A VIRTUAL TOUR

Anita’s been working with Roy Hughes from Scientific Arts Ltd on a virtual tour of our Carlisle showroom and you can now watch it online here if you haven’t already seen it. It’s not comprehensive and you can’t see the many different ways the cupboards open and close, nor feel…

A BATHROOM CLOSE TO HOME

If you’ve visited our Carlisle showroom recently, you’ll have seen the beautiful bathroom in the window of the extension area. It’s taken a while to get this just as we wanted it but, with a little help from Penrith interior designer, Maureen Whitemore of Whitemore & Thwaytes, we think we…

REFRESH AND REVITALISE

We have been revitalising the kitchen at the back of our showroom and wanted to share some of the tips and tricks that we have used and a few ideas that we’ have come up with as the project’s been developing. The kitchen was one of our original displays and…

HOMES AND INTERIORS…

…celebrate their 100th Anniversary and select one of our latest kitchen projects designed by our in house designer, Bill McIntosh, to feature inside this month’s Homes and Interiors, Scotland. This really is a stunning contemporary interior within an extremely old building, which in parts, dates from 1650. The owners have…

Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2015   The scent of spring comes and then goes again, but with every waft that passes we know it is getting  closer. What better way is there to welcome spring than by coming to what promises to be the largest Northern home and…

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday UK is a day-long event, which aims to encourage consumers shop local and small, utilise the butchers, bakers, florists, cake shops, fashion boutiques, gift shops, kitchen shops and all sorts of other independent retailers like us. Small and locally owned businesses, like us, are an important part…

BEST LARGE INDEPENDANT RETAILER – CARLISLE LIVING

We were all delighted when we were shortlisted for the Best Large Independent Retailer category in the Carlisle Living Awards 2014 so you can imagine our reaction to winning the Award! 3 of us – Roy Sweetman, Bill McIntosh and Anita Sweetman – booked to attend the Awards night at…

Vintage Blend Afternoon Tea

“There are few things more agreeable than an hour dedicated to afternoon tea” What an authentic vintage experience! And we couldn’t do it without our lovely customers.  So a big thank you to all of you that shared the experience with us. It was relaxing couple of hours of tasting…

Town and Country Interiors working in conjunction with Maris Properties.

Maris Properties is a family business, established since 2002 and winning the “Built-In” Quality Award for their development at Kirkbampton.  But for their development at Thurstonfield they have chosen to use us for their kitchens.  Obviously this is raising the standard of new build developments and the Pronorm kitchen offers…

A Truely Town and Country Kitchen

What a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours on a sunny April day. The Gaggenau home economist came and cooked for a small group of our customers demonstrating how to use the Gaggenau pizza stone, combi steam oven, single oven, full induction hob and the Teppanyaki.  She roasted Lamb and…