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Our favourite Easter traditions

Easter is fast approaching, and many of you will be debating how to spend your bank holiday weekend. With an unprecedented four day weekend, you want to make sure you spend the time wisely, and we’re here to offer you some advice. Easter traditions have been passed down through family generations, and many of them […]

Valentines Date Night Ideas at Home

Valentines day is fast approaching and it’s time to start planning what to do on the most romantic day of the year! Theres always a huge dilemma as you have to first weigh up on whether to go out to a nice fancy restaurant, or stay at home in the warm and snuggle up on […]

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Trying to get fit in 2019? Try ScS Sofacise!

New Year, new me has been ringing around for the past few days and now it’s time to actually put words into action. At ScS we understand not everyone has the luxury or time to go to the gym everyday due to work, family or financial constraints. But there’s no need to give up all […]

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Celebrate Good Times! Come On!

2018 is nearly over! However, there is still one big event left, New Year’s Eve! This exciting evening is full of fun and lots of partying!  Deciding on what to do on New Year’s Eve can cause lots of dilemmas! Do you hit the town? Go to a party? Watch the fireworks? Or stay in […]

New Years Resolutions

Now it’s a new year, it’s time to start all those things we’ve been trying to do the whole of 2018. In reality, we all know these resolutions won’t see February, but we can dream.  The classic resolutions like start going to the gym, start eating healthier and to stop drinking are usually the first […]

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What’s on the Box this Christmas

With decorations up and festive songs blasting everywhere we go, it is fair to say Christmas 2018 is in full swing. During this wonderful time, there are hundreds of Christmas classics gracing our screens and it can be hard to make sure you watch them all. That’s why at ScS we have asked our employees […]

What is the most popular takeaway in your hometown?

A study of Britain’s takeaway food favourites has revealed that Brits eat their way through 1.7 billion takeaways each year – that’s 32 million takeaways ordered each week. We surveyed 1,600 people to find out about their takeaway habits, and found that the average Brit will order 1,766 takeaways in their lifetime. The research also found […]

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 […]

The most iconic sofas on TV and the facts behind them

Over the years, a number of sofas have become so iconic within TV shows that they are almost as recognisable as the characters themselves. Here’s our top five, and the stories behind them: You’re in my spot! Described as ‘the single point of consistency in an ever changing world’, Sheldon’s spot on the left of […]

Iconic Sofas and Chairs in Television

Iconic Sofas and Chairs in Television Kitchens are often considered the heart of the home, where families and friends congregate together. But, our sofas are the place we spend a lot of free time; watching TV, catching up with loved ones and they can see us through many special occasions in our lives. Over the […]