Top 3: Colours most conducive for sleep

Yes, that’s right, the colour of your bedroom walls may help you sleep better. Not only does a quality pillow and super soft linen help you drift off at night but there’s a strong idea that your interior colour scheme can have an effect on your quality of sleep. We’ve done the necessary reading and placed the following colours as favourable for relaxation and rest periods. Blue People whose rooms are painted blue tend to sleep longer than those who get their shut-eye in rooms with different colours. The colour blue is associated with feelings of calm which help your...

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April 28th 2017

 

Our Pick: Radley White

If you’re looking to add a touch of seaside charm to your interior, look no further than our Radley White bedstead, new for Spring. With strong symmetrical lines and a traditional slatted headboard gives this white wooden bedstead a lovely visual appeal. From £299.

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April 24th 2017

 

How to: Add colour to your bedroom

Everyone wants to put their favourite colours into their bedroom but how best to do it? Adding colour can be very straightforward as you see things fall into place naturally but after finishing decorating, your interior colour scheme may not have come out the way you originally planned. When considering adding bright or bold colour to your bedroom, you may be best served aligning with the 80/20 rule. This means that your bedroom should be 80% neutral colour, with 20% being your pops of colours. This will help not overwhelm your interior with too much bright colour. The simplest way...

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April 21st 2017

 

Get the Trend: Terracotta

You may expect terracotta only to be used for flooring or for roof tiling often seen in warmer climes, but this year we’re seeing a hot new trend arrive in our homes. Not only is terracotta noticed in its purest form – think orange and red hues – but it can also be found in pinks, greys and browns as well. An upturn in popularity has seen terracotta now firmly placed as one of 2017’s up-and-coming interior trends. Versatility is one of its key features with this ancient material being implemented in a variety of ways, including lamp shades, paintings,...

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April 18th 2017

 

How to: Create an Easter themed bedroom

Easter time means it’s time to brighten up your bedroom and banish any lingering thoughts of Winter. Cheerful Spring colour schemes mixed with the odd Easter touch – not forgetting some fresh flowers – will turn your home into a blissful Easter sanctuary in no time. When it comes to Easter centrepieces, decorative eggs usually do just the trick. Soft pastel shades are the way to go if you’re pining for the perfect seasonal look. Feel free to decorate with glitter too! Your bedroom ledge is also a good place for some Easter displays – think about light and airy...

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April 13th 2017

 

Top 3: Ideal Home Show highlights

Having visited the Ideal Home Show 2017 last week, we’ve put together our top 3 show highlights, which we just can’t keep to ourselves any longer! Read on and let us know if you agree... George Clarke’s Rotating Home We couldn’t possibly imagine anything else at number one. An incredible design, this rotating home is encased within a 3.5 tonne, 4.3 metre tall aluminium drum. It is essentially four rooms in one space that literally turns on its head. Amazing! With a minimal design – its only static room is the bathroom, which comes with a toilet and bath. A...

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April 10th 2017

 

My Perfect Bedtime: George Clarke

Last week, we had the pleasure of welcoming George Clarke – presenter of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces – to our stall at the Ideal Home Show. While he was here, we thought we’d ask him about his #myperfectbedtime and here’s what he had to say: What’s your most important bedtime must-have? George: I spend so much time travelling that the perfect pillow is the most important thing for me at bedtime. I don't like my pillows too soft and I only need one! I need to get some Feather & Black pillows . Obviously, a comfy bed is also important...

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April 7th 2017

 

Competition: Win an Easter Bunny

Celebrate Easter in style by entering our competition to win your very own Easter Bunny. We think our large Easter Bunny would make the perfect gift for your child – especially because of his floppy ears and super soft coat. Enter our competition here . Please note – our lovely bunny measures 67cm in height, so his new home will have to give enough room to feel comfortable! Competition closes on Monday 17 th April 2017 (Easter Monday). Good luck, Feather & Black.

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April 3rd 2017