Top 3: Children’s books for Summer

Is your child a keen reader? We’ve collected a list of our top 3 children’s books for summer – perfect for them to start reading during their 6-week summer break. If they’re a fan of Doctor Who and are familiar with Mr. Men, they’ll enjoy reading Dr Twelfth . Daleks are dodged and Cybermen are evaded in this book, which fuses together two well-known British institutions during an adventure through time and space! Aimed at children between 9-11-years-old, Thunderstruck tells the story of two children who survive being hit by lightning to gain the ability to see ghosts and go...

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June 30th 2017

 

Competition: Bloomon

Flowers help spruce up your home and our latest competition gives you the chance to win one year’s worth of flowers, delivered every month, in partnership Bloomon . Beyond being beautiful and fragrant, flowers deliver an array of benefits to your home. For instance, smell is one of the most powerful senses and a fresh bunch of flowers can trigger some lovely memories. Fresh flowers have been shown to stimulate creativity too. If you’d like to enter, you can do so here . Please note, this competition closes on Monday 28 th August 2017.

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June 26th 2017

 

Get The Trend: Global Nomad

Global Nomad is a trend which promises to inject colour, character and a sense of travel into your bedroom look. Simply put, Global Nomad features a variety of rich textures and is easily added to your interior. For example, accessories with patterning on them – like our Yasmin Embroidered Cushions – are perfect for the Global Nomad look because they have a Moroccan feel to them. Also, in terms of furniture, our Trunks range are ideal as they have clear American undertones. Choose our Houston Chest for a throwback from the past, capturing both artisan appeal and timeless style. Ethnic...

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June 23rd 2017

 

Top 3: Summer Sale Best Buys

We’ve profiled our top 3 Summer Sale favourites – let us know if you agree with our choices in the comments or join the conversation on Twitter… #1 Henley Nickel Bed The star of our Summer Sale brochure rightly takes its place at the top of our list. A traditional metal bed with impressive finials for subtle grandeur. From £425 #2 Sienna Bed Following just behind is our gorgeous wooden bed, Sienna. French sophistication at its finest, with luxe upholstery and classic cabriole leg styling. From £795 #3 Beehive Throw New for summer, our blush pink Beehive Throw is a...

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June 19th 2017

 

How to: Decorate your bedroom according to your star sign

Are you in need of some extra inspiration to for your next bedroom look? Decorating according to your sign in the zodiac can provide a room which feels more adapted to your traits and help nurture your personal qualities. Find your star sign below and see how you can best decorate your space according to your path in the stars. Aries People with the Aries sign can be described as, ‘a do-er’, restless and a lover of challenge. It is also one of the signs associated with fire, which makes Aries naturally drawn toward red, scarlet and ruby shades –...

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June 16th 2017

 

My Perfect Bedtime

We caught up with Maria, our Cheltenham store manager, who let us know what her #myperfectbedtime choices are below: What’s your perfect bedtime routine? A nice soak in the bath with candles, brush my teeth and settle into bed to read my book for half an hour. What’s your perfect bedtime read? A thriller, biography or a romance for sweet dreams. What or who is your perfect bedtime partner? My husband Jim – as long as he keeps to his side and doesn’t snore. What’s your perfect nightwear? In winter, my fleece pyjamas. Where would be your perfect place to...

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June 12th 2017

 

How to: Create a hotel experience at home

The last room we see at night and the first room we see in the morning will be your bedroom, unless you’re staying at a hotel. Staying at a lovely hotel is something we all enjoy, so why not recreate the same feel at home? We think it's little use trying to skimp and save on your bedroom. Luxury can be a part of your everyday life if you plan well; to help you do this, just brainstorm your ideas before starting and maybe create some mood boards too. It’s worth taking all the time you need to make sure...

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June 9th 2017

 

Our Pick: Verona

Our new Verona range is our most customisable collection yet. Choose from ten base colour options, two wood finishes for the tops and 43 choices of fabric colour for a truly bespoke bedroom look. With beautiful fluting detail and acorn finials on the bedstead , this range has an elegant sense of understated sophistication. It’s also inspired by Gustavian style, which was brought to Sweden by King Gustav III following a visit to the Palace of Versailles, where he was so impressed with such distinctive furniture styling, he decided to create his own “Paris of the North”. In short, Gustavian...

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June 5th 2017

 

In the Making: Bedding

As part of a new blog series, we’ll be investigating how our luxury products are made, starting with some of our bedding, with particular focus on our Duck Feather & Down and Duck Down ranges . Have you ever wondered how these are so soft and lightweight? Keep reading to find out more, as we delve deeper into our bedding manufacturer’s production processes… How are these products made? All Down & Feather filled duvets and pillows are produced in northern Germany, near Hamburg. When fillings arrive into these German warehouses, it is then quality tested in our bedding partner’s laboratory,...

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June 2nd 2017