The Childrens Furniture Company | Blog

09/02/2021

As seen in your homes

We’re bringing you some of the most inspiring children’s bedrooms over the last few years! We are incredibly lucky to have such lovely customers that share their photos with us, and we love seeing all our beds and pieces of furniture settled into their new homes. Have a look and don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for even more bedroom inspiration! From High Sleepers paired with sofa beds, to beautifully styled desks and dressing tables, our customers have created something really special in their homes and we’re proud to... Read More

22/03/2021

What is the difference between a cabin bed, a mid sleeper and a high sleeper?

Confused about all the fancy children’s beds out there? Here’s our guide to cabin beds, mid sleepers, high sleepers, and the pros and cons of each to help you decide which is best for your family… If you’re shopping around for a kid’s bed –  and you want something a bit fancier than the traditional single child’s bed – the good news is that there are plenty of options. Frankly, kids’ beds these days are awesome! They are places to sleep, play, keep treasures and do homework – and there’s... Read More

23/02/2021

How to Protect Your Furniture from Damage?

All of our furniture is made from super strong wood and painted multiple timed to give it a super strong finish, designed to protect the beds and furniture as much as possible from sticky fingers and bed-jumping children. However we know that over time all furniture begins to show wear and tear, so we’ve pulled together some generic principles you can apply to all the furniture around your home to get the most out of it. When we buy furniture, we usually buy statement pieces. And besides the fact that... Read More

23/02/2021

Children’s Bedroom Inspiration

One of the best things to come out of the Covid-19 lockdown has to be time! So many of you have used the time to re-decorate and we’ve loved seeing all your beautiful children’s bedroom photos. We’ve pulled together some of our favourites from the last few months for you. Neutron High Sleeper Bedroom from @MissGreedysHome We absolutely love this bedroom transformation! Featuring an epic blue map wall mural from Rebel Walls, our Neutron High Sleeper looks beautiful against it. Our Neutron High Sleeper features stairs rather than a ladder, and each stair has a... Read More

23/02/2021

How to make the perfect Princess bedroom

Whether your little princess loves pink and sparkles or dinosaurs and dragons, this blog will take you through the steps to consider when creating her perfect princess bedroom. Find the best princess bed Princesses have evolved over the years and they are now stronger, feistier and braver than ever. It’s therefore important that their bed is not only beautiful but strong too – it needs to cope with bed jumps, karate kicks and crazy dance moves. We’re nominating the official Princess bed for this one – made from super strong rubberwood, and built... Read More

23/02/2021

What are the best children’s beds for storage?

As every parent knows, you simply cannot have enough storage space, especially in your child’s bedroom.  Modern family life means that space is at a premium, so every little inch of space is valuable. This makes choosing your new children’s bed an important decision, as it is likely to be the item in your child’s room which has the greatest footprint and therefore takes up the most space.  However, you should view your child’s bed as an opportunity to create space rather than an awkward piece of furniture which simply... Read More

23/02/2021

5 ideas for a child-friendly garden

If you feel grateful for having a lovely outdoor space and garden, you can be 100% positive that your kids will benefit from this amazing space even more.  Spending time in the open, breathing fresh air, getting much-needed physical activity, and simply experiencing the world around them is crucial for healthy childhood development, and all this can be achieved in the safety and comfort of your own home. All you have to do is make sure that your garden is both inspiring and kid-friendly. We’ve pulled together our top 5 ideas... Read More

23/02/2021

7 Creative DIY Pallet Craft Ideas

Many of your deliveries will be arriving on pallets at the moment due to Covid-19 meaning we’ve had to amend our delivery method for the time being. We know for many of you this may be an inconvenience, so we’ve pulled together our favourite pallet crafts, in the hope they inspire you to get crafty with your pallet delivery! Make a garden planter This idea can be as full of colour and happiness as you like, for you and the children to enjoy. For the first one, paint the pallets... Read More

23/02/2021

The best ideas seen so far throughout the isolation period

There’s no denying that the current situation is mental. We’re in unchartered territory, trying to keep our kids busy and happy, keeping the house tidy, getting enough food in but not too much, trying to support local businesses but trying to keep safe at the same time…All whilst trying to remain sane and happy ourselves. It’s a lot to handle and we know people are responding and processing in different ways, at different paces.   However, as many people have pointed out, this is an excuse to really slow down... Read More

23/02/2021

Fabulous women authors who were awe-inspiring

International Women’s Day is here once again (9th March) and to celebrate I thought I would share some of my favourite women authors who had surprising and very inspirational back stories. Overcoming financial adversity, escaping Hitler, becoming the family breadwinners, winning legal battles which in turn shaped copyright laws, campaigning for women’s rights, dealing with family tragedies and battling with mental health, these ladies were certainly inspirational trailblazers. Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924) Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett was a British-born American novelist and playwright. She is best known for her... Read More

23/02/2021

The Guide to buying a Captain’s bed

What is a Captain’s bed? A captain’s bed is a bed which sits on top of both storage drawers and a pull-out trundle mattress. It is the ultimate in space-saving savviness, allowing maximum storage for small spaces. Captain’s beds are typically slightly higher off the ground than a standard single bed to account for the storage and mattress underneath.  Why is it called a Captain’s bed? As the name implies, the inspiration for the Captain’s bed design comes from the beds used on board ships. The Captain’s Quarters was typically the largest individual sleeping... Read More