So excited to finally share this peek behind the scenes on one of my recent trips to London with DFS – serious home envy…  I put my styling hat on, picked out my favourite trends from the SS16 shows I saw at New York and London fashion week, and, based on those, basically created my dream living space.  It was FUN.

The key ingredient was the most gorgeous Bailey velvet sofa.  Now if you know me, and my Pinterest boards, you’ll know how long I’ve been hankering after a velvet sofa – shame about the hand luggage limits or this beauty would have been coming home with me.  Those interest free payment plans are very tempting right about now…

I love that DFS hand make every sofa to order, hand-crafting tens of thousands of sofas every year right here in the UK.  And just to tempt me even more, DFS partner with the British Heart Foundation who will come and collect my old sofa free of charge to be sold in one of their stores with every penny of profit raised going on to fund the BHF’s pioneering heart disease research… so, in a nutshell, me buying a new velvet sofa is good for me and for charity.  See where I’m going with this?

Hello husband – wife would like a Bailey sofa for Christmas please and thank you…

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This post is sponsored by DFS.  I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did creating it.  Thanks for your support.



  1. Emma
    12 Nov / 8:26 am

    This gives me serious home envy too, amazing colours x

    • Thankfifi
      13 Nov / 2:22 am

      seriously one of the coolest spaces EVER!x

  2. Anne
    12 Nov / 9:18 pm

    Great look, Wendy. Love the colour combo.

    • Thankfifi
      13 Nov / 2:22 am

      Thanks anne.xx

  3. John
    12 Nov / 9:47 pm

    Love the photos. Can’t wait to see the velvet sofa.

    • Thankfifi
      13 Nov / 2:23 am

      Full post will be up in the new year… if the sofa doesn’t turn up in my home before then!

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