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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. 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. 

  2. Five things you need to do when you get your new Napoleon BBQ

    You’ve decided to treat yourself to a brand new Napoleon grill barbecue for the pending summer, and you’re itching to get the flames going and the sausages sizzling. We don’t blame you. But wait! Before you do anything on your Napoleon BBQ make sure that you’ve completed these 5 things to ensure the best grilling experience for you and new barbecue. Get to grips with your Napoleon manual and follow these five steps. 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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?

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

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  14. 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.

  15. How Could A Garden Rising Table Help You?

    Picture this, you’re sitting on your brand-new White Stores Garden furniture set. You’ve opted for a corner sofa with a rising table. It looks great and can transform from coffee table height to pop your drinks down whilst reading your book, to dining and playing board games with the family. The versatility between these table heights means you can spend much more of your time outside.

  16. 5 Important Facts About Your Gas Firepit

    If you have or you are planning to buy one of our gas firepits then there are some useful facts to know. Below, we have detailed the important things you will want to know before you buy.

  17. Let’s Welcome The New Titan Plus Pergola

    You may have noticed a new Pergola in our showrooms and on our website. The popular Titan pergola has had a big upgrade!
    We are thrilled to unveil the latest addition to our pergola family: the Titan Plus. Building upon the cherished DNA of the original Titan, the Titan Plus Pergola is here to take your outdoor living to a whole new level. We sat down with the mastermind behind this new design, Rob Mead – Buying Director to discuss this new design and his favourite features.

  18. Re-Use Your Garden Furniture Cardboard Delivery Boxes

    As a nation, we Brits are spending more and more time outdoors, choosing not to be deterred by our less tropical climate and instead adapting our gardens to suit our desire to spend time in the fresh air.

  19. You Do Not Need A Garden To Enjoy Garden Furniture

    When you think of garden furniture, does your mind automatically place it on a luscious green lawn with shrubs and a patio or decking? If this is your reality, you may be shocked to know that not everyone has access to a garden.