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How can Yoga help you sleep?

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Jul 2018

How can Yoga help you sleep?

Yoga nidra, or yogic sleep as it is commonly known, is an immensely powerful meditation technique, and one of the easiest yoga practices to develop and maintain. While the practitioner rests comfortably in savasana (rest pose), this systematic meditation takes you through the pancha maya kosha (five layers of self), leaving you with a sense of wholeness. No longer do you have to dread spending...

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In the news, with Cabinet Maker.

29

Jun 2018

In the news, with Cabinet Maker.

A link is in the bottom, but here is the text, to save you paying to view. Feather and Springs are a local manufacturer of hand-made luxury beds, based in the North West. Feather & Springs Lancaster based store is celebrating its first birthday this month. All in all, it has been an exciting first year and we are very pleased with the reaction from...

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Celebrating success, locally.

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Jun 2018

Celebrating success, locally.

At Feather & Springs every now and again, we sometimes must pinch ourselves, to remind ourselves on what we have achieved, and it’s always nice to be reminded by others. Being an Independent local business, we are proud that we now deliver across the North West, as well as both Cumbria and Lancashire and having 5* reviews on TrustPilot, Google and Facebook, only confirms that...

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Wellbeing, home and clutter…

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May 2018

Wellbeing, home and clutter…

Health and wellbeing have never played a more prominent part in our lives than they do now. From investing in a healthy diet or finding a balanced way of living, so it’s natural that we’d start to see this trend spilling into the homes. People are using the power of positivity to dress their interior. Incorporating wellbeing into our homes is easier than you may...

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Sleep…

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May 2018

Sleep…

As the saying goes, “Money makes the world go round”. But when it comes down to looking after our health and wellbeing is there anything that comes close to sleep? Feather & Springs are acutely aware of the value of sleep health and wellbeing of our customers. So, what about the things that we like to spend cash on to make ourselves feel better? Are...

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Help with finding calm, and personal time before bed.

02

May 2018

Help with finding calm, and personal time before bed.

Can herbal tea really help you sleep? Up until the last couple of decades, there was a lack of scientific evidence to support this traditional use of medicinal plants. However, in recent years, there have been numerous research studies showing promising results. Chamomile is a common ingredient in sleep tea, and there’s mounting evidence that it helps with anxiety. There’s no conclusive proof that it...

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Lancaster. A rich heritage of manufacture.

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Apr 2018

Lancaster. A rich heritage of manufacture.

Lancaster is a city of rich heritage and history. A city that Waring & Gillow famously manufactured in and called home for many years, producing some of the world’s most beautiful, quality furniture, we still see today. Atkinsons, the Coffee Merchants who still produce in a traditional method and have managed substantial growth in recent years. Feather & Springs make handmade beds in Lancaster using...

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10 easy steps to choosing your sleep environment with Feather and Springs.

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Apr 2018

10 easy steps to choosing your sleep environment with Feather and Springs.

Don’t rush, Seek out advise, Take time, Test and Let us deliver the rest…   • Don’t rush into anything: Buying new bed is a significant investment and, one that should last for years, so make sure you do appropriate research into what is right for you, your partner and your home. Take time to think about what you need in terms of both comfort and...

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We sell sleep and dreams

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Apr 2018

We sell sleep and dreams

At Feather & Springs, we manufacture sleep, and lots of it. Deep, glorious sleep, a place where you recuperate from the days ordeals and recharge ready for the next. If you pop into our stores you will see us happy, full of beans and positivity. That’s because we practice what we preach (and we have a good staff discount!) There isn’t a single thing in...

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Green for ones heart

20

Apr 2018

Sage and Green

Greys, whites, and neutrals dominated interiors during 2016/17. This Scandinavian design trend brought with it a toned-down colour palette with grey commonly used as the leading shade. It’s a trend that’s been hugely popular, and the perfect accompaniment to a minimalistic interior. However, 2018 sees grey updated to an earthier tone. The Pinterest 100 list states that the term ‘sage’ received a 170% increase in...

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Orthopedic beds vs Pocket Springs.

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Apr 2018

Orthopedic beds vs Pocket Springs.

Orthopaedic beds. Without wishing to appear to be detrimental to other retailers and manufacturers, who may use the term Orthopaedic to seduce you to buy one of their beds, there is no proven link to any medical benefits from these type of beds, and not one Hospital, Medical body or Institution have associated their name to this. Historically, opinion was that you need a hard...

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18

Apr 2018

We are Individual, just like you.

We don’t do package prices. We are not in the business of piling it high, and knocking it out. This is what is making us industry “go to” sleep experts, as you will see in next months copy of ‘Kitchens, bedrooms and bathroom’ magazine. All our bed frames, bases and mattresses are priced individually and competitively! Our handmade divan bases, headboards and mattresses can be...

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Feather and Springs is expanding!

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May 2017

Feather and Springs is expanding!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Feather & Springs is expanding! We will be opening a new shop in Lancaster on Chapel Street on 16th June which will carry the full Feather & Springs range of beds and mattresses. At the same time as our business expansion; we are also thrilled to announce that our family involvement is also expanding and that the new...

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New brands come to Feather & Springs

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May 2017

New brands come to Feather & Springs

We launched our showroom in Kendal last year and have been surprised and delighted by the success of the new business. The brisk trade in Feather & Springs beds has led us to think about how we can improve our offering and we are thrilled to be able to say that we are now going to be stocking a variety of high quality mattresses from bespoke...

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The Feather and Springs range launches

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May 2017

The Feather and Springs range launches

Feather & Springs have long been working on a full range of mattresses so that there is something for everyone. The business started out making purely bespoke mattresses and it’s only recently that Feather & Springs has decided to launch a showroom and a distinct range. One of the reasons for taking the plunge is that after considerable research it was clear that the company...

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Why should you invest in a Feather & Springs mattress?

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May 2017

Why should you invest in a Feather & Springs mattress?

Ever since Nicky Cannon, our founder, first decided to start the business she and her family have been researching mattresses. What goes in them, what goes on the top, what the springs are made of  –  everything! Nicky and her family have been on a mission ever since to make the best mattresses that money can buy and they’ve certainly been through several hundred prototypes...

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