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Modern Homes with a Touch of Rococo

The Rococo style has been known to have some whimsical features to its design. If you are in the middle of transforming your home, a modern feel with a touch of Rococo could be the perfect combination to make that change you’ve been looking for. Adding dashes of French-inspired furniture could take a cold and modern area to a welcoming and warm place. A few tweaks here and there will have you relaxing in a space from the late Baroque period. During this period rooms were designed to avoid right... Read More

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Mirrored Furniture

Mirrored Furniture Rooms which face north are always a challenge to refurbish, as they get very little or sometimes no sunlight whatsoever. Any natural light which does enter is often cold too. To alleviate this as best you can, it’s best to avoid decorating with cold colours such as grey, and stick to warmer tones such as yellow shades, or neutral creams. If you are pursuing more colour, then try darker and warmer tones like purple for example.   The room or window size can affect the temperature too. Whites,... Read More

The Ultimate Rococo Style…

The Ultimate Rococo Style… There are few items that can truly transform your home, furniture than emanates style, class and ultimate beauty. As one of our most popular and sought after ranges, the Rococo range is the ultimate in antique French furniture… so why French… Think of afternoons in the graceful streets of Paris. A leisurely stroll on the French Riviera as the sun gradually rises, or a hot cafe’ au lait in a Parisian cafe whilst observing the great beauty of a sunset. No one lives as well as... Read More

Homesdirect365′s Got Talent

Homesdirect365’s Got Talent We are well underway with one of the most highly watched talent shows of the year; as Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden take place and help us choose the coveted winner of this years Britain’s got talent. From past winners such as Attraction and Diversity, talent is always high! So sit back, relax and enjoy in style as we watch Simon Cowell and co filtering out the incredible talent from the… not so incredible! So as we will all no doubt be judging talent... Read More

Valentine’s Day !

Valentine’s Day St. Valentine’s Day began as a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus. Several martyrdom stories were invented for the various Valentines that belonged to February 14, and added to later martyrologies. The day was first associated with romantic love in the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the High Middle Ages, when the tradition of courtly love flourished. In 18th-century England, it evolved into an occasion in which lovers expressed their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as “valentines“). Valentine’s Day symbols that are used today... Read More

Tablets And Smartphones Boost Online Sales

As tablets and smartphones continue to grow year on year we are starting to see a sharp increase and the effect that it is having on online sales. With new hardware being announced and released more often that ever, we are certainly spoilt for choice! Increasing use of handheld devices combined with speedy delivery times are the major factors behind a sharp increase in the rise of online sales of recent. With online retailers continuing to expand, the options for delivery also grow which in turn is resulting in faster... Read More