Three French Style Sofas Bergere Bretagne and Chateau

These three French style sofas will surely make you look twice. If you are searching for some stylish seating for the living room, bedroom or conservatory, then I’m sure they will give you some inspiration. I love the simple elegance of this grey sofa with berggere back and arms  upholstered in a beautiful linen mix. As you can see there is also a lovely matching salon chair.  I found these at One World Trading. a site well worth a visit with a great range of seating, tables, lighting, mirrors, storage and homewares. While you are browsing there, take a look at the Stanley French Round Fabric Dining Chair and the Marlborough Padded Bench.

 You certainly can’t miss this Bretagne sofa with large French Breton stripes from OKA. It has been designed to be placed either side of a dining table but I can picture this being the star of the show in many room settings. By adding some contrasting colourful cushions you can give it an extra big wow factor. For a touch of Parisian style have a little (or long) look at the lovely Adeline sofa

Chateau Grey Velvet Three Seat Sofa 

For those of you who have the space, the place and the taste for chateau chic, this lovely Chateau Grey Velvet Three Seat Sofa has been beautifully upholstered in luxurious velvet, found online at Graham & Green . Doesn’t it look gorgeous? 

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Spring has not quite sprung…

The spring has sprung but where’s the sun? He’s hiding in the sky.

Too frightened to come show his face and here’s the reason why. 

The rainclouds want to be top dog. They’ve plenty to outpour.

They’re very sad with heavy heads and full of tears what’s more.

They have no way of feeling fine til all the drops have gone.

The sun will watch and bide his time. His chance to shine ‘fore long.

I’ll keep a watch on all these things whilst settled in this chair.

And when the weather is much better don’t worry I’ll be there!

Houseology Collection Parisian Chaise Longue With Arms from OKA Direct

A Pop Of Green For 2017

Enya Relaxing Chair

A pop of green for 2017 – or for any other year come to think of it. Actually I’ll let you into a secret – it’s turquoise velvet!  This beautiful Enya Relaxing Chair from Graham & Green is a fabulous colour whch ever way you look at it and stands out as something very special. I could easily relax and unwind in this chair in the afternoons,  planning for the future and dreaming of great things. Well they do say that green is a relaxing colour so why not? If green is the colour of the year, is this the chair of the year? What do you think?

French Style Design Furniture With A Twist

French style design furniture with a twist – literally!

I always love to see beautiful modern furniture pieces that have been inspired by the designs of the past. Great imagination and artistic flair can achieve something truly stunning that fits in beautifully with modern trends. Inspiration for this Nicky Haslam collection has been taken from French eighteenth century design. All of the pieces are made from ‘weathered acacia’ and upholstered in 100% natural linen. All are available from OKA Direct.

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Cordon Bois Stool

These cordon bois stools (what a great name!) with lovely twisted rope detail are part of this collection.  Such a great idea to place two at the end of the bed – useful and of course very stylish. Easy to lift one at a time for cleaning purposes and if you want to ring the changes, just rearrange them.


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Cordon Bois Ottoman

If the stools don’t appeal to you then there is always the trusty ottoman. Same twisted rope frame and natural linen upholstery but used here as a fabulous feature in the living room. I think this one needs to be seen rather than being tucked away in a bedroom. What do you think?
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Cordon Bois Armchair
These armchairs are just stunning. One on its own would look great in the bedroom and two placed either side of a stylish table in the hall or living room would look simply majestic. The beautiful coloured cushions (which are not included) certainly set them off a treat.  Never mind a twist in the tale, we now have a twist in the legs!