A lot of people wonder what is shabby chic? It is a style of interior decor that uses soft furnishings and accessories to portray a pleasingly old, and slightly used look. While the Parisian style is a mix of classic vintage and contemporary modern designs, the exquisite mix of old and new; such as a sleek and beautiful design is balanced by a vintage feel. These are both popular trends that Homes Direct 365 attend to, with our huge selection of products on our website. Living Room Decor The... Read More
The history of Venetian mirrored furniture and how it's trends have shaped interior design and what the future holds for Venetian mirrored furniture.
Light emitting diodes or more commonly referred to as LED’s are pieces of electrical equipment or components that will emit light when connected to or within a direct current. The first to investigate and theorise LED lighting was a Russian named Oleg Vladimirovich Losev in 1927 and first published work highlighting the effects and the theory behind LED lighting. Despite Oleg laying the fundamentals of the first light emitting diode lighting, it wasn’t until the early 1970’s until the first LED was used in a use case scenario. The use... Read More
If you’re like me and often window shop for some beautiful furniture pieces either to revamp or upgrade your family home, then you will no doubt have encountered a frequent problem of mine… I say to myself ‘if only that was white instead of ivory’ way too often! Shabby Chic furniture With bleak minimalism a thing of the past and the timeless shabby chic interior designs growing each generation, it’s no surprise that shabby chic furniture is one of my favourite styles. With endless options, colours, and... Read More
Do you ever look at the space around you, your personal haven and think to yourself, I need some new furniture? But even answering that question with a yes response, you may still be unsure what furniture you are looking for. Well, Shabby Chic Furniture is ALWAYS trending, no matter the year or season, wonderfully designed furniture crossed with comfort and beauty is a must-have in the home and Shabby Chic Furniture ticks all of those boxes. Here at HomesDirect365 we pride our self on supplying our wonderful customers with... Read More
There is a grand history of mirrored furniture in European design. Here’s a look at why we love it so much in today’s contemporary settings.
If you love the look of shabby chic furniture, you’ll love the Sophia Collection. It provides the perfect foundation for a total room makeover. Elements in this collection have strong but clean lines. The heavy frames are offset by classic brushed steel in the drawer pulls and other fixtures. Let’s start with the dressing table. We are constantly being told we need to adopt mindfulness practices or meditation or some such other thing that is bound to take up time in a busy day. It’s a noble goal, so what... Read More
Shabby chic isn’t always frills and lace. It’s a combination of comfort and the charms of eclectic imperfection. The shabby chic design has become one of the most popular styles with its weathered woods, pastel shades and ivory white furniture. In most spaces that display shabby chic styles, we’ll see soft pastels such as pinks, whites, greyish blues and florals. These tones will immediately transform your space from drab to chic. Your large pieces of furniture should include weathered pieces, cast iron or antique-style chandeliers, stools and lamps, and other... Read More
Just as men can have their own “Man Cave”, women have created their equivalent with the “she-shed”. The she-shed is designed to give the woman of the house a place of her own, and there are many stunning examples of how a little imagination (and no little conviction) can help create a wonderful new garden feature. You might use it as a summer retreat, where you can get lost in a good book, or perhaps as a greenhouse for growing fruits and flowers all year round. Shabby chic she-sheds... Read More