Curio Cabinets / July 18, 2018 / Jeanne Goulet
It is suggested however that you pick those with doors to avoid dust from your display to set. In addition if you have kids or pets in your house think about strapping the glass sides of your curio cabinet with a lock to avoid stuffs from breaking and falling. Apart from these design considerations you can as well think about getting a curio cabinet with a mirrored back for visual vastness feeling particularly if your living room has limited space. The mirror does not just reveal the light in the room but also helps give an all-around vision of the stuffs showcased in the cabinet. To make cleaning simpler such as dusting and vacuuming consider setting up casters under the cabinet.
The wood can always be restored to its original state by stripping and re-staining it. The wood can be sanded down to remove stains chips or nicks and the piece can look as good as new 30 years from now. You can use mineral oils and spirits on your wood to give it life and restore its original glow. The mineral spirits will bring out the color of the wood stain and help to preserve the curio cabinets beauty. When you are selecting the perfect curio keep in mind that this may be a part of your family for generations to come. Keep the style and personality of the piece of furniture unique to your own. The curio cabinets lifetime will not be only spent with you but hopefully other generations as the decades pass.
If these cabinets are intended for display purposes and you want it to be the focal point of the room usually it would store collectibles antique pieces tiny porcelain vases figurines breakable decors souvenirs from travels etc. Glass curio cabinets make a good furniture piece to hold your valuable collectibles and protect it from dirt or breakage. Some curio cabinets have lighting effects and mirrors inside to enhance the display. Contents should be displayed according to color and sizes. Wall curios could also be used in dinning areas or the kitchen. They also make good cabinets for storage of plates wine glasses and other kitchen wares.