Burl Wood is Having a Moment in Home Decor

Have you heard of burl wood? Burls are growth trees that indicate stress and the wood that comes from these trees makes it so no two pieces are alike. Meaning every piece of burl wood furniture is one-of-a-kind. And who doesn’t love unique pieces? The wood has an abstract grain pattern which makes it interesting to look at. Here’s how to incorporate it into your living space.

Coffee Table

Perhaps the most popular burl wood piece of furniture, coffee tables or side tables bring a warm, nature-tone to any living room. Burl wood looks best on tables that have clean lines and silhouettes—nothing too fancy.


Add a statement piece into your room with a bar cabinet or credenza. This unique piece will catch your guests’ attention as soon as they enter your home.


This large piece of furniture is perfect for stashing all of your trinkets and belongings and it won’t overwhelm the rest of the room.

Picture Frame

For a smaller home decor piece, you can’t go wrong with a burl wood picture frame. It’s a great way to incorporate the trend without investing too much money.