25% off Laura Ashley furniture – order now in time for Christmas

If you want to order any furniture for Christmas this year then Laura Ashley are offering 25% off all of their express range, but you need to place you order by the 27th November deadline. The express furniture range offers a great selection from the Laura Ashley range with best-selling sofas and armchairs in a range of fabric and leathers as well as cabinet furniture. Click here to find out more.

Natural wood coffee tables

A beautifully crafted coffee table will make a great centre piece for your living room and natural wood will blend perfectly with any interior scheme giving a sleek polished finish or rough-hewn rustic feel. When choosing a coffee table think about how much floor space you have available, the height of your sofa so that the table isn’t too high or too low, whether you need storage for remotes or magazines.


Photos from Robert Sanderson & Country Homes magazine

Here are some of the latest styles available from Coffee Table Selection

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Mirrored dressing tables

If you are lucky enough to have room in your bedroom for a dressing table then you should really indulge yourself in the latest glamorous styled mirrored dressing tables. There are lots of style available now from modern to vintage, Venetian etched glass, art deco style. Make sure there is enough room for a good sized dressing table mirror, all your daily necessaries plus some good drawer space to tidy away all those bits and bobs. Here are some favourites from DressingTableMirrors.co.uk

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Stylish Parisian chic interiors

OKA’s inspirational roomset for autumn ‘Parisian Apartment’ is really on trend with elegant French style painted furniture in greys and creams teamed with beautiful classical accessories and the occasional splash of rich colour, it’s a really smart look that would suit any home. There are some amazing new beds that will create a real wow-factor in your bedroom, and beautiful crewelwork fabric, faux fur and velvets to add texture and luxury. Here are some top picks from the range…

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Storage ideas for kids rooms

Keeping kids rooms tidy can be a chore, so with a bit of creativity you can encourage them to use storage in their rooms more, by choosing something that is fun to use and look at.

Image by Mark Scott

There are lots of ideas on the market, one of the easiest is a blanket box that you can throw everything into quickly. Here are some suggestions from blanketbox.me.uk. Go for something colourful or why not buy a plain white one that they can decorate themselves.

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Make sure you label storage and that it can be reached easily. Fix taller cupboards to the wall. Here are some ideas for storage units with drawers or shelves from perfectbuy-kids.co.uk

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You can also hide clever storage within other furniture such as beds and tables…

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Fresh ideas for decorating small hallways

Always the narrowest areas in your house, or the most awkward shape, your hallway still needs to provide storage for many items along with the usual shoes and coats, so when the cupboard under the stairs is already full you will need some clever storage solutions. Don’t forget to measure up before you buy! Here are some styles to inspire you…

Hallway storage

Images from 25 Beautiful Homes/House to Home

Console Tables – These handy tables incorporate lots of drawers for all you bits and are designed to be shallower than a normal table to take up less room, there are so many styles to choose from so halltables.me.uk is a great site to help you find something right for your space.

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Shoe storage – these are a great idea for keeping your hallway tidy and there are all sorts of clever designs to choose from to fit any space from Shoe Rack Storage, keep it right next to the front door, or in your porch, and there’s no excuse for leaving shoes around the house anymore! Here are some of the latest styles…

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Laura Ashley summer sale ending soon

Here’s you very last chance to shop at Laura Ashley sale, with maximum reductions now available across the store, and they’ve even added more items to the sale for the last week, making now the perfect time to buy.

• 50% off homewares & fashion, free delivery, an extra 10% off, ends 31st July.
• 50% off furniture and upholstery, an extra 10% off, free delivery ends 14th July.

Laura Ashley Sale