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We’ve all experienced the frustration of buying a dream sofa after weeks or months of searching only to be told it can take anywhere up to 12 weeks or more for it to be delivered. And if you’re buying or renting your first home, being without a sofa for such a long time is not ideal.

But why does a sofa delivery take so long? In this guide, we’ll explore the sofa delivery process and what certain factors can make the delivery times longer. We’ll also explain how Swyft sofas are reshaping the future of sofa deliveries.

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Buying and moving into a new home is both an exciting and stressful time. It requires plenty of organisation, planning and preparation to allow for your move to be as smooth as possible. And, of course, one of the most important parts of moving is shopping for all the essential pieces of furniture and decor.

While shopping for new decor can be a lot of fun as you pick and choose the styles and aesthetic of furniture you want for your new home, it’s important to ensure you have everything you need for when you move. You don’t want to be left without cutlery, appliances or bathroom towels for the first few days, or even weeks!

To help you get it just right, we’ve put together this checklist of all the first home essentials you’ll need to buy for every room before you move.

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Whether you’ve just bought your first home, moved into a new rental place, or you’re well experienced with the property ladder, moving into a new home is an exciting time. The empty, echoing rooms offer plenty of possibilities for new interior home decor ideas but the clean slate can also be a little intimidating. Between buying new furniture, painting the walls, and getting your family photos all set up, it can be tough to know where to begin.

If you don’t know where to start, or you need some fresh ideas for your new abode, keep on reading for plenty of home decor ideas and inspiration.

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Bedrooms can be one of the more challenging rooms in the house to decorate. You don’t want to sacrifice the function of the room for non-functioning design but at the same time, you want it to be a safe haven to relax and unwind after a busy day. Thankfully, the vintage style offers both comfort and decorative aspects that work in tandem to give you a calming, functional sanctuary.

In general, vintage style means decorating with furnishings, fabrics, and colours that were popular a few decades back. The term vintage is defined as something that is more than 20 years old but less than 100 years old but can also incorporate details from the shabby chic style. The mix-and-match aesthetic of vintage design makes it easy to achieve a high-end look with DIY and secondhand pieces without the high-end price tag so is an excellent choice for those on a budget.

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More and more of us are working from home. And it’s a trend that looks set to continue.

For many of us it may not be that all of our time will be spent WFH, but we’ll certainly be home often enough to need a dedicated office space.

That uncomfortable spot hunched over the laptop on the sofa just won’t cut it any longer. There has to be a better way.

In an ideal world, of course, we’d convert a spare room into a spacious, private working space, complete with its own stylish office sofa. But, for most of us, we’ll have to settle for carving out a space in the living room as our best bet.

The living room is usually the largest room in the house – but it’s also very much a shared room and the last thing you want to do is ruin the look, feel and flow of it by just wedging a desk wherever it will fit.

So, how can you combine the need to maintain the comfort of your living room with your need for a professional area that you can get down to work at?

Here are 10 simple but stylish ways to create an office in your living room when square footage is at a premium.

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Now that we are finally allowed guests in our homes again, many of us are shopping for new beds for them to rest their weary heads on long overdue visits. But how do we decide on the best spare bed for our overnighters? It’s an especially big consideration if space is an issue, but don’t fear because you don’t need extra bedrooms to have extra sleeping spaces – so there’s no need to go planning that home extension just yet.

So how do you choose a guest bed? We’ve come up with this handy list of spare beds ideas, whatever your needs. Happy slumber time.

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