It feels like people start prepping for Christmas earlier and earlier every year, and mid-October has now become the time to start thinking about how you plan to decorate your home for the festive season. If you love to embrace the holiday season, you might already be planning your trip to choose the perfect tree, dusting off those boxes of ornaments tucked in the cupboard under the stairs and investing in fresh wreaths for your front door decorations. And for those who like to go the extra mile, it’s absolutely essential to go beyond the limits of tradition to make a real impact on guests and neighbours by putting your own stamp on the festive period.
For some, the staircase might be the last part of the home they consider to be the main, extravagant feature of a room. However, they are an incredibly important part of the home from both a practical and design point of view. Staircases are more than just a standing fixture that allows you to get from one floor to another; they can be crafted into a true piece of art, adding some real personality and style into the architecture of a home.
There’s nothing quite like the excitement of purchasing your first home, but when you’ve fallen in love with a house that has had a few occupants before you, certain updates might be necessary, and your beautiful new household might need a bit of TLC to get it up to the standard you’d like.
Replacing specific items, like wood or tile, might be a first on the list. So what can you do to make your new house feel like a home? Joinery can be a great place to start. Continue reading
The staircase is a fundamental feature within many homes, but it’s an architectural structure that is often overlooked during styling. It can be the centrepiece of any home or can sit quietly in the background as part of an existing interior style or theme.
Whilst styling a staircase can appear daunting, these easy tips will help you to get the most out of your staircase and make it really work for you. Continue reading
When purchasing your first home, or moving to a bigger property, one of the most tempting types to choose is the modern new build, providing all the amenities you need in a shiny, new property that can even be designed to your specific needs in some situations. But one of the downsides to these kinds of properties is when it comes to making a home that’s truly ‘you’, it can be more difficult to make those little tweaks and customisations. Continue reading
Moving into a new home is always exciting. But, if you opt to renovate or self-build you’ll have the opportunity to stamp your style on every inch of your property, including the doors. Going bespoke is a smart choice, allowing your doors to be built to your exact specifications while you get on with other tasks. Continue reading
So far in 2018, we’ve seen a hockey-stick effect in the popularity of handcrafted furniture including bespoke doors and designer staircases. But interior design is so much more than what sits inside a home. Here are four trends you’re likely to see affecting homes across the UK. Continue reading
If you are considering the replacement of internal or external doors for your home, or other extensions or improvements, then you will assess both style and function, looking for the perfect solution.
Often, the actual wood chosen can seem secondary to those concerns. Yet the type of wood you choose can add warmth, distinction and much more to the finished product, and enhance your home in so many ways.
If you want to make a real design statement in your home, then why not install a bespoke staircase? Nothing commands visual attention like a sweeping bannister or unusual treads, creating a sense of individual style and flair that gives your home a real wow factor. Here are some ways you can make it stand out from the rest:
When you’re refurbishing your home, it’s easy to forget the impact that bespoke doors can make. If you look beyond the utilitarian, there are several door styles that can add a real wow factor to your home.