Pick of the Week! – Capaldi Fabric Swivel Chair and Stool

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Capaldi Fabric Swivel Chair and Foot Stool Welcome to our weekly blog; showcasing our best products. Every week we will be choosing one favourite over here in the Frances Hunt office & this week we take a look at the brand new Capaldi Fabric Swivel Chair and Foot Stool. Summer is the season for bright, vivacious colours and whilst nothing can stop this current heat wave – we thought why not embrace summer and choose an item of furniture that’s just as bright as the weather… The Capaldi fabric swivel recliner chairs are the best of both traditional and modern design; obviously recliner chairs are not a new concept, but with 5 vibrant fabric colours to choose … Continue reading

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How To Use Bold Accent Colours

People often flirt with the idea of adding a cheeky splash of colour in an otherwise drab and dull room. But it can be hard to know sometimes exactly what colour best suits the room, and how much colour should you add exactly without causing an eyesore. You want it to be tasteful and harmonise beautifully with the rest of your colour scheme. But how? Choosing your accent colour You need to love the colour you use. Inspiration needs to be drawn from this colour; this colour is the pulse keeping your room alive. This is the colour that’s going to stand out the most in your room or even your entire home. You have to live with it, and … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week! – Bloomfield Cream Upholstered Bed

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Bloomfield Cream Fabric Upholstered Bed Welcome to our weekly blog; showcasing our best products. Every week we will be choosing one favourite over here in the Frances Hunt office & this week we take a look at the brand new Bloomfield Cream Fabric Upholstered Bed. You’ve probably realised by now that we love a bargain here at Frances Hunt and this week’s top pick is just that. The Bloomfield bed frame is simple, stylish and purse-friendly; what’s not to love? Boasting clean, simple lines, the Bloomfield bed is finished in a neutral cream coloured fabric that ensures it will complement any interior decor. The headboard features a sleek, boutique style buttoned design that adds style and comfort … Continue reading

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Chalkboard paint – When is it okay?

Chalkboard paint is an inventive way to bring a little fun (and maybe even some childish mischief!) to your interior design. Depending on how you decide to use the chalkboard effect, there’s an entire range of interesting visualisations that you can create to suit your home design. From classy chic to shabby chic, you’re only limited by your imagination… How to incorporate chalkboards into your home design Without looking shabby and cheap!   Chalkboards can look especially effective in the kitchen, as this is typically the area that people leave notes and messages hanging on cork boards and fridges. You can leave temporary messages, reminders, schedules and calendars for the whole family. Or even recipes and grocery lists like in the … Continue reading

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Help, my Divan Bed won’t fit up the Stairs!

Its a common problem we see all too often. You need to buy a new bed and decide that a divan bed (with its versatility) is the right kind of bed for you. With all the choices out there you can spend hours researching the different types, styles & prices. Choices range from what size to get, how many drawers, do you go with a pocket sprung, memory foam or visco elastic divan or even an orthopaedic divan bed for a firmer feel. Before you decide on the firmness rating of the mattress or the fabric of the attached headboard – think: Can I actually get it into my home? A brand new bed is always a great thing, but when you … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Using Black in Interior Design

The colour black has all sorts of negative connotations that go along with it, and it’s certainly not the first choice for most people when contemplating colour schemes for their home. Even when people “like the idea of it”, most eventually never go through with it in fear of getting it wrong – one of the many reasons people are scared to use the colour black as a main component of their interior design. When used excessively, without giving thought to furniture arrangement and lighting, the colour black can quickly overpower a room. It doesn’t take long before you go from modern chic to Addams Family shock. So how do you incorporate black into your home design? Bedroom Using high … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week! – Dakota White Wash Round Table Set

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Dakota White Wash Round Table and Chairs Welcome to our weekly blog; showcasing our best products. Every week we will be choosing one favourite over here in the Frances Hunt office & this week we take a look at the brand new Dakota White Wash Round Table and Chairs. A brand new addition to our website, the Dakota table and chairs has already made a big impact. It’s not often that retro and modern design combine quite so seamlessly – but this table set does it and with style too. Created from a sturdy hardwood with a white wash finish, the Dakota round table will bring a fresh, bright feel to any home. With a 106cm diameter … Continue reading

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Hosting a Stylish Summer Garden Party

Summer is upon us! Which can only mean one thing… It’s time to transform your garden into a magical haven worthy of a Summer garden party. A garden often has to accommodate a variety of uses ranging from a child-friendly family area, a style-conscious garden to host evening parties or just a simple casual area to lounge around in the hot sun with a cup of tea and a good book. But what can you do to transform your family-friendly garden into an elegant location for a garden dinner party? Garden Furniture During a dinner party, you’re most likely going to be spending a lot of time around the table at some point, and therefore the dining area is of course going to … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week! – Tonino Faux Leather Oak Bed Frame

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Tonino Faux Leather Oak Bed Frame Welcome to our weekly blog; showcasing our best products. Every week we will be choosing one favourite over here in the Frances Hunt office & this week we take a look at the brand new Tonino Faux Leather Oak Bed Frame. When choosing a bed, it is always best to go for a frame that is sturdy and strong and most importantly; long-lasting. Using a combination of American white oak solids and veneer, you can be assured that the Tonino bed frame is as strong as it is attractive… The Tonino faux leather oak bed frame has the wonderful ability to stand out in an already incredibly full marketplace of oak … Continue reading

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How to make moving house less stressful

  Moving home is notoriously one of the most stressful and traumatic situations we will ever be in. Research actually shows it is the third most anxiety-inducing event, beaten by only death and divorce. Shocking statistics like this one prove that finding ways to reduce the moving house headache is not only helpful, but important too. In this blog we will introduce a few simple ideas that however small, can make a big impact. Let’s face it; we could all do with a little help every now and then! All hands on deck – the more people you can get to help you, the better. Whether that’s with the packing, the unpacking, the moving, the carrying or the eventual decorating… … Continue reading

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