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Category Archives: Fun

How smart is your home?

Do you think nothing of turning on your heating via your phone when you’re on the way back home, or rely on voice-control tech to remind you what’s on your weekly food shop? Whilst some of us may be bigger … Continue reading

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Creature Comforts

They say the UK is a nation of animal lovers. Well, we certainly are. But forget cats and dogs, this year we’re going exotic. We’ve seen designers from Marc Jacobs to Dries van Noten work tropical trends on the interiors-inspiring … Continue reading

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Art Inspiration

If you love art, you’re spoilt for choice in the UK right now. Because there are an abundance of exciting exhibitions up and down the land. With art spanning vast eras, styles and media, you’re bound to find something to … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Winners (In the Sofa Category)

Red carpet season is upon us! A time to celebrate the great and the good of the small and the silver screen. Proud actors, make-up artists, cinematographers, choreographers and more will leave clutching awards. But we feel there’s one category … Continue reading

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Accessorise your sofa with a book

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” These are the wise words of one of our favourite authors – Dr Suess. Now, we love our tablets and phones, on-demand TV … Continue reading

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Get hooked on heritage crafts

We all know the Hygge trend’s here to stay a while. Hooray! Feeling cosy, calm and comfortable suits us down to the carpet. But it’s also about the enjoyment of life’s simple pleasures. And with a new year underway, what … Continue reading

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Precious tones: Rocking the jewel colour trend

When the world seems full of uncertainty, our home becomes a place where we want a little more luxury. A desire for opulence has inspired the upcoming trend for jewel-inspired colours. But luxury doesn’t mean spending a fortune. There’s a … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Walks

After all the excitement of Christmas, there’s nothing like the peace and quiet of a country walk on Boxing Day. Whether it’s a tradition in your house or you’re thinking about making it one, we’ve found a few walks to … Continue reading

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Have a frightfully stylish Halloween

Some call it Halloween, we call it an excuse for a party. But forget the glow-in-the-dark skeletons, plastic broomsticks and lurid décor. Our guide to Halloween parties will show they’re no longer just for kids. The trick (or treat!) to … Continue reading

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English Wines: A Glass Half Full?

English wine. Two words many used to think didn’t go together. But with English fizz becoming recognised around the world, maybe it’s time to take another look – or at least another sip. So we got in touch with our … Continue reading

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