Aghhh… Why does my space feel so small?

The Uk’s children have now been home for about 17 weeks and we are only just starting the summer holidays… This is unprecedented times and even though restrictions are being lift gradually our homes are still our safe place. Whilst we may be cleaning and sanitising more regularly the space can still feel small due to the amount of daily clutter that is building up. Decluttering the space we have that can often feel cramped, can instantly give us the feeling of space we never even knew that we had. No matter how neat and tidy you naturally are, it's all too easy for clutter to pile up in your home.

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OMG The night before a delivery… Will it fit into my house?

 

Whilst we all think about fitting furniture pieces into the room of your choice but, do we more importantly think about actually getting them in to the house? The answer is usually no… we assume and we all know what assuming does…

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A service you can Trust!

14 May 2020 23:29:00

Customer Care… It really counts!

Hallowood are proud to say they can offer Expert Customer Care - Stylish Oak Furniture delivered to your door.

‎Our shops may be closed at the moment due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but we are still offering a delivered to your door service.

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Homeschooling

Stay Home – Stay Safe – Home Schooling

Covid-19 has changed all our lives but non so much as our kids… home schooling… who knew how hard it was going to be… and how much it would take over our homes.

Balancing education, entertainment, and for some, medical care, can be massively overwhelming for parents and carers, but for children its confusing.

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Working from Home

1 Apr 2020 17:07:00

Stay Home – Stay Safe - Working from home

Working from home sounds idyllic – after all would anyone know if you were working in your pyjamas? But in reality, working from home during lockdown can be harder than we thought as there are lots of distractions around to stop us from working – The kids… home schooling… housework… cooking…TV… Social media and more.

 lockdown

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Lockdown home styling

27 Mar 2020 16:32:07

Stay Home Stay SafeStay At home – Stay Safe – Lockdown home styling

 At this very strange time we are all staying at home and that gives us time to look around the place we call home and see all the things that need doing. Just because the shops are closed, and we need to stay home doesn’t mean that you can’t update your home – and most importantly updating on a shoestring.

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Retro Styling

16 Mar 2020 17:19:47

Retro Fusion

Retro FushionRetro is still in fashion; we may have seen the retro style around for a few years now but it’s still very much influencing high street fashion and interior trends. From the colour palette of the 70s,  to the scalloped shapes of Art Deco through to 50’s signature furniture styles this trends this classic style is definitely influenced from a bygone era.

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Spring Forward

29 Feb 2020 23:59:00

springSpring is just around the corner

Spring is on its way even if it doesn’t feel so at times. Whist we may not all like cleaning, spring does bring on the mood for it. Spring cleaning is more about lightening the atmosphere in the home, lighten the mood and freshen up in every sense:

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Flat Pack Vs Pre-Built

3 Feb 2020 22:48:00

Flat Pack Vs Pre-built

flat pack nightmare

Flat pack furniture is said to have been invented in 1956 by Mr Gillis Lundgren, a Swedish draughtsman, who bought a table, and had to unscrew its legs to be able to fit it into his car, which gave him the idea of manufacturing furniture in kit form.

Today also known as Ready-to-assemble furniture (RTA) or knock-down furniture (KD), the Swedish have taken flat pack furniture to the masses with retail giant Ikea having gone global.

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Bring on the Classic Blue

22 Jan 2020 00:52:00

Classic Blue PantoneWhat’s in a colour?

Pantone's 2020 Colour of the Year Is PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

According to Pantone the colour of the year “Classic Blue” is a timeless and enduring blue hue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.

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