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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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.

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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.

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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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Posted in Oak Furniture 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.

 

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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.

 

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Dining in?

30 Jul 2019 23:11:00

Mind, body and soul

According to research sharing mealtimes is good for your mental health. Dining together allows us to share experiences with family and friends, wind down, bond and talk. mealtimes provide a great opportunity for us to set aside a specific time of the day or week to give us time to socialise, relax and improve our mental health.

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Wine O'clock?

8 Jul 2019 22:27:07

Racking it up…

With the trend for less time spent in the pub and more time socialising in the home the wine rack has come back into fashion.

Traditional wine was 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. However in the home storing wine in a wine rack still does have its advantages:

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Dressed and Ready

25 Apr 2019 23:56:01

Best Dressed

A welsh dresser makes an ideal focal point in a kitchen or dining room, dressed with your china.

 

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Driving home for Christmas

9 Dec 2018 18:57:33

Is your home fit to bursting?

driving home for christmasAt this time of year families get together to celebrate the season and exchange gifts. As the song says they are driving home for Christmas.

Additional bodies in your home may present you with a few challenges. Are you prepared?

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Posted in Oak Furniture By Sally Chambers