Hot sultry nights and harsh sunlight during the day and it means it’s time to re-think your window dressing. Lightweight curtains that float in the breeze are ideal but they may leave your furniture and furnishings susceptible to damage and fading. Be inspired by Summer by using floral prints and bold colours and you’ll soon [...]
Just like any other soft furnishing a window dressing needs to be looked after and care for correctly if you want it to stay looking fresh and new. As your window dressing is an integral part of the overall look and feel of your rooms you need to pay as much attention to them as [...]
Irrespective of the size of your home you’re going to need some form of window dressing. The dressing can purely be for aesthetic use or you may need them to help you maintain a private home without any passers-by being able to look in. Above all you’ll need a window dressing which suits the size [...]
With the Royal baby expected within the next few weeks mums and dads up and down the country are also waiting for the safe arrival of their baby. Decorating and preparing the nursery isn’t a new phenomenon, for centuries parents have made a special place for their newborn to keep it warm, safe and secure.
Bedroom curtains are available in a wide range of colours, prints and styles to suit all styles of homes and interior design styles. With so many options open to you we have some great tips to help you make the right choices.
The colour has to suit the colour pallet of the room; opting for neutral [...]
One of this year’s biggest interior design trends is texture. We have different textures all around us and yet for the most part we take very little notice of them. As functionality took precedence over any other furniture or soft furnishing qualities the tactile nature of each object was left on the side lines. Today [...]
There may still be a distinct chill in the air but Spring really is just around the corner and that means the once-a-year cleaning routine begins in earnest. De-cluttering, decorating and generally blowing away the cobwebs from Winter sees us throwing open our windows to let fresh warm air into our homes.
Spring cleaning isn’t a [...]
Striped fabrics can be used for all types of soft furnishings. You have a choice of vertical or horizontal stripes which can be used to create optical illusions to make window appear taller or wider. The trend for using stripes hasn’t diminished over the years, the only thing which changes are the colour combinations and [...]
The use of floral patterns has stretched out over the decades with one of the most influential British designer William Morris being at the forefront of bringing these fabulous designs into our homes in the form of fabrics and wallpapers. The trend of using floral and botanical inspired fabrics remains in-vogue, however, this season they [...]
Choosing curtains may seem like a simple process, however, there’s more to selecting the right curtains for your home than meets the eye. Basically you’ll need to consider the following tips to make your window dressing compliment the style of your home.
Colour & Pattern
Choosing the right colour is probably the first thing most of us [...]