There’s nothing quite like natural wood to give your home’s interior the look and feel of warmth, relaxation, and even hospitality. The presence of wood is a direct reminder that we come from nature and are more at home when we are surrounded by it. From wood beams to wood fireplace mantles to wood furniture, natural wood products can also add value to your home.

Says the professionals at, a high-quality furniture store in the Sacramento, area, wood furniture, natural wood products, and wood décor not only involve a variety of choices for all sorts of tastes and styles, but above all, wood represents value and resilience. That said, how else can you utilize wood products in your home’s interior spaces to add value to the property?

According to a recent article by, if your home is in need for a refresh, you might be in the mood to give the interior design a more modern feel. Believe it or not you can accomplish this new modern twist by going with a wood-themed renovation. So where do you begin?

You might want to start looking at quality wooden furniture and wood wall paneling. It’s important to strike a balance when it comes to wood interiors. Too much or too little wood can make the new interior design seem botched. With that in mind, here are some tips on how to incorporate wood into your home’s interior spaces to not only spruce it up (no pun), but to add value.

Incorporate Different Styles and Designs

Interior designers agree that wood can be a very versatile natural material. For instance, by incorporating one wood style and tone with another, you can then easily highlight the contrasts between the two. This is said to produce an eye-catching look that is both alluring and bold.

When designing your new interior, it’s best not to be shy about mixing and matching. Utilizing only one style and type of wood will give you something homogenous and blah. But by adding contrast to the spaces from pairing mahogany with birch, or cherry with ash, or even black walnut with maple, you will create something dynamic.

Utilize Live Edge Wood Furniture

Says, depending on your budget, you can make wood products the focal point of your new living space design by adding a “live edge dining table.” You can also go with less heavy-handed approach by using live edge slabs to construct floating shelves on empty wall areas. This variety of shelving is said to be not only aesthetically pleasing to the eye, but they provide convenient storage space for plates, cups, drinking glasses, and more.

Add New Hardwood Floors

The addition of new hardwood floors to your existing living spaces is said to be a no brainer. Tearing out your old, mite and dust infested carpeting and replacing it with glossy hardwood flooring will not only give your home a more stunning appearance, but it will be a healthier place to live. This alone with add significant value to your property.

In fact, new wood flooring is said to be so popular in terms of improving your interior design, it will increase the overall value of your house by as much as 5 percent. That’s not chump change by any stretch of the imagination. It also means the additional proceeds you get from a sale will easily pay for the new wood floor installation.

Add Kitchen Counters and Cabinets

The kitchen is one of the most utilized spaces in your home, next to the bathrooms. It’s for that reason that you want your new design to feel both inspiring and inviting. So how should you incorporate new wood products into the project?

It might be the right time to pull out the old moldy cabinets and replace them with brand new wooden models. With cabinets being a dominant feature of your home, it’s a good idea to choose a wood style that matches the layout of your existing kitchen. A professional interior designer can help you with this.

New wood countertops are also a good option for adding value to your kitchen and home. New wooden countertops make excellent surfaces to cut and cook on. All you need to do to maintain them is occasionally condition the new wood which will protect its surface.

There’s nothing like addition of new wood furniture and other products to make your home look and feel gorgeous. The added value will be much appreciated also when it comes time to sell.

Sophia Lee

Sophia Lee holds a Master’s in Architecture from Harvard University, specializing in interior architecture and design. With 14 years of experience, she became part of our editorial team as a freelancer in 2020, providing insights into contemporary design trends, functional aesthetics, and sustainable interiors. Her background includes roles in architectural firms and design consultancy. Her previous experience includes working with renowned design firms and as a freelance interior stylist. Beyond work, Sophia is an urban gardening enthusiast and participates in community design outreach.

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