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Botanical bedroom

Whether you’re the type of person that talks to your plants or not, fresh greenery and the colour green generally can have a calming and refreshing effect on our senses. For these reasons and more, green is a great choice to influence the colour palette for your bedroom - calming greens at bedtime, refreshing greens...

Faking it

Curling eyelashes to give a wider eyed effect... Swooshing bronzer across cheeks to give a healthy tone... Applying brightening white eyeliner to banish the appearance of red eyes... Layering highlighter with pigment-lifting foundation to mask the appearance of tired skin... These are just a few tricks of the trade when it comes to faking energy...

Old school

Do you ever find yourself being drawn to the nostalgia of all things ‘old school’? If so, you’re not alone. For some, going back to the old school is about upholding traditional values and customs. For others, their enjoyment of retro can be anything from revisiting the fashions of eras that were more unabashedly glamorous,...

The shape of you

Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary  Oscar Wilde You’re not ordinary. No one is. The very things that make us unique and the very same things make us who we are and give us our sense of identity. Our genes have a part to play, our life experiences, our preferences and peculiarities...

Too close for comfort

Closeness in a relationship is a beautiful thing. But, for some people, too much closeness when it’s time to go to sleep can be a swift tipping point from closeness to claustrophobia. If your shared sleeping area is too close for comfort, it can not only inhibit your preferred starfish sleeping position - it can...

Podding off

Believe it or not, there’s some thinking going around that - as a nation - we don’t find it as easy to fall asleep as we once did. Many reasons for this phenomenon spring to mind along with many solutions, however, the solution to the problem for an increasing number of people is the podcast....

Ten a penny

Statistics can be ten-a-penny, but this week at Millbrook Beds we have some statistics you might not have heard before...  Put down your e-reader because would you believe ONE IN TEN PEOPLE don’t own a single book... Read more at the Daily Mail https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4145350/amp/One-ten-people-not-single-book.html Got love for ‘The Gram’? You might not be alone, but...

For one night only…

It’s true to say some things in life are just better as darkness falls... And the organisers of the twice-yearly Museums at Night festival obviously feel the same. Produced by Culture24, this multi-venue festival sees museums across the UK open their doors for exciting evening events and spectacular night-time displays.  Happening again this week from...

Your place or mine?

You’re in that peachy, loved up, don’t-want-to-spend-a-single-night-apart stage that’s unique to couples that aren’t yet cohabiting. But, now and again, even this peachiness can be put to the test if the wrangling over ‘your place or mine?’ isn’t always a harmonious decision. Let’s be real, in modern culture falling asleep next to someone almost has...

All buttoned up

At Millbrook Beds, we’ve got serious style candy for your boudoir all buttoned up in our range of stylish deep buttoned headboards. Handmade using traditional craftsmanship techniques, our handcrafted headboards have a truly designer look and feel and are made in a stylish full depth extending to the base of the divan. Available to suit...
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