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The Perfect Home Décor Accessories to Make Your Home Look Complete

Do you ever look at a space in your home and think “this room doesn’t quite look finished”, and you just cant quite put your finger on why? Hopefully the following article will help you identify the problem and provide you with some ideas on how to complete your home.

The Problem: Empty and boring walls 

The best way to make a wall more interesting is to put something on it or in front of it. Our Etagre shelving is available in a small and large size – you have to admit that this is so much nicer than your boring square shelving! 

The Large Etagere Shelving Unit

Our extensive range of mirrors are ideal for filling your walls with something interesting to look at (including yourself I guess!) Place one by itself or go crazy and have a collection. 

Desser and Co has a huge range of mirrors

The Problem: Your home always looks messy, even when you’ve tidied!

Maybe the problem you have is storage, or lack of.

As much as we try, our home will be filled with things that aren’t ‘insta worthy’, but are a necessity to keep. Luckily, this can be solved with ample storage so you can hide things away when they’re not in use. 

Our rattan sideboard/cupboard looks amazing in any space. We have seen our customers use it in the kitchen, hallway, lounge and even the bathroom. It has a shelf and plenty of room to store all those household necessities. 

Rattan Cabinet

Our baskets are the perfect option for clearing away things that you need easy access too. Things like toys, blankets and even logs for the fire. 

Set of 2 baskets

Pro tip: Fill empty corners with plants

We all love a house plant, which is why we stock some amazing planters. Available in both black and natural, you can place these in any room or space and fill any unwanted gaps in your décor. There are both real and fake options available.

Planters – Set of 2 in Natural – Also available in Black

We’ve got loads more good stuff available with FREE UK mainland delivery – what are you waiting for?! Happy decorating! 

If you need any help purchasing our products, or have any questions please email sales@desser.co.uk

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How To Choose The Right Furniture For Your Conservatory

It is the finishing touch that will push your conservatory from ordinary to extraordinary. As well as style, you also need to consider function when it comes to choosing the right conservatory furniture.

You invested time, money and energy into creating the perfect conservatory and there is one final hurdle to jump – choosing the right conservatory furniture. 

As well as your own likes and dislikes there are four key areas to consider…

#1 MATERIAL

Conservatories are light-filled spaces but sunlight and heat are a harsh combination. Wood will dry out and some fabrics can be sun-bleached within weeks. Rattan and wicker furniture are two options that have long been used in the conservatory because as a natural material from tropical climes, its composition means it is perfect for this kind of heat and sunlight intensive room.

But if you still think of conservatory furniture and rattan chairs as being old fashioned then you need to take another look.

#2 FUNCTION

How you plan on using your conservatory is key to choosing the right pieces. For example, if you plan on using it as a lounging space, a place your retreat to at the end of the day to watch the sunset, as well as rattan sofas, consider something like a rattan daybed.  

#3 DESIGN

With an Edwardian or Victorian style home, choose furniture that blends well with these more traditional designs – essentially, you want to create symmetry and cohesion between the space and its appearance and the furniture you choose. Traditional shapes and designs work well, as does opting for upholstery fabric colours and patterns that complement the overall finish. 

Modern cutting edge conservatory design, however, is for a minimalist, barely-there frame giving the appearance of a more-or-less completely glass structure. If this is the case, opt for slimline, minimal rattan furniture for the conservatory. Make a statement with black rattan chairs or sofas, using geometric patterns in mustard yellow and grey for scatter cushions and rugs. 

#4 FORM 

Like other rooms in your home, you will have constraints on space. But even a larger room packed with ‘big’ or tall furniture can look cluttered and dense.

The solution is to look at the form – or its dimensions and structure – of the piece you intend buying. Furniture that is tall and wide will leave less floor space open to view and that means the room will look smaller.

In a conservatory that has ample proportions, this isn’t a problem. In a smaller conservatory, opt for furniture that is slim in its looks and features. 

Don’t assume that a rattan sofa is the only solution for the conservatory 

Traditionally, a rattan sofa with matching armchairs was the solution when it came to conservatory furniture. This may work for some conservatories but not all.  For example, would a pair of loft chairs be a more versatile solution? 

Today, there are many more options and solutions when it comes to fabric patterns and colours too.

An opportunity to stamp your personality on things, when you have chosen the style and shape of your Desser sofa, you have a range of 30+ fabrics to make it your own. Adding accents with scatter cushions is not a problem either, as you can customise these with your own choice of fabric too.