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This week our bargain hunter finds sunny deals in linens, blinds and fans and that summer essential – glasses for Pimm’s.
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Sun jug and goblets

Make it a happy hour

With the weather perfect for Pimm’s, this sunny glasswear set is the perfect bargain at 60 per cent off. Right now (while stocks last), the sun jug is £3.80 (originally £9.50), and the sun goblet is down to £1.20 (originally £3). To order visit

Conservatory with solar-control window film

Chill out all summer

If curtains or blinds seem an excessive way to control the level of sunlight coming through your windows, try Purlsol. Purlsol’s solar-control window film is ideal for sun or heat control for the home or office and is especially suitable for conservatories. It is clean, quick to install and requires no maintenance.

Purlsol is offering 10 per cent off all products and services over £30. To claim, enter code CORK when visiting Purlsol also offers an all encompassing service including supply and installation. For more information, call 020 8961 7337.

Bed linen from Sarah Sherrington

Let’s get personal

Sarah Sherrington
Sarah Sherrington offers wonderful hand-painted furniture, murals and 100 per cent cotton personalised bed linen. What is more, the firm works to support women living in a township in South Africa.

Now, there is a 10 per cent discount on plain white, 200-thread count cotton percale bed linen. To claim, email before 31 July 2009. Or visit the showroom at 65 Brookwood Road, Southfields, SW18. For more information, call 020 8870 5356 or visit

Contemporary furniture sales

Get where the auction is

Criterion Auctions
Criterion Auctions has contemporary stock, selling on average at 60 to 80 per cent lower than high-street prices.

Recent events have sold 1970s Scandinavian bentwood chairs, decorative glass, modern lighting and Chelsea interior design shop Andrew Martin’s (show home surplus) with a reserve price of only 20 per cent of the usual price.

Retro chrome floor fan
Sales take place each Monday at 5pm. Visit the Islington sales room at 53 Essex Road, N1, or the Wandsworth sales room at 41-47 Chatfield Road, SW11, or call 020 7359 5707. For viewing times visit

Shoot the breeze

You know what you forgot to buy last autumn? That was when electric fans were knocked down in price. Fortunately, you haven’t missed a bargain: Ryness has this ultra-cool retro chrome floor fan for a special discount price. The fan, normally £89.99, can be bought for only £59.99 while stocks last. For more information, visit

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