Hostess with the Most-est

29 Dec 2019 18:35:32

LedburyHostess with the Most-est

With Christmas a recent memory looking forward to the new year you may be reflecting on how your house and furniture coped with playing hostess to family and friends over the Christmas period.

Being a great hostess isn’t easy, but it is made even harder if your hosting space is not up to the job. If you are limited on space, then the furniture placement is crucial.

Read More
Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers

Racking it up

18 Dec 2019 19:01:15

Racking it up

If you drink a lot of wine at home, then wine storage is a consideration. Wine consumption in the home has seen an up serge in recent years since the decline of the traditional pub.

Wine was traditionally stored on its side because it was said to prevent the cork from drying out however this theory has been disproven by scientists in recent years. Storing bottles on their side however has the added advantage that you can make better use of the space available to you. Standing bottles vertically in an existing piece of furniture such as a sideboard is limited by the height of the bottle as they do not stack.

Read More
Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers

Something on the side

29 Nov 2019 16:50:29

BedsideSide tables are an essential component of our bedrooms, but it is easy for them to become littered with piles of unfinished books, bits and bobs – generally a bit if a dumping ground. Sometimes, the smallest pieces can have the biggest impact, and that’s certainly true for the side table. Its importance in any room can’t be underestimated, but because of its size, it’s usually a decorating afterthought, squeezed in next to a bed, sofa or armchair.

Read More
Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers

For every coffee table

13 Nov 2019 14:38:14

coffee table stylingFor every coffee table, its life will endure anything from cups and saucers to discarded keys and loose change but, in addition to the functional benefits, the humble coffee table also makes an incredible centrepiece. As a hub of most living spaces, coffee tables present a perfect chance to let your inner interior designer loose and make your mark truly individual.

Read More
Posted in Latest Post By Sally Chambers

What is your choice?

23 Oct 2019 10:46:00

Sideboard vs Dresser...

Both sideboards and dressers are ideal for storage and for displaying items such as flowers and ornaments. 

Ideal for storing away cushions, throws, crockery or even books, a sideboard or dresser can complement your kitchen, dining room or living room. Being both beautiful and functional a sideboard or dresser with storage space at a premium with every possible nook and cranny needing to be utilised (often to capacity),  out of all the storage items of furniture the humble sideboard is often overlooked, but why when it is so versatile?

Read More
Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers

Make the most of your space

2 Oct 2019 14:45:00

A table when you need it...

The real beauty of a nest of tables is that the largest table can be used as a lamp or side table, and the smaller nesting tables fit underneath; only to come out if, and when needed.

Read More
Posted in Latest Post By Sally Chambers

Walk a mile in my shoes... 

Do you need to maximize your small space? We all can relate to needing more space for lifes trappings. In my case its what to do with shoes - they seem to be everywhere. We have a shoes off policy in our houseand hence shoes live downstairs as appose to upstairs in the wardrobe.  

You dont have to be Imedla Marcos, with a growing family, shoes for all occasions seem to take over the house.

Read More
Posted in Latest Post By Sally Chambers

Feet up...

7 Sep 2019 00:41:12

5 of the best uses for a footstool

 

A footstool is an incredibly versatile and useful piece of furniture. Having multiple uses all over the home coming in a vast range of shapes, styles, heights and sizes.As the name suggests footstools make the perfect partners to sofas and chairs. As sitting rooms became more modest in size the footstool replaced the chaise sofa for most people.

Read More
Posted in Latest Post By Sally Chambers

More than an entrance

30 Aug 2019 22:44:00

Hallway Harmony

The hallway in our home is usually the first room we come into when we arrive home and the room, we use to access every other room in our home so therefore we should make the most of it.

 

Read More
Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers

Lighting the way

26 Aug 2019 23:44:44

Besides myself

 

The humble Side table doesn’t just have to appear in the living room, side tables have many applications through out the home and hence they can be found in every room throughout the modern-day home.

 

Read More
Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers