Author Archives: Franki Timms

Why should I choose plantation shutters for my house?

Window dressings are a great way of adding something extra special to a room. Whether it’s a lounge, kitchen, study, dining area, bedroom or even bathroom, plantation shutters make a great alternative to traditional curtains and blinds. What are plantation shutters? Plantation shutters provide a stylish and sophisticated alternative to…

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The benefits of solid shutters

Shutters provide a great alternative to curtains and blinds. As well as looking great, they also add a unique twist to any room. Solid shutters in particular are a great feature. They date back almost 200 years and were originally very popular in the Victorian and Regency periods (https://www.britainexpress.com/History/regency/regency-architecture.htm). Made from…

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The Pantry is making a comeback

We all know that if we are selling a home, it should be clean, bright and vanilla.  Even Laurence Llewelyn Bowen (http://www.llb.co.uk/) renowned for his bright and bold patterns and colours, had to paint his glamorous country house vanilla in order to sell it. We also know that kitchens and bathrooms sell…

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Let in the Light!

Oh what a drab time of year it is, but also my favourite! Yes, getting up in the mornings with just the tiniest chink of light creeping over the horizon can be gloomy. Yes, the trees are bare and the weather is, well, typically British, which is to say you…

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What season is it again…?

2 weeks ago, my youngest son decided to wake up at 5am and turn the TV on full blast. He woke the whole house up. As I staggered grumpily down the stairs to inform my beloved son of the errors of his ways, I took the opportunity to let my…

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New Year Resolutions for your home

Happy New Year! We hope you’ve all had a lovely time over Christmas and had a great celebratory New Year. We’ve decided to focus this week’s blog on that wonderful New Year tradition of making resolutions but with a twist! Many of you no doubt, will have made a few…

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