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Is cane a décor trend that is here to stay?

Here are four stylish ways to introduce cane elements into your home

By Gerry Cupido | February 4, 2021 | Category

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Cane furniture always reminds me of beach resorts, granny’s backyard and carefree boho style.

The lightweight eco-friendly material adds a subtle element of nature to a room and a laid back vibe to your patio.

Made from the outer bark of the rattan plant, cane might appear flimsy but it is actually extremely durable.

Because it’s low-maintenance and weather-resistant, it’s easy to understand why it’s such a popular choice for both outdoor and indoor furniture.

The flexibility of the material allows it to be worked in various designs, from large ornate pieces like headboards and cabinets units to smaller items like planters and side tables.

With the decor spotlight firmly on cane right now, you can find it in one form or the other at most interior decor stores, but the best places to search for original retro designs are second-hand stores.

You’re more likely to get them at a much better price as well.

Whether you invest in an entire patio suite or a casual chair, you can’t go wrong with adding just one cane item to your home.

Here are a few ways you can embrace the trend.


The peacock chair is probably one of the most elaborate of cane seating designs. All you need is one of them in the corner of your lounge area or veranda, and your space will instantly be elevated to island style status.


In the ’70s cane was used extensively for display units with multiple shelving. These can now be used to display your house plants to further enhance the natural feel in your home.


For a boho-themed bedroom, a cane headboard is the perfect addition. You can’t go wrong with the classic fan shape.


Opt for small side tables rather than bigger dining tables. Smaller ones can be used as bedside pedestals or pot plant stands.