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Salvaged Timber Industrial Reclaimed Dining Table

Our guide to buying the perfect dining table

We have a real soft spot for a good dining table, and it’s hands down one of our favourite things to stock here at Home Barn. A great dining table becomes a gathering spot for the whole family, somewhere to eat together, to entertain friends, play games, do homework, fold laundry, wrap presents – it really is the heart of the home!

As it’s such an important buy it’s worth investing the time and money to find the perfect one. So what do you need to look for? From craftsmanship to materials and size, we’ve pulled together this blog post to guide you through all the options to find the perfect dining table for you and your family.

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by Sarah Wilkie in Home Inspiration

Our Local Guide

We’re very lucky at Home Barn that so many of our customers travel from all over the country to come and find their perfect piece of vintage furniture. A lot of them ask us for our top picks of things to do and places to eat in the local area when visiting to really make a day of it. Continue reading…

by Sarah Wilkie in Uncategorized
Vintage Christmas Decorations

Gifting vintage this Christmas

It often surprises people just how busy we can be at Home Barn over Christmas. When people think about vintage furniture and antiques they tend to think big – dining tables and chairs, antique cabinets and rustic coffee tables. But, there is so much more to vintage shopping and some of the smaller items, and home accessories can make wonderful, one of a kind Christmas gifts.

Here’s some of our Home Barn favourites for gifting vintage this Christmas.

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by Sarah Wilkie in Home Inspiration
Industrial Steel Leg Console with Reclaimed timber

Bring out the best in your books: How to style your shelves to suit your space

It’s no secret that the Home Barn team are avid bookworms. Yes, we love a good read, but we also just love styling up stacks of books on shelves or using collections of vintage books to jazz up a dull space. We’ve got some finely honed tips on how to display your books to help breathe some new life into your well-loved covers that we want to share with you.

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by Sarah Wilkie in Home Inspiration
outdoors Scandinavian Inspired White Wash Trestle Table

Summer Entertaining Season – Outdoors And In!

There’s something so wonderful about how the summer makes us increasingly more social. It’s probably because the sun lifts everyone’s spirits so instead of closeting ourselves in our homes to avoid being grouchy with the outside world, we actually like being around people! Indoors or outdoors, it’s worth getting yourself prepped for the influx of guests that will no doubt be gracing your home and luckily, we have just what you need to help with that. Here are some of our top tips:

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by Sarah Wilkie in Entertaining
New Season At Home Barn Home barn Leather Chair Storage and Icelandic Rugs

A New Season At Home Barn

Fresh beginnings and beyond! A new season at Home Barn.

Right now it’s dark, soggy and very cold outside. It’s almost impossible to remember what it feels like to have the sun beating down on you back and to be free of the  wellington boots and winter coats.

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by Sarah Wilkie in Home Inspiration
Reclaimed Wood Dining Tables

Reclaimed Wood Dining Tables

Reclaimed Wood Dining Tables.  We love the concept of informal dining. Our reclaimed dining tables take centre stage in the heart of the home. The salvaged timbers exude rustic charm which is both inviting and welcoming. They are the perfect family table.  Read our blog about reclaimed dining tables below.

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by lee in Tables