Get the beach feeling at home

26 Aug 2020 13:48:54

All beached out?

With most of us plumping for a UK based holiday this year, the UK tourist economy starts to make its long overdue recovery. Whilst the UK may not be as sunny as the Med, we have been extremely fortunate with some lovely weather and made some great memories. With the sound of the sea still ringing in our ears, coming home to everyday life (even if it’s the new ‘Norm’ that no one is yet quite sure of) can be a little disappointing.

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Get the hotel feeling at home

12 Aug 2020 13:46:25

Hotel Chic at home

In these unprecedented times there are thousands of disappointed people across the UK who have had their foreign summer holidays cancelled due to Covid-19. But that lovely feeling you get when walking into a hotel doesn’t have to be exclusively at the hotel… now I am not for one moment suggesting that you add a reception desk to your home but why not bring that feeling home with these great tips on hotel styling at home.

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Letting light into your home

7 Jul 2020 13:41:07

Let the light in

What ever your space if its dark it looks smaller so let’s go ahead and let the light in.

Throw open the curtains

Simply ensuring that the maximum amount of light is coming in through your widows is essential. Heavy dark coloured curtains reflect into the room and curb the amount of light coming in. Visually add light – by cleaning the windows & throwing open the curtains you can let the light in.

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Cleaning is caring

24 Jun 2020 01:18:12

Cleaning wood

Whilst we may have the cleaning bug at the moment and have the urge to bleach everything in sight, our wooden furniture needs a little more consideration.

 

Does Looking after wood have to be hard?

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Its a Drawer...

26 May 2020 01:14:24

Now we have all had time to de-clutter…

Well in the current situation I am sure that most of us will have found the time to clear out/tidy at least one drawer in our home… if not all of them.

Drawers can be found all over our homes and whilst the humble chest of drawers is probably the most flexible piece of furniture you have in your home, it can sometimes be out of sight out of mind…. We all have a Junk Drawer littered with half used batteries, that key that we don’t know which lock it fits and some form of foreign currency (that’s probably out of date)! Literally you can use a chest of drawers in every room in your house... the trick is just not to fill them with junk…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

 

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Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers