Feel beautifully blue this January

Hello and welcome to this week’s instalment of Abode, the inspiration blog at First 4 Blinds. Always looking out for new trends and ways to inspire ourselves and January being synonymous with feeling a little blue, we found our subject for the week. The links to the images in this article have been sourced from Pinterest so while First 4 Blinds cannot deliver an exact replica of these...

12 January 2018


Abode’s Guide to Aspirations in 2018

Hello and welcome to the first edition of Abode for 2018! We hope you had a brilliant New Year’s Eve full of celebration and fireworks. With all the talk of New Year’s resolutions at the moment, we decided to take a slightly different approach. We are focusing on ‘aspirations’ rather than ‘resolutions’ to keep our goals for the new year fresh and attainable every step of the way!...

3 January 2018


Ideas to keep you feeling festive through to New Year's Day

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Abode. We hope you had a beautiful Christmas and got to spend it with the people you love. The week between Christmas and New Year can sometimes be considered one of the strangest weeks of the year. On the one hand, it’s a brilliant time to be at home and a chance to catch up on things you wouldn’t usually have time for. But on the other hand,...

28 December 2017


Have yourself a Hyggelig Little Christmas

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Abode. This week we’ve been re-reading one of our favourite books, ‘The Little Book of Hygge’ by Meik Wiking. If you haven’t read it before, we hope this post gives you a good introduction. And if you have read the book before, maybe our article will inspire you to re-read it with a nice cup of tea on a cold winter day. Perfect for a bit...

21 December 2017


Abode's Christmas Colour Showcase

Good afternoon and welcome to Abode’s Christmas Colour Showcase. Now that the wonderful festive season has begun, it’s the perfect time to celebrate and spend time in your beautiful home. If you feel like Christmas at your house always looks the same, and you want to try a new look for your house, here are a few of our favourite colours that can transform your home this season! Since each...

14 December 2017