How to host a Gorgeous Garden Party

Good afternoon and welcome to Abode and the first of August! We hope this month brings happiness to all our readers and plenty of time to relax and enjoy this summer. Ahead of what is set to be another sunny weekend, we wanted to use our inspiration blog to help you plan your very own gorgeous garden party. At First 4 Blinds, although we specialise in interior design, we believe that a home...

1 August 2018


Abode's July Colour Showcase

Hello and welcome to Abode. This week it’s our July Colour Showcase and to celebrate being in the height of summer we are featuring our favourite desert-inspired decor. It’s laid back yet glamorous and the perfect way to add a summer twist to your interior design.

We’ve used Pinterest to find our inspiration images today, but if you would like any extra advice on decorating your...

27 July 2018


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