Flicking through the March 2016 issue of Elle Decoration, we came across an inspiring piece on how to create space using light and shade, with advice from Joris Van Apers on tricks for adding drama to more compact homes. As experts in small space living, we were intrigued to find out more. Here’s what he says: Colour: “Darker or more intense colours make the mind imagine things. They can.
Given the cold temperature outside, there’s nothing we want to do more than curl up on the sofa with a cosy cushion, a snuggly warm blanket, a steaming mug of tea and time to daydream. What’s more, it seems that the art of doing nothing is actually a fast track to creativity. That’s according to Grazia, who say: “When was the last time you were bored? So bored your mind.
Spring into action this month! With the clocks going forward and the seasons officially changing it’s the time of year for longer days and lighter nights. Check out what’s on locally with our Futon Company What’s On Guide… EDINBURGH Wildlife Photographer of the Year Visit the National Museum of Scotland between now and April 29th for an atmospheric display of 100 awe-inspiring images which present the incredible diversity and fragility.
In days gone by, a stand-alone dining room was viewed as a must-have for any aspiring homeowner. But now, it seems the dining room is out of favour as more of us prefer an integrated kitchen/dining room/living space. Indeed, a survey from One Poll on idealhome.co.uk, revealed that only 52% of Brits consider a dining room a necessity, with TV and kitchen dinners more popular than ever. What’s more, it’s.
With January now behind us, it could be that all your good intentions for 2018 are starting to wane. Perhaps a life of hyper-exercise and going without the food and drink you love is taking its toll on your excitement for life… If that’s the case, there’s no shame – simply shift your good intentions to your home, and channel your well-being into something more inspiring by having a space-enhancing.
Feel the love for where you live this month and check out what’s on locally with our Futon Company What’s On Guide… EDINBURGH Edinburgh’s 101 Objects Discover the rich history of Edinburgh through 101 of its most treasured objects. To celebrate the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, this unique visitor experience will bring Edinburgh’s vibrant past to life. The city-wide attraction is a first for Edinburgh, with 50.
In our last blog we declared January the month of Human Hibernation – a time to revel in the relief that now’s the time to stock up on your sleep. But what if the thought of sleep is easier than the act itself? We take guidance and inspiration from Professor Jason Ellis, Professor of Sleep at the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research and author of ‘The One-Week Insomnia Cure’ to.
With the festivities well and truly over, now’s the time to take action (or inaction if we’re being really honest), and turn your attention to the next best thing – human hibernation! What with Dry January, Veganuary and money too tight to mention, this is traditionally the month where restriction becomes an art form. With human hibernation the opposite is true – the more sleep you get, the better! So.
New Year, new you! With 2018 upon us, it’s a time for resolutions, fresh starts, new hobbies and physical fitness. Get geared up for a fabulous new chapter and check out what’s on where you live with our Futon Company What’s On Guide… EDINBURGH Edinburgh’s 101 Objects Discover the rich history of Edinburgh through 101 of its most treasured objects. To celebrate the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, this.
With New Year just around the corner, thoughts are turning to new beginnings, fitness regimes and resolutions. But before that, it’s party time and there’s fun to be had. If New Year’s Eve is shaping up to be a big one and you’re panicking about where to put guests, or indeed where to sleep yourself if visiting friends, fear not – here at Futon Company we sell a fabulous.