It’s Christmas! Think ice skating, Santa’s Grotto, Christmas Markets and carol concerts – December’s got it all going on! Make this month one to remember and get stuck into what’s going on where you live. For inspiration on where to go and what’s happening across the UK in December 2016, check out our highlights below… OXFORD Christmas Lights Trail For the very first time, Blenheim Palace estate will be illuminated.
Now that the days are shorter and it’s cold outside, there’s little motivation for leaving the house outside of work. But the combination of too many nights hibernating in front of the TV or soaking in the bath can leave our brains feeling distinctly underused. To keep winter brain fog at bay we’ve been investigating some top tips and brain hacks to help unlock your inner Einstein. According to Neil.
In our final Spotlight blog on colour we take a look at decorating with white, focusing on its impact in and around the home, taking tips from the team at elledecoration.co.uk as well as other experts in the field of decorating with colour. WHITE When it comes to decorating with white, there’s a common misconception that it’s the easiest colour to work with. However, “this pure, bright hue is not.
Here at Futon Company we’ve built a business around making the most of small space living. What’s more, the ethos of space saving living is an integral part of our approach to product design and buying – and has been since we opened our first store in 1980. So we’ve watched with interest as other high street retailers and respected names begin to focus on micro living and maximising compact.
Sleep. We spend one third of our life doing it and a lack of it is akin to torture. For some it’s something that happens the minute their head hits the pillow while others can only dream of it. There’s much talk of sleep, especially when winter arrives (the season associated with hibernation) yet according to one expert, much sleep talk is utter rubbish. In fact, he claims that if.
Halloween may be done and dusted but the thrill of a good horror movie stays with us all year round. Cinema-lovers seeking the thrill of a blood-curdling scary film right now can opt for Ouija: Origin of Evil, which focuses on a child becoming possessed, or Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies, where blood and laughter intermingle. Both are firmly on the radar for fans of horror films. But when it.
Competition T’s & C’s #WIN a fantastic #BedinaBag from Futon Company on Facebook or Twitter! Prize consists of 4 x special edition Black Friday Bed in a Bags (4 winners will each receive 1 bed in a bag) Competition closes midnight Wednesday 16th November 2016. To be eligible to win, entrants must either: LIKE Futon Company Facebook page & comment on the competition post pinned to the top of the.
What’s on in November… Futon Company presents ideas from across the UK Bonfire parties, firework displays, cosy nights in and comfort food galore – November’s got it all going on! Make this a month to remember and make the most of what’s going on where you live. For inspiration on where to go and what’s happening across the UK in November 2016, check out our Futon Company blog… OXFORD Artweeks.
“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” (Allegedly) Albert Einstein. When it comes to thinking about the home it’s all about space. My space, your space, shared space, outside space… you get the picture. What’s more, experts believe that how we interact with the space all around us says something about us. In his book Snoop: What.
With the clocks having turned back last weekend, and with shorter days and longer nights, it’s only natural that our minds are on one thing – bed (or sleep, to be more specific)! But what if you’re one of the estimated 50% of people who struggle to sleep? Could a Sleep Specialist hold the key to the perfect bedtime routine? Dr Michael Breus, author of The Power Of When: The.
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