Home Improvement

How to Upgrade Your Furniture with Decorative Fretwork

What makes Jali different is our fondness for fretwork. It adds such character and texture to your living space, which is why we include it in our bespoke furniture. But what if you already have a piece you love, and it’s just missing that special something? This rich and dramatic sitting room, designed by the…

How to Revamp Your Utility Room With Jali Doors

We all have a washing machine, but most agree that it’s not all that attractive… Throw in the tumble dryer and you have even more to hide away. Until these machines undergo some significant design improvements, most of us would prefer our boring old ‘white goods’ to be well out of sight. Interior designer and…

Transform Your Room with Panelling

Just down the road from Jali, in sunny Preston, Kent, lies a new-build house robed with stylish, yet contemporary panelling. Panelling a room is so easy to do and the results are elegant and impressive. As our very dapper customer Andrea says: It can be quite challenging to create character and warmth in a new-build…

Create Your Own Radiator Cover

We’ve added a series of short videos to guide you through creating your made to measure radiator cover. Jali’s free online designer is the most powerful and versatile on the web, intended for anyone serious about improving their living space. Sometimes, you need to know what’s possible to get the best out of it. To follow…

Your Hygge Home

Hygge is a word that’s become a real trend, making its way from Denmark and wriggling into the collective consciousness. Pronounced “hoo-ga” – in case you were wondering – hygge is often translated as cosiness yet that doesn’t really capture everything it’s about.

Living a Clutter-Free Lifestyle

Having clutter might seem just a euphemism for being messy but it’s a problem that can affect mood and health. Studies have shown that living in disorganised surroundings can increase stress and anxiety, so it’s a subject that’s worth taking seriously. Living a clutter-free lifestyle gets easier the more you do it, and could help…

Making Your Home Feel Homely

Whether you rent or own your property, a home is so much more than simply a physical space. Feelings of comfort, security and familiarity, being surrounded by our own style, transforms any place you live in into your home. Without items that look homely, a space can seem sterile, clinical and detached. If you want…

Flat Pack v Bespoke

  In 1962, the market exploded with the introduction of a brand new product: flat pack furniture. Over the years, self assembly assembly furniture has rocketed in popularity, providing a seductive combination of affordability and choice. However, can flat pack ever offer individuality? Or should you settle for the reassurance of bespoke design? Here’s a…

3 Ways to Create More Space at Home

If your home feels like it’s bursting at the seams, but extending your property or moving isn’t an option, don’t give up. There are some ingenious tricks you can try to help provide the illusion of space – and make you and your family feel more comfortable. Here’s a few ideas to get you started….

Buy Cheap, Buy Twice: Investing In Quality Furniture

Most people love a bargain, but does buying something cheaply mean you’re simply wasting your money? There’s a real difference between getting a good deal and paying out for something that won’t last. The trick is being able to spot the difference between the two. When it comes to furniture, it pays to shop around…