British Lifestyle & Culture

  1. Decluttering: Tips On How To Refresh And Rejuvenate This Spring

    Decluttering: Tips On How To Refresh And Rejuvenate This Spring

    Everyone is prone to collecting and hoarding items that we might not necessarily need, it’s human nature! However, decluttering has been shown to have some amazing benefits for our overall health and well-being. It can be hard work, sometimes a little bit emotional, but in the end you feel a sense of accomplishment, pride, and […]

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  2. Easter Bank Holiday Activities for the Family

    Easter Bank Holiday Activities for the Family

    Planning on having guests to stay over the Easter bank holiday? Well, it’s important to have a couple of rabbits to pull out of the hat (so to speak) to keep your guests amused for the long weekend. So, we’ve put together a handy activities pack full of plenty of ideas, from delicious recipes to […]

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  3. 5 ways to dress a sofa bed for Easter guests

    5 ways to dress a sofa bed for Easter guests

    With Easter just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get friends and family together. And, what better way to celebrate an extra two days off work than by entertaining at home? So, if you’re playing host to friends or family over the Easter holidays, here’s how to update your sofa bed and other […]

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  4. 10 ways to simplify your life this spring

    10 ways to simplify your life this spring

    There’s a new hash tag doing the rounds on Twitter and it’s the buzzword of spring: self care. A quick search for #selfcare on social media produces hundreds of hits, all reminding us why it’s so important to look after number 1. That’s you by the way. It’s something most of us are guilty of […]

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  5. Colour Psychology

    Colour Psychology

    Have you ever been curious about the effects colours have on us? Maybe you instinctively feel drawn to softer, more neutral colours in your bedroom. And maybe you feel more adventurous with the decor in the kitchen or living room? Colour psychology is the study of how different colours affect human emotions, moods, and behaviours. […]

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  6. Tips for making guests feel comfy

    Tips for making guests feel comfy

    In Britain, we’re sticklers for good hospitality. Having houseguests come to stay is the ultimate test of our hosting skills – and our homes. After all, these fine folk aren’t just popping in for a brief cuppa, they’re staying the whole night! And who knows how long the next day too…. Hosting overnight guests is […]

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  7. Top 5 Sofa Beds With Storage

    Top 5 Sofa Beds With Storage

    We’ve all been there. It’s hours before overnight guests are arriving and that de-cluttering you were going to ‘get around to’ is still halfway down your to-do list. Before you know it time’s up and your guests are (yet again) facing a night of room sharing alongside those piles of dusty DVDs. But, there’s a […]

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  8. How to Choose the Right Fabric for your Sofa Bed

    How to Choose the Right Fabric for your Sofa Bed

    If you thought choosing your sofa style was tough, just wait until you’re faced with picking a fabric. With over 150 different options, from cottons to lightweight linens, wools and velvets, how do you choose the right fabric for your sofa bed? If you’re finding yourself stuck in fabric indecision limbo, here are 3 top […]

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  9. Unique British Homeware: Best of British

    Unique British Homeware: Best of British

    We may be famed for fish and chips, The Beatles and black cabs but Britain’s influence on pop culture (and the world) doesn’t stop at food, fashion and cars. We’ve also enjoyed a long design history in the UK too, especially when it comes to homewares made with quality, craftsmanship and heart. Truly the best […]

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  10. How To Add A Touch Of Royalty To Your Home

    How To Add A Touch Of Royalty To Your Home

    As the excitement for the Coronation of King Charles III builds, you may be feeling a renewed appreciation for all things regal. If the idea of adding some grandeur to your home décor interests you, read on. There are many simple and tasteful ways to add a touch of royalty to your home. Furniture First […]

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