• Interiors

    House Rules: Caring for Timber

    Today has been one of those days where I know exactly what I need to do but keep getting distracted by – hey look a squirrel … My head is just all over the place! But between all my procrastinating some how I managed to pull this together and I hope it helps you out a bit! Setting yourself up with good quality timber furniture can be quite costly so you want to ensure that you a) LOVE what you are buying and b) know how to take good care of these investment pieces. Today I want to focus on the latter – how to take care of timber furniture. It…

  • Interiors

    House rules: Caring for Leather

    It’s no secret that I’m not the biggest fan of leather furniture – I’d choose the fabric option any day, purely because I find it more comfortable. However over the years I have worked in a number of furniture stores selling ALOT of leather, because it’s also no secret that many people DO love leather. I see many advantages in leather furniture, durability being one of the biggest. A leather sofa or dining chairs can last a lifetime, but the trick is to ensure that it’s cared for. Just like our own skin dries out and needs moisture, so does leather – the same goes for cleaning and for being out in the sun. If you do…