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Tartan on Trend in 2014

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If you have been keeping up with progress in the home furnishings field, you may have spotted tartan coming into the fold more and more recently. This is definitely an emerging trend and one that is easy to bring into your home if you are looking to make some changes. If when you are thinking of tartan, your mind conjures up images

Interior Design Ideas: Beautiful Staircases

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Floating Floating stairs never cease to amaze with their impossible physics and minimalist design. Some may see them as a pure danger, but most see an elegent, stylish way to make stairs a feature in the home. They go brilliantly with modern decoration and contemporary furnishings and can either come with or without railings – depending on just how dangerously you want

Five of the best: Leather sofas

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Sloane Our best seller, the Sloane leather sofa is an absolute classic. With its chunky design and sturdy feel, it’s perfect for chilling out with a glass of wine and features a 101cm depth for slouching on. Hand crafted in the UK, the Sloane is made to the highest quality and will last you for years to come. The Sloane is available

Interior design trends 2014

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Colour Bold, strong colours seem to be in for 2014: think royal blues, vibrant purple and strong reds and you’ll be somewhere in the right ballpark. Check out this teal blue example with green and white accents – adding a modern take to a traditionally-furnished home, or this lime-green living room with black and white. Not used to bold? If you’re worried

Get your home set for winter

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Winter needn’t just be a time of dark mornings, dark nights and temperatures little above freezing – with a few clever design ideas, you can turn your home into a winter wonderland and beat the blues. Spruce up your light fittings. Use silk leaves and golden berries to add a wintry touch to your lamps and light fittings. Simple to make or

Get comfy for Christmas

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Want to spend Christmas curled up on a brand new sofa around an open fire playing charades? We can help you do just that (well the sofa bit anyway – our charades skills are lacking to say the least). We have guaranteed Christmas delivery on all of our sofas but hurry – you’ve not got long! We have some stunning collections here

Top 25 Interior Design Resources

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The good news for anyone interested in interior design is that there is a wealth of inspirational ideas available online and in magazines. The bad news is that there is so much good stuff out there that it can be hard sometimes to find what you are looking for. In order to make your life easier, and to point you towards some

Great Ideas for Summery Dining Decor

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A classic summer look has bright colours, cheerful tones and natural light infusing all elements, and this is especially the case when it comes to dining. Whether you are enjoying meals al fresco, or eating indoors, there is plenty you can do to make your dining area summery and light. Here are some suggestions for dining decor that you can enjoy all

Decorating Ideas – Using Colour Block Decorating

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Colour blocking is a simple and effective way of adding vibrancy and a sense of energy to your home’s interior. What began as a popular technique with clothes designers in the sixties has since come back into use in the fashion industry and has now been taken up by interior designers. Essentially, colour blocking is the use of no more than three

How to Choose a Sofa

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Choosing a new sofa isn’t just a case of finding something you like the look of and saying ‘I’ll take that one!’ A quality sofa is a big ticket item that is likely to be with you for at least ten years, so it pays to spend a little time making the right choice. You don’t want to rush into anything and