Author - Jamie Smith

Create a statement with oak bookshelves

Whether you’re looking for additional storage or simply to make a nice feature in almost any area in your home, oak bookshelves could be the perfect answer. Although they get their name from storing books in times gone by, there is now much more to these versatile pieces of furniture than you think. And, with #shelfie now a regular trending topic on Twitter people are showcasing endless possibilities. Bookshelves can now add character, order and style to any room. Think beyond [...]

Choosing oak bedroom furniture – A complete guide

Carefully chosen and positioned furniture and decorative detailing all contributes to the ambiance in your bedroom. This can help you feel more relaxed and get the downtime you need every night. Our guide to buying oak bedroom furniture will provide you with great advice. You'll soon ensure your bedroom is a haven for relaxation, comfort and style. Measure up and plan First and foremost before you hit the shops, it’s incredibly important to take accurate measurements of your bedroom and draw [...]

Our Top Picks – Oak Furniture for Spring 2017

Spring is finally here if you’re living in the northern hemisphere, signalling a time for new life and energy in your life and also your home. Beautiful, high-quality oak furniture can enhance a space like nothing else.However, sometimes selecting the right furniture is difficult. Read on to discover our top picks to help you add new life to your home this spring. A Classic Dining Table for a great night in The Sudbury range aims to provide your home with classic English [...]

Preparing for the perfect family get together using oak dining room furniture

There may be a number of reasons to get the family together, but with key dates coming up like Mother’s Day, Easter and the May Bank Holidays there’s even more reason to gather everyone in one place and celebrate. However, having everyone all under one roof can be a little stressful and cramped at times. With this in mind, we’ve got some great tips on how to prepare your home for family fun. From de-cluttering your living room to giving [...]

5 Fantastic ways to freshen up your lounge this spring with oak living room furniture

With signs of spring starting to creep through, many of us will be ready to blow away the cobwebs of winter and embrace the new season with open arms! And if that’s you, we have some fabulous ideas for how to give your living room a new look this Spring. Better yet, without even having to don your scruffs and paint brushes! We’ve got 5 fantastic ideas for using oak living room furniture to give your lounge a much needed [...]

Reasons To Choose Oak Furniture For Your Home

Master craftsmen all over the world have chosen oak for manufacturing their furniture for centuries. A hard, dense wood, oak is durable, and extremely versatile too. This is why it was not only preferred by professional craftsmen of yesteryear, but is also the choice of many of today’s furniture manufacturers as well. There are several very good reasons to choose oak furniture for your home. Here, we explore the main benefits. Investment Unlike furniture made from other types of wood, purchasing an oak furniture [...]

6 Simple Spring Updates for your Home – featuring oak furniture

With winter almost over, it’s time to shake off the cold weather and dark nights.  It's relatively easy to bring spring well and truly into your home As a season that inspires us to feel invigorated, now is the perfect time to give your home a little makeover. We’ve put together 6 simple Spring updates that can be implemented into your home with very little disruption and little cost. All of these will enhance your oak furniture too! Say it with [...]

Creating a romantic atmosphere with oak dining furniture

Chances are you’ve already decided on what you’re doing for Valentine’s Day, be it a meal at home or a fancy dinner out. However, have you really thought about how you dine on a regular basis? Having a romantic meal once in a while is one thing, but creating the right atmosphere in the dining room for you and your loved one every night is possible. With this in mind, we explain how a few small touches and some [...]

The Endurance of Oak Furniture

Oak is and has been used in furniture making for centuries, dating as far back as the medieval times. Although fashions and functions have changed, it still proves to be incredibly popular. Many feel that it is enduring and versatile choice of material in modern oak furniture making. The early days of oak furniture As a furniture building material, oak started from rather humble beginnings. Its initial use was to build functional and practical furniture pieces such as tables, chairs and [...]

Fabulous ideas for dressing your oak furniture

Oak furniture on its own can lend a certain sense of warmth, texture and style to the interior decoration to your home. Adding a few extra decorative details on, in and around your oak furniture can make it look even more stunning. However, when it comes to dressing your oak furniture it’s always going to be important to choose the right style. The types of decorative items, colours and materials chosen should ensure you accentuate the wood and heighten its [...]