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Invite Spring into your Home with these Blooming Wonderful Home Accessories

Posted on February 26, 2021

We’re nearly there. We’re nearly at the end of February. And if we’re nearly at the end of February, that means spring is just around the corner. You’ve probably already started thinking about how you’re going to go out and make the most of the warmer weather, but have you considered how you’re going to bring the blossoming flowers and brighter days into your home?


We’ve got something special to brighten up each and every room, from communal places to personal spaces. What’s more, with so many fantastic deals available at Castle Marina stores, these seasonal buys will last you all year round.

For those who choose to visit our essential stores and COVID-secure services, please be assured that Castle Marina Shopping Park is following strict health and safety procedures to ensure that everyone stays safe and socially distanced during their visit. You can find out more about which of our stores and services have remained open during lockdown here. All products listed below are available to order online.



Living Room – Long Beach Large Chaise Sofa. Shop here for £2299 £1695

What do you think of when someone tells you to imagine a beautiful, tranquil place? White sand beaches with waves lapping along the coast? Luscious mountains with blue skies and white clouds? Wherever your calm place is, make it home with DFS’ Long Beach Large Chaise Sofa.


Available in Marine and Azure colour combinations, the Chaise Sofa is a calming space to which you can retreat from the chaos of modern life. The smooth, velvet texture is just begging for someone to run their hands over it. All you need to do is lie back, relax and take a deep breath.


Dining Room - Central Park Dining Table with left-hand facing corner bench. Shop here for £1895 £995

Sunrises, blooming flowers, and blue skies are a refreshing sight to behold – why should someone have their back to it? The minimalist table column ensures plenty of leg room without sacrificing table space or interfering with conversation.


It’s the left-hand facing corner bench (also available right-hand facing) that really revolutionises this set-up. Twisting necks, outdoor voices and backs to your family are things of the past with this modern social set up.


Home Office - Teknik Glacier Work Centre Glass. Shop here for £162

The last year has seen millions of us set up shop in our own home. Bedrooms have become classrooms, kitchens have become offices and establishing a home/work life balance has become nearly impossible with a desk always in sight – so why not make it invisible?


The tinted glass of the Teknik Glacier Work Centre turns the workplace setup into a feature; subtle enough to not intrude on home life, yet present enough to enhance any aesthetic. The multiple layers not only leave plenty of room for storage, but allow you to look up and forward, maintaining a better and more productive posture.



Kitchen - Melano Elements Kitchen in Metallic Night. Shop here for £5646

We’re all about bringing the outdoors in – that is until we’re talking about the kitchen. Achieving that balance between natural texture and white goods is difficult.


At least it was before we found the Melano Elements Kitchen in Metallic Night. The dark, rough, stone texture of the surfaces gives the kitchen character and presence. Softened by the metallic pink hues and gloss finish however, the room becomes homely.


Bathroom – Koto Starlight Luxury Vinyl Flooring. Shop here for £29.99 per square metre

Gone are the days when white porcelain bathrooms were the epitome of cleanliness and perfection. We’ve made room for style, pattern, and rusticism in our homes – why should anyone using the facilities miss out?


The intense, dark shade of the Koto Starlight flooring may not seem to lend itself to a typical spring day, but what it does do is allow you to start enjoying the outdoors without fearing the (muddy) consequences; evidence of Peak District hikes and River Trent rows be gone! The vinyl is bold, yet mysterious. It lends itself to a post-walkies, de-mudding shower for Rover as much as it does a long, pampering bath for you.


Bedroom – Bergen Collection. Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price here

Natural woods are a fantastic way to start bringing the outdoors in, and with Bensons For Bed’s Buy-1-Get-1-Half-Price deal, you may as well invite the whole forest. The oak texture works with any natural light coming in, and contrasts beautifully with smooth handles and clean, glass-doored wardrobes. You’re two birds and a deer away from being Snow White.


Garden – Connswater Artificial Grass. Shop here £12.99 per square metre

For some, being able to tend to a garden is the best thing about spring. For others, it is the worst. Leftover winter debris, sodden muddy grass and even early hayfever symptoms can all really put a dampener on warmer months, so why not cut the mowing and invest in some artificial grass?


This Connswater piece from Carpetright strikes a perfect balance between natural and styled; bright enough to enrich your garden, tousled enough to look realistic, and all without the raking, mowing and strimming – you’ll thank us later.