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Trend alert: Burned lumber finishing

If you’re seeking a unique way to add some visual appeal to your home interior or garden space, have you ever considered the beauty of charred lumber as an interesting aesthetic addition? Find out more about what this trend is, how to achieve this look at home, and interesting ways to incorporate it into your décor in this new blog post. Burned lumber: What is it? As the name suggests, burned lumber is when wood has been scorched to give it a blackened char, which preserves it and gives it... Read More

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How to add luxury touches to your home for less

You mightn’t live in the stately home you always dreamed of, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for less when it comes to living lavishly. There are some simple design tricks and additions to your home that can instantly make it feel more luxurious and look more expensive. Here’s our best tips on how to add luxury to your home for less, so you can enjoy all the perks of the finer things without the higher price tags. Statement accessories Having accessories that do all the talking for... Read More

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Why wooden staircases are over taking carpet

If you care at all about home interior trends then you’ll love embracing the new colours and styles regularly to keep your home looking fresh. For example, the grey trend isn’t going away any time soon and more frequently we’re seeing homes with rose gold accents used in the soft furnishings and accessories. An area that has really caught our attention recently is the staircase. For many homes, this is simply a way to get from one floor to another, but some people really make their staircase stand out with... Read More

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Brushed or lacquered? Which flooring type is right for you?

When you’re choosing a new floor, you want the best choice of wooden flooring options available, from colours, to grain to price to finish. Many people don’t really consider what kind of finish will be right for their floor, but it’s actually an important factor to take into account, as it could mean the difference between loving your floor and wanting to show it off, or regretting your choice and hastily covering it with a rug. So, when it comes to the most popular flooring finished, which is right for... Read More

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How to pick the perfect flooring for your office

Having an inspiring, creative space to work in makes going to work so much easier, and décor plays a huge part of that. We’ve all seen the amazing office spaces at Google, with slides, snugs and quirky touches that make it a fun place to come to work every day, and creating your own little space of creativity can be done with a smaller budget. Our advice is start from the ground up, and pick the perfect flooring for your office to build your workspace around. Here’s our tips on... Read More


Décor focus: Give your guest bedroom a Scandinavian twist

Scandinavian interiors are such a popular design trend at the moment, thanks to the fresh clean feel and minimal clutter which makes your living space feel so much more inviting. While it might not be practical to have your living room or bedroom decorated in this way (after all, real life involves a little bit of clutter and mess every now and again), having your guest bedroom decorated in this style is ideal. It’s a room not used every day so clutter will be minimal, it’s timeless so you don’t... Read More

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Affordable flooring ideas – our top 6 best sellers

At we firmly believe that everyone can get a great deal on their new flooring, and we provide one of the widest ranges of wooden floors to give you a choice of styles, colours and of course price ranges, to suit your budget. We recently added a brand new ‘Best Sellers’ section to our website so that you can get a fantastic deal on some of the most popular flooring choices we offer. When it comes to affordable flooring ideas, here’s our top 6 best sellers and why we... Read More

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Why should you choose laminate wooden flooring

When it comes to picking a new floor for your home or office, it can be overwhelming as there’s so much choice on offer. If you’re deciding between colours and plank thicknesses, you mightn’t even have given much thought to the type of wooden flooring you’ll want. This blog post should answer some of your questions on why you should choose laminate wooden flooring for your next project, and highlights it’s many attractive features that you’ll love. Budget Let’s face it, we’d all have the house of our dreams if... Read More

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Would you be daring enough to paint your floor black

Thinking of making a dramatic change to your living room? Or perhaps it’s your bedroom that needs a makeover? If you’re bored of the same old ‘neutral’ colour scheme you’ve been sticking to for so long, then consider this – would you be daring enough to paint your floor black? Black flooring is certainly raising a few eyebrows in the design world, but it’s also got serious style points too – if you’re brave enough. While black floor tiles are pretty common in modern bathroom and kitchen designs, it’s less... Read More

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DIY jobs for your flooring this spring

If the beautiful spring weather has encouraged you to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into your annual spring clean, we hope you’re planning to show your floors some TLC too. Your floors probably don’t get much attention other than the weekly sweep and wash, but here are a few DIY jobs for your flooring this spring to keep them looking great for the rest of the year. Deep clean Take your cleaning one step further and deep clean your floors – but never use harsh chemicals or abrasive... Read More