Distressed wood furniture has become an increasingly sought-after decor feature over the past few years. This laid-back, unfinished look of intentional imperfection brings a rustic quality to wooden furniture. This instantly gives a refreshingly relaxed and comforting ambiance to any room in the house.
This popular design element on luxury furniture conveys a more subtle elegance that requests a quiet admiration. Many enjoy the appearance of distressed finishes for its unique style and character. Purposeful indentations, rubbed-off paint, and softly weathered finishes are just a few distress elements to create that well-worn, loved and antique appearance.
The set pictured bears a softly distressed Alabaster finish with delicate wood carvings throughout. The light wood finish adds a serene touch to this set, while soft, alternating shades of taupe and beige on accent pillows and cushioning provide just the right amount of cozy charm.
These detailed and refined features generate an aesthetic that will have you feeling like you've just chanced upon a cottage in the English countryside.
There are various styles to choose from within distressed-style furniture that it may be a challenge to choose which piece to go with. From modern to traditional, look to renowned quality in brands such as Marge Carson and Restoration Hardware. Whatever style you prefer, distressed finishes brings an unforgettable charm that will lend your home an air of imperfect beauty.