Not all homes are alike. You have your own taste and style that is part of what makes your home yours. So now that you’re shopping for a new coffee table, who says that you need to find a traditional one just like everyone else has?
Some people prefer traditional furniture. There’s nothing wrong with that. But if you want something that doesn’t look like just any old table, think about investing in a rustic coffee table. Here are 3 reasons why this may be a good choice for your living room.
It’s Designed To Take Damage Well
Rustic tables have a primitive, weathered look to them. Even if the piece is not designed to look a century old, it has that feel to it like there’s a history behind it. You can use this to your advantage when your life adds its own history to your own table. Busy families put a lot of wear and tear on furniture that is frequently used, and if your table is in the den or entertainment room, then chances are that it will be showing signs of that wear soon after buying it. But with a rustic table, instead of making your new piece look ugly, the natural distressing will usually give it more character and add charm to the room.
Many Are Made From Eco-Friendly Sources
In an age where we as a society are growing more environmentally conscious, it’s good to make purchasing choices that help us do our part, too. A lot of rustic tables are made from reclaimed wood or incorporate it into their construction. By using a table made from these recycled materials, you’re supporting the use of reused materials for new products instead of cutting down more trees to make a new table from it. And knowing that your choice does that small part for the environment may give you an even better feeling about your new table.
It’s A Stunning Alternative To Typical Tables
One problem about an age where almost everything can be mass produced is that everything tends to look the same these days. Your new table you picked up from the store can look exactly like one of many in living rooms all over the world. While sometimes it’s fun to follow with a trend, there’s usually a long-term satisfaction found in having your own unique twist. In a world where so many things have a cookie-cutter likeness, a rustic coffee table can stand out as something different that uniquely reflects you and your style.
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