The Christmas lights are being switched on where we live and, with them, a renewed sense of thoughtfulness. Gift choices are being made carefully, with a focus on things that are useful, made-to-last, and from businesses with a mission they believe in. I’ve picked out ten companies whose message runs strong through their business, and each with a thoughtful gift I’d love to receive myself.
You’ve styled a fabulous attic room but can’t carry your dream sofa up the stairs. You love your brand new flat but you’re sitting on boxes because getting up to it is a challenge. You’re aching to relax on the comfiest of sofas, but there’s a troublesome corridor to negotiate so you’re resigned to looking at tiny two seaters.
Don’t give up on the idea of a large comfortable sofa. Think outside the box, in fact think outside the house!
Take the drama out of the British weather with garden furniture cushions that stay out in the rain.
Hands up who has a weather alert set on their phone so they’re ready to sprint outdoors and scoop up the cushions before the rain sets in? The lingering sense of jeopardy when they’ve been left outside, uncovered, is tiresome. It’s also unnecessary.
Here's how we make garden furniture that can be left outside in the rain.
Have you crossed outdoor sofas off your list as too big and unwieldy? Are you resigned to never being able to enjoy your slice of sunshine from a garden lounger?
Furniture for small outdoor spaces is quickly narrowed down to a bistro table and chairs. You don’t have to limit your options, or sacrifice comfort and style, when choosing garden furniture for a smaller space.
Instead, look for these essential features to find furniture that is comfortable and versatile - as well as compact - for your small garden or patio.