Designing your Dining

31 Oct 2018 10:52:00

Delightful Dining

If like me your dining room is a truly multi-functional space – then it’s where you eat family meals, entertain friends and family and sometimes even attempt to work. So, when designing your dining room, it is essential you think carefully about how you use the space and what you really want out of it.

Whatever your style, room size or budget, planning is crucial.

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Shoe storage

17 Oct 2018 10:34:00

shoe benchSo many shoes, so little space.

We all can relate to this struggle so whether it be the hallway, by the back door or in bedroom, you need to maximize your small space without any clutter.

Shoes come in all shapes and sizes and if you’re a true shoe lover, you probably believe that there’s no such thing as too many shoes. That is until you literally have no space to fit any more… so where are you supposed to put that brand-new pair of heels or trainers you have had your eye on?

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Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers

Bring on the Widescreen

Buying a new widescreen TV will give you a few things to think about, afterall there are many important considerations beyond mere style and colour. As you start to shop for your new TV’s unit, make sure to consider how much space you need for all your equipment, will the cables be visible, adequate size of the unit, and more.

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Choosing a Coffee Table

21 Sep 2018 23:28:00

Tewkesbury livingroomDo you have a Coffee table?

Depending on the space you have available a coffee table can act as a central feature in your living room.However have you gone for extra space in the centre of the room and more side tables or for the traditional coffee table?

 

Coffee tables in the past have been a statement piece in the cetre of the room - used to display coffee table bookd and magazines that tell the story to others of your lifestyle - or at least of what you want them to think your lifestyle is... But with a decline in newspaper and magazine redaship due to a move toward digital readership has the traditional coffee table lost its place in our living rooms?

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Knowing your Occasional furniture

30 Jul 2018 19:34:31

Do you know your occasional furniture?

There are many types all originally with particular intentions but now being used for other uses around the home

Console Table – The console table is fast becoming a must have piece of furniture. Not only does an oak console table look elegant with a vase of flowers or your favourite photo frames placed on it in a hallway or dining room, but it's extremely versatile too.

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On Every Occasion

22 Jul 2018 14:12:00

More than just a side table?

Side tables or to give them their correct term Occasional Tables are the most useful piece of furniture as they can be used all over the house…

Living room is the most obvious place – next to Sofas and armchairs make the ideal place to place a cup of tea whilst watching the telly.

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Are you an Illusionist?

22 Jun 2018 18:04:48

Wide Open...

Everyone wants more space… sometimes its not always possible so why not create the illusion of space.

A large mirror in a small room creates the illusion of depth, this is the one time when out of scale is good, so don’t be afraid to go big.

Mirrors come in all shapes and sizes, with a variety of frames, some more ornate than others. Choose a simple Oak frame for a clean modern look or a more ornate Rococo style for a more traditional look.

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Sun damage?

6 Jun 2018 18:36:31

The Heat is on…

This Heat wave is showing no signs of abating. What does that mean for our furniture? All outdoor wooden furniture is protected from the damage the sun can do and we are advised to maintain our outdoor wood with an oil or a specific treatment. 

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Summer Sun anyone?

31 May 2018 14:45:32

Are you feeling the summer?summer 1

Light summer evenings and the better weather days now upon us many of us are entertaining...Time to invite friends and family over for a Bite to eat? Maybe even a BBQ if the weather holds out.

Entertaining, even alfresco, means people coming over; extra bodies in the house, bums on seats etc. So once you have sorted the food, get your house in order….

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Choosing a Coffee Table

17 May 2018 23:28:32

Tewkesbury livingroomCoffee tables are surely for more than coffee, right?

Depending on the space you have available a coffee table can act as a central feature in your living room.

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Posted in Latest Post By Sally Chambers