If you’re young, moving into or purchasing your first home, the thought of spending a large amount of money on one piece of furniture can seem a little daunting. However, furniture will always be something you’ll need no matter where you live. Finding timeless pieces that withstand the test of time early on, is a great way to establish your own personal interior style, as well as save you money in the long run!
Stuck on where to start? When making these investments you have to think big. Forget about the trends of today, they’ll be gone before you know it. You can change knick-knacks in a heartbeat to follow what’s in fashion, but larger items like sideboards and sofas from Heal’s should stay timeless in style and colour.
Whether you opt for button back or smooth velvet, a smart upholstered headboard should be a staple piece in any home. A high quality choice is perfect for sitting up and reading in bed against and is a trend that fits across multiple styles and aesthetics.
Wood in all tones and colours can sit perfectly against so many other fabrics and materials. A timeless piece for your living space; a wooden coffee table can add warmth to cold rooms and makes the perfect location for your movie night essentials and inspirational home magazines.
Add a touch of class to your dining, living or office space but a leaning bookshelf. Choose natural pine over darker walnut to make sure it doesn’t command too much light in your room. Dress with books and on trend knick-knacks for a piece of furniture that keeps on giving.
A good quality sofa is a must among your investment pieces. When choosing, make sure you opt for one that is both timeless and well made. As probably the most expensive addition to your home you’ll ever purchase, this is the one you need to get right. Plus, if you choose a four seater for example, it will last for years to come and accommodate friends, family, and children when you reach that time of your life!
When you’re ready to make these all important purchase, remember to research and get your investment pieces right, first time. Not only will it save you all the hassle of having to change them every few years, it will save you money in the long run.