Luxury Sofa Beds For Christmas Guests

As Christmas draws closer and closer, we know the pressure is mounting to ensure you have a comfy and inviting place for family to stay. When it comes to housing guests this holiday season, our collection of quality sofa beds can offer a solution to take the stress out of Christmas day. Storage sofa beds For spaces where storage is an issue The Bermerton chaise storage sofa bed is big enough to seat the family. It also comes with the added bonus of a handy storage area to hide away extra pillows and blankets when not in use. The Bermerton chaise storage sofa bed £2,205 Removable covers For those with a young family, The Gifford corner sofa bed may be the one for you. Not only is there space for everyone to curl up together, it also comes with loose covers which can be completely removed and easily washed. The...

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Willow & Hall Christmas living room

Top tips to choose your Christmas tree

The annual search to choose your Christmas tree can sometimes feel as though you’re Hansel and Gretel using breadcrumbs to find your way through a dense forest. To guide you towards your perfect tree, here’s a sturdy path of tips and tricks:   1. Get out your measuring tape Before you set off to the shops, measure the ceiling height of the room you’ve decided to display your tree in. Take into account that the tree will be on a stand and that the Christmas star will need its own space on top too. You may also want to measure the width of the space available, so that branches don’t overspill onto someone’s lap whilst they enjoy a warm mince pie on the sofa. Note down the diameter of your stand to ensure that you don’t choose a tree with a trunk that’s too thick.   2. Do your homework...

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Velvet sofas

Velvets are one of the biggest trends in upholstery. As the nights get longer and colder, the trend for velvet is driven by sought-after attributes like its warmth. But how do velvet sofas really fare in a busy home environment? From super soft matt velvets to more hard-wearing stain resistant velvets, our carefully curated fabric collections can offer the solution to the family vs style conundrum. The Wishford sofa in House Velvet Petal, from £1,125 To inject some vintage style into your furniture, try our Stain Resistant Vintage Velvet fabrics. These have rich, romantic shades with a ‘lived-in and loved’ feel. For an even more luxurious touch, our Mohair Velvet fabrics are super-soft with earthy tones. The Ashwell chaise storage sofa or sofa bed in Mohair Velvet Fiord, from £2,790 or £3,070 For a soft, modern aesthetic, a House Velvet in a lighter shade like Fossil complements Art Deco or...

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Button-back designs

Classic furniture design can make a statement piece in both a modern or traditional home. Dating back to the Victorian era, the Chesterfield is an example of a traditional design which has been popular for centuries. One of the main features of this style is the deep button-back detailing. We've put together a list of button-back designs that can bring a contemporary twist to this classic design to your home. The Bulford design The Bulford sofa or sofa bed, from £1,805 or £2,125 We believe The Bulford is the definition of a grand design and will add a vintage vibe to any room. With its deep-diamond quilting and buttoning that covers its back and scrolled arms, this impressive sofa won’t disappoint. Due to its imposing size, this piece looks stunning in larger spaces. The Foxcote design The Foxcote sofa or sofa bed, from £1,235 or £1,555 Combining button-back detailing with...

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Blue, beige & Yellow: How To Decorate In Beach Colours

Just Beachy: how to decorate in sun,...

Decorating in sun, sea and sand colours (of beige, blue and yellow) helps to inject that same feeling of being on holiday, into your home. There's nothing quite like being by the seaside and for many Brits a house sea adjacent is top of their "one day" wish list. But, if living by the beach is out of the question, why not bring the beach to you instead? So if you want life to be a beach year-round, beige, blue and yellow interiors are the way forward. Here's how to pull off beach chic in your home:  Choose the right blue There are an abundance of blue hues to choose from so getting the right shade of blue is priority one when decorating in beach colours. You want to capture the feel on a blue-sky day. So avoid anything dark or cool, such as cobalt, midnight blue or navy. Stick...

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Choosing Your Sofa Bed Mattress

With the exception of The Appley, every sofa bed we offer at Willow & Hall comes with a choice of 3 mattress types. Allowing you to select the style, firmness and support level you prefer. In fact, our 3 styles couldn't be more different. So, in this guide we’ll take you through the differences between our mattresses to help choose the one that's best suited to you. The Appley Sofa Bed - the seats become the mattress in this sofa bed style Things to consider Who'll be using your sofa bed the most - and how often? How much you like your mattress to mould to you as you move and the thickness you prefer your mattress to be - and the filling. But remember, no matter which type you choose, each of our sofa beds comes with 10 year mattress guarantee and our patented 2-fold mechanism. So without further...

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