Period Property Store

19/08/2020

A Kensington Hallway…

This project involved the complete renovation and restoration of this hallway and staircase, as well as the overhaul of a shower room and WC. The property was a townhouse in Kensington and the hallway area had not been fully renovated in approximately 40 years. Encaustic cement tiles were installed in the entrance hallway. These have a traditional pattern in keeping with the building’s heritage but have a vibrant and contemporary colour palette of greens, oranges and blues to lift the space and compliment the stair-runner and curtains. The downstairs WC... Read More

14/07/2018

The Beauty of The Cast Iron Fireplace

Who doesn’t love the allure of a cosy, welcoming fireplace? Not only do they act as sources of relaxation after a long day at work, but they also make for excellent focal points in your home. With a fireplace, you can transform a bland room into one with character, warmth and charm – especially if you have a period home. Here at Period Property Store, we sell a stunning range of period-inspired cast iron fireplaces by Carron. Whether you’re fond of Edwardian grandeur and simplicity, whimsical Art Nouveau patterns or... Read More

05/07/2018

Part 2: Ways to Create a Period Feel in Your Home

If you’re visiting us here at Period Property Store, there’s a high chance that you’re a fan of styles of the past, whether it be Victorian, Edwardian or something else entirely! Achieving period styles can be tough to recreate if you’re unfamiliar with design principles and innovations from the era that you’re trying to emulate. In part one of this guide, we discussed considering which era you’d like to recreate, and how you can use fabrics, colours and your home’s architectural features to best achieve a period look. In this... Read More

28/06/2018

Ways to Create a Period Feel in Your Home

If you’re visiting us here at Period Property Store, there’s a high chance that you’re a fan of styles of the past, whether it be Victorian, Edwardian or something else entirely! Achieving period styles can be tough to recreate if you’re unfamiliar with design principles and innovations from said era that you’re trying to emulate. So, whether you’re a seasoned Victorian renovator or you’re a first-timer, we’ve created a list of the top 4 ways to make the best use of your period home.   Pay attention to your home... Read More

7 More Genius Industrial Lighting Ideas

We love the different possibilities that industrial materials have to offer when it comes to lighting – whether they’re DIY concepts or off the shelf, industrial style gives us the opportunity to be as creative as we like. Here are 10 more beautiful lighting ideas for your home or project!   A conduit… chandelier? Now, we’ve seen a lot of conduit designs, but we always like to keep an eye out for unique concepts that we never knew existed. This conduit chandelier certainly boasts unconvention looks, with its dramatic masculine... Read More

Industrial Inspiration and Lighting Ideas

When you’re decorating or revamping your home, lighting plays a huge role in the way that your home flows and in the atmosphere of your end result. With so many options to choose from and not enough time to try all of them, let’s run through 10 of the best industrial lighting ideas to give you some inspiration! This DIY creation This ceiling light caught our attention on Pinterest. Now, unfortunately, it is a DIY project, so you can’t buy it. We just love the design as it captures the... Read More

30/05/2018

Materials Used in Industrial Lighting

  Industrial decorating trends are fantastic for showing the most creative and innovative materials that interior design has to offer. It’s all about enhancing the finer details in creating your trendy industrial home. More often than not, anything goes – this in a style with teeth and industrial is not afraid to get its hands dirty with bold choices. Lighting is, of course, a fantastic place to start when defining your home’s aesthetic.   METALS When it comes to sleek, rugged materials – metal is the go to. Boasting masculine... Read More

23/05/2018

10 Great Industrial Lighting Ideas

  When you’re decorating or revamping your home, lighting plays a huge role in the way that your home flows and in the atmosphere of your end result. With so many options to choose from and not enough time to try all of them, let’s run through 10 of the best industrial lighting ideas to give you some inspiration!   This DIY creation This lamp caught our attention on Pinterest. Now, unfortunately, it is a DIY project, so you can’t buy it. We just love the design as it captures... Read More

21/05/2018
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A Room-by-Room Guide to Industrial Lighting

We’re all familiar with the industrial design trend and the many possibilities that it can bring when designing your home – but we don’t always know what lighting is best for certain rooms or spaces. Here at Period Property Store, we know that the world of lighting can sometimes be confusing. That’s why we have you covered with this room-by-room guide – so you can let your inner interior designer loose and create your personal industrial aesthetic!   Dining Room Dining rooms are one of the most functional rooms of... Read More

15/05/2018
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How to Make a Statement with Industrial Lighting

When coming to decorate your home, there are plenty of things to think about: colours, furniture, space, achieving your dream style… the list goes on. Lighting is just one of the major elements of interior design that you need to consider when revamping a room. So, what are the best ways to make a statement with industrial lighting? Let’s get right into it…   The industrial is known for its functional, utilitarian qualities – and lighting is no different. Industrial lights are versatile, giving your home a sleek edge, with... Read More