Why choose bespoke furniture?

When sprucing up your home, you may not always have the room for the furniture you fall in love with. This is where bespoke furniture steps in, designed and tailored specifically to you and your property, allowing you to fall in love with your home as a whole, all over again. Let’s take a look into our top reasons of why you should consider bespoke furniture. 

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Create a statement hallway with our easy tips

Do not make the mistake of overlooking your hallway when decorating your home.  Your entrance way is your opportunity to create the best first impression of your house possible, which means putting some thought into creating a stylish but practical hallway that welcomes visitors inside.  In most busy, modern-day households, this can sometimes prove to be a tricky business as it tends to be the most convenient place to store a ton of everyday items! We explore a few ideas to help you both declutter your hallway space and make that sought-after statement.
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The Green Homes Grant Explained

Since Chancellor Rishi Sunak first announced his plan (back in July 2020) to put aside £2 billion for green home upgrades, in a bid to promote energy efficiency and help boost our suffering economy following the Covid-19 lockdown, we have heard little about the details. However, it has now been announced that September 2020 will host the launch of the much-anticipated Green Homes Grant initiative and it appears that the scheme is not quite as straightforward to utilise as first thought. We take a closer at what has been clarified so far…
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Joinery that can transform your home

Within our homes, there always seems to be rooms or areas which we study, day in, day out, and wonder if there is any way in which you could recreate the space and bring it back to life. Maybe you are considering a new ornament, or a fresh lick of paint, but have you thought about the benefits of bespoke joinery and the additional space it could create within your home?
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Make a statement with your front door

It isn’t uncommon to be wandering down the street, observing in the houses you pass and deciding whether you would like to live there. The driveway, the garden, the front door – these are all first impressions which catch our attention and allow us to aspire to live in such a beautiful home. Wouldn’t that be nice if the passersby were thinking this about your home… Then why not reinforce this opportunity by making an eye-catching statement with your front door – the entrance to your own private world.
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What is the difference between Georgian and Victorian houses?

So many neighbourhoods in some of London’s most prestigious areas have remained true to their Georgian or Victorian architectural roots.  A great testament to the quality, durability, and appeal of these particular period forms.  Often, these two styles of properties are referred to collectively as ‘period’ or ‘classical’ homes which encourages us to presume that these two styles of architecture are pretty much the same. Whilst it is true that Georgian and Victorian styles share various design features, each style represents a different period in architecture and a different time in society, ensuring some unmistakable differences between them.
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Conservatory blinds

How you can enjoy your conservatory all year round

Conservatory blindsHave you added a conservatory to your home with the dream of creating that additional area for relaxation whilst enjoying the views that your garden has to offer? Are you now coming to the realisation that different temperatures can make this difficult to do? The seasons bring many weather changes over the year, especially here in the UK, and keeping the temperature down in the summer is just as much of a challenge as keeping it warm in the winter. This month, we have some tips and tricks that may help you re-discover your love for your conservatory, no matter the season.
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Tips for retaining the character of a barn conversion

Barn conversions are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, mainly due to their scope for generous room sizes and idyllic rural locations. Creating a practical, contemporary space whilst maintaining the core character and original rural charm of the building is no easy feat. When it comes to converting a barn, we recommend being as ‘true to the building’ as possible, this will help to retain the wonderful character and form that the original building offers (and please your local authority planners at the same time!). We delve into the main three areas of consideration when retaining the period look of a barn conversion – original features, light, and interior space.
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Maintaining timber windows on a seafront property

Properties on the seafront are extremely sought-after for their fantastic scenic views, prime location and their (typically) expansive windows that take it all in.   However, beachfront homes often have to battle with damaging winds and salty sea spray which requires your windows and doors to receive a little extra TLC.  We take a look at what you can do to protect and maintain your timber windows and doors from beach life and what benefits you can reap from doing so.
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