The Best of British Interior Designers in the UK

Do you know who are the most popular Interior Designers in the UK? We’ve hand-picked the 26 hottest names in the Interior Design industry, read on to discover their backgrounds and most importantly, celebrate their achievements! Get to know them and their work here and be inspired for your next project! Antique French Style Bedroom Kelly Hoppen Kelly is currently considered Britain’s foremost interior designer, which isn’t bad for someone who started their career at sixteen years of age by designing a family friend’s kitchen! Although she began life in... Read More


20 romantic bedroom ideas for her

Your bedroom is your sanctuary. It is the place where you can relax and unwind after a long day and it is the place where you get ready and really want to feel at your best. Romantic can mean different things to different people but whatever your style there is a romantic bedroom theme out there for you. Whether the romantic mood is for you to relax in with a partner or whether you want it to be romantic just for you, then check out our 20 romantic bedroom ideas... Read More

Chaise Lounge 11/02/2021

Chaise Longue Or Chaise Lounge? A French Classic Explained

We all know that language develops over time, with words and phrases taking on whole new meanings. Many of our ‘borrowed’ words, such as bungalow, or magazine have foreign origins but are either misspelt, mispronounced, and usually both.  In fact, it is estimated that around 80% of ‘English’ words have their roots in a foreign language. To be fair, we do occasionally try to keep the original spellings and pronunciation. The name chaise longue being a case in point. Part of the reason for this may lie in the need for clarity; we already had... Read More

stainless steel end tables 14/12/2020

Stainless Steel & Chrome Decor

As much as we love our homes, occasionally, they need a bit of a lift to stop them feeling tired and dull. And it does not have to take a lot of effort or money to do this, thanks to the fantastic selection of furniture and fittings available. One way in which people are transforming their homes these days is using chrome or stainless-steel home decor. The clean lines are sharp and appealing. The cleverly designed metal construction gives a pleasing solidity. The reflective surfaces are eye-catching, helping to maximize... Read More

Antique French Provincial Sideboard 01/12/2020

What is French Provincial Furniture?

There’s something about French culture that draws us to it. There’s a certain je ne sais quoi, as they would say. Whether it’s food, music, wine, fashion, and so on, they show passion, expertise and imagination that sets them apart. These qualities are evident in some of their furniture designs too, including French Provincial furniture. In case you’re not familiar with this style, let’s take a look to see what is it and find out a little more about it. Why is it called French Provincial style? The term provincial... Read More


Ottoman, Hassock, Footstool, or Pouf?

When it comes to getting your home looking great, there’s nothing like accessories to add flair and style. But finding the right piece to fit your design and budget can be a challenge. Take your living room, for example. Everything is in place; you’re happy with the main furniture, the drapes, curtains, or blinds. The paintwork or wallpaper looks stunning. The flooring is perfect, whether rug, carpet, wood, or tile. But it feels like there’s something lacking. An open space in the central area that could do with something to... Read More

old dated furniture 29/07/2020

How & Where to Get Rid of Old or Broken Furniture

Is it time to give your room a makeover?  Do you plan to buy the furniture you always dreamed of?  But you have a pile of unwanted, broken, or outdated fittings and don’t know how to dispose of them?  Don’t let your furniture decay in the landfill. Help low-income families receive much-needed household items. Check the guide from Homes Direct 365 and learn the popular ways to get rid of old or broken furniture.  Be a responsible community member.  Protect the environment and reduce your carbon footprint. Aid people in... Read More

wood types 23/07/2020

A Guide To Wood Types

The human race has always had a close relationship with trees. They have been vital for our very survival, allowing us to make tools and shelter, as well as fuel for fires and even providing us with food in some cases. And that’s before we even mention their role in providing clean air for us to breathe. Without trees, we would not be here. These days most of us are more aware of the importance of trees. Their role in our continued well being is accepted and appreciated, though we... Read More


What Goes With Mirrored Furniture?

There are some interior designers who suggest that mirrored furniture has fallen out of style, having been popular since the early 2000s. There are two possible responses to this, the first being; who cares? Interior design comes down to personal choice, and if something makes you happy then what’s to stop you putting it in your home? The second response is that when you look around, mirrored furniture seems to be as popular as ever. It goes to show – industry ‘experts’ don’t always get it right. You create the... Read More

White antique french style display cabinet 17/02/2020

Enhance your home with these display cabinet ideas

Since 1823, when Henry Bishop’s opera Clari (or The Maid of Milan) first proclaimed the famous words “There’s no place like home”, this phrase has been taken to heart. In general, we love our homes, spending an average of £83 billion each year on home improvements in the UK alone. The styles of each home are as different as the people who live in them. We shape our homes around us, making them comfortable in styles that suit us, adding to them over the years as tastes and fashions change.... Read More