Beat the Heat with First 4 Blinds

Hello and welcome to Abode this week. As we continue to have such beautiful weather we're making the most of the longer days, but by the time the day is done it can be a struggle to keep cool, particularly at night. For this reason, without being ungrateful for the warmth, we wanted to offer a few ways that our team at First 4 Blinds can help you to keep your home feeling cool and fresh until...

19 July 2018


Abode's Trend Alert: Cosy Industrial

Hello and welcome to Abode. This week we have picked up a new interior trend that we think is just perfect for the summer. We are naming it 'Cosy Industrial', combining minimalism and modern touches with a cosy feel, we love this new fusion of styles. Industrial inspired looks can sometimes appear to be cold spaces, especially in larger rooms. However, by adding some extra warmth and softness...

11 July 2018


What makes the ideal home?

Good evening and welcome to Abode this week. Today we are asking a very important question - what makes the ideal home? At First 4 Blinds we love to make homes look great, but alongside offering our advice, we understand that being trusted to transform your home is a big responsibility. For this reason, we like to reflect regularly on what elevates a house into a home to ensure we can provide...

5 July 2018


Abode's June Colour Showcase

Hello and welcome to Abode's June Colour Showcase. As June comes to an end this week, we wanted to round up a few of our favourite interior trends we've spotted this month. As a special summer edit, we wanted our colour showcase to be all about luxury and offer a few easy tips on how you can update your home. Even though you might rather focus your attention on relaxing in the garden or heading...

27 June 2018


How to make the most of your Garden on a budget

Hello and welcome to Abode this week. Now that it seems summer has arrived (fingers crossed it stays!), we're turning our attention to the garden! Whether you're hosting a sophisticated garden party, or looking to embrace a new fitness routine in the great outdoors, at Abode we've compiled some tips using Pinterest to help you make the most of your garden - even on a budget, giving...

22 June 2018