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Welcome to our corner of the website where we hope to inspire you with ideas as well as share knowledge and advice on all things Outdoor Living and Christmas. With over 15 years' experience, we’ve built up some great knowledge and we’ve seen some great ideas – so why keep it to ourselves!?

So come have a read and a browse and feel free to share anything you find useful or that just ticks that ‘what a good idea’ box. We regularly add new posts each week so keep in touch, happy browsing and we’ll see you again soon.



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  1. Transform your garden with the Duke collection: The ultimate all-weather furniture

    Is your garden ready for an upgrade? Imagine stepping into your backyard and being greeted by stunning, comfortable, and weather-resistant furniture that not only looks incredible but also withstands the unpredictable British weather.

  2. Introducing the Oakley collection: Style, comfort, and durability

    At White Stores, we’re excited to introduce our latest addition to the fabric garden furniture family - the Oakley collection. Whether you're sipping a morning coffee or hosting a summer soirée, Oakley promises to elevate your outdoor living space with style and ease. Designed with modern, chic households in mind, here’s why Oakley is the must-have addition to your garden this season. 

  3. When will it be sunny again? Embrace the British summer

    The British summer is known for its unpredictable weather, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy your garden to the fullest. Here at White Stores, we've made it our mission this summer to help Brits get the most from their outdoor spaces, even when the sun isn't shining.

  4. The benefits of adding shelter to your patio

    Don't let rainy spells and intense midday sun dictate your garden time. With the right shelter, like a pergola or parasol, you can extend your outdoor living space and make the most of your garden regardless of the weather.

  5. Enhance your garden with a fire pit table

    As the new series of UK Love Island heats up, there's no better time to transform your garden into an inviting, luxurious space. One of the best ways to do this is by introducing a fire pit table. Not only will it bring a touch of Love Island magic to your outdoor space, but it also offers a host of benefits that make it a must-have for any garden.

  6. Introducing the Bella collection: Redefine outdoor luxury

    At White Stores, we are thrilled to unveil our latest innovation in outdoor living – the Bella collection. This exceptional garden furniture range combines elegance, versatility, and durability, providing you with the perfect setup to transform your outdoor space into a space you enjoy spending time in. 

  7. Your guide to keeping your garden furniture outside in any weather

    In the quest to create the perfect outdoor space, one common concern looms large: how to keep garden furniture looking its best outside amidst changing weather conditions. From waterproof cushions to weatherproof materials, finding the right furniture that can withstand the elements is crucial.

  8. Introducing Arlo: The ultimate outdoor fabric chaise sofa

    Are you in need of new garden furniture that looks the part, doesn’t cost a fortune and is low maintenance? Think that you’re asking for too much? What if we said we’ve got just the thing for you.

  9. Getting your garden ready for May bank holiday weekend

    As the May bank holidays approach, it's time to seize the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors from the comfort of your own garden. Whether you have a sprawling green space or a cosy patio, there are endless possibilities for creating memorable moments with family and friends.

  10. Let's welcome our Jude collection: For low maintenance living!

    Looking for new, stylish garden furniture? But you don’t want the added hassle of upkeep and worried about it aging after just one season? Look no further than our newest addition: the Jude garden furniture collection.

  11. The perfect Easter garden table setting

    As Easter approaches and the weather starts to warm up, many of us look forward to spending more time outdoors. One delightful way to embrace the season and celebrate Easter is by dressing up your garden table for a festive outdoor gathering.

  12. How to keep your pergola safe in extreme weathers

    Over the past couple of months, the UK has experienced storm after storm, battling extreme weather including high winds, rain and in some places snow. These conditions are enough to cause a lot of interruption, damage, and even bring down trees. So, how can we keep our garden furniture safe, particularly pergolas. 

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  14. Why Choose a Fibre Optic Christmas Tree

    Many of us opt for an artificial Christmas tree over a real Christmas tree because they are more convenient, create less mess and can be used year after year ensuring you get your money’s worth. But did you know a fibre optic tree can work out as the easiest and most cost-effective festive solution? We’ve revealed the top reasons you should choose a fibre optic Christmas tree this season.

  15. How Long Should Your Artificial Christmas Tree Last?

    We’re in full swing into the holiday season now, and many households have opted for the convenience of an artificial Christmas tree. While they may lack the natural scent of pine (which can be resolved with scent sticks), artificial trees offer as a longer-lasting alternative when cared for properly. In this guide, we delve into the longevity of artificial Christmas trees, offering insights on care, maintenance, and storage options that can extend the lifespan of your tree to a jolly ten years.

  16. Bringing Your Christmas Tree Colours to Life Across Your Décor

    Choosing the perfect colours for your Christmas tree is an annual tradition filled with excitement and joy. This year, why not take that festive cheer beyond the tree and weave it seamlessly into the rest of your holiday decorations?

  17. Choosing the Perfect Size Artificial Christmas Tree: A Guide for Festive Décor

    'Tis the season to transform your home into a winter wonderland, and nothing sets the festive tone like a beautifully displayed Christmas tree. Finding the right size artificial tree is key to creating a magical display that fits seamlessly into your space. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to ensure your tree not only looks fantastic but also fits your room like a perfectly wrapped gift.

  18. Your Guide to Decorating a Christmas Tree

    Whether you have a real or an artificial Christmas tree, decorating it is one of the most festive and fun parts about Christmas but how do you make your tree look its best? Follow our handy guide to ensure your Christmas tree looks as stylish as possible.

  19. Discover Your Garden Style Finding the Perfect Furniture Match

    Choosing the right garden furniture can transform your outdoor space into your favourite spot for relaxation, entertainment, and showcasing your style. To help you make the perfect choice, we invite you to explore different garden styles and find the one that resonates with you. Once you've discovered your garden style, selecting the ideal furniture will be a breeze.