A selection of inspirational garden bench design ideas to whet your appetite

Garden bench in autumn image by Elina (via Shutterstock).
A beautiful garden bench, photographed in autumn by Elina (via Shutterstock).

The humble garden bench: it can be as traditional as seen in the image above. Or modern yet refined. Or unusual and ingenious. In our latest blog post, we look at a few examples that fit any of the aforementioned categories. Continue reading “Beautiful Garden Bench Design Ideas”

Why choose Steven Cleary Carpentry for your child’s bedroom furniture?

Child's bedroom illustration by Olga1818 (via Shutterstock).
The only limit is your child’s imagination: Steven Cleary Carpentry can help you to create an imaginative bedroom for your son or daughter. Illustration by Olga1818 (via Shutterstock).

Steven Cleary Carpentry’s bespoke approach to furniture design is well suited to bedroom design. Especially where children’s bedrooms are concerned. We at Steven Cleary Carpentry are able to work with you on your child’s bedroom, with a choice of furniture that is easy to clean as well as hardwearing. This includes beds, wardrobes, and drawers.

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Is your idea of a coffee table more out of the ordinary?

Coffee table image by In4mal (via Shutterstock).
This coffee table is a rather prosaic one, compared with the design ideas we’ll be looking at in this post. Image by In4mal (via Shutterstock).

Substance or style: do you prefer the own brand tea or Barry’s Tea? Or wood veneer over solid wood? Could these describe your choice of caffeinated beverage, or your choice of coffee table? If you prefer outlandish tables as well as prosaic designs, we at Steven Cleary Carpentry are capable of doing both. As always, the only limit is your imagination.

In our little post, we look at a few unusual coffee table ideas, of the unusual variety. The quirky, the oddball, bizarre, and imaginative. Whether you prefer Barry’s Tea, PG Tips, or Twinings English Breakfast, put the kettle on and take a look. Continue reading “Unusual Coffee Table Ideas”

A look at Toto reaching its century

Toto Toilet image by Charles Hudson (Creative Commons License: Attribution-Some Rights Reserved).
A Toto washlet toilet. Image by Charles and Hudson (Creative Commons License: Attribution-Some Rights Reserved).

In our inner page on bathroom fitting, we at Steven Cleary Carpentry urge you to ditch the avocado bathroom suite. In other words, dragging your bathroom into the 21st century. Ever determined to stay ahead of the pack is Japan’s very own Toto. On the 15th May this year, it celebrated its centenary.

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Why the Eames Chair is achingly timeless, even in 2017

There are some design icons which have aged gracefully and look the part today. Take for example British Rail’s InterCity 125 designed by Sir Kenneth Grange which entered service in 1976. Also the anglepoise lamp, again by the same fellow and used in art studios and computer desks around the world. Few examples of furniture design age gracefully. The Eames Chair is a clear exception.

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How Steven Cleary Carpentry can raise your raised bedding to new heights of sophistication and cutting edge design

Raised Bedding by Andriy Blokhin (via Shutterstock).
Whether in untreated or treated wood, our raised bedding will be designed to suit your garden. Image by Andriy Blokhin (via Shutterstock).

Raised bedding is a must for any modern garden. It makes for a tidy space to place your bedding plants and enhances your flower beds. It is also good for sensory gardens, vegetables, and herbs. They can form part of a seating area or decking for a neighbouring pond. We can work with new and reclaimed timber – whether treated or untreated.

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