For many homeowners, the kitchen quickly becomes the most lived-in room in the house. It’s really not a surprise when you consider all that goes on in a kitchen, from entertaining and meal preparation to heartfelt conversations, and from homework to a myriad of do-it-yourself and craft projects. Indeed, for many families the kitchen is used many
Most of wood corbels are available in your choice of Hard Maple, Red Oak, White Oak, Cherry, Alder, or White hardwoods. They come to you triple sanded and ready to accept your desired finish. Before you choose your hardwood, we strongly suggest you consider your specific project:
If you intend to paint your corbels one solid
When it comes to interior design, the little details can make all the difference. Some of the smallest details, when given the proper consideration, can make a huge impact on overall design. Consider, if you will, the tiny detail of drawer and cabinet pulls. Think about decorative hardware on the cabinets and drawers in the various areas of
The hardware you choose for your kitchen cabinets can make or break the overall look of the kitchen. This may sound a bit strong, but it’s true. Cabinet hardware can be bland, it can disappear within the cabinets, it can serve as a transition between materials (such as stainless steel pulls on dark maple cabinets with a
Corbels are more than just functional architectural elements. They are focal points because of their detail; the eye is naturally drawn to corbels as points of interest.
Although the intention of the carvings on wood corbels is geared toward the pursuit of an aesthetic, the corbel’s intended function is obvious. The flat platform on the top of
If your kitchen cabinets are lack luster and dull, but the doors overall are in good shape, a simple change in kitchen hardware can make an enormous difference. There are a lot of different decorative hardware for any kitchen style available on today’s market.
Traditionally used as a supportive element for various architectural structures, the corbel’s utilitarian use saw that its decorative applications were frequently more of an afterthought. Today, thanks to the structural soundness of modern buildings and the strict codes to which they are built; the decorative application of corbels is experiencing something of a revival. But despite their modern makeover, the corbel must keep true to its original roots: while the modern corbel may not be
If your intention is to use the corbel as a means of support, such as underneath a counter top, the depth of the corbel you choose must be at least 1/2 of the depth of the overhang which it will support. If your intention is to use corbels as a means to brace shelving, then you must choose a corbel
What do you like? What is your style preference? Corbels come in a multitude of shapes and sizes. Incorporating corbels into your decor may seem like a formidable task, considering the endless possibilities we make available to you. The most straightforward way to narrow down your choices is to analyze your own unique decorating style. Do you prefer a more traditionally
Subtle and stylish home decor elements such as corbels, wood brackets, posts and molding can add a new level of class to absolutely any room. Architectural element retailer InvitingHome.com has just launched a new line of their gorgeous “Craftsman” and “Mission” model wood corbels. The new corbel collections are influenced by, and exhibit features of, the American Arts and Crafts movement with their unique simplicity and classic sophistication.
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