The chandeliers’ story goes a long way, back when the people used these lighting fixtures to brighten up the halls of big and grand mansions for those lucky enough to witness luxurious evening parties. In the past these illuminations were made of two wooden logs nailed as one to form a cross, wherein the candles were put across the flat wooden surface. Chains made of iron are connected afterwards at the middle and the ends of the cross and then mounted on the hall’s ceiling. Crude as it is compared to what modern chandeliers look... Read More
A shabby chic style is considered by many people as the items incorporated to achieve this style are not only intended for good appeal but for everyday use. This type of style is actually done with the highlight on utility items adding up glamour and brightness to your interior design. There are several items for shabby chic style that can be a part of your home’s interior design. If you are not aware of them, here is the list of some of the valued items for shabby chic style interior... Read More
French Bedroom Furniture: Fresh and Stylish for 2015 What’s the best way to beat the January blues? Well, how about updating your house and creating the elegant and stylish bedroom you have always dreamed of. When the weathers cold outside, there’s no greater indulgence than relaxing in a beautiful and comfortable bedroom. A room that reflects your personality. A room that you can get ready in and enjoy. A room that will withstand design whims and fads. A room filled with high quality, stunning furniture. And a room that’s as... Read More
Light up your home with mirrored furniture Living in a basement flat or a home which doesn’t get much natural light may mean that your house seems quite dark and dreary at times, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of ways to bring more light into your home and make the most of the light you do have – one of the best ways is by using mirrors and mirrored furniture. Light up the bedroom The bedroom is a place to relax – a safe... Read More
The first Tiffany Lamp was created around 1895, designed by Clara Driscoll and not American artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany as was thought for over 100 years. They both however along with the beautiful glass stained lamps became an integral part of the Art Nouveau movement, translated from French to mean 'new art'.
With the invention and patent of the filament light bulb towards the turn of the 20th Century it opened the door for a whole host of fixtures and lighting that could expand from there, and indeed for the last 100+ years it has done so considerably. This is the focus of our newsletter this week here at HomesDirect365, as that expansion and evolution of the household light is clearly visible in our vast selection of lighting available. Now we begin to see LED's and fluorescent lamps taking over the reigns from the light bulb, it's giving many more possibilities for the future. We currently have over 1,000 different lighting varieties listed on our website, including the extremely popular traditional chandeliers that with their presence will undoubtedly bring regal and elegant qualities to your hall space. For those that are lacking the ceiling height however for a chandelier, we have a great selection of antique French wall lights that can still bring those ornate features to your decor and raise the elegance of a room with that small simple addition. Our array of lamps is where we can really start to tailor to individual unique taste. There is such a strong selection there of different colours, styles, shapes, and sizes that whichever requirements you have to style and light your various rooms around your home there is bound to be lamps in there that suit your needs. Candelabras, lantern lighting, desk lamps, there's so many varieties in there its hard to cover them all here...Make sure you have a browse and grab yourself some heavily discounted lighting!
It's been a busy week of new additions here at Homes Direct 365, with many fantastic and elegant new chandeliers in all shapes, colours and sizes being added into the mix. There's still plenty more to come as well, with lots more new items on their way. We will keep you updated as those come in, but for now we recommend taking a browse through all of the new chandeliers, many of which would add a breath taking focus piece to any hallway, dining room, bedroom...the possibilities are endless and it doesn't have to break the bank.
Now onto the big news; we are delighted to announce the brand new addition of Gift Vouchers into our website. After a lot of requests we have implemented the ideal opportunity to give the fantastic gift of our furniture, or even something smaller making this perfect for wedding and house warming gifts. With the purchase amount as much or as little as you want, the possibilities are endless.
This week here at HomesDirect365 we are giving focus to the vast amount of brand new chandeliers and wall lights added to the website. In recent weeks we've had an unfortunate slim selection with some sections of our lighting a little bare, but all that is changing and will continue to change over the next coming weeks as more and more new items are added.