French Furniture

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

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

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  But you have a pile of unwanted, broken, or outdated fittings and don’t know how to dispose of them?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

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


Cosy Ideas to Make Your French Home Feel More Homey and Inviting

Most of our free time – after an intense day, on the weekends, and during the holidays, we spent at home. This is the place where we get comfortable and relaxed, have our warm evenings, family dinners, we pamper ourselves, and, of course, take care of us and close ones. No matter a house or a flat, small or big, leasehold or your own, your home should bring you a sense of comfort and peace. Your abode is the sacred personal space where to let stress out and prep for... Read More

18th Century French Furniture 20/11/2019

18th-century Style French Furniture

The 18th century in France. An era of revolution, change of political ideologies, but also clashes in fashion, and design. The 18th century saw the rise and fall of Louis XIV’s reign and the lavish luxury trends it established. Throughout the following years, the country has prosperity and crisis to eventually transform.  Once a vivid monarchy ruled by political absolutism and economic repression, by the end of 1789 royal grandeur, fashion, architecture, and art became bygone. French interior design and furniture during the era are a result of the fascinating... Read More

antique french mirror , french mirror 23/09/2019

French Decor Design Ideas For Interiors – French Designs & French Lifestyle

What is French Interior Design? Firstly, in many families, the French design is courageous, elegant and chic. Among many households, it’s very popular and that’s the reason why we, Homesdirect365, still sell it every day. In a lovely home, Rustic French Furniture & French Style Home Accessories never miss out. Originally inspired by the amazing Provençal homes, French country furniture/architecture often features ruffles, distressed woodwork, blended styles, and both vibrant and subdued shades. The Classic French interior design is loaded with a variety of colours, forms and sizes. You may... Read More

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Grey Furniture – 2020’s hottest trend

It’s official, grey is the new beige! But is this just another passing trend or is it here to stay? We can’t really know for sure, but what we do know is that grey furniture is as beautiful as any other interior design trend that has come about in recent years. And for that reason, we’re going to pin this one as a trend you’re going to want to get in on, joining the rest of the experts and professionals in the industry. This is more apparent if you love... Read More

0% Finance Furniture 11/07/2019

Interest Free Credit / Finance for Luxury Furniture

With Interest Free Credit You Can Own the Luxury Furniture You Dreamed of Today!   Buying furniture is an exciting time; you have a new home and you want to put your own signature on it. Choosing the right furniture is a huge part of this, as it will set the tone and character of your house for years to come. Furniture can be a big investment, especially if you want to add some luxury furniture pieces to your rooms. Investing in good quality furniture is a sensible step as... Read More