Cornwall Living 2016

A material world

Refresh your interior style in time for summer with Merchants and Makers.

One of the easiest and most effective ways to transform any room is to update your soft furnishings; whether a bright new curtain, a beautiful new cushion for the sofa or a fresh new upholstering of your favourite chair. We recently spoke with local business Merchants and Makers, a fabulous interior fabric showroom in north Cornwall, to find out how you can turn a piece of fabric into a statement piece for your home.

The showroom, which is located just six miles from Launceston, boasts an enviable array of fabrics for an endless variety of needs. Indeed, whatever budget you are working from there is bound to be something to catch your eye. From fabrics on a budget to high-end brands such as Harlequin, Osborne and Little, Villa Nova and Romo. However, the versatility doesn’t stop with the fabrics themselves! You can either take the fabrics home to use yourself or you can speak with the team of experienced curtain makers, upholsterers, soft furnishers and interior designers who will work closely with you to create exactly what you are looking for.

This team of experienced craftspeople have worked on an incredibly diverse range of projects, from perfecting a beachside living theme to maintaining the traditional style of a country estate. In fact, the projects have been so diverse that they often find themselves creating something completely bespoke to fit the client’s needs. One such example came about when a client wanted a canopy for their half tester bed. The team was delighted to try something new and took great pride in creating a beautifully detailed canopy complete with French passementerie.

With the workshop right next door to the showroom, speaking with the team and getting some advice and discussing your plans couldn’t be easier. Whether you have some beautiful but awkward to cover apex windows in need of a curtain, a bedroom in need of some Roman blinds or something completely unexpected, just pop in and have a chat! With a friendly and experienced team, a full measuring and fitting service and truly stunning fabrics to choose from, has there ever been a better time to refresh your home?

Merchants and Makers

The Workshop, Border Villa, Boyton, Launceston PL15 8NW
01566 785763
www.merchantsandmakers.co.uk

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