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One of the things that we love most about a British summer is the chance to be outside, enjoying long days and light evenings with friends and family. From the fun of styling your garden through to welcoming your guests and enjoying their company until the time comes to say goodbye again, a garden party is a true British summer staple. There’s something about that moment as the heat of the day fades and the sky starts to deepen to an inky colour that is so much better when shared with those we love. This summer, no matter how large or small your party (or your garden), we want to share with you some of the things that we have found that will make these moments even more magical.
Are you dreaming of visiting a beautiful hotel again? Remembering that feeling of stepping into a luxurious hotel room filled with excitement for your stay, overjoyed at the prospect of spending even just one night there? Well, why wait? You can enjoy this glorious feeling at home every night!We’ve chosen five of our favourite UK staycation spots, recreating their distinctive look so that you can bring a little luxury from the Cotswolds, London, Cornwall or Brighton to your own front door.
Adding a glazed extension to your property, to increase that connection between house and garden and create a light-filled room for enjoyment, has been one of the leading home improvement trends of the past year or so. But whilst orangeries and garden rooms have been particularly in demand, the not-to-be-forgotten conservatory is not going anywhere just yet.
When it comes to making your house feel like a home; accessories are the answer! These smaller, more personal items such as pictures, rugs and cushions create a cosy, homely feel. Here at ufurnish.com we know a thing or two about accessories and want to help you to choose the perfect added extras for your home.We’ve put together our top tips for choosing five of the most popular home accessories – rugs, cushions, lamps, wall art and mirrors to help you create a perfect, homely feel in your house.
Recreating three of our favourite city getaways within our home interiors was just not enough! So we’ve put together our top furniture and home furnishing picks to recreate the looks of three more cities.Whether you feel like recreating the Big Apple, want to discover the minimalist Bauhaus trend or replicate Tuscany at home we have the perfect picks!
There are some cities that have an iconic feel about them that we just wish we bring home with us! Whether it’s the romance of Paris or the glamour of Hollywood, certain cities just make our hearts sing! With many of us not venturing on city getaways just yet we’ve decided to put together our top picks to help you recreate five of the most iconic city getaways in your interiors.So whether you feel like adding a touch of Parisian charm, the glamour of Hollywood or a nature-inspired Santorini touch to your home we have the perfect selection of furniture and furnishings to recreate these unique looks.
sofa.com has been handcrafting and delivering sumptuous sofas for over a decade. They also create beautiful beds, delight in dining, offer outdoor and amazing accessories too. ufurnish.com Co-Founder and CEO, Deirdre McGettrick, sat down virtually with Paul Strudwick at sofa.com to learn more about the inspiration behind the brand.
Is there anything better than arriving at your holiday destination, checking in to your accommodation, donning your new summer clothes and exploring your new home away from home… Well, maybe there is! What if you could recreate and relive that holiday feeling in your home all year round?With many of us opting to stay home this year we’re missing faraway destinations. To help bring your holiday home we’ve carefully selected five of our favourite holiday destinations which can easily be recreated in your interiors.So sit back, grab your factor 50 and discover some inspiration.
As the warmer months edge ever closer it’s time to start preparing our conservatories, to get them ready for catching up with friends and relaxing. Our friends over at Darlings of Chelsea know a thing or two about great conservatory furniture. We enlisted the help of Chris West, Assistant Showroom Manager of Darlings of Chelsea Surrey who is an expert in all things fabric to provide us with his top tips for choosing the perfect conservatory furniture. If your conservatory furniture is in need of a refresh, or you’ve just built a new conservatory and are looking for inspiration on how to furnish it, then you’ve come to the right place!
Launched in 2015 by Dan and Monty at the age of seventeen, Furniturebox is an expanding online furniture business dedicated to beautiful, quality and affordable products backed up with exceptional customer service.ufurnish.com Co-Founder and CEO, Deirdre McGettrick, sat down virtually with founders of Furniturebox, Dan and Monty, to learn more about the inspiration behind the brand.
While it certainly felt that Summer had started earlier this year, coinciding with the gradual loosening of restrictions, it has meant many of us have been able to get outside and enjoy our gardens. The days have been getting longer, bringing increased natural light into our homes, and the sunshine has helped to give everyone a lift. Of course, there is perhaps nothing more reliable than the unpredictability of the British weather(!), so if you’re looking ahead to a Summer of entertaining friends and family at home, you’ll need to ensure your home and garden is up to the task. A garden room is the ideal solution, allowing you to combine elements of being both indoors and outdoors – the perfect compromise if the weather is not quite up to it. We’ve turned to our friends at David Salisbury once again, to ask them for a bit of garden room inspiration and expert advice for Summer.
It’s that time of year again when we are all venturing into our outdoor spaces and wondering what we can do to make them that little bit more inviting.Whether you’re considering a full garden restyle or you just want to give your outdoor dining area a revamp, Out & Out’s top tips will help you make the most of the outdoors this spring and summer.
We all wait with bated breath for those first signs of summer but as much as we love catching some rays during the daylight hours, the associated warmth that the nighttime brings can be a nuisance. The uncomfortable feeling of tossing and turning or having to discard the covers and clothes is an all too familiar scenario as the nights warm up. However, this doesn’t have to be the case! We’ve put together our top tips and tricks to allow you to enjoy a good night’s sleep no matter how hot it gets!Discover which materials to opt for, the best duvet and pillows to use and some of our favourite products to ensure you get the best night’s sleep this summer.
As we start to edge ever closer to summer, now is the time to consider how you can inject some light and airy vibes into your home. From bohemian accessories to natural elements, breezy fabrics to muted shades, there are plenty of summer elements that you can embrace in your home for a stylish scheme, all of which can be easily incorporated into your year-round decor. Read on as we inspire your interiors this summer, by introducing you to this season’s most stylish trends for your home.
As the weather turns warmer and the flowers start to bloom, Spring is a time to embrace the energy that comes with the new season by refreshing your home.This shift gives you the perfect opportunity to introduce new colour, styles and features into your interiors, by treating a room or two to a makeover with a fresh, new look.Let us inspire you by introducing our partners, Pepper Sq, a one-stop interior design and furniture shopping destination online.Read on as we show you how to add Spring style to every room with Pepper Sq, so you can design your home with confidence.
Today’s living space is more condensed and often multifunctional. Sometimes you just have to make better use of your living space and feel like you have more room – even if you don’t.Discover a new way of living with the innovative collection of transforming furniture – a smart solution to use available square meters of your flat or house effectively.
The evenings are getting longer, the weather’s warming up and we can now meet our friends in the garden. That means it’s time to start considering updating your garden furniture! With so many options available it can be difficult to know where to begin. That’s why we’ve put together our top tips to help you pick the perfect garden furniture.
We were extremely excited when we first heard about the Rollo by Slumberland exclusive collection for Bensons for Beds and even more excited when we saw it! Rollo by Slumberland is the ultimate in convenience with comfort and quality rolled into one. Made exclusively for Bensons for Beds, this rolled up mattress collection is the culmination of over 100 years of luxury mattress making.
SARRU create unique, salvaged and upcycled furniture across bedroom, dining and outdoor plus beautiful lighting and soft furnishings. ufurnish.com Co-Founder and CEO, Deirdre McGettrick, sat down virtually with Jane and Steve Mosley, Directors at SARRU to learn more about the inspiration behind their brand.
The Surrey Down Company is the British arm of a global natural bedding company Richard Behr & Co. The company is famously known for its work in supplying the hotel sector with customers including Marriott Hotels, Ritz Carlton and Hilton. ufurnish.com Co-Founder and CEO, Deirdre McGettrick virtually sat down with Surrey Down’s, Kerri Felgate, to learn more about the inspiration behind their brand and business.
chicmyroom is an innovative and extremely stylish home furniture and furnishings business that has seen a massive boom in its online sales over the past 18 months. ufurnish.com Co-Founder and CEO, Deirdre McGettrick virtually sat down with chicmyroom’s e-commerce leader, Natasha Forker, to learn more about the inspiration behind the brand and business.
There’s lots to look forward to as we start to think ahead to summer 2021. As the temperatures begin to warm up and the sun starts to stay in the sky that little bit longer each evening, al fresco dining becomes a fantastic option. Outdoor dining is the perfect way to gather the family around the table while you soak up some rays and with friends allowed to meet in our gardens soon, it becomes the perfect social event.We’ve put together a selection of fantastic furniture which will allow you to enjoy your al fresco dining experience in comfort and style.
nanu is made up of a team of sleep specialists that share one dream: to give everyone their perfect night’s sleep with their personalised bedding. ufurnish.com Co-Founder and CEO, Deirdre McGettrick virtually sat down with nanu’s Head of Marketing, Sally Bonser, to learn more about the inspiration behind their story, brand, and business.
Founded in 2006, Sleepy People is a family-owned and run business. Their focus is on offering high quality and value for money in everything they do by working in partnership with the best-loved brands in bedding. ufurnish.com Co-Founder and CEO, Deirdre McGettrick virtually sat down with Sleepy People’s Marketing Manager, Meg Roberts, to learn more about the inspiration behind their brand and business.
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