Clever colour pairings to brighten up a...

We believe in investing in quality pieces of furniture that can stand the test of time. So opting for a neutral colour sofa makes perfect sense. After all, neutral tones never date, age or go out of style. And it seems many modern UK homeowners agree, as our grey toned fabrics, as well as some of our softer blues and greens are some of our most frequently ordered styles. But, neutral furniture doesn't have to blend into the background. In fact, sofas in subdued shades are the perfect blank canvas to inject your own personal style stamp. "Punches of colour keep a room feeling youthful and engaging" - Christina Murphy, Interior Designer So stop thinking of neutral as boring, and start seeing the endless possibilities that exist when you plump for furniture in subtler shades!  With these 3 colour combinations, perfect for brightening up a neutrally upholstered sofa. Blue & Gold...

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8 fabrics for creating a botanical feel

Introducing leafy greens and fresh florals to your interiors is the perfect way to make your living space feel connected to the outdoors. Not only are plants perfect for adding a colour accent, they actually help to make your home a happier place to live too by cleansing the air of toxins and increasing oxygen. But if tending to plants isn’t your strong point, creating a botanical feel through your fabric choices is the perfect way to bring the outside in. And, in our 130 different fabrics, we have the perfect shades to allow you to do just that. From gorgeous foliage inspired greens, to pretty petal hues. So, if you want a home that's a fresh as a summer garden, these 8 fabrics will help you achieve it. Linen Cotton Pistachio This beautifully soft feeling fabric is perfect for bringing a sense of nature into your home. A blend...

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How to keep your interiors fresh

There's such an immense sense of satisfaction when you finish decorating a room in your home. Finally, you can put the DIY, paintbrushes, and fabric swatches to bed. And just sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labour and your shiny new interiors. But, as any renter or homeowner knows, keeping your interiors as fresh as the day you decorated isn't always easy. Especially on top of all the other things you have to contend with day to day. Like most things in life your home needs a little nurturing to stay at its best. So here are a few tips that will keep your interiors feeling fresh and looking fab. Protect your furniture fabrics Upholstered furniture can look tired or show signs of age if you don't look after the fabric. And if these items lose their shine, everything else gets dragged down along with them. Choosing  fabrics...

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add light to dark rooms

Let there be light: how to brighten...

With summertime bringing us lighter evenings now's the perfect time to overhaul gloomy spaces in your home and add light to dark rooms. How? (You might ask). By banishing colours, fabrics and accessories that absorb light, and introducing those that reflect it instead! Lighter rooms are the PERFECT way to make those balmy summer nights even more enjoyable. So, follow our expert advice and inject more glorious light into your living spaces! 6 quick and easy tips to add light to dark rooms: 1. Mirror Mirror on the wall Mirrors don’t just reflect your appearance; they also bounce light back too. So, if your rooms aren't getting enough light throughout the day, adding a few mirrors can easily remedy that. Position your mirrors directly across from windows and other sources of natural and artificial light in your rooms. That way when the light does shine in, your mirrors will be...

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Christmas Guests Sofa Bed

Get ready for Christmas Guests

If the festive period is less about being jolly, and more about juggling bodies in your household, then you're not alone. Christmas might still be weeks away, but it's never too early to start thinking about where you're going to put everyone...which is precisely why we've compiled our expert advice to help you get ready for Christmas Guests. After all, if there's one thing our team Willow & Hall excel at, it's finding stylish and practical solutions to accommodating extra guests. So, before you resign yourself to drawing straws to determine who gets the "good bed", read on to discover how it's possible for everyone to sleep comfortably this Christmas. 1. Invest in a great quality sofa bed [caption id="attachment_8648" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Somerton Sofa Bed in Vintage Linen Vintage Grey[/caption] Not only is a sofa bed a fantastic space saver, but it transforms any room into a bedroom in an...

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Let autumn inspire your home’s colour palette

You may associate an autumnal colour palette with golden hues which reflect the changing of the leaves. Red berries, russet foliage and rich browns are often the first shades we think of when we picture an autumn scene. But, while warm, earthy tones are certainly hallmarks of some autumn days, not every day in September, October and November is golden, crisp and bright. Autumn colour The Foxham Love Seat Sofa or Sofa Bed shown in Brushed Cotton Pigeon from £832 or £1,062 In fact, some of the snuggest, cosiest days in autumn are overcast. These are the first days after summer when we crave a hearty bowl of soup and finally pull on that woolly jumper we’ve neglected since April. The days when we first feel a little chilly in the evenings and just want to stay cuddled up on the sofa. The days when you realise you’d rather go...

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