Your Essential Guide to Choosing the Perfect Sideboard: From Material to Style
Understanding Your Material Choices
When it comes to sideboards, the material is more than just a matter of aesthetics; it’s about durability, maintenance, and how it complements your home’s style.
- Classic Wood: Ideal for those who love a traditional or rustic touch. Solid wood like oak or walnut adds warmth and character to your space.
- Modern MDF: High-quality MDF is not just a budget-friendly option; it’s eco-conscious and highly versatile. Its smooth surface is perfect for adding painted finishes, offering a modern, chic look. MDF has come a long way, its no longer considered the cheap and cheerful option. MDF manufacturing techniques have been greatly improved with the use of the latest technologies, allowing manufacturers to make tougher, better quality finishes.
- Glass and Metal Accents: For a contemporary edge, sideboards with glass doors or metal legs can add a sleek, minimalist vibe.
Size and Use: Finding Your Fit
Size matters when it comes to sideboards. Whether you’re looking for a compact piece for a cozy apartment or a larger unit for spacious dining rooms, we have you covered. Think about what you’ll be storing – from dinnerware to linens, or perhaps colouring books and spare chargers – and choose a size that accommodates your needs without overwhelming your space.
Style It Up: Matching Your Home Décor
Your sideboard should harmonize with your home’s existing décor. A navy and walnut finish might be perfect for nautical or traditional themes, while oak and grey or white finishes work well for Scandinavian or minimalist interiors. Mirrors and art work hanging over a sideboard can complete the look of the sideboard. Choosing the sideboard style for the look of the room will mean you don’t need to change everything.
We recently helped one of our customers to choose two black and oak sideboards for their living room, new floors and paintwork meant it was time to remove the Ikea Tv Unit! We had two gorgeous black and oak Sierra sideboards delivered, it changed the entire room!
The Bottom Line: Choosing a sideboard is a delightful journey that combines functionality with personal style. With our diverse range of materials, sizes, and styles, you’re sure to find the perfect piece that speaks to your taste and meets your needs. If you would like some guidance, don’t hesitate to get in touch.