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Top tips for getting your home guest-ready this Christmas

Top tips for getting your home guest-ready this Christmas

If like us you are already excited about Christmas, then let us help you to create your perfect ‘guest ready’ look with some of our most ‘searched for’ items on

1. Dine in style

Whether you are hosting the main event, the neighbourhood drinks, or simply looking for the perfect space for those much loved board games, the dining table is about to have its moment in the spotlight. But before you buy, it's worth thinking about how many people you need to seat comfortably. A round table is considered the most sociable, whereas an oval table takes up less space due to its curves. If you need to be really economical with your space an extending style may be the perfect option. 

With such a broad range to discover at we are sure to have the perfect one for your home. 

Here are a few of our favourites guaranteed to keep you and your guests happy.

 Gallery Direct Forden Round Dining Table Black By Olivia's
 Gallery Madrid Oak Oval Dining Table By Choice Furniture Superstore
west elm Mid-Century 8-10 Seater Extending Dining Table, Walnut By John Lewis & Partners

2. Chairs to get comfy in

Mismatched dining chairs are everywhere, and the look lends itself perfectly to adding ‘extra’ chairs for those special occasions - and they can always be rehomed in a different room for the rest of the year. Some great options are either foldable/stackable chairs, space saving benches or even a velvet statement chair

We love a statement chair, especially if it can be ‘rehomed’ in our bedroom or study come the new year.  

Here are a few of our favourites to keep you and your guests sitting pretty.

 Philippe Starck for Kartell Masters Chair By John Lewis & Partners
Leon Dining Bench By Perch & Parrow
Bold Monkey Pair Of Kiss The Froggy Chairs - Old Pink By Cuckooland

3. Sofas to lounge in

The living room and therefore the sofa are often referred to as the heart of the home, and with over 100,000 to choose from at we are bound to have the perfect match for yours.  A modular sofa can be changed to accommodate different needs depending on your space, a mid century design can create a real focal point, and a chesterfield offers all those traditional features with its elegant arms and deep buttoned detail. 

A new sofa is a hugely popular purchase for our homes in the lead up to Christmas. 

We couldn’t wait to share some of our favourites and the most ‘searched for’ sofas on  

Linen 2 Seater Modular Sofa - Pumice - Model 03 By Swyft
Velvet 3 Seater Sofa from Swyft - Vine - Model 02 by Swyft
Cartensen 3 Seater Chesterfield Sofa By Wayfair

4. Functional but stylish

With the excitement of guests being able to visit comes the requirement for extra places to sleep. Discover our range of sofa beds, from compact 2 seaters to stylish corners, which transform into a bed with minimal effort. 

 Lucia Reversible Sofa Bed in Blue Velvet By Oak Furniture Superstore
 Linen 3 Seater Sofa Bed from Swyft - Seaglass - Model 04 By Swyft
 Habitat Classic Country 3 Seater Fabric Sofa Bed - Orange By Argos

5. Bedding they can't wait to sleep in

With guests and family returning home to celebrate together,  creating a bedroom they can't wait to sleep in is the perfect excuse for new bedding.  Whether you want to give your guests a bed to get cosy in with a brand new duvet , a boutique hotel look with some crisp cotton sheets  or a pop of colour with a new duvet set, we have everything to make their dreams come true. 

200 thread count Egyptian Cotton Bedding by Because Sleep Matters
Boho Printed Fleece Duvet Cover and Pillowcase Set Natural (Cream) By Dunelm
Amortie Luxury Quilted Bed Linen Set in Gold (Double Set) By French Bedroom Company

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