Take the humble couch for example. If Scandinavian minimalist (found in most mass retailers) isn’t your style, you could be looking at upwards of five or six grand for a sofa.
Speaking of soft furnishings, it’s those final touches that make a house feel cosy and personalised. And while interior trends do come and go, they don’t move as fast as fashion trends — meaning that you can pick up great pieces on sale that won’t scream ‘out of date’.
Temple and Webster is a great online service that acts like an aggregator for homeware sales. Household brands host sales on the site so you can pick up anything from premium bedding, kitchen utensils, lighting and furniture at discounted prices. Sign up for the newsletter to receive alerts regarding new sales. Once they’re gone, that’s it.