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Fab Friday Bargains: Furniture and home accessories

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Contemporary furniture and home accessories

It’s the last few days of the sale at Furniture Village (the sale ends on Sunday 2nd March), so this week’s Fab Friday Bargains are all from FV.

A lot of people know Furniture Village best for their range of sofas and chairs, but they actually sell a lot more than that. They have furniture for all rooms in your home, plus accessories to finish off your interior design and bring a new look room to life.

Here are some of our picks from their sale.

Top row: 

Round iron Rivet mirror

Large 1m wide Seaspray canvas wall art picture

Middle row:

Content by Conran Balance wooden occasional table

45cm square Flow scatter cushion

Tripod design floor lamp

Bottom row:

Uptown elliptical modern coffee table

Paris design screen room divider

Fab Friday baking bargains

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Love home baking? Check out our selection of Fab Friday Bargains, all with a baking theme to them.

Make and bake your own bread

Fancy waking up in the morning and tucking into freshly made bread? A bread maker can make bread making an easy task for even the most un-seasoned bakers. This Panasonic bread maker is super slim in size, so perfect if you’ve not got space in your kitchen to accommodate a large machine. There are three loaf sizes available, plus a rapid bake options, and you can even time it so that you can wake up to a fresh loaf.

How to make cookies

Aren’t these biscuits rather nifty? They’re designed to sit on the side of a cup or mug. Have a go at making them, with the Bit On The Side baking kit. You get five powder coated cookie cutters, a recipe booklet and storage jar. It’s now £6.99 for the set, a saving of £10 off the original price.

How to make the perfect chocolate brownies

If you’re like me and never quite end up managing to cut chocolate brownies or other traybakes into identically sized pieces, then use this tin instead. The Masterclass non-stick pan has 12 square holes, so all your brownies or other cakes will be the right size and shape. Save 20% off the usual price.

Home backing offers

Never run out of cooling rack space for your freshly baked home treats – check out this for buy one, get on free on a Linea rectangular cooling rack. Other kitchenware items are also included in the offer.

Pancake ideas for children

With Shrove Tuesday approaching in a few weeks time (Tuesday 4 March), why not make some Pudsey bear shaped pancakes for your children instead this year? The silicone mould is shaped to make up to four bear head pancakes, or you could use it to make bear shaped fried eggs. The mould is now only £1.99.

Fab Friday Bargains: Homeware for less

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Best January sale bargains for your home

If your nesting instinct is kicking in, and you’re looking for new furniture or home accessories, then take advantage of buying during sale time. Here are this week’s Fab Friday Bargains.

Top row: 

Start the day with freshly brewed coffee, drunk from a Sabre Mademoiselle turquoise espresso cup. It’s made from porcelain and is now only £1.88 (was £6.25) from Amara.

Relax in comfort, on a large Sienna sofa, in the linoso steel colour. It’s reduced to £879 (was £1,100) at John Lewis.

Middle row:

Give your lights a designer look, with a half glazed lamp shade, designed and made in the UK by Nick Fraser. The faceted terracotta pendant shade is dip glazed on the outside, and white inside. It’s now £19 (was £49) at Toast.

Revive the look of your furniture by changing the handles. The compass design knob is now £3.95 (was £6) at Anthropologie

Liven up your wall, with a limited edition print of captain puffin. It’s now £20 (was £25) from Vicky’s World.

Bottom row:

Never miss the bus or train in the morning again, with the help of a talking alarm clock. It’s a must-have wake-me up accessory, at only £5 (was £10) at Habitat.

Add the crisp and refreshing scent of clean cotton into your home, with this Yankee Candle clean cotton signature range reed diffuser. It’s now £8 (was £13) from Very.

Extra discount deal

* Get an extra 20% off all sale items from Anthropologie, by quoting “EXTRA20” at the checkout.


Fab Friday Bargains: Funky contemporary cushions

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Contemporary cushions for less

The January sales have brought with them plenty of homeware bargains. If it’s new cushions you’re after, here are five fab Friday bargains that fit the bill for funky designs, cushiony softness and tempting prices.

1. Celebrate your love of biscuity goodness and get 20% off novelty biscuit cushions. Choose from Party Ring, Jammy Dodger or Custard Cream designs. They’re now £17.60 each from Lisa Angel Homeware and Gifts.

2. Not just a pretty picture, this is a cushion with an actual moon scene on it. The silk cushion features a photographic image from a real NASA lunar landing in space. It’s now half price and is £15 from John Lewis

3. Relieve memories of the wonderful Fab lolly, with a cushion by Martin Winscombe. It’s reduced to £28 at Debenhams.

4. Liven up your sofa with a cushion cover made from a fabric design featuring images from Mexican La Lotteria cards. It’s got 20% off and is now £14.40 from Twentysevenpalms.

5. Sit back and rest your head on the tape measure cushion, by designer Ben de Lisi. It’s got a massive 70% off the original price and is now only £6.60.

Light up your home for less: Sale lighting shopping bargains

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Half price lighting

Save money on new lighting for your home, by shopping in the sales.

Whether you’re looking for a new desk light, unusual light, pendant shade or lighting for children’s rooms, we’ve got it covered. Check out these bargain beauties.

Top row:

Star shape light, now £88 from My-Bohemia

Anglepose Type75 mini task lamp, now £59 from John Lewis

Gianna 7 light cluster, now £99 from BhS

Middle row:

Aluminium penguin light sculpture, now £82.50 from Bears in the Wood

Framed wall light and artwork, from A+B Furniture, now £360

Litecraft children’s aeroplane ceiling pendant light, now £31.60 from Debenhams

Bottom row:

Decorative rhino wall light, now £79.20 from I Love Retro

Metal animal ‘night night’ light, now £27 from The Original Metal Box Company

Lana knitted effect pendant, now £25 from BhS

Fab Friday Bargains: Black Friday sales round-up

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Best Black Friday home deals

Today is well and truly a day for Fab Friday Bargains, as so many retailers have jumped on the Black Friday bandwagon.

If you’re searching in earnest for Christmas present bargains, home updates or treats for yourself, then here’s a quick round-up of some of the Black Friday deals available.

* There are Black Friday deals on electrical items for one day only at John Lewis. Plus, they are price matching promotions from competitors.

* At M&S, there’s 20 per cent off homeware from 29th November until 1st December

BHS have up to 30 per cent off everything, blue free standard delivery on all orders

* At Selfridges you can get up to 20% off by using the promo code SELF2013, until Sunday 1 December

* There’s up to 30% off in every department at Debenhams

* Amazon is continuing to offer Black Friday Lightning Deals. They run until 1st December

* There are Black Friday lightning deals on offer at Very

* Argos have a range of special Black Friday deals, running for one day only. This includes 60% off furniture.

And here are some of the goodies that we spotted:

Oliver owl appliqué cushion, now £28 at M&S

Jo Clic Clac sofa bed in red, now £154.99 at Argos

Contemporary leaf eyelet curtains, now from £28 at M&S

Rocha. John Rocha silver metal leaf bowl, now £17.50 at Debenhams

Belkin kitchen chef stand and wand for tablet PC, now £16 at Very

Brown Lola bonded leather sofa bed, 70% off at Debenhams


Street Eats Chinese wok set, now £20 at BHS

Fab Friday Bargains: Fresh new bedding

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Invest in new bargain priced bedding and duvets

Treat your bedroom to a fresh new look, with these fab Friday bedding bargains.

Whether you’re a fan of soothing, calming colours in your bedroom, or prefer to be swathed in lively, uplifting shades, we’ve got the options covered.

From left to right on each row, starting from the top:

Floral trail duvet cover set, now from £11

Blue Anicia bed linen, bySheridan, now from £12.50

Natural Kismet bed linen, bySheridan, now from £14.50

White bed linen, by Jeff Banks, now from £24

Red Hatha bed linen, by Rocha.John Rocha, now from £14

Campervans duvet set, now from £18

Scribble duvet cover set in blue, now from £10

Bright print bedset, now from £16

Green painted leaf bedlinen, by Christy, now from £4.80

Fab Friday Bargain: Melamine outdoor dining and picnic bowl set

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Durable outdoor picnic dining bowls

With the summer holidays in full swing, and sunny days (hopefully!) in action, here’s a fab Friday bargain for all your outdoor dining, barbecues and picnics.

This set of six melamine bowls are hard-wearing and practical.  Melamine is a wonderfully durable material that is practically unbreakable, so you don’t need to worry about damaging your favourite china when eating outside, or carrying it around in a picnic bag.

The bowls come as a set of six in assorted colours and are ideal for serving dips, nibbles or desserts in. They’re now reduced to just £9.50 in the sale at Oliver Bonas.

Fab Friday Bargain: Natural pebble beach design wallpaper

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Create a contemporary coastal theme room

Here’s a Fab Friday Bargain for decorators.

This lovely natural pebble design wallpaper features a textured style depiction of a pebble beach.

Contemporary bathroom wallpaper

We can see the design working well in a bathroom or en-suite, or perhaps as a feature wall in a coastal themed room. Produced from a photo, you can be sure that the pebbles will look realistic, rather than styled, and give the perfect beachy look to your interior design.

The pebble wallpaper is part of the Distinctive 1 collection by Fine Decor, and is now just £9.95 per roll from I Love Wallpaper.


Fab Friday Bargains: Homeware from Matalan

Friday, July 19th, 2013

We’ll be honest – Matalan isn’t somewhere we’d think of looking first for homeware. But if you’ve never browsed their home offerings, it’s well worth a look, especially if you’re restricted by budget issues.

For our Fab Friday Bargains this week, here are some affordable homeware items from the range at Matalan.

Contemporary wood and metal table lamp

Contemporary style circle base table lamp, £35


Home storage ideas

Set of three neutral design storage boxes, £20


Affordable geometric trend soft furnishings

Turquoise jacquard geometric design cushion, £8


Parisian eiffel tower wall art

Paris city print wall art, £8

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