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Creating a Shabby Chic French Boudoir

Creating a Shabby Chic French Boudoir   Shabby chic furniture and décor is known to be romantic with its combination of comfort and serenity. With touches of crown mouldings, natural finishes, expensive and fine furnishings, florals and light and airy colour palettes, recreating a bedroom in this design is simple to do, even on a budget.   First, choose a colour scheme that suits your taste and the overall design of the space. A great colour scheme to begin with is one that emphasises pastels such as pink, yellow, blue,... Read More

A Perfect Nights Sleep

A Perfect Nights Sleep Many of today’s modern design trends involve big, bold, and bright colours with crazy patterns, but that doesn’t mean these warm summer days won’t put many of us in the soft pastel mood! This September our collection is all about simplistically with a hint of antique French and shabby chic style infused. Featured above we have our brand the collection, the Brittany collection; A masterpiece in romance, this bedroom collection enjoys touches of traditional detailing to create a range perfect for homes wanting a period touch.... Read More

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French Furniture Styles For This Summer!

French Furniture Styles For This Summer!   Choosing the right style of furniture for your home this summer can be a challenge for many people. Do you stick to what’s in fashion, opt for classic style, keep things contemporary or simply choose something that suits your personal tastes? It’s a good idea to keep on top of the trends for seasonal interior décor, as this can help to inspire you. With that in mind, here are four furniture styles that your home needs this summer! French furniture Shabby chic or... Read More

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French Furniture For The Summer!

French Furniture For The Summer! After a never ending tepid spring, summer is immanently upon us as are the new plethora of ‘in’ colours for your decor this season. From the cosy dark Abraham moon tartan pattern’s of winter and solid warm red’s, this summer is all about the bright ivory’s, creams and an array blues. When the weathers warm outside, there’s no greater indulgence than relaxing in a beautiful and comfortable bedroom filled with bright and wonderfully complimenting colours. A room that reflects your personality. A room that you... 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

Who Is The Greatest Of Them All

Mirrored Furniture… Venetian, Romano, Rimano, Florence… Well before we delve deeply into the vast array of choices that are available to help adorn your home, lets take a quick look back at the origins of what is known today as mirrored furniture… It’s conceivable that for thousands of years, long before the actual invention of a mirror our ancestors would have been gazing at their reflections in still pools of water. But to pinpoint the first actual mirror, we have to trace as far back as the 12th century. The... Read More

Strength To Strength

Strength to Strength We are now well into 2014 and it is already proving to be a record breaking year for retailers! As industry figures show that the UK spent £23bn online in the first quarter – a 17% increase over the year according to industry group IMRG. Internet and mobile shopping is the future… Cash and credit cards won’t be things of the past any time soon, but mobile and internet shopping will definitely contribute a huge amount of the sales reached for businesses and companies alike in 2014.... Read More

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Country Farmhouse…Immensely popular new furniture

In Normandy and the Loire Valley of France, farm silos were often attached to the main living quarters instead of a separate barn. At the end of World War I, the Americans romanticized the traditional French farmhouse, and created a style known as French Normandy. Since then the style has taken a few turns and combines other French styles to find a home under  the phrase; Country Farmhouse. We here at HomesDirect365 recently added an extensive range of Country Farmhouse furniture and the surge in interest for these pieces has been substantial... Read More