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  • 21
    Nov
    Sliding door kitchen

    Where to use sliding doors

    Our resident interior designer, Andy Briggs, discusses how to incorporate modern sliding doors into your home and explains how they can transform the light and space…

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  • 15
    Nov
    Space saving interior

    Space saving ideas - Top five space-saving tips for the home

    Regardless of how big our home is, we all know the feeling of needing more storage space, so it’s important to maximise the opportunities that are available. Whether it’s finding extra capacity in the closet or simply making best use of space in a room, clever storage solutions are key when finding out how to save space.

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  • 31
    Oct
    Calming colours

    Relaxing bedroom ideas: How to create a calm bedroom

    With our days getting more and more hectic, we’re finding it increasingly harder to truly switch off and have complete peace of mind at the end of the working day.

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  • 23
    Oct
    Bedroom

    Walk in wardrobe designs: How to design your own

    For many of us, a walk-in wardrobe has always been that far-fetched option we’ve always dreamed of. But there is a common misconception that you must either need lots of money or lots of space to achieve the ‘walk-in’ fantasy.

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  • 11
    Oct
    Mirror doors

    Small wardrobes - storage solutions for small bedrooms

    When it comes to kitting out the smaller rooms in the house, it can be a challenge to find furniture that is appropriate. You want to ensure the furniture will fit comfortably, whilst avoiding overcrowding the room. And this is especially true for small wardrobes in bedrooms.

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  • 25
    Sep
    Bedroom

    Fitted bedroom and wardrobe ideas

    Your bedroom is the most personal room in your house - it should be a place for relaxation and rest, not an area for clutter and disarray. Fitted furniture offers huge opportunities for storage, yet many of us will often overlook the option - cue flashbacks to 1970 décor! But we’ve highlighted some of the key benefits to making fitted bedroom furniture the modern solution for 2018.

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  • 08
    Sep
    Couture

    Wardrobe Colour Trends: Couture

    For the final instalment of our 2017/2018 colour trends blog series, resident interior designer, Andy Briggs, explores the world of couture. He looks at how these trends have been applied to new finishes within the range and how this can be incorporated into your own home.

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  • 06
    Sep
    greybedroomwall

    Colour trends: Charcoal

    For the next blog in our series of colour trends for 2017/2018, our resident interior designer, Andy Briggs, discusses the Charcoal colour scheme. He recommends how you can use this contemporary palette to achieve the perfect look and feel for your bedroom.

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  • 29
    Aug

    Colour Trend: Blush & Sage Green

    Our resident interior designer, Andy Briggs, reveals the new colour trends for 2017/2018. In the first of a series of three blogs, he offers a glimpse into what you can expect from the Blush & Sage Green colour scheme, and also demonstrates how you can incorporate this beautiful palette in your bedroom.

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  • 22
    Aug

    Expert Comment New Interior Design Trends for 2017 2018

    Our resident interior designer, Andy Briggs, identifies the new trends in colour, texture, space and furniture functionality for the year ahead, and reveals how you can easily incorporate these latest styles into your bedroom with a brand new colour collection from Spaceslide wardrobes.

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  • 07
    Aug
    Selfie

    Four steps to the perfect mirror selfie

    Taking the perfect mirror selfie is a struggle that we have all endured at some point or another – whether it be due to poor lighting, not being able to stretch the camera far enough away, or because your mirror cuts you off in an unflattering place. If you find yourself spending ages taking and deleting pictures to get the shot you want, then follow these four simple steps for your perfect mirror selfie…

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  • 19
    Jun
    lifestyle

    Modern Colours for Contemporary Living

    In 2017, interior design trends as predicted by Behr are being stripped back – inspired by you, your personality and style, and the world we live in. Spaceslide’s resident interior designer, Andy Briggs, reveals how to update your home for 2017.

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  • 19
    Jun
    Signature range

    Perfect Interiors for Kitting Out Your Wardrobe

    With your bedroom being the designated place where you rest your head each night, you want to make sure it’s a calm and tranquil environment that allows you to contentedly rejuvenate and recharge your batteries. However a soothing ambiance can only be maintained if your bedroom is devoid of mess and clutter. Having effective bedroom storage can help to achieve this…

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  • 10
    May
    http://www.boredpanda.com/efficient-space-saving-design/

    Salvage the Space in your Bedroom

    You might have maximised all the available wardrobe storage space in your bedroom, but somehow the clutter still manages to creep in. Rather than continuing to force items under your bed, or stack up your possessions in unattractive plastic boxes, why not use some of these clever space-saving storage hacks?

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  • 07
    Apr

    Out with the winter wardrobe – in with spring!

    Too many clothes and nothing to wear? This is often the case for many of us.

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  • 21
    Mar
    Shaker Mirror

    Power Up

    In an increasingly time-pressured world, there is a growing need to alleviate stress, and there is no better start than by creating a calm and ordered environment to retreat to at the end of the day.

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  • 15
    Mar
    Fineline Cashmere

    Top tips for a healthy bedroom in 2017 - Spaceslide

    For some, redesigning space within the home is seen as a chore, something you may leave to the very last minute when it’s desperately required. However, if we told you that having a well-designed and tidy bedroom makes it a healthier space which could improve your sleep, would that motivate you to take a little time to cleanse your bedroom? Put the spring back in your step and follow our six top design tips below. You could see an improvement in your mood and energy levels almost instantly.

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  • 25
    Feb
    Broken plan living

    Broken plan living using modern room dividers to conquer your space

    A few years ago, open-plan living was all the rage but, with increased focus on technology and the individual, designers are turning more towards broken-plan living.

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  • 15
    Feb
    WALKIN-with+doors

    Updating Your Sliding Wardrobe Doors

    Andy Briggs from Spaceslide explains how a simple update can make a big impact when you move into a new home.

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  • 09
    Feb
    Interior

    The Bronze and Copper Trend

    Bronze and copper accessories were one of the most popular design trends from 2016, loved for the warming and sophisticated effect they bring, whatever the space. Compared to clinical chrome, its rosy hues stand out against an array of colours, and is easily incorporated into a variety of interior schemes, from Scandinavian luxe to LA cool

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  • 22
    Jan
    Mini_4D_MIX_G.Mirror-Cashmere_05.16_S2

    Top 10 Bedroom Furniture Ideas for the Winter

    This season sees some notable furniture trends, from vintage to Scandinavian. But which look will suit your bedroom?

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  • 06
    Jan

    Making the most of a box room

    Whether used as a guest room or a study, or a play room or a snug, many of our homes share one thing in common – a compact, often awkward space which means we need to compromise on practicality or style when considering its décor.

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  • 23
    Dec

    Updating your sliding wardrobe doors

    Andy Briggs from Spaceslide explains how a simple update can make a big impact when you move into a new home. Accent walls, soft furnishings, and statement pieces of furniture play a key role in defining the overall look of your room – and sliding doors ought not to be forgotten when setting the tone of your space.

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  • 23
    Dec

    Creating a Christmas Bedroom

    At Christmas time, ornaments, lights and foliage embellish our living rooms, hallways, and kitchen and dining spaces, transforming everyday living spaces into winter wonderlands – but our bedrooms are often forgotten about.

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  • 18
    Dec
    Walk in wardrobe

    Handy Wardrobe Interior Ideas

    With Christmas on the horizon, it’s time to re-organise your wardrobe and finally tackle what may be lurking in its depths where you’ve not dared to look in a while!

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  • 16
    Dec

    Bedroom Furniture Trends of 2016

    Your bedroom is for downtime; a relaxing haven where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life. When you get home from work, you don’t want to think about the long, hard day you’ve had, you want to be spirited away.

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  • 15
    Nov
    Image Source: Patrick Strattner, Getty Images/Brand X

    Things to Avoid in your Bedroom

    The bedroom is arguably the most important room in the house and should be a place of sanctuary, but this can be difficult to achieve if it is neglected and left in disarray.

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  • 12
    Sep

    How To Install Sliding Wardrobe Doors

    Have you always wanted the perfect sliding wardrobe for your bedroom, but worried that your DIY skills aren’t up to scratch or the job is too complicated to carry out alone?

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  • 06
    Sep
    Mini_4D_MIX_G.Mirror-Cashmere_05.16_S2

    The Cost of Fitted Wardrobes

    Installing your own bespoke wardrobe is an exciting prospect. However, when considering fitting made-to-measure sliding doors, are you put off because you believe a bespoke solution might prove too costly? In actual fact, sliding wardrobe doors shouldn’t break the bank, as long as you are prepared for any associated costs.

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  • 29
    Jul
    Floor to Ceiling Mirrors

    The Beauty of Floor to Ceiling Mirrors

    Do you want your bedroom to be lighter and feel more spacious?

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  • 25
    Jul
    sliding door lifestyle

    Working Wardrobe

    Last year, uniform and work wear experts, Simon Jersey, found that one in five workers have been reprimanded by their boss for inappropriate work wear.

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  • 29
    Jun
    Classic Doors Black

    Keeping it Simple with Minimalism

    If the idea of ridding yourself of all of that clutter has become too much to bear, then taking a leaf out of the minimalist handbook could be just the helping hand you’re looking for.

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  • 16
    Jun

    Multi-Purpose Bedrooms

    In an ideal world, your bedroom would be a place solely for resting and sleeping. But if your space at home is at a premium, perhaps you need to sacrifice the luxury of a minimalist sleeping zone in order to accommodate other purposes.

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  • 26
    May
    Middle ages

    A Brief History of Wardrobes

    So we all know what a wardrobe is: a large cupboard with hanging space and very possibly some drawers or shelves, all purpose-designed to house our clothes. But where do wardrobes come from? Let’s take a trip back in time to see when the wardrobe first came into existence…

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  • 18
    May
    bedroom

    Creating a Calming Bedroom

    Your bedroom should be your private sanctuary; a personal space where you can relax, unwind and ultimately enjoy a deep, peaceful sleep.

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  • 29
    Apr
    Calming Bedroom

    New Fitted Wardrobes in a Weekend

    It’s great to have a DIY project lined up for a clear weekend. With a little foreword planning and all the tools in place, you can spring into action on a Saturday morning – and make a positive transformation in your home by the Sunday night!

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  • 15
    Apr

    Three Expert Decluttering Gems

    With the May bank holidays approaching, why not take the opportunity to declutter your home? Marie Kondo, Japanese decluttering and organising expert, tells us that tidying the right way can be life-changing and help create a more serene and inspiring home environment.

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  • 14
    Apr

    Three Expert Decluttering Gems

    With the May bank holidays approaching, why not take the opportunity to declutter your home? Marie Kondo, Japanese decluttering and organising expert, tells us that tidying the right way can be life-changing and help create a more serene and inspiring home environment. In our latest blog, we look to three decluttering experts for their pearls of wisdom…

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  • 12
    Apr

    GUEST BLOG: Dressing better in your 50's

    Guest blogger, Michael Adams from men’s fashion and lifestyle blog Michael84 shares his advice for looking stylish in your 50s.

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  • 01
    Apr

    Top tips for designing your child's bedroom

    Designing your child’s bedroom is a joy, but it can also be a challenge – especially when their needs, and indeed their tastes, change as they go through the many stages of development.

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  • 10
    Feb
    Sliding Doors

    Create a walk in wardrobe in even the smallest home

    Walk-in wardrobes have plenty of appeal, when it comes to stylish storage solutions. From the fashion obsessed to craft lovers, a space that allows you to get a complete 360-degree view of your possessions.

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  • 05
    Feb

    10 items for the perfect capsule wardrobe

    In this week’s blog, we look at those essential, must-have items you need to create your very own capsule wardrobe.

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  • 21
    Jan
    Clutter

    Why Fitted Wardrobes are Making a Comeback

    Despite connotations of 1970s home interiors, fitted wardrobes are making a fashionable comeback to contemporary interior design. Jake Harbud, showroom sales advisor for Spaceslide, explains why – and considers how fitted furniture can add value to your home.

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  • 07
    Jan
    Feng shui way to position your bed

    The feng shui way to position your bed

    In this week’s blog, we look to some of the UK’s feng shui practitioners to find out how positioning your bed in a particular way can not only improve your sleep, but also contribute towards can creating a more harmonious and restful environment within your bedroom – and also within your life!

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  • 17
    Dec

    How to Design Your Home Office

    Spaceslide head of showrooms, Will Gough, provides three simple design tips on how to design your home office and make it a functional space for work, as well as a beautiful and stylish space for you to enjoy.

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  • 03
    Dec

    Five Clever Ways to Store Shoes

    A dog is a man’s best friend…but shoes are a girl’s! They are such an essential part to every outfit and, as Marilyn Monroe said: “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world!” But how to store them? Spaceslide product manager, Eleanor Harvey, has found five clever storage ideas to keep your shoes organised and in top-top shape.

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  • 27
    Nov

    How to design your wardrobe space

    Do you ever dream of having the perfect wardrobe to house all your clothing, shoes and accessories? Finding a storage solution that is custom-made to your exact requirements is easily attainable and just takes a little planning. Jason Hodson, branch manager and designer for Spaceslide, reveals how to design your ideal wardrobe space.

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  • 29
    Oct

    Our Top 10 Little Black Dresses

    Halloween and Bonfire Night kick-start a party season that runs all the way through to the New Year. An essential item for any woman’s wardrobe or dressing room is the classic LBD – or little black dress – that can be dressed and styled according to the type of shindig you are going to. Kat Markowska, product manager for Spaceslide, picks 10 of the best dresses out in the shops right now!

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  • 10
    Sep

    The Perfect Bedroom for a Teenage Girl

    A girl’s bedroom is her favourite place. A haven for alone time, a cool place to hang out with friends, and a home for all the items she loves and cherishes. But what is the perfect room for a teenage girl?

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  • 28
    Aug

    Best Ways to Store Accessories

    Coco Chanel famously said, “Before leaving the house, a lady should look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” But where to store these accessories?

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  • 17
    Jul

    Our Top 10 Wedding Outfits

    You’ve accepted an invitation to a summer wedding – but what to wear? In our very first Top 10 fashion blog, we’ve selected 10 of the best, most desirable dresses to help you choose the perfect wedding guest ensemble.

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