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Looking To The Future (kind of): 20s Glam

Tue 24 Nov 2020 Ana Zuravliova
20s glam Contrasting wildly with the same year this century, the twentieth year of the 1900s gave birth to a decade of glitz, glamour, colour and cloche hats. Shaking off the legacy of Victorian dourness and the darkness of the First World War, the 1920s created a trend that’s survived for 100 years. This was […]

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Looking To The Future: Traditional Style

Fri 20 Nov 2020 Ana Zuravliova
Traditional style is a benchmark for charm, elegance, and sophistication. With heavy, dark, carved wooden fixtures, sturdy furniture made to stand the test of time and textured fabrics that are pleasant to both the eye and touch, you don’t have to own a castle to make the most of this sophisticated style. Traditional style in […]

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Looking To The Future: Nordic Style

Mon 16 Nov 2020 Ana Zuravliova
With COVID continuing to reap havoc across the UK, coupled with colder days and longer nights, we thought now was the perfect time to bring a new mini-series investigating upcoming trends to give us all a little something to look forward to! In this first instalment of Looking to the Future we’ll be exploring Nordic […]

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Expert Guide: How To Clean Vertical Blinds

Thu 12 Nov 2020 Nic Croughan
Vertical blinds are stylish, elegant and most importantly functional. Their impressive length enhances any room, however their sheer size can cause customers to worry about maintenance and cleaning. If you’re stumped about how to clean your vertical blinds, don’t be. Here is the solution… What are Vertical Blinds? Vertical blinds provide outstanding privacy and light […]

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Trend Focus: Glamorous Geometrics

Tue 10 Nov 2020 Ana Zuravliova
Glamorous geometrics allow you to create a modern twist on old Hollywood. Find out more about this luxurious look and the fabrics that’ll help you achieve it. Geometrics provide a contemporary twist on retro and art deco-inspired prints. This modern update features shapes including hexagons, scales, fans, knots and chevrons, paired with stylish colour palettes […]

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Expert Guide: How To Clean Venetian Blinds

Mon 9 Nov 2020 Nic Croughan
Venetian blinds are a sturdy yet sleek window solution. Whether you choose real wood, faux wood, or even aluminium, the right choice can add an elegant finish to your rooms. Follow our ‘How to clean Venetian blinds’ guide below and keep yours looking brand new. What are Venetian Blinds? Venetian blinds are a convenient, stylish choice […]

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Colour Focus: Regal Red

Sat 7 Nov 2020 Ana Zuravliova
Red is a colour that’s been important to millions throughout the ages. From prehistoric cave paintings in Spain, to bridal dresses across Asia and papal shoes, to the soles of Christian Louboutin heels, red is a prince among colours and can make a powerful statement in your home. Red October, November and December With Christmas […]

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Lockdown 2.0 – It’s Time To Enjoy Your Home

Thu 5 Nov 2020 Nic Croughan
So here it is, not merry Christmas (yet) but Lockdown 2.0, and for many, life will be stranger than our first stint indoors. A chief contributor to this increasing change is the decreasing temperature which will keep us inside for even longer. Here’s how you can fight off the frost and enjoy your home even […]

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Trend Focus: Curtain Poles

Wed 4 Nov 2020 Nic Croughan
Time is one of the most important resources when picking a curtain. However, while musing over your options, be sure to consider the smaller details, especially what curtain poles you want. If you have an idea of colour or texture, pause to contemplate what you would like your curtains to hang from. Carefully consider your […]

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The best blinds for roof windows

Wed 28 Oct 2020 Nic Croughan
Take control of invasive sunshine, cold weather and nosy neighbours with our leading range of blinds for skylights. Each offers a high level of light control, thermal efficiency and privacy. Find out more about our high-quality blinds for roof windows, which are compatible with all major skylight brands… Our blinds for roof windows partner perfectly […]

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Trend Focus: Mindful, Spiritual Homes

Sun 25 Oct 2020 Ana Zuravliova
Today we look at how you can create a space that encourages spirituality and mindfulness in your home – inspired by astrology, crystals and magic. Look to the heavens and style a room that both dazzles and relaxes, making it a sacred and spiritual place you can retreat to, feeling connected and at peace. Crystal […]

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Time To Mix Up Your Living Room Layout

Thu 22 Oct 2020 Ana Zuravliova
Without particularly wanting to use this cliché, winter is coming and with it comes shorter days and extended periods of darkness. The good news however is with a little bit of planning, you can maximise your living room layout to add a bit of seasonality with lampshades and cushions! Why mix up your living room […]

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