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Kick back and relax, it’s time for a gaming marathon

As any gamer will tell you, there’s nothing like spending your weekend sprawled out on the sofa, completely absorbed in a gaming marathon, and to help you get started, we’ve picked our top five games to get stuck into: FIFA 17 For football fans, the release of the latest edition of FIFA is almost as […]

Make your own Snowdog ‘Sewdog’

At ScS we’re passionate about great upholstery and design that’s individual to you, just like the Great North Snowdogs pack each having their own look and personal design. We think these qualities are just as important when shopping for the home, something we know a thing or two about having been doing it expertly for […]

35% of Brits sleep on the sofa at least one a week

According to a nationwide study, more than a third (35%) of Brits sleep on the sofa at least once a week, with one in ten admitting to spending every night there. Our research was carried out to discover how frequently Brits find themselves spending the night on the sofa and to work out why so […]

Lord Provost and other famous faces to launch our new store in Aberdeen

Our favourite Superheroes and princesses get ready to greet children at our Aberdeen store launch THIS SATURDAY! Councillor George Adam, the current Lord Provost of Aberdeen, will be cutting the ribbon at the official opening of our brand new Aberdeen store on Saturday October 22nd at 10am, showing his support to our growth in the area. […]

Sofa Moments – How I Met Your Mother

From its premiere in 2005, How I Met Your Mother confirmed itself as the rightful heir to Friends, with a mixture of quick wit and outrageous tales that captured audiences far and wide. Narrated by hopeless romantic Ted Mosby, the series proved to be more about the journey than the destination, as Ted delivered a […]

Our top five family Halloween movies

Halloween is just around the corner and there’s nothing like getting into the spirit with a five day movie marathon in the lead up to the big day. Once you’ve made your kids Halloween costumes and got your decorations in place, why not start the count down with a week of these Halloween classics? The […]

The Simpson’s couch gags by celebrity animators

The Simpsons’ sofa is arguably the most iconic cartoon sofa on TV, with the opening gag scene orientated around it in every episode. But, did you know, the scene plays a vital role in the length each ‘Simpsons’ episode? If an episode is shorter than usual, the couch gag is extended to fill time. Or, if […]

The right family sofa for you

Furniture in family homes can take a bit of a battering, with kids climbing, jumping and spilling things, but our Endurance sofas are specially designed to withstand the pressures of a busy home. When you think about the term ‘endurance’ it probably brings to mind words such as tough, robust, and durable. Our Endurance range […]

Halloween decorations with style

From pumpkin carving to cobwebs, there’s rarely a home at Halloween that is free from decorations, and we’ve got some great suggestions for you. Once you’ve finished making your Halloween costumes, it’s time to move on to your home and give it the fear factor that the scariest day of the year requires. Pumpkin carving […]

Our top five sofas to get cosy on this autumn

Summer has well and truly left us, and it’s time to start thinking about cosy nights in front of the TV this autumn, as you relax after a long day in the office. As the wind blows and the rain beats down outside, there is nothing better than a box set, an open fire and a […]