Spice up your home

Surveys show that nowadays people tend to do more work in their home rather than moving from one property to another. This might be due to crazy market prices, Brexit uncertainty etc. In fact, with trends changing every season and people’s taste evolving, people tend to update their living room every 25 months according to 123furniture.

We take a look at great brands that you might want to check out if you decide to redecorate your house.


Howdens are the UK’s largest designer and manufacturer of fitted kitchens and joinery products, priding themselves on quality. With more than 70 kitchen designs and thousands of products in their range, you will have plenty of choice to find the kitchen of your dreams.

You’ll also find a very useful kitchen trend guide on their website, which highlights the year’s trends including colour palettes from dark green industrial looks to the marble and metallic ones.  Howdens website also offers inspiration depending on the type of kitchen you have as well as case studies on how customers used the British brand for their own kitchens.

Howdens is also committed to protecting the environment, which is why 100% of wood-based materials used in Howdens UK based manufacturing is from FSC® certified sources. 98% of all waste produced in manufacturing and logistics is diverted from landfill by recycling and producing heat energy for their factories.


Swoon is a design-led furniture brand for the home obsessed. Their goal was to give home-lovers beautiful designs at fair prices. They also have a deep-rooted belief in the value of craft and work directly with the best artisans in the UK, Europe and the world to bring their designs to life.

The brand releases new products monthly and partnered with John Lewis & Partners to create an Art Deco vibe collection mixed with some funky contemporary shapes. From velvet sofas to bar stools and armchairs, they create great seasonal collections.

Swoon trend report is also full of great insight from the favourite colours per London borough to the next collection prediction. A great insight for the design lovers.


In 1972, the first UK Wickes opened in Whitefield, Manchester. It was an imaginative new concept – using a traditional DIY store model to sell to the trade – and it made Wickes the first fixed-price builders’ merchant in the UK.

Today, Wickes takes pride in being an innovative multi-channel retailer. Customers have access to a range of ‘How to’ guides, ideas and advice to support them with their home improvement projects, while their services make it even easier to get the products they need.

Wickes has also developed a waste management strategy that aims to reduce the volume of waste sent to landfill sites, increasing the percentage of recycled or reclaimed material used by the company.


Sofa.com has been handcrafting and delivering sofas for over a decade. Sofa.com not only sells sofas, they’re also experts in beds and have a range of accessories from mirrors, soft furnishings to bedside tables. Choose from 100s of designs and fabrics of sofas that are built to last, in fact, all woods are guaranteed for life. You can even make your own sofa made to order if you can’t find one you like on the website.

Sofa.com have a great blog full of insight on how to decorate your home as well as people welcoming you inside their home to show you their sofa. This is a great insight to get more inspiration. Sofa.com also have great collaborations with influencer the latest being Erica Davies.

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