Why we love gazebo? And you should too!

Typically, the gazebo is an outdoor structure which can be the centerpiece for your landscape. It is covered with the roof having open sides. Depending on its size, it can be accessorized with benches and tables of various types to create a luxury sitting arrangement.

They are perfect for relaxing with friends, family reunions, spending a romantic evening with your loved one or to read and have a drink. It is perfect for planning an evening dinner in summer with your friends or family. It is indeed a perfect place to relax, soak in the beauty of flowers blooming in your garden and watch your children play.

Still in dilemma to whether setup gazebo in your garden or not? Here we give you 3 reasons why you can’t ignore them.

Decorativeness: Can we deny the aesthetics of a beautiful old-style gazebo? There is nothing which can enhance the beauty of your garden with a finely crafted gazebo. Whether you are opting for a traditional one or a modern wooden gazebo, it is surely going to bring charm to your garden.

This is indeed going to make your friends awe in amazement. With perfect lighting and setup, your dinner parties are going to have their own distinguished aura.

Functionality: Do you feel like sitting alone for a while and enjoy your solitude? Well, a gazebo is a perfect place to do that. Whether you are tired from work or want to spend some time in solitude, come, sit and enjoy your own world. Nobody is going to disturb you here. I am sure it will be the best place to recharge and refresh yourself.

Watch your kids play in the garden or call up a friend and chat up a while. Plan parties or family reunions and gatherings. Everybody is going to love the new addition to your garden and it is going to make many memories for you.

Addition to the property: Yes, the gazebo is a smart money investment. Any house with a finely decorated gazebo is obviously going to add value in terms of real estate than the one without.

The reason behind this value appreciation can be credited to the better aesthetics, relaxing space, and functionality of your home which pulls off a better price. Now that’s what you call a smart choice, isn’t it?

5 Tips to choose the perfect playhouse

A common stereotype about play house is that they are just toys while they are not. We think that they are memory maker and example of how beautiful you kid’s childhood is! According to experts, this helps them in learning life lessons like leadership, cooperation, communication and organization.

As parents, every one of us wants best for our kids. If playhouse is such an amazing present for your kids, we are sure you would like to know everything about it. In this article, we discuss some tips to help you in choosing best playhouse for you kids.

1) Budget: This one is obviously the vital criteria for choosing the perfect playhouse. There are various types of playhouse available and every one of them has their different benefits. Though buying a larger playhouse is recommended keeping in mind the long-term value. Kids grow fast, don’t they

2) Location: The size and material of playhouse determine where its location is going to be. The first thing you should consider is whether it is blending with the surroundings? Are you planning to keep it indoor or outdoor? If you have small kids then you should put it at a place from where you can see them playing.

3) Material: Most of the parents would agree that wooden playhouse looks really beautiful in their garden. If you choose a playhouse with skilled craftsmanship and material, we are sure they are going to last longer than you have ever thought. There is no rotting with the playhouse. You can grow and extend your playhouse as your kids grow along as well.

4) Size: Playhouse comes in various sizes. They can be accessorized with multiple add-ons. Though larger playhouse is bound to make larger memories, isn’t it? Also, they are easier to maintain and gains more popularity with the coming time.

5) Safety: No matter which type of playhouse and of what size you select, the security and safety of your kid is the foremost things. While buying them, please follow the age suggestions. Read product description and reviews in detail and ensure everything before buying.

Years, months, days and even hours can be converted into memories with your kids if you have the right playhouse. We hope that this article was helpful and you are going to make the right choice.

Fire Pits and Heaters to Warm Up Your Winter

You don’t need a conservatory to enjoy your garden in warmth and comfort. What you need is a quality fire pit or heater. We provide a range of fire pits and heaters to suit every garden design.In the winter months, you can spend time out in the garden relaxing beside the warmth and glow of a cosy fire. Our fires are both stylish and practical, bringing your garden to life with a warming glow. All you have to do is decide which fireplace deserves a home in your garden.

For those with a more contemporary taste, the Rattan Cube Led Flame Heater is the must-have accessory for your garden. With alternating coloured lights and high heat output, this unit provides warmth and light on even the coldest of nights.

Our Fireplace Malaga is a steel fireplace that brings elegance and style to a garden, while keeping you and your guests warm while entertaining outside in the winter months. This unit comes in a sleek black steel, which is easy to clean and keep well maintained.
If it’s something more old worldly you are after, the Fireplace Saragossa is the perfect choice. This terracotta fireplace comes in a rustic grey, which makes it ideal as an accompaniment to gardens with marble or stone water features.
The Rattan Cube dark grey fire chimney is perfect for almost any garden. This particular fire is suitable for all fuels. Since the unit gives out heat in every direction, it is a good choice for those of you who like to gather in a circle around the fire during the festive season.
Browse our range of fire pits and heaters to find the perfect fit for you. You will appreciate it when the temperatures drop and your garden becomes a no go zone. All our heaters are designed for maximum output, so you won’t need to worry about hypothermia, regardless of which unit you choose.

Spot the hidden gift for the end of Summer sale?

Last of the summer sale is now on!!Don’t miss out on getting your outdoor living space ready for autumn with a piece of rattancube furniture. Ideal for any grass area in your garden,patio,and conservatory or have you decking? Liven it up with these designer seating ideas. From 2 to 8 seater couch sofas, paris to vienna!! or the pre-assembled rattancubes are a must for any garden. Just get it delivered and its ready to use! If your the vegatable growing type nows the time to have that party and show off your harvest, while you and your guests have the best seats in the house!!! Check out our sale now and if you mention this blog we will send you a free weatherproof cover for your furniture set!!! Just mention fbcover in additional notes section in your order. Covers are perfect for keeping your rattancube in top shape during the harsh winter months!

Picks of the crop!

Heres our top 3 best seller this month!


Rio being our best seller is a must for any outdoor area you want to chic up. Perfect for any BBQ or al fresco dining. Comfortably seating 8 and the Grande version comes with built in back supports in the seats. Rattan cubes are so user friendly, easy to maintain and best of all can withhold most weather conditions!

Fancy a bit of lounging in the garden this summer. Let the Almalfis help you there, Get those rays while relaxing on these stylish lounger twin set. The set also comes with a coffee (ahem cocktails) table. Fab in any garden be also perfect if you have a decking area for those mobile/caravan holidays!

Be the envy of every person that takes a step in to your garden by purchasing the Vienna corner couch. Guarantee it will be the first thing they want to sit back and relax on!! And when you are not entertaining we cant think of a better place to simply read a book or just sit back and take in those lovely summer sounds of birdies, and beautiful smells of smouldering bbq’s and freshly cut grass. Go on spoil yourself this summer with some you time!




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We are giving away a FREE pop up gazebo worth 100 euro with any orders on our Rio two tone black range this week

Rio are 8 Seater cube sets  4 chairs , 4 footstools – No assembly needed, Quality Rattan cube. Outdoor garden furniture set made for compact living and comfort, comes with beige cushions. Rattan cube sets are welded units so no flat pack necessary. Ideal for patios, conservatories, holiday homes, restaurants and bars. Cube sets offer compact seating ideal for smaller spaces if space is an issue, the footstools can be used as seating. Cube sets have cushions for both seats and footstools. Architects recommend our furniture to clients due to the variety of styles offered and quality assured. 1 year guarantee is offered with all stock sold online. Next day delivery is made with our courier service, a highly recommended courier service. Rattan furniture is the new wood and has less affects on the environment than wooden furniture. Rattan is cleaned with soapy water and that’s it, no chemicals or special cleaners needed. Cushions can be machine washed and glass cleaned with soapy water. Outdoor garden furniture is moving from an outdoor item to an indoor item. Rattan can be used as conservatory furniture or sunroom furniture offering comfort and style throughout. Get ordering this week, Place FBPOPUPRIO in additional notes to avail of our free gift to you!



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Summer Sale Madness!

Summer is still here!! Things are heating up here at rattancube with our fab Summer Sale. This is the perfect time to make your own back or front garden the place to be this summer. Check out rattancube’s outdoor furniture sofa range. All reduced in price this week! Bring your living room outdoors with these stylish pieces of rattan garden furniture. Watch your blooms of the month while lazing back on the vienna corner sofa or on the paris, ruby range Big or small there is a sofa piece suited for every garden, patio or conservatory. Make alfresco dining more comfortable with one of our cube sets, from our smallest range the 2 seater Sydney set to our largest 12 seater range the Marbella set! To make things even easier these sets are all pre-assembled and ready to go! Not only that but there is FREE next day delivery on all our furniture ranges., something you won’t get with most garden furniture retailers. Don’t miss out, get ordering and have your garden space ready for the weekend!  Click on this link to see our sale offers and make your garden the top spot this summer!


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Happy Bank Holiday!

Happy Friday’s. Whoo hoo Bank Holiday has arrived. We would like to wish a sunshiney one for all our customers this weekend. Today is our last day of our fabulous FREE ruby set offer. As well as ordering online , if your in Malahide Road Industrial Estate area come see the range of furniture we have on display in our showrooms!


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Fancy A free Ruby?

Check out Rattancube’s Ruby range. And We are giving it away FREE on any costa sofa orders, up until 31st July. See our July offer post on our  Blog page for full offer!
This is not only perfect outdoors on your lawn or patio but would make any conservatory look fab too!! The ruby range can seat 4 people and comes with a coffee table with tempered glass. Enjoy the spring and summer air with one of these sets to relax on. Have a look at our video of the ruby below