Why Choose a Round Dining Table?

What immediately comes to mind when you imagine a round table? Is it the story of King Arthur with the Knights of the Round Table? The table of the Arthurian legend was round to indicate equality at the table. Everyone at the table was of equal status and therefore there could be equal discussion around the table. This is one of the many benefits of having a round dining table. The very fact that the table is round means that there is no “head of the table”. It gives equal spacing and equal opportunity for everyone to participate in conversation, with a shared centre. The round table of the Arthurian legend was used to ensure that no one person held … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week! – Speight Glass Coffee Tables

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Speight Glass Coffee Tables 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 Speight Glass Coffee Tables. Bargain hunters – sit up and pay attention! This week’s pick is a true bargain in all senses of the word; the Speight glass coffee table is good looking, practical and best of all – under £100. The Speight glass coffee tables are available in a range of 4 different coloured finishes – red, white, black and walnut. All boast 8mm clear glass table tops, frosted glass under-shelves and chrome fittings too. The high gloss … Continue reading

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10 Fun Ways To Add Colour To Your Home

Colour can be a scary thing. Lots of people are too scared to paint their walls any bold colours just in case they go overboard with the paintbrush. So instead they stick with safe white walls and ceiling, avoiding colour at all cost. But truthfully, you only really need to a little bit to make the room really pop. It just depends on how you use it. You need to find the colour or colours that will “wake up” the room. People will usually tell you about the 60/30/10 rule: 50% dominant colour (white walls, for instance) 30% secondary colour (the upholstery and main “theme” colour) 10% accent colour But how can you use this blend of colours to add more … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week! – Floral Nickel Bed Frame

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Floral Satin Nickel 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 Floral Satin Nickel Bed Frame. A brand new product to our website this week – the Floral Satin Nickel Bed Frame is not only new but boasts one of the most unique and characterful designs we’ve ever seen… The Floral Satin Nickel Bed Frame is a metal bed frame with a difference; caught between modernist, minimalist metal design and more traditional Victorian-inspired bed design. Crafted from satin nickel metal with a top-quality sprung slatted base; this bed frame is … Continue reading

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Sleeping Solutions for House Guests

Whether it’s a surprise guest who is in need of somewhere to crash for the night or a friend or family member who is staying with you for a little while for a special occasion, sometimes you find yourself in a situation where you need to put someone up for a night. Sometimes you might even end up being the go-to friend or family member for this sort of thing, and find yourself on the brink of running a bed and breakfast! Of course there’s always the couch. Not the ideal bedding solution, but usually the most common for surprise sleepovers. But for those who are staying over for longer, or for certain members of the family, you wouldn’t dream of having … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week! – Marcello Range

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Marcello Range 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 Marcello Range. Today we do something a little different – we’re looking at a whole range of furniture… The Marcello Range that boasts 3 wooden finishes and a whopping 60 products in total. The Marcello Range is brand new and already popular; with its cream, oak and walnut finishes to pick from. The range of furniture is vast, which is why we’re sure there will be something to solve every single bedroom storage issue! From wardrobes, chests of drawers, bedside chests … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Home Decor

5 Quick Home Decor Tips: Something personal Something organic Something stunning Something quirky Nothing at all…. Too quick? Read on! How to cheat at Home Decor… and get away with it. Something personal… It’s hard to truly fall in love with your home, without some of the things that remind you of, well… you! Your home is where you can really be yourself, and share your personality, interests and experience with your friends and guests. Whether it’s photos or trinkets or gifts… Don’t be afraid to put things that have sentimental value to you on display, even if it’s not quite “in theme” to the rest of the room. If anything, it’s a great conversation starter. What personal possessions we choose to display in front … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week! – Henri Plum Bed Frame

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Henri Plum Upholstered 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 Henri Plum Bed Frame. We know how hard it can be to find a bed frame that is as good looking as it is good value for money. This week’s blog will solve the problem for you – the Henri plum bed frame has a lovely rich purple colour and looks much more expensive than it actually is… The Henri bed frame benefits from a simple, yet sleek design that truly lets the colour stand out. With a roll top … Continue reading

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What is a Mud Room?

If you’ve wandered over here from Google or Bing, chances are that you were looking at ideas on how to decorate your home until… you stumbled upon the word mud room and found yourself asking Google (or Bing) “What is a mud room?”. It doesn’t immediately seem obvious. Is it a room in which you get muddy in? Nope. Is it another name for a green house conservatory? No again. So what is a mud room? A mud room (or mudroom) is a sort of entry room that separates the indoors and the outdoors. Its primary job is to keep the mud out. Usually, the mud room is where you will take off your shoes and hang up your coat, leaving the outdoor … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week! – Diamond White Faux Leather Ottoman

Your Weekly Furniture Fix Diamond White Faux Leather Ottoman 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 Diamond White Faux Leather Ottoman.   This week we’re focusing our attentions on the snazzy, yet totally affordable new addition to the website: the Diamond faux leather ottoman. This blog is for those of you who believe you should never compensate style for practicality (and vice versa). The Diamond white faux leather ottoman, shown above with the equally sleek black version has all the attributes you’d expect from an ottoman – and a few that you wouldn’t expect too! Made … Continue reading

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