Choosing a rug

Choosing a Rug

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When choosing a rug, size is as critical as colour, and texture. Rugs can be a significant investment, and therefore it is important to consider the size and the room you are using it for before you get in to the design details. Although, it is usually the design details that will capture the eye! Our consultants here at Brookside …

Using Blinds

Choosing The Right Blinds

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The use of blinds has remained popular since humans created windows! From the early wooden shutters, to the contemporary slatted wooden blind – a way to block out sunlight, or create privacy, and yet let in air, has remained in the domain of the blind. Of course blinds can be fabric, slatted, corded, venetian, roller or Roman. The choice is …

Interior Design For a Home Sale

Interior Design For a Home Sale

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Selling your home does not need to be stressful. If you have decided to sell your home, you’ll want to attract offers from reliable buyers. To help achieve the best possible price from interested buyers, it is worth taking the time to tidy, declutter, clean, renew and refresh your home before launching it onto the market. You do not want your …

Redesign Living Room

Redesigning your Living Areas

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When the time comes to redecorate your living room, there are many choices to make. Are you going to rearrange the room layout? Do you need to make any structural changes, like putting up or pulling down partition walls? Will the colour scheme change? Do you need new furniture? Sometimes refreshing the walls and soft furnishings can radically change the …

Top Interior Design Trends for 2017

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Brookside Carpets and Curtains have interior design consultants that keep abreast of the changes in style that naturally occur each season, and each year. Design consultants often disagree on the exact trend that is the definitive statement for the year, but we keep ourselves up-to-date with all the trend gossip so that we can help you choose the products you …

Why Luxury Vinyl Tiles offer a better solution than Ceramic Tiles for your home.

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At Brookside we know that vinyl flooring was once considered the less chic alternative to ceramic flooring. However this is certainly no longer the case. Our most popular products are Amtico and Karndean, and their total versatility, durability and sustainability make them a perfect choice for modern homes. Creativity and a return to our playful side, is a strong element …

Could you transform a living space with luxury vinyl tiles?

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The luxury vinyl tile is a very popular style of flooring at the moment and it’s not surprising why. Being one of the most durable floorings on the market today it is attractive, hard wearing and easy to maintain. There are a wide choice of colours and designs – be it a traditional wood or a tile look, or a …

‘Get a little romance in your home’ – current trends

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This romantic style is a restful retreat, layered textures and natural materials such as wood flooring, coir or sisal carpets. Various textiles such as billowing drapes made of rustic linen, fresh crisp white cotton, decadent silk and velvet. Combining all of this with ornate crystal chandeliers and antique guilt furniture. The tones are light with the neutral shades of putty, …

Our huge range of designer curtains

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Our friendly, experienced staff offer free interior design advice and quotations without obligation. With our bespoke tailor made soft furnishings we can help you create the perfect look for your home. We offer a huge variety of quality fabrics including: Jane Churchill Colefax & Fowler Osborne & Little Designers Guild Nina Campbell, and many more Choosing the right set of …

Making a statement with Monochrome

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If you are colour phobic but want to make a statement, then monochrome is for you. This is an interior design style which never goes out of fashion and is timeless. Creating in monochrome is easy to achieve with black and white interior products being in endless supply! This is a strong and bold look, however it needs plenty of …