Because Modern Furniture Warehouse uses traditional shipping methods that incorporate carriers, we thought a quick glossary of common terms would benefit our customers. Curbside Delivery – The most affordable shipping methods, this is the method of delivering home furnishings to one’s driveway so the homeowner doesn’t open up his home and takes the responsibility of [...]
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Banding – wood inlays of contrasting colors and/or grains that adds decorative elements to wood furniture. Bonnet Top – These are broken arched decorative elements that adorn the tops of headboards, curios or china cabinets. Blockfront Chests – These are entertainment centers, book cases or china cabinets with three sections – one that’s deeper or [...]
Base – The bottom part of a table lamp that serves as its foundation Blown Glass – Glass made from a blowpipe and then formed by hand Crown – On a hanging lamp, this refers to the decorative trim that centers the top of the shade Embossed – Patterns or designs pressed or molded into [...]
Daybed – A bed with a back and sides that serves as a bed when needed or as a sofa. Platform Beds – Beds that don’t require a box spring, but instead are supported by “platforms” Headboard – The front of the bed that not only adds beauty but also serves as support for the [...]
Accent Colors: Contrast colors used to enhance room color schemes. Accessories- Objects such as books, vases and lamps used for decorating a home. Arrow Foot- A cylindrical foot that’s tapered and separated from the leg. Art Glass- Decorative glass used in home furnishings and includes stained, beveled, etched and leaded glass. Saber Leg- Used to [...]