A Complete Guide to Buying Furniture Pieces for Holiday Gifts

The holidays present the perfect opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. There are many ways people show their love and appreciation for each other during this time – key among them being buying gifts. If you are one of those people, the chances are that you are always looking for a new gift idea every year and dread having to run around last minute looking for something. Instead of whatever you think may be suitable, why not think about buying something more meaningful instead?

While furniture is essential and practical, it can also be pretty and suitable for just about anyone. This can make it the perfect gift idea.

Why You Should Buy Furniture as a Holiday Gift

Everyone needs furniture in their home, and everyone likes furniture that looks good. However, after buying the furniture that we need, many people don’t often think about replacing items that become outdated, uncomfortable, or worn. For this reason, there is something special, meaningful, and sentimental about buying furniture to give to that special person as a gift.

Understandably, furniture can be expensive. This makes it a gift better suited to family and spouses. A staple item can be a great gift for your children if they are setting up their own homes for the first time. No matter your budget, there are pieces that you can consider, including small tables, wall-hung racks, and feature shelves.

Apart from being practical, a good quality piece of furniture will be something to keep and have a lot of sentimental value attached to it by the recipient. It is also a gift that is thoughtful, valuable, and, most importantly, useful. Whether it’s a newly crafted item or a beautiful antique, a high-quality item will appreciate with time.

4 Pieces of Antique Furniture That Are Ideal Gifts

Cocktail and Coffee Tables

In any room, an extra surface is always appreciated. A great table can provide space for drinks, dishes, décor, books, and more. Purchasing one with a unique design can also help bring a room together.

Vintage Italian Mid-Century Modern Stone and Glass Cocktail Coffee Table

  • Vintage Italian Mid-Century Modern Stone and Glass Cocktail Coffee TableVintage Italian stone, black lacquer, and glass
  • Self-winding table with two levels
  • Vintage Italian Mid-Century Modern Stone and Glass Cocktail Coffee Table

Custom Modern Stone Top Cocktail Table with Nesting Table Design

Modern Round Cerused Oak Coffee Table

  • Modern Round Cerused Oak Coffee TableBeautifully textured oak top finished in satin black
  • Two tier design with sleek legs and brass feet
  • Modern Round Cerused Oak Coffee Table

Custom Modern Glass Top Coffee Table with Marble Pedestals by Carrocel

Display Consoles and Cabinets

A console or cabinet is a perfect solution for those with impressive collections or priceless items that they wish to display. These pieces create a beautiful way to show off treasured items while protecting them from dust and accidents.

Rustic Black Watchmakers Glass Display Console

Antique Victorian Oak Curve Glass Display Curio China Cabinet

Modern Leather Clad Bookcase

Randal Tysinger Modern Ebonized China Display Cabinet

Home Accents

Beautiful accents add a touch of luxury, elegance, and personality to a home. They can include décor pieces, lighting, and unique seating options.

Vintage Italian Stainless Steel Floor Lamp

  • Vintage Italian Stainless Steel Floor LampFive curved arms with positional lights
  • Cream marble base
  • Vintage Italian Stainless Steel Floor Lamp

Modern Bronze Metal Floor Mirrors by Baker Furniture McGuire

Mid Century Modern Metal Valet Bench

Pair of Art Deco Carved Column Pedestal Stands

Living Room Lounge Chairs

A cozy chair is a perfect place to watch a movie, enjoy a coffee, or lose yourself in a great book. With comfort and design in mind, a beautiful chair can make a great gift.

Pair of Original Pencil Reed Rattan Sculptural Ear Chairs

  • Pair of Original Pencil Reed Rattan Sculptural Ear ChairsAll original and in excellent condition
  • Infinity rattan design with unique curved shape
  • Pair of Original Pencil Reed Rattan Sculptural Ear Chairs

Pair of Zanuso Style Lounge Chairs in Black and White

Mid-Century Modern Danish Lounge Chair in Emerald Mohair

  • Mid-Century Modern Danish Lounge Chair in Emerald MohairOriginal 1970’s design that has been completely restored
  • Custom finished in dark walnut stain with emerald mohair fabric
  • Mid-Century Modern Danish Lounge Chair in Emerald Mohair

Pair of Modern High Back Lounge Chairs with Designer Cream Velvet

Find the Best Furniture Gifts for the Holiday Season with Carrocel

Buying furniture to give as a holiday present is no different from buying furniture at any other time of the year for your home, though it may be a little bit more fulfilling. That said, you need to remember that tastes and preferences differ, so be on the lookout for stores in Toronto that have an extensive collection to choose from.

At Carrocel, we are a leading provider of high-end furniture in Toronto. Our 20,000 sq. ft. showroom has an extensive collection of furniture from different styles, eras, and designs to make it easier for you to find the perfect gift. Our friendly and resourceful staff are available to help you find the perfect piece that your friends or family will cherish for decades to come. Call Carrocel today at 416-999-2525 or visit our location to redefine holiday gift-giving for your family.

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