Streamline your life

Streamline your life

Futon Company says: Now that we’re well and truly back in the swing of a near-normal way of life we’ve got to get used to multi-tasking again. Forget the work/cooking/Zoom calls type of multi-tasking – in September 2021 we’ve got whole new layers of living to get used to again (think in real life (IRL) drinks/delayed weddings/weekends away with the girls/friends coming to stay. This is our new/old reality and.

Thrift hacks for small space living

Thrift hacks for small space living

For many of us, the phrase home makeover is synonymous with spending lots of money (think new kitchen or bathroom or lots of new furniture). However, overhauling your home doesn’t need to cost a lot. In fact there are several simple and cost effective ways to shake things up. So, when we came across an article by Rachel Loos in Grazia magazine called Elevate your space – on a shoestring,.

Switch up your storage space

Switch up your storage space

Futon Company says: We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Over the past 14 months, the way we use our homes has changed significantly for many of us. Whereas once it was primarily a place to eat, sleep and relax at the weekends now it has become more than that – a workplace, a sometime school, a gym, a restaurant, bar and place for virtual socialising (and don’t get.

Smarter Space Solutions

Smarter Space Solutions

We’ve definitely got a spring in our step this week! What with the lighter nights, longer days and the ability to meet our friends and family outside, we can’t help but be a little bit excited. And with all this excitement going on it means that we might finally get to spend a little more time in the big wide world AKA in a place that’s not our home! So.

Bring the utility vibe into your small space

Bring the utility vibe into your small space

We don’t know about you, but here at Futon Company we’re big fans of anything to do with property. Whether it’s watching the newest – or old – episode of Grand Designs, scouring an interiors magazine for home hacks, or devouring interior trends online, we’re a sucker for everything and anything space related (not the Brian Cox kind!). So when we came across a feature in The Sunday Time Style.

Calling all storage hypebeasts!

Calling all storage hypebeasts!

Always on the hunt for a new trend or cool catchphrase, we were delighted to stumble upon the Sunday Times Style news article Are you a storage hypebeast? This is exactly the kind of catchy phrase we LOVE! But scratching our heads we weren’t quite sure what exactly a storage hypebeast is…. So here’s what the writer says to help us understand: Clip lock, Ziploc, vac packs, resealable bags –.

Top tips for creating a hard-working, multi-functional space

Top tips for creating a hard-working, multi-functional space

So many of us are still working from home, and this looks set to continue for the foreseeable future (sigh/ hooray/ not sure how to feel about it – delete as appropriate!). And whether you’re living solo, in a couple, a house share or as part of a family, all this time at home means whatever space we have needs to work smarter and harder than ever.So, leafing through a.

Re-shape your space

Re-shape your space

COVID-19 has impacted our lives in so many unexpected ways – some good, some not so good, some surprising. One of the most notable things we’ve heard our friends talking about over the past few month is space and privacy (or lack of it) – especially for those living in open plan houses. So when we came across the article Get into the zone by Hugh Graham, it rang a.

Home hacks for free

Home hacks for free

With regional lockdowns set to plague us throughout the autumn and winter, and uncertainty all around , there’s only one option – learn to love your home again and shake things up in your inside space by changing things around. By embracing gratitude for what we have and making small changes that don’t cost a penny, we can breeze through whatever life throws at us over the next few months!.

Super ideas for small space storage

Super ideas for small space storage

Autumn is officially here and with it comes a whole lot of new kit! Chunky jumpers, bulky coats, all-weather boots, hats, scarves and gloves – not to mention umbrellas and waterproofs. The list is endless! Which can mean only one thing – more storage space required, which is all very well if your pad is palatial, but what to do if you live in a small space? Lucky for us.

Storage saviours for every room

Storage saviours for every room

We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again. In these uncertain times, our homes have become even more important than ever. For many of us, our spaces are the automatic go-to for work, rest and play, and even though pockets of society are almost back to normal, there’s always a chance that we’ll get locked down again, and need to stay home. So, it comes as no surprise that these.

Savvy solutions for stashing your stuff

Savvy solutions for stashing your stuff

Now that the shops are open again we’ve found ourselves buying bits and bobs to celebrate the return of something resembling normal life. The only problem with this is that we’ve realised we’ve actually got quite a lot of stuff, and that actually we like our stuff to be stored and stashed in a way that’s neat and tidy. So when we came across these savvy storage hacks from Sadhhbh O’Sullivan.