Spring has sprung, so it’s time to stock up on new furniture. The Chicago winter was brutal, but it’s finally safe to say it is behind us. Temperatures are on the rise and the sun is shining longer each day. You’ve probably spent as much time outside as you can, inhaling the fresh spring air.
Now think about bringing some new life into your home with the most unique furniture Chicago has to offer. The best way to do that? Color. Bold, beautiful color. That’s why at Wrightwood Furniture we have created a list of our staff’s favorite pieces to usher spring into your home.
Rachel’s Pick: French Striped Bombe Chest, Bright Stripes
Channel the French countryside with this bright and cheerful French Striped Bombe chest. The curved legs and solid brass hardware offer a traditional style, while the bold, vertical stripes in shades of pinks and green give the piece a modern twist. This bombe chest is the perfect piece to brighten up a dreary entry way or a drab bedroom.
Diane’s Pick: Candlestick Table Lamp
If your living room furniture or entry way is in the need of a warm, inviting light, this table lamp is the perfect addition. It’s done in the classic candlestick shape in an antiqued silver finish. The linen shade creates a soft glow that is welcoming, not harsh.
Doug’s Pick: Stonewashed Blue Dhurrie Cocktail Ottoman
This cocktail ottoman would make a versatile addition to your home. It’s not only a great place to put your feet up, but it can be used as extra seating when needed. By placing a serving tray on it, the ottoman can be used to hold snacks and drinks, as well.
The top of the ottoman is made with a heavy weight cotton dhurrie. This is a fabric typically used for rugs and carpets, so you know it will be durable. The white pattern on the ottoman is created with a technique known as block printing whereby the print is applied one stamp at a time. The legs have been carved from sustainable, plantation grown mango wood.
Claire’s Pick: Trellis 22” Pillow, Teal
An easy way to update a sofa or chair this spring is to add new throw pillows. This trellis pillow features a bold Eastern-inspired pattern in contrasting white and teal. A hand-loom weaving technique is used to create this pillow in heavyweight dhurrie. While a heavy-weight fabric, dhurrie is also soft to the touch making it the perfect fabric for accent pillows.
Mike’s Pick: Iron Industrial Dining Chair, Blue
Bring the feel of a Parisian Bistro into your own kitchen or dining room with this iron dining chair. This painted iron chair, features a distressed finish. If you are in need of convenience and space, these chairs easily stack making them a great choice for smaller spaces.
Eric’s Pick: Naval Stripe Square Pouf, Blue
Navy and white stripes seem to embody nautical adventures and spring. This pouf is made from a heavy weight cotton dhurrie, so it can stand up to everyday use. It’s a perfect choice to use as an ottoman, foot stool or even an extra seat.
Adrienne’s Pick: Mango Wood 3-Drawer Side Table, Yellow
If bold color is what you’re after in your bedroom this spring, you don’t want to miss this mango wood side table. It’s done in a gorgeous, vibrant yellow finish that’s sure to make you feel cheery every morning.
This side table is made from sustainable mango wood, which is only harvested once the tree has stopped producing fruit. For contrast, black iron pulls have been added to the drawer fronts.
Nick’s Pick: Mid-Century Modern Console
Looking to add a 1960s design element to your living space? This console table is perfect with its clean lines, conical legs and sliding doors. A French-owned manufacturer crafted this piece, while Indonesian master finishers painted the drawer faces and legs. Each piece is hand painted using multi-stain finishes with a glaze.
Our staff has hand selected these pieces for you, because we feel they best signify the spring season with their bold colors and unique design features. Whether you’re looking for seasonal accessories or living room furniture for your Chicago pad, Wrightwood Furniture prides itself on offering the most unique furniture in Chicago. So stop in soon to put that spring pep into your design step!