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Shabby Chic Home Accessories 28/09/2017

Shabby chic furniture neoclassical origins

Distressed, elegant, aged and distinctively timeless are all terms used when commonly describing shabby chic furniture.   If we are looking to date shabby chic furniture back to its origins then we have to look no further than King Gustav III of Sweden. Keeping rein of his throne from 1771 to 1792, Gustav was a hugely passionate king who was in awe of the fashion and styles used in theatre and art. From the long colourful and elegantly draping dresses the women would wear when watching a local theatre play,... Read More

25/09/2017
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The history and evolution of the bed and mattress

One might think that beds are purely functional. After all, we are unconscious for most of the time we are using them. However, over time they have been, and still are, status symbols of the highest importance. They are or can be also one of the most expensive items of household furniture that we buy. A trip to a furniture store unfolds a dazzling array of these things we hardly ever really see. The price ranges are enormous and the variety astounding.   Let’s look at how beds have evolved... Read More

15/09/2017

The feng shui modern & contemporary bedroom furniture

Homes Direct 365 The feng shui modern & contemporary bedroom furniture When we think modern and contemporary furniture what initially springs to mind… Is it the futuristic room sets from your favourite sci-fi film or perhaps you envisage it placed throughout multi-billion dollar start-up companies? Well it is in fact all around us, and has been since the late 19th century. Historically bedroom furniture was crafted by hand. Just imagine all those painstaking manual labour hours used to carve your favourite extortionately priced bedroom chair or dressing table piece alike… it... Read More

18/08/2017
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How to arrange your flat and pack furniture together right?

    Have you ever visited a friend’s flat only to get taken aback by the awkward furniture arrangement? Or is it your own place that feels somewhat cramped or anonymous and bare? Then, maybe, you should consider rearranging your furnishings to optimise space, enhance functionality and bring up that homely feel your place has been lacking.   But where to start? And what should you keep in mind when you get things moving? 1. Find the right balance We have to clear up one thing here. Balance doesn’t necessarily... Read More

The worlds oldest bedding found in African sibudu tribes site 17/08/2017

THE CONCEALED MEANING IN YOUR BEDROOM FURNITURE

According to Ian Sansom, an accredited author, while bedroom furniture is more often than not disregarded as just a mundane element of a home, its subsequent importance in our everyday life is surprisingly profound. In reality, furniture is a clear indicator of exactly who and what we are or deem ourselves to be. History: The underlying history of both the bedroom and its subsequent furniture offers a captivating preview of the early life and interactions of early societies. As with the case with humans, our homes particularly our bedrooms are... Read More

01/08/2017
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Get ready like a movie star with these 10 best dressing table reviews

You can have your makeup, perfume, and accessories to hand, so it makes the effort of getting ready, well, effortless! The table can bring a touch of old Hollywood diva glamor into your life. A simple piece of furniture that can make you feel good has got to be worth investing in. The table can help keep your bedroom clutter free as well. So not only will you look gorgeous, your room will too because all of the little bits and pieces that are hidden away. It’s rare to find... Read More

Mirror Mirror on the wall with alice 28/07/2017

Mirror, Mirror, Facts Throughout Furniture History

Mirrored furniture and mirrors themselves were captivating long before Alice made mirrors a thing of wonder for children everywhere. With their ability to show us our selves, and the world around us in reverse, few things are receive as much consistent attention as our mirrors. Before the advent of the first rudimentary mirrors however, the only person you actually couldn’t see was yourself. Stagnant water in pools found in nature, homes and public places acted presumably as the first consistent means of establishing one’s own appearance. Vanity however is a... Read More

Kingsize mirrored bed 17/07/2017

This will make you want to buy mirrored furniture

As they say “People need a little bit of gloss in their lives. These pieces are beautiful and whimsical, and they reflect light.” Mirrors and furniture are two essential things that are a must have for the interior of our homes, and as human beings we are so brilliant that we are able to combine the two, this has enabled the wonderful invention of mirrored furniture. People thought of adding mirrors to the different kinds of furniture like dressing tables and those that are usually seen in the living room, kitchen, and bedroom... Read More

before and after cleaned sofa 14/07/2017
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How To Spot Clean Aged or Set-In Stains in Upholstered Furniture

You’ve Made a Mess? The Science of Dealing with Stains on Upholstered Furniture We’ve all been there before!   Sunday, rainy weather, a cup of hot coffee to start the day. You sit on your suede sofa, eagerly taking your first sip. A bit too eagerly, in fact, because the contents of your mug are now all over the furniture. Congratulations, you’ve made a mess – now what? Whether the furniture that took the hit was passed down from generations or is brand new, there are still a couple of... Read More

bedroom furniture homes direct 365 13/07/2017

Modern bedroom furniture versus antique style bedroom furniture

If you are in the market for refurbishing your sleeping space, your best option is Homes Direct 365`s contemporary bedroom furniture range. It not only helps you organize your space, but it gives it a fantastic look as well. You can keep reading the article or you can head on over to have peek at our bedroom furniture products right now on the link below -“https://www.homesdirect365.co.uk/contemporary-modern-furniture-c2050/bedroom-c2051”- Contemporary bedroom furniture gets its fantastic look from all the eye-catching materials that it is crafted from, which are then finished off in a number of... Read More