Richard Brown

A bed with crisp white linens and blue cushions, by a sunny window 20/04/2023

Choosing a Mattress: Your Complete Guide

When it comes to buying a mattress, it can be tricky to know where to start. All mattresses aren’t created equal, and if you choose one that’s not suitable for you, it could impact your sleep for the next few years! If you’re in the market for a new mattress, check out the expert advice and buying tips from our team here at Big Furniture Warehouse, to help you on your way.  Why is buying a mattress so difficult? There are a number of reasons why buying a mattress can... Read More

a small bedroom with fairy lights and a teddy bear 23/02/2023

15+ Small Bedroom Layout Ideas for Your Home

When you move into a new house or flat, it can be tricky to decide what to do with your smallest upstairs room. Whereas some people choose to turn it into a home office or storage room, you may be missing out on an opportunity to add another bedroom. But don’t be discouraged by the small size of a room. It’s possible to transform even the smallest room into a cosy, comfortable bedroom with some know-how and expert tips. That’s where we come in! Read on for our advice on... Read More

a dark living room with a comfortable fabric chair 24/01/2023

20+ Cosy Living Room Decor & Furniture Ideas

Wondering how to make your living room feel warm and cosy? We’ve put together our best advice for staying toasty and comfortable at home in 2023. With energy bills shooting up and cold nights on the horizon, we can understand you wanting to snuggle up and hibernate on your own sofa! From blocking drafts and keeping in heat, to featuring inviting colours and huggable textures, here’s everything you need to create a hygge refuge from the winter blues. 1. Warm-coloured wall & floor coverings What colours make a living room... Read More

A black and brown dachshund peering over the edge of a brown moving box. 28/09/2022

How to Minimise the Cost of Moving House

Although it can be a great step forward in your life, moving house can be costly. Between legal fees, time spent on viewings, and packing supplies, your money can end up being stretched very thinly! We’re here to take the pressure off, and share some of our top tips on minimising the cost of moving house. While some moving costs are unavoidable, with a little extra planning, you can eliminate the unnecessary expenses, and invest that money in creating your dream home instead!  What is the average cost of moving... Read More

a living room with simple furniture 27/09/2022

29 Essential Items for a Student House

Your university years can be the most memorable and exciting of your life! New friends, endless parties, and lots of studying (of course). But, it’s no use turning up at university without a few essentials – your housemates won’t appreciate you borrowing their stuff. From student accommodation furniture to bedroom essentials, we’ve put together a list of 29 items you can’t start university without. Let’s dive in! 29 Essential Items for a Student House University Bedroom Essentials Bedding Loved ones won’t you shivering through winter, so ensure your duvet has... Read More

A white pop-up gazebo on a green lawn, on a sunny day 05/07/2022

Six Affordable Ways to Create Shade in your Garden

Do you find your garden becomes a bit of a suntrap in the summer months? Or perhaps you’re looking for new and creative ways to create shelter, so you can still enjoy the outdoors when the weather’s not at its best.  Here at Big Furniture Warehouse, we’re passionate about making sure you get the most out of your home and garden — all year round. Whether you’re planning a gathering, or want a nice, shady space to get some relief from the sun, here are six affordable ways to create... Read More

A mustard yellow velvet ottoman bench with chesterfield button details 05/07/2022

How to declutter your home with clever storage solutions

They say a tidy home is a happy home, and that couldn’t be more true. We all have a deep desire for calm and order, free of any house chore induced stress and not a to-do list in sight. Essentially, a space where we can sit back after a long day at work and just relax. Except in modern life, with a house to run, pets to take care of and mouths to feed, a tidy home can feel like a distant dream. We look around and seem to have acquired... Read More

Paint 05/07/2022

23 Money-saving Ideas for your Budget Bedroom Makeover

A great way to make your home feel a little fresher, is to invest some TLC in one of the rooms you spend the most time in: the bedroom. Although the kitchen and lounge are great for entertaining, it’s just as important to create a peaceful room where you can sleep, get ready for the day, or just relax and read a book. In this article, we’re going to share some of our expert tips on how to decorate your bedroom on a budget, while still staying true to your... Read More

A minimalist home office set up of a white desk and grey chair against a white wall 04/07/2022

15 Office Essentials for your Work from Home Setup

It’s no secret that in the last year and a half, our ways of working have undergone a dramatic shift. One unexpected consequence of the global situation in 2020 was the quick adoption of home-working by businesses across the world.  What began as a way to keep employees safe and the world’s economy ticking over, showed us that home working has a range of benefits. Employees enjoyed saving time on their commutes, more flexible working, and extra time to spend with their children, partners and pets.  For many of us,... Read More

Cube storage 04/07/2022

7 Bedroom Storage Solutions that Save Space

Whether you’re living in a house or an apartment, there’s one thing that’s often in short supply — space. Floor space, drawer space, cabinet space — it’s the one thing that we could all do with a little more of, particularly when it comes to our bedrooms.  For many of us, the bedroom is the place where we relax — as well as sleep, dress, and sometimes work too. But how can you make the most of the space that you have, to make sure your bedroom is as comfortable and... Read More