Curtains and cushionsFinding the perfect curtains or blinds for your home is not an easy task when you’re in a shop, away from the room in question, and hoping the bright store lights aren’t making fabrics look a different colour to what they will look like hanging in your window.  Will they go with what you already have in your room and will they be the right size?

To make sure  you make the right choices with the right materials and colours, you could always get in an expert and Di from Magnolias at home is an extremely talented curtain and blind maker so you’ll end up with nothing but perfectly fitted curtains and blinds (and maybe even accessories to match).

Di will visit you in your home, bringing with her a vast selection of fabric swatches and be able to help you choose the most suitable style of curtain or blind for your window.  The most difficult part of the process will probably be choosing the actual fabric.

Di KinghamOf course one of the big advantages of having your furnishings handmade is that you can really coordinate your home’s interior.  It’s not just the huge selection of fabrics Di has access to but you can also select the most complimentary curtain poles or tracks for your window space at the same time.  Part of the service also covers the fitting and hanging of your window dressing and this will all be detailed in your quote.

Now that your windows look great, you might want to have chair covers or cushions to match, something which of course Di can make for you as she is a whizz on the sewing machine and can create just about anything.

Magnolias at home also provide a furniture painting service so you can match your current furniture to fit in with your new fabrics.  There is a free collection and delivery service (within a set distance) so you don’t have to worry about transport of these items yourself.Hand painted furniture

Perhaps you have a favourite arm chair or other piece of furniture that has been worn to a thread over the years.  Bring life back to it by having it re-upholstered.  Just take a look at these chairs Di has worked on – I’m sure you’ll agree that they look fabulous.

Whether you’re after a new set of curtains for the lounge, chair covers for your dining room or a new blind for your bathroom, Di is able to make something completed fitted to your exact requirements.  She can also work with fabric you provide if it is suitable for purpose.

Re-upholstered chairs

If you would like to make an appointment with Di or find out more about the services on offer, call her on 01732 866 444 or email

Featured in: Issue 64 – November/December 2015