Cozy Home For Fall


There is a chill in the air and suddenly it’s no longer summer. It’s time to decorate your home in Fall colours and to update your home to reflect the warmth of the season. Fall décor is all about natural accents, warm colours and comfort with neutral, earth-like tones and soft fibers.


We’re going to give you some ideas about how you can change up your home without blowing up your budget so you can enjoy it in the colder months. As you sip pumpkin spice lattes, you can touch up your home with some seasonal inspiration.


Bring the Outdoors Inside

You’re probably thinking that it’s too cold to be outside—let alone bring the outside in. Fall colours are the most beautiful of any season: the oranges, reds, and yellows can really make your home lively and enjoyable. You can bring in dried flowers and place them in vases at different heights, placing them around your home.  You can also decorate your dining room table with pumpkins, squash, figs, pine cones, birch, and apples. If you feel especially inspired, you can even add pumpkin-scented candles.


Add a Rug to Your Home

With natural earth-tones, adding some area pastel-coloured rugs can accent your room elegantly. Consider a beautiful long hall rug for the Fall and Winter to greet your visitors. A wall-to-wall carpet can be a great addition, although more costly and disruptive if you have to renovate. The fabric softness combined with an eye-catching blend of neutral tones gives the rug a comforting appeal that will fit right in this season.


Use the Fireplace as a Focal Point

With the cold temperatures, you can accent the fireplace mantel with Fall colours and representations for the season. The fireplace, don’t forget, is a perfect gathering spot for friends and family so don’t forget to check it for safety issues and hazards. You might want to get it professionally cleaned before you light it up for the first time this Fall. They can be a hazard if neglected.


Change the Curtains

Next to paintings, curtains are the easiest thing to switch up. It’s a good idea to add heavier curtains that trap the heat inside the house and assist with energy costs. Curtains are a great way to change up a room with minimal effort.


Adding Throw Pillows and Blankets

Pillows always make your home more comfortable. Consider adding a couple of throw pillows and blankets of various textures to your living room to give it that extra homely feel. Incorporating faux fur or wool for a cohesive yet complex look.


If there’s one thing that makes saying goodbye to summer easier, it the thought of Fall decorating. We hope you have some new ideas and some inspiration for the coming months.  This time of year, we naturally crave cozy and warmth and a great place to read a good book and a bottle of wine while the season’s change.



What To Expect At IDS West 2016

This week, in Vancouver it is the Interior Design Show (IDS) West, the biggest interior Design event in Vancouver, with 7,000 designers, architects, and other industry professionals. Over three-and-a-half days, and close to 40,000 people in attendance, it will showcase the distinct Pacific West Coast style.

IDS West was launched in 2004 under the original name Design Vancouver to celebrate West Coast professionals and emerging talent. It was originally modeled after the Toronto Interior Design Show but since then has taken a life of its own.

The show has grown in size ever since its inception and has some of the biggest names in design. You can check out the fabulous exhibitors and speakers HERE. We are always blown away at the talented designers Vancouver has who will be on display at IDS West. From popular trends, prototypes, to limited edition pieces, the IDS Show has all things design, not just locally but internationally as well.

We are using IDS West in Vancouver to celebrate and highlight everything in Vancouver as we go into fall. Colour is a big theme this season and is critical to any part of interior design. The right palette can brighten up a dull, lifeless room and change the atmosphere for energizing and vibrant, to peaceful and serene.

At Rosewood Home and Condo, we are happy to tell you about the latest trends in interior design, both in Vancouver and around the world. Designers understand the impact of design and colour choices which you’ll see at this year’s IDS West.

Every year, trending colours in furniture and design change. This year, interior design is about maximizing Fall colours to really draw the eye and accentuate the furniture choices in your home. While new combinations are making their debut, old favourites will be returning to IDS West as well. Shades from natural sources like warm rosy colours, to shades of pink and romantic colours are popular this year.

At IDS West, we predict you’ll likely see a lot of opposite colours, for example modern metallic coupled with calmer hues like bright yellow or orange. Pastel colours like soft blue, pink, and orange are also big in the fall and great for family rooms or bedrooms. This is a very modern style that has appeared in Vancouver only recently.

At Rosewood we specialize in a modern look, coupled with well-made, solid wooden furniture. We cater to middle-class Canadians, and especially Vancouverites, who want a balance between affordability and quality. We understand Vancouver is an expensive city to live in, especially with the housing prices, so we made our products both high-end, yet affordable to Vancouverites on a tight budget.

We are inspired by the workmanship of the Rajasthani carpenters who pass their skills on generation from generation and the Indian Rosewood, also known as Sheesham. It is a species of Rosewood from India and Bangladesh, and it is extremely dense and therefore sturdy, strong, and long-lasting.

If you’re inspired by IDS West, come check out our 7,000 square-foot showroom and see a vast selection of both contemporary and modern furniture with styles ranging from minimalist to rustic as well as retro. We are giving Interior Designers 10% for a limited time only.

How to: Make your bed like Professionals

Is there anything better than climbing into a crisp, fresh, impeccably-made bed? Here at Rosewood, we don’t think so. In this blog post, we’re going to reveal how we create our beautiful beds, and some tips on how to best decorate and maintain them.

How to make your bed

Make your bed like professionals

To Count or Not To Count? That is the Question

A modern bed should look tailored, neat, and inviting. In North America a bed linen quality is often associated with thread count which is the density of the bed linen fibers. While this is helpful, it doesn’t take account the entire picture. For example, a low thread count doesn’t necessarily mean poor quality sheets. We recommend you also look at what the linen is made of, and how the material feels against your body.

Layers Upon Layers

If your bed style doesn’t require a skirt, you can skip this step, though you may want to invest in a box-spring cover if it is exposed. However, if you’re using a bed skirt, center it in place, making sure the edges are even at the foot and sides. Use small, unobtrusive pins to secure it in place.

Tuck the fitted sheet tightly. For the best fit, use an extra-deep sheet, especially if you have a pillow-top or a tall mattress – otherwise a standard size should work fine. Pull it taut and tuck the edges beneath the mattress. As with the mattress pad, corner fasteners can keep the sheet from creeping inward.

Duvet and duvet cover size are different from bed size. This may seem confusing, but actually makes sense. Just remember, when it comes to duvets and duvet covers, queen and double are considered the same size. The difference between a queen mattress and a double is about 6 inches. This means the duvet is only going to be about 3 inches longer on each side of the double bed than it is on the queen.

A Bed’s Foundation

Frames are one of the most important aspects to consider and it is what gives your bed flare. There are many ways of dressing the bed – tucked/ military style, full and luxurious – but certain bed frames lend themselves better for certain dressing methods. A bed frame without a footboard is well-suited for the tuck/military style method of dressing the bed. This is also known as the hospital bed. A bed frame with a footboard that is higher than the side railing looks best when the duvet is either tucked at the end or the sides are left loose.

Personalize Your Bed

Pillows are like window dressing and are best used to accent the bed with a flourish of style and colour. There are many options to consider. Pillow shams have a 2-inch border made more for decoration than for practicality, and the opening is usually hidden in the middle of the back. Pillow shams are typically used to hide the wrinkled, flat pillows you sleep on when the bed is made up – though some people choose to sleep on them as well.

Another option is the accent cushions which are a simple decoration and give the bed a sophisticated look. A word of warning, however: do not overdo it with pillows. Too many pillows will overwhelm the eye and take away from the bed frame and linen, giving it a messy, cluttered look.

The Finishing Touches  

Take care of your bed linen as you would a dress shirt or suit. Follow the package instructions that come with your linen set and duvet cover. To help prevent a brightly coloured duvet from fading, send it to the drycleaners. If you want a crisp look, iron the sheets and duvet covers before you make the bed. A standard ironing board is too small to handle sheets with ease — cover an inexpensive folding table, or a large sheet of plywood, with heatproof foam to give you more surface area to work with. Don’t forget the bed skirt and shams while you’re at it.

Hopefully we have given you some great ideas on how to do bed and you can implement some of them in your own home. If you’re looking for more, come visit our fabulous showroom and talk to us to learn more about bedding and furniture.



Vancouver Furniture – Style and Specialty

Industry in Vancouver

The city of Vancouver is a marine harbour city situated in British Columbia, Canada. This is the eighth largest commercial economy within Canada and third most densely inhabited cosmopolitan area of the country. Being the most crowded municipality area of Canada, this city has nearly a 6 million population; as a result there are thousands of options for livelihood. However, this also makes the city one of the most unaffordable areas of the world. People of Vancouver are always trying to cut the cost of housing and decorating.

Signature Style of Vancouver Furniture

With the high cost of living in Vancouver, it is understandable that people will look for space saving yet stunning furniture for their home. Affordable Vancouver Furniture is exactly what the residents of Vancouver want. However some people still like the look of vintage wooden furniture in a modern way. The owners of furniture shops in Vancouver sell beautifully designed wood furniture in a special space saving way.

Amalgamation of Modern and Conventional Style

It is very difficult to add a nostalgic feeling as well as modern look to contemporary life. Furniture outlets of Vancouver are trying to keep this kind of combination for the buyers. There are many people and their choices differ greatly. Some folks want furniture which should have similarity with the furniture of old days. Another type of person wants modern, sleek and innovative kind of furniture. Combining these two design styles are what some people look for when shopping for wood furniture.

Speciality of Vancouver Furniture

There are thousands of furniture shops in Vancouver who all are working on the trend of Vancouver furniture. Greater Vancouver is an extended area, so naturally people are not aware about the traditions of Vancouver.  But the people who all are inhabitants of Vancouver know about the legacy of wood furniture in BC. The dealers of furniture need to read the mind-set of these two kinds of buyers and need to supply them according to their choice.

With the abundant wood resources in BC and around the world; wood furniture is a sustainable and beautiful additional to any home.







Vancouver is famous for wooden furniture

What comes to your mind if you think about Vancouver? It’s a big city situated at Canada. It’s a marine harbour, so it’s a busy, crowded area. Wherever you look at skyscrapers are visible. It is one of the largest municipalities in Canada. Being one of the over packed area of Canada, this city has become too much costly. It is almost next to impossible to get a residing place at an affordable rate. It’s not only about buying home, interior decoration is very important thing.

Relationship of interior designing and furniture

Imagine, if you bought one house, you must concentrate on painting and decorating this place. When it comes to interior designing first thing will grab the attention is furniture. It is very difficult to buy furniture which suits the ambience of the house. But, wooden furniture is perfect for every house. It is durable as well as eye-catching. Similarly, wooden furniture Vancouver is also goes with all kind of households situated at this place. No matter whether the buyer is old fashioned or loves trendy furniture wood goes well with almost every one.

Easy way to get wood

It is really easy to get wood because there are lots of trees in the nearby forests of the city, Vancouver is blessed with this wood resource, so the owner of the furniture shops can make the furniture with wood. It’s sturdy and provide elegant look while making a furniture. This kind of fittings basically people of Vancouver love, as most of them love space saving yet traditional furniture. You can imagine how difficult it is to make a furniture traditional looking as well as space saver. You are thinking that most of the carpenters got jeopardised bringing two different kind of design in a same wooden furniture vancouver.

You are definitely thinking about the plight that are being faced by the designers of the furniture. Well, there are thousands of shops, if one shop could not satisfy the demand of one customer other customer will satisfy their demand. So, for this struggle of existence all the shop owners need to keep very good stuffs in their collection. Otherwise they can’t be able to run his business. Moreover, the wooden furniture Vancouver is getting developed day by day for this competition.


How Wood Furniture Can Improve the Beauty of Your Home

Wood Furniture Vancouver CondoSince we live in a fast-paced world in which everyone is very busy in studies and work, we want some rest to breathe on elegant and comfortable furniture. Homeowners can turn their home into a vacation spot through placing indoor and outdoor wooden furniture. You will realize it is more fun and exciting to decorate your garden area or living room using this kind of furniture.

Although industry and technology already contribute options on furniture, wood furniture still top the list as one of the most favorite choice of many buyers. Many people love to have indoor and outdoor furniture that is made of fine wood. Also, this trend attracts numerous entrepreneurs to create their own design of wooden furniture. Because of the benefits and it provides, more and more persons are switching to it and use to improve the beauty of their home.

Some of its benefits, which makes it very in-demand include:

  • Placing wood furniture in your outdoor area can cover the vacant space with more charm and elegance.
  • Enjoy the fresh air by open surroundings when placed at your garden area.
  • Wooden furniture gives an engaging look to the guests. It provides them a better area to talk and sit.
  • A versatile price of wooden lounger chair can uniformly keep your body supported for relaxing and reading.
  • You can be able to make your living room or balcony more used through placing furniture that are available in many different colors and designs.
  • Balcony sets of wood furniture are perfect for huge get-togethers with your closed ones and friends. Also, it is a great option to have dinner in a warm night of summer.
  • Wood has an aesthetic appeal and exotic appearance, so you can choose the best assortment of wooden furniture such as balcony sets, lounger chairs, garden chairs and more.
  • Its gorgeous natural lines and patterns are nice. You can add it in your house equipment collection made to last for the coming years.
  • The durability makes the item as a pleasant benefit for every owners to keep. Whether you leave your outdoor or indoor set out there, fungus and termite will not cause damage at all.
  • What’s more, the outstanding décor completes the list making it a great home equipment. Being excellent and nice naturally, your wood furniture will create a nice décor and focal points in which all eyes will envy. It includes an antique and authentic style.

Furniture stores Vancouver are reputed suppliers. They have been offering high quality wood furniture Vancouver furniture from dining room to dressers, bedroom furniture to TV stands and so much more. They are providing reasonable furniture for every room in your home. Nothing can be compared to the elegance and beauty that wood furniture Vancouver provides. Indeed, they are a great investment to improve more the beauty of your house.

So, if you want to experience the nature beauty in your garden area or soothing feeling in your living room, you should have a beautiful variety of wooden furnishings made by furniture stores Vancouver.

Wood or Plastic Furniture? Which One Is Better?

If you are planning to renovate or move, you can find yourself in the market for new furniture. You can find great deals on items suited to your budget and needs. But if you are also in a dilemma to choose between wood and plastic furniture, this post is for you.

The beauty of your home will be enhanced using furniture because it adds some spice. A beautifully carved item is preferred by all and attracts the attention of most individuals. However, the kinds of furniture greatly differ from one another. They have their own advantages and disadvantages. Wood and plastic are two of the most used and popular furniture around the world. However, many people still debate which of the two is better to use.

Plastic Furniture

Plastic furniture is a man-made product. The use of plastic furniture is in-demand. It is lightweight and anyone can easily carry it out to anyplace they want. Even in maintenance, only a little amount of money is needed.

Since termites and moths rarely attack plastic furniture, you can just clean it by sweeping using a duster. Even special oils are used to clean them. In addition, plastic furniture is within a budget. It is suitable for every type of person.

Wood Furniture

A responsibly sourced wood is a beautiful and renewable building material, which helps to tackle weather change. Also, it is versatile, durable and may be cost-efficient. Being elegant and durable makes wooden furniture the perfect choice. Carved wooden furniture with patterns and designs enhances the home’s beauty. It may be more money than plastic, but is inclined to last for a lifetime. This also means saving more money in the long run.

These days, wooden furniture comes in wider variety of designs and styles. You can choose one according to weight, strength, lifestyle preferences, functionality and aesthetics. There are stores such as furniture stores Vancouver that offers this product that offers durability, aesthetic advantage, comfort, versatility and others. The remarkable beauty of wood furniture in Vancouver has been the favorite of many people inside and outside the region.

So, which one is better?

Your personal choice greatly depends on your preference and budget. However, wooden furniture is a great choice, especially if you don’t want to change furniture frequently. With just a little bit of proper maintenance, you can use it for a longer period of time. If you are looking for the best quality products, wood furniture in Vancouver’s Exotic Rose Wood is the best option. Start beautifying your home with their high quality product.

Beginner’s Guide For Buying Wooden Furniture

Wooden furniture provides character you’ve wanted to add on your room, be it contemporary or classic.     So, it is important that when you are buying wooden furniture,   you must not be mistaken with any furniture which doesn’t have longevity and high quality. How do you know you are ready to choose the right one?   Keep on reading so you could know the different wood types of furniture as well as their construction. There are also some tips for you to know when you want to buy the most common wooden furniture.

Hardwoods vs. Softwoods

Be aware that hardwoods are known to be more durable than softwoods and most of all, more pricy. Their colors do range based on wood type and stain. There are some woods, which can be stained or bleached in order to change their usual color.

Of all hardwoods, mahogany, cherry, maple, walnut, oak and teak are popular for their quality as furniture. Nevertheless, maple and cherry are best known because they are so difficult to craft than the rest.  You could basically choose hardwood according on their furniture style, appearance, budget and even personal preference. Take for instance, on cherry. You can distinguish that it is a cherry wood through it reddish brown color. This is a good option when you want something that could resist swelling, shrinking and even warping. On the other hand, you can identify that it is a maple wood if their color is light beige or tan. But unlike cherry, it is really difficult to carve for details.   There are still lots of hardwoods available. Make sure that you will do  you research about them  prior on buying.

Check its Composites

When you say composite, they simply pertains on manufactured wood products. Its performance and price do vary. Most of the time, they are being used on creating shelves as well as backs of  wooden furniture. They can be also utilized for the modern furniture style.

Plywood is an example of it.  They are typically tan to white. These are several layers of some thin wood sheets which are pressed and  glued together. They are resistant and strong into warping, swelling and shrinking.

But there are instances that particleboard are being used which ranges  from light down to medium brown.  They are basically made out of  small wood chips, sawdust as well as resin which are being mixed well together.  This is one of the elements of an affordable furniture  covered by veneers or laminates. Otherwise, if you prefer for veneer furniture,  then you should ask about the base material and face veneer.  Once the base is made out of inferior materials, then this cannot help in solving most of the problems.

Buying wooden furniture is  a daunting task. You have to be at least be careful in selecting since this will serve as your investment.  Don’t just pick right away any wooden furniture because of its affordable price but instead focus on those built-to-last types. Be sure to ask the knowledgeable staff at Rose Wood Furniture before you purchase.