Monthly Archives: April 2019

Kitchen Textures

Beautiful cozy kitchen with large kitchen island, lanterns, counter stools and wall shelves on the back; kitchen design ideas; kitchen decor inspiration

Textures in the Kitchen There are a lot of surfaces in the kitchen – most are hard with angled edges which don’t exactly spell out a warm and comforting environment. You can balance out the inevitable uninviting surface with soft textures and patterns, as well as warm and homey colors. To bring instant cheer to […]

Corbels Shopping

kitchen island with carved wood corbels supporting a granite counter; kitchen design ideas; kitchen inspiration

INVITINGHOME.COM TAKES MYSTERY OUT OF SHOPPING FOR CORBELS Interior Designers Unveil Essential Tips to Consumers Design professionals have taken all the guesswork out of the shopping experience for homeowners, who have long been frustrated by confusing home-improvement advice and misleading information from less reputable sources. By providing sound advice and unbiased information in a straightforward […]

Corbels for Kitchen Cabinets

corbels for kitchen cabinets

Traditionally, the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where people congregate, and in many cases, it is connected to the dining room, the breakfast nook, the garage and/or the living room. The kitchen should reflect the wants and the needs of the owners. When the layout perfectly caters to your specifications, it […]

Expanding Wood Corbels Collection

hand-carved corbels

INVITINGHOME.COM CORBEL COLLECTION CONTINUES TO EXPAND clients eagerly anticipate the arrival of the newest additions The design professionals at InvitingHome.com have always known that today’s homeowners seek to express themselves through what is perhaps the most significant investment of their lives: their homes. And due to the upsurge of popularity in those architectural details known […]

History Behind Floral and Grape Corbels and Carvings

Dionysus with grape

Grape motifs carved on corbels have been around since the Roman and Greek times. Grapes themselves have great powers such as unclogging arteries. The “French Paradox” shows that even though the French food is so high in fat, the wine that is consumed along the side of the meal, neutralizing the cholesterol in a way, […]

Wood brackets size and quantity determination

kitchen counter design with carved wood brackets; countertop support ideas

Most often wood brackets used to support shelves or for additional support of the kitchen counter. To use wood brackets as shelf support, you have to select the right size wood bracket. To do so, you have to make sure that the depth of the wood bracket covers about 70% of the overall shelf depth, […]

Corbels with Acanthus Leaf Design

acanthus leaf corbel

The elegant corbels come in many beautiful historical designs. The great variety makes it easy to match the corbels to any kitchen style. The Acanthus leaf corbel’s design derives from a Greek and Roman architectural ornamentation. The Acanthus trees are found in the Greek Isles. Acanthus leaf is used in an ornamental way and inspired […]

Wood Selection for Corbels and Carvings

wood carving

The InvitingHome.com Wood Selection Guide The United States is home to over 1,000 species of trees. Of these, only a select few are used in crafting wood corbels and other carved wood products. At InvitingHome.com, our corbels are all made from select hardwoods, which are durable but also pliable enough for woodworking. Our Wood Selection […]

Wood Brackets for Countertops

kitchen counter with carved wood brackets; ideas for counter support

What is a Wood Bracket? A wood bracket is a structural element which supports furniture and architectural decor elements such as shelves, bookcases, plant hangers, mantles and more. Wood brackets are essential for the support of kitchen countertops, especially if it is a granite counter. Brackets are very similar to wood corbels in function; however, […]

Six Things to Know Before You Buy Corbels

Six Things to Know Before You Buy Corbels

A Corbels Shopping Checklist: 1. Corbels: Choosing a style 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 […]

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