Buying Custom Furniture - Here’s Why It’s Better

June 26, 2018

Buying Custom Furniture - Here’s Why It’s Better

[FEATURED PHOTO: "Maverick" 3-Cushion Sofa, Idaho Giant Ottoman, "Cabin Fever" Swivel Gliders, "Roja" Tufted Ottoman]


At Great Blue Heron, our main focus is creating unique, custom high-end western furniture and accessories. We’ve been doing it since 1992, so we like to think we’ve got the hang of it by now.

Every now and then, a prospective customer will ask us what the advantages of buying custom furniture are (versus cookie-cutter furniture that fell off the assembly line overseas).

So we’re going to break down just a few of the reasons why taking the custom furniture route is truly a no brainer.


Tailor Made, Just for You

When you buy custom-made furniture, you get exactly what you want. No need to spend countless hours searching for a couch or chair that matches your sizing requirements, color specifications and style preference.

With custom furniture, you’re in control of the end product and you’ll get exactly what you want. Often, when our customers can’t find what they’re looking for on our website, we work with them offline until we come up with the perfect fit.

Havana Tufted leather Club Chair


Your Furniture is One of a Kind

You’re an individual. There’s no other person out there like you. So why buy furniture that thousands of other people have? That’s just boring.

When you go custom, your piece is unique. It wasn’t produced in mass quantities and there is no other furniture exactly like it. You’ll get a certain sense of pride knowing that your furniture is special and is the only one like it in the world.

Custom Furniture Means You Know Who Made It

The decision to buy custom, unique furniture that was built by a real-live human being right here in the USA who has years of practice in this skilled profession is one you can feel good about.

All of the furniture we sell here at Blue Heron was constructed deep in the heart of Texas. Who knows where that mass-produced, un-original furniture from the big named stores was made. And who knows what conditions it was being made under?

Santa Fe wingback leather and cowhide chair


Built to Last

When you invest in a custom piece, an incredible attention to detail and effort goes into the creation of your furniture. The materials used are better in quality and each piece is touched by a human hand – not mass produced by a machine.

And because custom-made furniture is crafted with more care, it will last longer. Longer-lasting furniture not only saves you money, but is better for the environment because it will last for generations to come.

When you’re in the market for original, custom high-end western furniture, give us a ring or shoot us an email. We’ll help guide you through the process.  

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