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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 [...]

Creating The Perfect Home Office with Oak Office Furniture

In the modern world, there are now more and more people working from home. Whether it’s through remote working facilities or setting up a new business venture, as a working solution it has numerous benefits including low overheads and more flexibility. However, when it comes to successfully creating a home office there are a few key considerations to take into account to ensure it’s an area designed to maximise your productivity. Considerations such as using oak office furniture or ensuring [...]

Gorgeous guest rooms with oak bedroom furniture – the perfect combination

The festive season is but weeks away and your preparations may already be well underway. With the turkey ordered and Christmas decorations twinkling everywhere, your home is sure to be more welcoming. But, don’t forget to also think about accommodating all your guests. If you’re hosting overnight guests, whether it’s the grandkids, in-laws or friends, you want to make sure your guests are perfectly comfortable during their stay. Oak bedroom furniture can help turn your guest room into a [...]

Dress Up Your Home With An Oak Dresser

There are numerous ways in which you can enhance your interior design with oak furniture. However, one furniture trend that appears to be making a comeback is the oak dresser. It seems that the dresser is one of those pieces of furniture that continually comes in and out of fashion. Right now, it’s back in favour as a key furniture feature in home design - and here’s why. A modern alternative You can be forgiven for thinking of dressers as being [...]

Exciting Design Trends for 2017

The dawn of a new year is nearly upon us, so what better time to start looking at some of next year’s biggest, brightest and most popular design trends for interiors. While there are some trusted favourites from this year still continuing to be popular, there are also some interesting new design trends too. Transitional Flooring Design Trends It’s not uncommon in homes to find a plethora of contrasting textures, materials and colours that work to create dramatic and unusual looks in [...]

Warm your home with beautiful oak furniture and flooring

As an interior design material, wood has been a long-standing addition to homes all over the world. This is not only because of its beautiful grains, colours and textures, but also because it can add a little warmth to our homes too. However, you don’t have to re-create a complete log-cabin look to achieve great results with oak furniture, as adding small accent piece of wood throughout your home can be just as effective in adding a little extra warmth [...]

Transform your lounge this Christmas with oak lounge furniture

Inevitably for most of us, Christmas is about socialising with family and friends. However, much of this entertainment happens in our own homes. While cramming as many people into one place as possible is often part of the charm of this jolly season, it often makes for a cramped occasion. This is particularly true in those key entertaining areas such as the living room. In order to make sure you lounge is a serene, comfortable and welcoming space for socialising; we’ve got some great [...]

Create bedroom bliss this winter with oak bedroom furniture

With the nights drawing in and the weather taking a turn for the worse, naturally our desire to head outside diminishes, unless it’s a clear crisp day of course. However, rather than feeling glum about being stuck indoors this winter, you can embrace the season and create a snug, blissful retreat inside that will make even the dullest of days seem bright.  The perfect place to start is with your bedroom as those long dark nights will no doubt beckon [...]

An Oak Dining Table and More – Christmas Interior Tips for a Great Festive Season

Amazingly there are less than seven weeks left until Christmas, which means it’s time to start getting ready for all the fun and merriment the festive season has in store. For some, the realisation of how quickly Christmas is approaching may evoke feelings of mass excitement, while others might feel completely panic-stricken with so much to do in the oncoming weeks. However, it’s important to keep calm, as there is still plenty of time left and we’ve got some helpful [...]

How to maximise space in your home this winter with Oak Furniture

Inevitably in winter we’ll spend more time indoors, so it can begin to feel a little cramped and claustrophobic. Many of us face the problem of not enough space, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re a self-confessed hoarder, you have an abundance of furniture or a lack of storage - the bottom line is to fight cabin fever by reassessing the space within to create more. Thankfully there are a number of ways to create more space without having to [...]