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25th October 2016

6 of the Best Dining Tables for the Whole Family

Winter is drawing closer, bringing with it festive parties and cosy evenings around the dinner table. Whether you’re planning on hosting friends, family, or even Santa Claus himself, it’s important to have a table that can seat all of your guests, which is why we’ve come up with a list of 6 of the best dining tables currently available in our stores;
 
 

1.Bordeaux
This beautiful solid oak table combines traditional style design with modern functionality. It features a sturdy pedestal base along with a smooth slide out function which increases the table size from a 4 seat to 6 seat, perfect for those unexpected guests. The solid oak table insert can be discreetly hidden in a compartment when not in use. These incredibly popular tables are currently in the sale, get them while they last!


 
 
2. Calais
This generously proportioned dining table is perfect for those with large families, and those who are expecting an influx of friends and relatives at Christmas. Built from solid oak and featuring a simple clean design which draws attention to the beauty of the grain and unique knots. This table can go from seating 6 people to 10 people by sliding out the end panels and placing the solid oak inserts into the middle. These inserts can be discreetly hidden in a compartment when not in use. This perfect table is currently in the sale, come and have a closer look at our store in Weston-super-Mare.




 
 
3. Hampshire - Square
For those with a little less space, square tables can be the perfect compromise. Seating 4 people, this durable table can be extended out to seat a further 2 people, making an adaptable, stylish addition to your dinner party. This fantastic sold oak dining table is currently in the sale, visit our store in Weston-super-Mare to find out more.



 
 
4. Hampshire - Rectangular
This contemporary table features warm solid oak and a robust, practical design. It can extend from seating 4 people to 6 people using solid oak inserts which can be discreetly stored away when not being used. This table is perfect for families who may be expecting a grandparent or two at Christmas. Currently in the sale, speak to one of our friendly staff today to find out more.


 
 
5. Cromwell
Highly stylish, this well-designed table offers a huge space to seat family and friends. We love the shabby chic appeal of this twin pedestal table, featuring a painted solid oak base with a contrasting bare oak surface, this table will certainly impress your guests. Seating up to 8 people and currently with £450 off in our sale, it’s ideal for the festive season. Find out more by visiting our showroom in Weston-super-Mare today.




 
 
6. Georgia
This extraordinary table successfully fuses rustic charm with a contemporary design, featuring solid oak and a light grey painted base it is ideal for families who need a bit of extra space from time to time. Extendable by sliding out the end panels and inserting an additional solid oak panel, you would be mad to miss out on it, especially as it is currently available in our sale.



 
If you would like to discuss the perfect dining table for you, get in touch with our experienced, knowledgeable staff by calling 01934 513740 or email us via the Contact Us page. You can also visit us at our furniture and carpet showroom on the High Street in Weston-super-Mare.
 
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17th October 2016

5 Clever Space Saving Furniture Ideas

In modern buildings, space can be incredibly limited so it is no wonder that a lot of our customers are looking for furniture which doesn’t dominate their rooms. We have come up with a list of 5 of our best space saving products which are designed to help you create more space in your home.
 
 

1.Gate Leg Tables
Gate leg tables are an amazing way of saving space while still retaining the functionality of a full sized dining table. Our solid oak Hampshire table is only 32cm in width when fully closed, making it perfect to store away when not in use. It is currently in the sale and available at our store in Weston-super-Mare.

 
 


2.Sofa Beds
For times when you need an extra bed but your do not have enough room for one, sofa beds are the perfect solution, offering a great combination of comfort and practicality. This beautifully contemporary Geneva sofa bed will complement most interiors and is made from premium materials which are designed to last.


 


 
3.Corner Chair
Sometimes it is simply not possible to fit a traditional sofa into a limited space, that’s where the Stressless Paradise Corner Sofa comes in. This luxurious sofa features a patented Glide and Slide system and offers superior support and comfort, while fitting neatly into the corner of your lounge. This sofa is currently in the sale, visit our store in Weston-super-Mare to find out more.


 
 


4.Footstool
When space is at a premium, storage is key. This gorgeous Camden footstool can store a multitude of knick knacks while simultaneously offering the practicality of a footrest or a stool. Visit our showroom in Weston-super-Mare for more information.


 
 


5.Divan Beds
Divan beds offer a practical storage solution to limited bedroom space. Our Reylon Aurora Bed combines pocket springs with a layer of memory foam for maximum comfort and is fantastic value for money, especially as it is currently available in our sale.


 
 


For more information on space saving furniture ideas, get in touch with our experienced,
knowledgeable staff by calling 01934 513740 or email us via the Contact Us page. You can also visit us at our furniture and carpet showroom on the High Street in Weston-super-Mare.

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11th October 2016

5 Best Rise & Recline Chairs

Rise and recline chairs offer both comfort and accessibility, tilting to lift you to your feet while minimising any strain on the body and reclining you gently to a comfortable position where you feel relax and supported. If you suffer with back or mobility problems, rise and recline chairs provide superior comfort while helping you stay independent for longer. Head down to our showroom in Weston-super-Mare to try out our great selection today.

We have put together a list of 5 of our best rise & recline chairs which offer both practicality and elegance, meaning that you won’t have to compromise on quality or style. 

 

1. Celebrity - Woburn

This incredibly versatile chair is available in a selection of high quality fabrics and leathers and can be made available in a fixed chair, 2 and 3 seat reclining or fixed sofas. This adaptable design can be further customised with Queen Anne style wooden scroll legs.

 

2. Celebrity - Regent

For superior comfort and luxury, try the Celebrity Regent. Due to its plush fibre filled twin cushion back with extra neck and shoulder support this chair is perfect for those looking for something a bit softer. It is operated by a handset which enables the footrest and back to be operated independently so that you can create your own perfect seating position. There is an additional lifting feature which allows you to rise from the chair with ease.

 

 

3. Celebrity - Westbury  

This fantastic design from Celebrity incorporates wooden grab handles for extra support when rising. This chair features a fibre filed three tier backrest and is available in 3 sizes and design coordinating fixed chair and 2 or 3 seat settee.  It can also be operated with either a single or dual motor.

 

4. G Plan - Oakland

For a more contemporary take on the rise and recline chair, this elegant design offers high quality comfort and optimum control. The chair features a power control button which allows you to stop in any desired position, it also has zero-wall technology meaning that it requires very little space behind the chair in which to recline. It is available in a wide range of fabrics to suit your home and is constructed of the highest quality materials to ensure durability and support.

 

5. G Plan - Florence

G Plan also offer this fantastic contemporary rise and recliner in a timeless design which provides style, comfort and lumbar support. This chair features a manual release catch and is also available in a range of fabrics and high quality leathers. Visit our showroom in Weston-super-Mare today to try out this great chair.

Come and visit our great showroom in Weston-super-Mare today to try out our fantastic range of rise and recliners.

For more information on rise and recliner chairs, get in touch with our experienced, knowledgeable staff by calling 01934 513740 or email us via the Contact Us page. You can also visit us at our furniture and carpet showroom on the High Street in Weston-super-Mare.

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3rd October 2016

Top 5 Autumn Flooring Ideas

The days are getting cooler, the nights are drawing in and the piles of leaves are starting to grow!  The best part about the autumn season is feeling cosy and warm in your home, so now is an ideal time to start thinking about whether your flooring could do with an update.  We have put together 5 of the best flooring styles we have available to help give you some inspiration for this season;

1. Windsor Itschner from the Royal Borough Wilton Collection

This beautifully elegant carpet design from the Royal Borough Wilton Collection is made from 100% new wool. It is available in a specially selected range of contemporary colours and is guaranteed to warm up your home. If you would like to find out more about this product, please visit us in store today. 


 

2. Mastercrafts Afghan Rug

The gorgeous deep colours and patterning on this Afghan rug will certainly bring warmth and texture to cosy sitting room or a relaxed dining space. Made from New Zealand wool, it is both durable and stylish and  available in a range of styles and sizes on our website, or from our premises in Weston-super-Mare.  


 

3. Basket Weave Flooring

There are times when carpet just won’t do, and in that instance our first port of call would be this outstanding design from the creative geniuses at Amtico. Their basket weave pattern is a fantastic display of design, craftsmanship and artistry and brings warmth, texture and character to the home. For more pattern arrangements, styles and layouts contact us on 01934 513740.


 

4. Auburn Oak Parquet from the Art Select Range

If you have always want to achieve the parquet look in your home, this may well be the solution for you. The golden tones and detailed graining gives this vinyl flooring a warm and cosy quality while being durable and easy to clean. This design will certainly shine a spotlight on what is otherwise a hugely underrated material. For more information, be sure to visit our showroom in Weston-super-Mare. 


 

5. Mayfair from the City Plaids Range

Now that vintage trends are on the rise, we are seeing classic Welsh Plaids and Harris Tweed tones getting a new lease of life in the Brintons City Plaids range. Our particular favourite is the Mayfair design; with its soft grey tones this carpet would add comfort, elegance and character to any room. Come and view the rest of the collection at our showroom.

Here at Skidmores, in addition to great furniture, we also offer a wide selection of rugs and carpets along with a bespoke carpet fitting service. We can also offer an uplift and disposal service to make the process much easier for you.

For more information on cosy flooring, get in touch with our experienced, knowledgeable staff by calling 01934 513740 or email us via the Contact Us page. You can also visit us at our furniture and carpet showroom on the High Street in Weston-super-Mare.

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