How To Create A Focal Point In Your Interior

Modern day homes can often appear disjointed and cluttered due to the unavoidable items that grace our homes such as media devices, accessories, heaters and general bits and bobs. With the need for extra storage space and display units, our home interiors have lost that traditional sense of organisation that created a centralised and stylish space in which to relax.

The focal point of your interior should be the first thing that draws your eye as you enter a room, it can be created using colour, furniture, accessories or a simple change of layout and can transform even the most blank of canvases into a sleek and sophisticated interior design.

 

Wall Art

Wall art and Wallpaper are a great way of creating a focal point in a neutral interior space and work particularly well in plain interiors that lack a chimney breast or natural focal point. Opt for a bold patterned wallpaper with colour and depth or for a more subtle yet still eye-catching finish opt for neutral palettes with a hint of metallic pattern or finish. Wall art can be used to draw the eye to a plain painted wall or can seamlessly highlight a sofa or sideboard area. Large and contemporary images work great in minimal homes whilst traditional portraits and landscapes can also create a soft and refined focal point in more classic interior styles.

 

Fireplaces

The fireplace has long been used as the focal point in the living room area as it provides a centralised and visually appealing area that can dictate the layout and seating arrangements of a room. A large mantelpiece creates an eye-catching centre piece that can be further emphasised using a vase, ornaments of photo frames for added detail and visual effect. Modern electric fires can work equally well, with wall mounted designs being used to compliment a wallpapered or painted chimney breast wall. This creates a zoned area of detail and colour that provides functional practicality as well as elegant interior style.

 

 

Lighting

Lighting is a fabulous way of creating a centrepiece within your chosen room and is the ideal way of creating a focal point in smaller or more awkward interior spaces. A large, single drop light works extremely well in creating a central area of detail and light that can be used to draw attention to an item below, such as a dining table, bed or seating area. Large French or Italian chandeliers look great in classic or contemporary home interiors whilst modern sculptural designs will add a visual artwork that makes a great alternative to a ornament or picture. Opt for bold coloured styles or elegant crystal designs to co-ordinate your lighting choice to your interior style and palette.

 

TVs

They may not be the most beautiful items in the world but our TVs have become to social point of our home with many an evening spent catching up on our favourites TV series and films. Creating a more visually delightful setting for these often ugly devices can be tricky, but with all eyes and furniture drawn towards your TV it becomes a necessary focal point that requires a balance of style and elegance. Opt for a grand and eye-catching TV cabinet that will provide a complimentary focal point but will also hide a multitude of wires and clutter. Alternatively you can create a wall mounted focal point by incorporating your TV as a piece of wall art on a centralised wall or chimney breast.

 

Furniture

Furniture can create a natural focal point in an interior depending on its size, colour and impact on its internal space. Sideboards, console tables and display cabinets create a visual focal point that once again will draw the eye to a particular wall or chimney breast and can be adorned with complimentary items that add to the overall visual finish. Focal points do not have to be against a wall however, a grand and eye-catching dining table, coffee table or bed can draw the eye to the centre of the room with your seating, decor and smaller items orbiting the centrepiece of your interior space.

 

For more inspirational ideas that will create a focal point within your home, head over to our latest Pinterest board – Pinterest – Focal Points

 

Product of the Week – French Chateau White Painted 6 Seater Dining Set

If like many of us, you are celebrating your Easter weekend with good food, good friends and a slap up family meal, then our French Chateau white carved 6 seater dining set is the perfect way to create an elegant and stylish dining area that is perfect for all dining occasions.

French Chateau white carved 6 seater dining set

French Chateau white carved 6 seater dining set

Painted in a crisp and french antique white finish, this dining set is a soft and sumptuous addition to both modern and traditional dining areas and its ornate yet subtle design will compliment a wide range of interior styles and colour palettes.

This beautiful dining set is a soft and feminine design that will add a sense of space and light to even the smallest of dining room areas. Its bright and uplifting style is perfect for the spring months and its spacious dimensions means that it is perfect for larger families or those who love to throw a good dinner party.

French Chateau white carved dining table

French Chateau white carved dining table

The elegant French Chateau carved dining table is an exquisitely styled furniture item that oozes palatial French glamour and European sophistication. With its curvaceous, fluted legs and ornate carved framework this dining table will make a centrepiece in any dining room area. This opulent table will comfortably seat up to 6 dinner guests to create a spacious and sociable interior space that does not compromise of style.

French Chateau table carvings

French Chateau table carvings

 

 

The French Chateau carved dining table has been modeled from traditional antique designs to create an authentic, aged appearance that adds to its visual charm and appeal. Its delicate renaissance style carvings are a subtle yet eye-catching design feature that make this table perfectly suited to both classic and contemporary home interiors.

 

French Chateau white carved dining chair

French Chateau white carved dining chair

 

The fabulous dining chairs that accompany the French chateau dining set are the epitome of classic luxury and comfort. Featuring a matching white paint finish and complimentary fluted leg detailing these chairs will add the finishing touches to your French dining experience. These sumptuous chairs are finished with a luxurious pale grey upholstery across the padded seat and backrest for a contrasting yet complimentary colour palette that will provide you with a stylish and comfortable area in which to sit back and relax.

 

For more stylish items from this elegant furniture range then take a look at our full French Chateau white painted furniture collection and create your very own renaissance style home interior.

 

Product of the Week – Rustic Oak Large Glazed Dresser

No country home is complete without a luxurious and practical oak dresser! These grand and beautiful designs have taken pride of place in every household for many many years. Their rustic charm and functional style remains a much loved attribute that has made them one of the most popular furniture items of all time.

This week we have selected our beautiful  Rustic oak large glazed dresser as our ‘product of the week’. With its country cottage charm and vast storage options it has everything you could need when its comes to practical yet aesthetically appealing furniture choices.

Rustic oak large glazed dresser

Rustic oak large glazed dresser

This eye-catching dresser is a real statement furniture purchase that will take centre stage in any living room, dining room or hallway area. Not only will this dresser provide you with a functional storage area but will also provide you with a visual focal point that can be used to display complimentary home accessories.

The upper section of the Rustic oak large glazed dresser features three glazed cupboards with an internal shelf that are great for displaying your pottery, crockery or china collections. This allows them to be placed in an elevated, enclosed position so they can be visually appreciated in a safe and secure area. These cupboards are complimented by three additional drawers that are ideal for housing smaller collectables or crockery items.

Internal areas of the Rustic oak large glazed dresser.

Internal areas of the Rustic oak large glazed dresser.

The mid section of this dresser provides a spacious surface area that is perfect for the display of larger items such as bowls, vases or photo frames creating a central space that can be visually tailored to your personal requirements.

This central open space is also handy as a preparation area for you to select and organise your plates, cutlery and glass wear before laying the table for a meal.

Fabulous and functional storage options continue throughout the lower dresser area with six spacious drawers that can be used for cutlery, paperwork or general bits and bobs. With a final two enclosed cupboards with internal shelving you really will be spoilt for storage choice with this item. The benefit of having all of this storage space is that with all your nik naks safely tucked away and out of sight your interior space will look neat, organised and clutter free.

This dresser looks amazing when partnered with other items from the rustic oak collection particularly our Rustic oak large extending dining table which provides a warm and comfortable dining space for up to ten people (the perfect way to make use of all the crockery you have stored in your dresser). When not in use this elegant table can be folded into a more compact design so you don’t need to negotiate on interior space.

Rustic oak large extending dining table.

Rustic oak large extending dining table.

For a selection of sumptuously chic, rustic oak styles to match this dresser and dining table then take a look at our Rustic oak collection and transform your home into a cosy country retreat.

 

 

 

 

Classic Oak for Classy Homes.

Here at The Furniture Market we are celebrating the start of summer with a revamp of our classic rustic oak collection Rustic Oak Furniture . We have added some super stylish pieces to our range and taken some jazzy brand new photographs that showcase the classic style of this luxurious range.

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    Our opulently designed oak beds feature a simple yet elegant slatted head and footboard that provide a focal point in any bedroom space whilst creating a sense of space and light that will give you a light and welcoming sleeping area Rustic Oak Slatted Bed. Todd Gurley Jerseys Each item is crafted from high quality solid oak that will ensure that our beds are not only warm and comfortable but provide you with strength and stability while you sleep. Goedkoop Nike Air Max 2016 With sizes ranging from single to super king size options you will be sure to find a bed to suit your needs.

    Rustic oak large sideboard

    Rustic oak large sideboard

    If, like me, you find yourself with a growing collection of trinkets, treasures and ornaments and very little space to store them then we have the answer to all of your storage problems.

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    If your an entertainer and struggle to find the space to house your dinner guests then our Rustic Oak medium extending dining table is perfect for accommodating extra diners without negotiating on everyday space Rustic oak dining table set . Asics Onitsuka tiger damskie This functional table comes with six ladder back chairs that perfectly compliment the rustic oak tones. With the extending function allowing for seating for 8 people this is the ideal centrepiece for large families or frequent visitors.

    This classic collection is one of our best selling ranges due to its versatility and stylish appearance.

    Flipping Good Dining Tables

    Happy Pancake Day! I must say Shrove Tuesday is one of my favourite days of the year, its the one day that I take it upon myself to break my current healthy eating spree and stuff my face with pancakes smothered in melted chocolate (don’t judge me). This afternoon I will be joining my family as we congregate around my dining table to indulge in these yummy treats; so what better way to celebrate than to take a look at the wonderful selection of dining tables that are sure to make your dining experiences both functional and fashionable.

    Geo-Glass Valencia (Black)

    If you are looking for a splash of stylish contemporary design then our Geo-Glass Valencia dining tables are a exciting, innovative addition to any dining area. As well as being a practical dining table this stunning design will be sure to become the talking point of your interior. Toughened, tempered glass is positioned above a unique ‘X’ shaped base which is available in oak, black and stainless steel to give a choice of classic or contemporary style to your dining room.

     

    Hampshire Oak Extending Table

    Our Hampshire oak dining table is the perfect  furniture item that can be tailored to your taste and needs. This wonderful table is a classic design that will suit a vast range of interior styles.This traditional, rugged dining table will add a cosy, country cottage feel to any dining area. With seating space for 4 to 8 people this simple extending table is the perfect solution for large families or accommodating your dinner party guests.

    For a truly opulent dining experience, our French Noir black carved dining table is an exquisitely designed centrepiece for your dining area. Carved from solid mahogany this sumptuous, satin black dining table would suit even the most boutique dining setting. This dramatic round table is perfect for socialising and would be a statement piece in any room. I have my eye on this table for my newly decorated dining room and am hoping it will be a new addition in my home very soon.

    French Noir Round Dining Table

    Don’t let this miserable winter weather get you down, crank up the heating, grab some comfort food and huddle around one of our fantastic dining tables where you can relax with your family and friends.

    Country Cottage Chic

    If you are anything like me then as soon as the weather turns cold and miserable I feel the need to curl up in a ball and hibernate until spring. However even when the frost is on the ground and the wind is biting through your gloves you can still create a warm and comforting environment in your home that will keep you feeling cosy and snug throughout even the worst winter weather.

    At The Furniture Market we are banishing the winter blues with our stylish cottage oak range. This classic, traditional design blends elegant, natural beauty with contemporary functionality. Each piece is carved from the highest quality American white oak and finished with an elegant rustic charm. What I love about this range is the way it adds a warm, cottage style feel to any traditional or contemporary living space.

    Cottage Oak Sideboard

    Our Cottage oak large sideboard is a simple, rustic design that combines farmhouse aesthetics with practical storage. This ruggedly beautiful sideboard would look at home in any traditional kitchen, hallway or living room and is perfect for hiding away any clutter and displaying all your bits and bobs. With two spacious cupboards and five roomy drawers of varying sizes our Cottage oak sideboard will add character to even the plainest of rooms.

    cottage oak extending dining table

    In the winter I love nothing more than having our friends and family around for drinks and warming comfort food on a weekend. There is something so satisfying about tucking into a slap up Sunday roast when the wind is howling outside your dining room window. Our cottage oak extending dining table has a timeless country style and is the perfect solution for those who like to make the most of their dining space. This item is the perfect space saving furniture item that can be tailored to your needs, perfect when you have a few extra guests for lunch. This traditional, rugged dining table will add a cosy, farmhouse feel to your dining area. With seating space for 4 to 8 people this simple extending table is the perfect solution for large families or dinner party guests.

    Cottage Oak TV Unit

    For those long, dark winter nights curled up in front of the TV, why not check out our beautiful large TV cabinet. This simple yet elegant piece of furniture has plenty of space for your TV, games consoles, SKY box with the added bonus of additional storage cupboards for your DVDs, Games and remote controls. If your’e a neat freak like me then this is perfect for keeping your living area organised and clutter free.

    You don’t have to be down in the dumps this winter, no matter what Mother Nature may throw at you, you can rest easily knowing that you can sit back and relax in a country cottage environment that feels toasty, warm and inviting.