Blog

Five Cosy Couches You Need This Christmas

Christmas is a time for family gatherings and evenings in with friends and neighbours. With less than 12 weeks to go, why not give your home a make-over with some simple changes? Give your living room a touch of class and invest in that new couch you’ve been promising yourself for years.

Here at Foy & Company we have styles and suites to suit every type of home from 2-seaters, 3-seaters, recliners and corner sofas. Here are five cosy couches you need this Christmas:

STYLISH 4-SEATERS


We love this Hetty 4-seater (€1,190) which is ideal for accommodating guests or sprawling out anytime of year. It’s practical, modern and stylish and is available in a generous pillow back or a practical standard back. Pair it up with soft throws for the ultimate winter look. Want it for Christmas? Order it before Friday 18th October to guarantee delivery. Available online HERE.

Hetty Four Seater

CORNER SOFAS


If you’re on the look-out for a corner sofa to share with the whole family, we highly recommend this Dorset Corner group and storage stool. It has a timeless design and offers maximum comfort for everyday living. The storage stool is ideal for clearing away toys or newspapers when you have guests over. Pair it with teal, dark green and cream cushions for the ultimate look. Prices start from €1,670.00 to €1,930.00. Buy it now HERE. 

STATEMENT PIECES

Statement pieces of furniture are ideal to make a focal point in a room. This retro style Crosby Chair (€599.00) is the perfect finishing piece. With its angular arms, high back and stained legs with brass caps, you will love it for years! The sumptuous velvet upholstery gives this piece an added layer of glamour and opulence to make it a showstopper! Want it for Christmas? Order it NOW before Friday 18th October.

APARTMENT LIVING / QUAINT LIVING SPACES

If you’re tight for space, Foy & Company has a great selection of 2-seater options. We’re all about mustard tones this season and we love this Olten Sofa (€420.00). The stylish Scandinavian sofa is ideal for the modern home and its simple design will suit most living areas. It comes in two colours and features solid wooden legs for great support. Get it now in time for Christmas and buy it NOW

PRACTICAL AND COMFORTABLE

Sometimes all you need is a practical and comfortable suite! This Cantrell Sofa (€761), is ideal for all living rooms and is perfect for those lazy evenings and weekends to sit back and enjoy some quality time for yourself. It offers great comfort with its range of pocket spring and foam seating. This sofa features dark oak wooden legs and soft fabric finishing for that all important style and comfort. Buy it HERE now.

If you’re thinking about giving your living room a revamp this Christmas, talk to the experienced team of furniture experts at Foy & Company today.

Foy & Company – Everything You Need To Stock Up Your Kitchen

Foy & Company – Everything You Need To Stock Up Your Kitchen

When it comes to kitchen utensils and essentials, it’s important to have everything you need. Whether you’re cooking up a family feast or a simple everyday dish, having the right essentials can make life easy. Foy & Company, Letterkenny and Ballybofey has a great range of kitchen essentials available in-store and online. From kitchen tea towels, fine china and serving dishes to pots and pans, dinner sets and wooden spoons, we have everything you need for a fully stocked kitchen!

QUALITY POTS AND PANS

Invest in quality pots and pans that will stand the test of time. Judge and Stellar are two great brands to choose from and they’ll last for years. Select from 3-piece, 5-piece and individual items to stock up your cupboards. View the full collection available at Foy & Company HERE

AFTERNOON TEA

Get the girls together this autumn for an afternoon of tea, cake and miniature sandwiches. Serve up tasty treats on this two-tiered server and go all out with this Aynsley Archive Rose Pastry Set. If you fancy yourself as a Mary Berry, don’t forget to check out our great selection of bakeware available HERE.

SERVE IT UP!

If you’ve got guests over for dinner, pull out all the stops with presentation and check out this diner-style serving basket. Ideal for chips, wedges and onion rings, your guests will leave impressed! And if you’ve got fussy eaters at home, it might be the perfect way to encourage them to eat up!

GLASS AND GRAPES

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or enjoying a glass with your evening meal, it’s important to have the perfect glassware. These Grape Wine glasses from Tipperary Crystal are stunning with their fine style. Even better news? They’re now only €20 for six (RRP €30). Buy them now – click HERE.

APPLIANCES

Create delicious smoothies, milkshakes and soups for the whole family in minutes with this 1.5 litre blender. For the winter months, don’t be afraid to try out new recipes with spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg for an extra little kick. Buy it online now HERE.

DINNER SETS

If you’re moving into a new home or looking for a house-warming present, why not check out the great selection of dinner sets available at Foy & Company? We have some great choices in plain and colourful styles. Save €90 on this Denby Regency Green 16 Piece Boxed Tableware Set which is now only €150. View all the dinner sets HERE. 

Foy & Company’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide – 10 Gift Ideas Under €30 or Less

With just a few days to Mother’s Day, now is the time to find the perfect gift for your special mum. We have a great selection of gift ideas starting from as little as €5 and to help you select the ideal gift this year, we’ve put together our very own Mother’s Day gift guide. Here’s 10 gift ideas for under €30 or less:Crystal White Tea Candle Filled Tumbler – €12.99

If you’re on a budget but want to make an impact with a special gift, this Tipperary Crystal – Crystal White Tea Candle tick’s all the right boxes. Tipperary Crystal has become synonymous with high end designs and excellent quality, creating modern and classic fragrances. Buy it HERE.

Apollo Housewares Cheese Board Box With 4 Knives – €16.99

The Apollo Housewares Cheese Board Box is the perfect gift for the mum’s who love cheese and crackers. It comes with four cheese knives and is made of Hevea wood (a durable hard wood that is environmentally friendly). Now available from Foy & Company or you can buy it now by clicking HERE.

Belleek Aynsley Archive Rose 2 Tiered Server – €30.00

If your mum loves to bake and entertain friends, then this Belleek Aynsley cake stand might just be the perfect present this Mother’s Day. Available in-store at Foy & Company or online. Shop NOW.

Cottage Delight The Pâté Selection – €20.00

This traditional Cottage Delight ‘The Pâté Selection’ is the ideal gift for the foodie mum! The set includes oatcakes as well as fruity and sweet chutneys which work great with pâté. You can buy it HERE.

Dune Crystal 10″ Square Vase – €29.95

If you’re planning on spoiling your mum with a bouquet of flowers, then invest in a stunning vase for her too! We love this elegant and simple Galway Crystal Dune 10″ Square Vase. You can find out more HERE.

I ‘Heart’ Mum Cut Out Mantel Photo Frame – €11.99

We love this rustic cut out ‘I [heart] Mum” photo frame – the perfect Mother’s Day gift! It has a 4″ x 4″ aperture and featuring a natural wood finished heart shaped frame with a white cutout floral wreath. Find your perfect pic and place it in here. Buy it today by clicking HERE.

Ravenhead Set Of 6 Gin Balloon Glasses – €12.99

If your mum likes the odd tipple, check out these Ravenhead gin glasses. You can get a set of six gin balloon glasses for €12.99 and they’re ideal for creating cocktails or just a plain old classic G&T. Available from Foy’s Ballybofey or buy them online HERE.

Special Nan Frame – €6.99

We often celebrate the love and kindness of grandmothers, nanna’s and grannies on Mother’s Day too. Celebrate a special memory with your beloved Nan with this fabulous purple ombre photo frame, featuring a standing strut and 4″ x 4″ aperture. Buy it today in-store at Foy & Company or click HERE to buy online.

5 Glass Tealight Holder – €26.99

If your mum loves candles, check out this stylish five glass tealight holder piece which features five glass ombre coloured cylinders in a stepped design for tealights or candles. Available from Foy & Company or shop online HERE.

Black Glass Mantel Clock – €26.99

If you’re looking for something a little bit different, then this sleek mantel clock could be the gift you’ve been looking for! This William Widdop glass mantel clock has a beautiful contemporary and sleek glass design that will complement any room decor. Buy it HERE.

Foy & Company have a great selection of gift ideas so call in-store to Ballybofey or Letterkenny or shop online at www.foys.ie.

 

Bringing Show Homes to Life

We recently had the opportunity to design showhouses for new builds in Bunbeg, Co. Donegal, taking our inspiration from the location and the fabulous views of the surrounding scenery.
1 ISLAND VIEW
For this home, we used a strong accent colour – burnt orange – which is a key colour trend for 2019. We kept the feeling of space in the bedroom by using light furniture and created a calm and relaxing space by keeping the colour scheme in the bedrooms quite neutral. Splashes of colour here and there added warmth and movement.

Continue reading “Bringing Show Homes to Life”

Spring Interiors – The Natural Trend

Spring is a season for the senses and a great time to freshen up your home. Renew and invigorate any space with colour; from bathrooms to bedrooms and accent walls, paint is an easy way to breathe new life into a room.  If you need advice on a colour scheme, then let our experienced team of interior designers and paint experts help. Foy & Company makes the home decorating process easier, and working together, we can help you achieve your desired look and feel.

Key interior trends for this year include bold and vibrant colour palettes from rich reds to bright citruses and forest greens. Art deco styles, mixing metals and furniture in stylish gold are also right on trend for Spring 2019. Here is some inspiration to get you started:

Colour

Cravings: think rich reds, flamingo orange and rich purples – combine with neutrals and warm browns

Classico: everlasting colours such as rich teal, grey flannel, rich gold and apricots.

Night watch: deep greens that look like jade and have references to nature.

Continue reading “Spring Interiors – The Natural Trend”