• Stylish shopping

    How to choose the right sofa bed

    by  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016 • Decorating and interiors, Seasonal buys, Stylish shopping, Uncategorized • 3 Comments

    With Christmas looming, it’s time to think about putting up extra guests, especially if it’s a week long staycation at your house! Or you might generally be an ‘open house’ kind of place; with friends and family stopping over all the time. If you don’t have the luxury of a spare room and you’re fed up of dragging that blow up bed out every time, then it might be a good time to consider investing in a sofa bed. With options pretty much endless these days, there’s no need to compromise on style.

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    If you’re about to start the search, Willow & Hall have offered HomeShoppingSpy readers an exclusive 5% discount, the offer ends 14th November! Quote: IH141116

    Size up your options:

    There’s no longer a need to limit your sofa bed choice to a small two seater. If you’ve got your sights set on a corner sofa, this smart but seriously sociable corner sofa will seat a large clan for the post Christmas dinner lounging. You’ll just need to roll the overnight guests to one side whilst it transforms into a comfy double sized bed.

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    The Restrop 7 seater sofa, from £2,209, Willow & Hall

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    Furniture that works hard, looks good and saves space!

    by  • Saturday, March 19, 2016 • Decorating and interiors, Latest trends, Look what I found, Stylish shopping, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    In our ever-increasing scramble for space, finding furniture that’s hard-working (while still being good-looking) is creeping up higher and higher on the priority list. Why have a chair that’s just a chair, when it could be a chaise or a day-bed, too? With that in mind, I’ve rounded up some of the best multi-functional buys on the high-street at the moment – perfect for saving space, hiding clutter and still being stylish to boot.

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    The super-functional Melo 2 armchair with reclining and sleeping function, £1,349 from BoConcept, is a stylish chair by day, and a compact day-bed by night. Above all, with its modern, angular design, no-one will ever know…

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    So hot right now…cloud spotting

    by  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Latest trends, Look what I found, Lovely websites, Stylish shopping, Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    I’ve been cloud spotting, and not just while I stare blankly out of a window trying to come up with another interesting way to describe Christmas decoration no.1018…this weather based shopping report says clouds are forming and for once it’s a welcome sight!

     

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    Storm Clouds wallpaper, £75 per roll, Abigail Edwards

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    From left to right: Tofsviva bed linen set, from £15; Ikea; Smaller weather clock in copper, £295, Bramwell Brown; Cloud Lamp, £64, Ferm Living; Clouds container, £28, Rosie Moss;

     

    A pleasing cloud formation…

     

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    1. ‘Head in the clouds tea towel’, £11.50, by Collectus range, Designer /Makers;  2. Cirrus shelf, £199, by Ibride range, Made in Design; 3. Iso cloud cushion, £15, Made; 4. Weather Diary coffee cup, £16, Marimekko range, John Lewis; 5. Cloud plate, £22, Donna Wilson; 6. Moln cloud grey baby blanket, £20; Farg Form range, Northlight.

    If you are a cloud fan, a niche group you might think… but no, on my travels I discovered some fellow enthusiasts at The Cloud Appreciation Society, so if you don’t want to get caught looking out of windows at clouds, you can stare at them here, Clouds That Look Like Things is my particular favourite.

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