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 However, after buying the furniture that we need, many people don’t often think about replacing items that become outdated, uncomfortable, or worn.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 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
- Hand polished black lacquer and exclusive stone tops
- Extending gliding section for serving and extra space
- Custom Modern Stone Top Cocktail Table with Nesting Table Design
Modern Round Cerused Oak Coffee Table
- Beautifully 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
- Sahara Noir stone clad with burnished brass pedestals
- Thick glass top
- 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
- Black finished distressed frame inset with glass
- Inspired by a 19th-century watchmaker’s shop
- Rustic Black Watchmakers Glass Display Console
Antique Victorian Oak Curve Glass Display Curio China Cabinet
- Carved antique Victorian black oak
- Finished in a hand-polished satin ebonized lacquer
- Antique Victorian Oak Curve Glass Display Curio China Cabinet
Modern Leather Clad Bookcase
- Olive leather clad bookshelf
- Teak interior with satin brass accents
- Modern Leather Clad Bookcase
Randal Tysinger Modern Ebonized China Display Cabinet
- Top section with two glass doors and three shelves with drawers below
- Ebonized wood with pewter metal loop handle drawer pulls
- Randal Tysinger Modern Ebonized China Display Cabinet
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
- Five curved arms with positional lights
- Cream marble base
- Vintage Italian Stainless Steel Floor Lamp
Modern Bronze Metal Floor Mirrors by Baker Furniture McGuire
- Bronze metal frame with stacked rattan curved design
- Finished in a rustic silvery champagne
- Modern Bronze Metal Floor Mirrors by Baker Furniture McGuire
Mid Century Modern Metal Valet Bench
- Recently restored in a new black leather
- Leather seat with black lacquer accents
- Mid Century Modern Metal Valet Bench
Pair of Art Deco Carved Column Pedestal Stands
- Original French Antique Art Deco Pedestal Stands
- Restored in a dark walnut finish with black marble tops
- 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
- All 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
- Unique black and white geometric design on upholstery
- Satin black legs with brass caps
- Pair of Zanuso Style Lounge Chairs in Black and White
Mid-Century Modern Danish Lounge Chair in Emerald Mohair
- Original 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
- Art deco inspired frames made in Italy with a unique curved profile
- Upholstered in a beige cream designer velvet and finished in satin white lacquer
- 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.