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Lamp Shade Size Guide

What are the rules in deciding what is the correct size of lamp shade for your lamp? Here's a simple to follow guide.

Anatomy of a Brilliant Bed Sheet
Here's how to find the very best bed sheets. To understand what makes a truly brilliant bed sheet you have to delve into the science of fabric production. The fabric and the weave are what make the difference. Here's why. Long...
Whats in a Feather?
We are told that good bedding needs good feathers, but what's the difference? Bedding, such as quilts and pillows that are feather filled come at vastly different prices. But does more expensive, mean better? The simple answer is yes and...
Insider Tips To Keep Your Glassware Looking Great
We wanted to know how best to keep our glasses and carafes looking their best. So we turned to one of our manufacturers for their advice. They've been in business since 1475 (no that's not a typo), so they know...
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Sheets
How To Keep Your Sheets In Tip-Top Condition. Bed linen is one of the things in life that we use day in and day out. Here's a simple guide to keeping them in tip-top condition. STEP 1 - Wash New...
The Escapology Duvet Buying Guide
How To Select The Perfect Duvet. Ever wondered what the difference in duvets is? Here we demystify the fuss about 'tog' numbers are the numerous fillings to choose from. So what is a 'tog'? Most people have heard about togs...
How To Ensure Your Furniture Will Fit Through Your Doors
It's a common problem - you've ordered a new piece of furniture but are worried it won't fit through the door when it's delivered. Avoid that stress and follow these simple steps in measuring your access so you can order without fear of having your new prized possession stuck in the garden.
The Perfect Christmas Hot Chocolate
How to make the perfect Christmas Hot Chocolate. At this time of year it's the perfect excuse to indulge yourself. And, at Christmas, what's better than a lusciously tasty cup of hot chocolate. So try our spiced hot chocolate recipe...
Top 10 Tips For A Great Wet Shave
Here's our simple wet shaving guide for men & woman Follow this simple shaving routine and get a close comfortable shave: Apply a high quality pre-shave lotion with your fingers. Use circular movements and massage into the skin. This softens...
Top 10 Home Decorating Ideas
Our Top 10 Home Decorating Ideas Will Help You Get Out of a Decorating Rut... Ever wondered how to get out of a decorating rut? You are not alone. One of the most common challenges when updating the decor in your...
The Ultimate Ways to Create Hygge
What An Eventful Trip To Copenhagen Taught Me About Hygge & How To Embrace It Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is a way of life. And to me, it sounds blissful. Shared moments of laughter around a table. Snuggling up on the...
Interior Design Trends You Need To Know : The Complete Top 20
Our Top 20 Interior Design Trends The top interior design trends are subjective and some will disagree. Here we have put together our top 20. Feel free to pinch some, or all, and incorporate the best ideas into your home....
Colours That Go Together - Colours of 2016
Looking for colours that go together? According to Pantone, the colours that go together for 2016 are Rose Quartz and Serenity. These colours go together and match brilliantly with a wide range of other colours. Why Rose Quartz and Serenity? Colour psychology....
How to Mix and Match Sofas and Chairs?
How to Mix and Match Sofas and Chairs What do you do now the days of having a three-piece suite as the central furniture of your living room have gone? To mix and match sofas and chairs can seem daunting but...
Want To Know Our Top 10 Interior Design Tips?
Want To Know Our Top 10 Interior Design Tips? You can deliver an awesome look with some simple interior design tricks. We've listed them here for you.
Perfect Room Lighting

So what are the secrets to perfect room lighting?

Good lighting can improve and enhance a room’s look and feel. Choosing the right table lamps and overhead lighting is critical to the style of your room.

Bed Linen Care - How To Look After Your Bed Linen With Care, A Simple Guide

Make sure your bed linen lasts and looks as good as the day you bought it!

There are some simple ways to ensure correct bed linen care to extend the life of your bedding. Launder bed linen with confidence and the care takes care of itself.