next piece of upholstered furniture.