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23/02/2021

Storage Beds – Which would be best suited for you?

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

The Captain’s bed: the Ultimate Space Saving 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

22/02/2021
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Choosing a bookcase for your little bookworm

A bookcase is a fantastic piece of furniture to tidy your child’s bedroom or playroom. They can be used to tidy books but also provide shelving space for toys and other knick knacks. There is something so appealing to children though when they get to select their own bedtime reading matter. As with most items of children’s furniture there are plenty of book storage spaces to choose from. Traditional bookcases Create a mini library in your child’s bedroom with a traditional bookcase. These not only provide ample of space for... Read More

22/02/2021

A storage bed? Find the best storage solution for children

A place for everything and everything in its place!If you are starting to feel that your children’s toys and knock knacks are threatening to take over your living space, don’t fear, we’re here to help. With most of our homes lacking the amount of storage that a modern day family needs, The Children’s Furniture Company offers plenty of storage solutions to help you get your space in order. There are plenty of ways, such as installing a storage bed, or using existing children’s furniture with a range of storage ideas suitable... Read More

22/02/2021

High sleeper beds: What are they and how to choose one

First things first, what is a high sleeper bed? High sleeper beds are beds with a large area underneath, offering precious storage space. Otherwise known as loft beds, the high sleeper is one of the most practical uses of space in a child’s bedroom. Reached via a ladder (like a bunk bed), high sleeper beds are high enough off the ground to accommodate items such as wardrobes, bookcases, desks and chest of drawers underneath. Also, most of the time these items of furniture are moveable rather than fixed. Since the space is... Read More

22/02/2021

The cosiest children’s bedrooms this Autumn

It’s November and all the excitement of Halloween and bonfire night has passed. We can all start thinking about hunkering down for Winter and the start of festive preparations! We thought we’d share with you what our lovely customers have shopped for and shared this season to give you a some inspiring ideas to give your little one’s room a makeover ready for Christmas and also to make you feel all warm and cosy.Follow us on Instagram, Facebook or Pinterest for our customer galleries and ideas.  Toy Storage is key! Perfect for the abundance of... Read More

22/02/2021
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Creating the perfect playroom for your child

Children’s playrooms are magical places – somewhere to have fun, learn and be creative. We look at how to kit out your playroom to make a space that’s fun for the kids, while also keeping all those toys nice and tidy…  Organising your playroom To help get things organised from the outset, it’s important to think about the best way to arrange your kids’ playroom. Dividing the space into different zones for particular activities is a great way of organising things. Here are some ideas to help get you started: ... Read More

19/02/2021

Is toy storage becoming more of an issue than you thought?

Is your house feeling overrun by toys? Do they seem to multiply overnight? If you’re spending far too much time tidying up teddies, or have stepped on one too many pieces of Lego, here’s an experienced mum’s guide to managing your toy storage These days, the sheer range of children’s toys out there is impressive – from messy and creative toys, to instructive and educational toys. However, trying to keep on top of your kids’ many playthings can be a challenge, and having the right toy storage could be key.... Read More

19/02/2021

TCFC Gallery: Bedroom Inspiration for your kids’ rooms

Looking for inspiration for designing your kid’s bedroom? Check out these magical kids’ rooms, styled by TCFC customers… We love nothing better than seeing our kids’ furniture out of the showroom and in your children’s actual real-life bedrooms. It’s amazing what creative parents (and kids) can do to make fun, stylish and practical spaces. So for your bedroom inspiration, here’s a gallery of shots shared recently with us on Instagram… Starry nights for Charlie Lucky Charlie! Love the way Jennifer (aka @cosyblushinteriors) has strung the row of  lights along the... Read More

18/02/2021

Do you need a hypoallergenic mattress on a child’s bed?

Many children today suffer from allergies, and numbers are on the rise. However, the symptoms can often be effectively managed by minimising a child’s exposure to common allergens. We look at what causes night time allergies, and how a hypoallergenic mattress can help to provide a healthy and comfortable night’s sleep for your child.  Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for children. As well as helping to support their general physical health and development, it’s also important for their mental well-being (and yours too!)  Choosing the right mattress plays an important... Read More