Best bank holiday sales: up to 70% off sofas at John Lewis, 20% off furniture at Marks & Spencer and much more

Are you ready to make the most of the sales this bank holiday weekend?

Whether you're planning a decorating project, tending to the garden or simply looking to refresh your home with new season furniture - don't miss our selection of the best sales to save you money while you do so.

From specialist paints and fab new furniture to the latest garden equipment, we’ve tracked down the hottest sales around this bank holiday – so you don’t have to.

Furniture Refresh
If you’re simply looking for fabulous new furniture pieces don’t miss the Bank holiday sale at Marks & Spencer – where there’s a generous 20% off! The offer applies to all ranges when you buy two or more pieces, great for bigger bulk buys like dining sets – we’ve got our eye on the new Capri Chair, £199. Available in White, Teal, Grey and Dark Sand we like the idea of mixing things up with a colour combination around a big dining table – perfect for a chic patio area, as seen below…

Bank holidays are always a prime time to purchase larger investment furniture pieces, such as sofas – with many great deals to be had. John Lewis have caught our attention with their impressive sofa sale, for a limited time only they are offering a whopping 70% off selected sofas. The bargains don’t stop there; check out the lighting department for up to 50% off Lighting and the furniture department for up to 30% Dining Furniture.

Laura Ashley have plenty of unmissable deals on over the long weekend; with 30% off everything. Great pieces to invest in include the Broughton Pale French Grey 5 Drawer Chest, this weekend down from £1,100 to £770 and the vintage inspired Somerset Ivory Double Bed Frame, now £472.50 – a saving of £202.50.

Furniture Village are celebrating the bank holiday with extra money off existing sales, with big savings on all furniture.

Wayfair have it covered when it comes to Bank Holiday Bargains – with up to 70% off all indoor furniture and up to 60% off outdoor furniture. With a broad spectrum of styles and products available it’s well worth a browse, to help furnish any room. We’re highlighting the savings on the rugs, with a great collection of on-trend styles and at great prices what’s not to love? Inject a splash of ‘Greenery’ to a living space with this Hand Tufted Green Area Rug, with 56% off it’s now just £69.21

If you’re looking for top brands as discount prices, be sure to check out the Spring sale at Houseology with up to 50% off until Monday.

With big ticketed items like kitchen appliances it’s always worth holding out for bank holiday sales – especially if you know the brand and model you want because there’s always a deal to be had.

The best we’ve seen coming up for this weekend is from Curry’s, with huge savings off top brands such as Samsung, Hotpoint and Bosch. Check out the £200 saving on the Samsung Ecobubble Washing Machine, this weekend only £379 (RRP £579.99) and the fabulous saving on the Dyson v6 animal cordless Vacuum Cleaner, now £199 (RRP £369.99)

Home Decorating
Long weekends are the perfect time to tackle those decorating projects you’ve been meaning to get around to. With spring in the air it’s the perfect time to give your home a refresh, and what better way to do so than with a lick of paint.

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To keep the budget in-check take advantage of the latest paint deals on offer at B&Q;

Dulux 2.5L Standard Coloured Emulsion, 2 for £24 (normally £16.42 each)
Dulux 2.5L Kitchen,  Bathroom & Once Paint, 2 for £34 (normally £20.83 each)
Rust-oleum 750ml Furniture Paint, 2 for £24 (normally £14.25 each)

With 57 colours to choose from in the Standard Coloured Emulsion range alone, you could stock up to tackle another room at a later opportunity. Furniture paint is a great buy to finally get around to starting that upcycling project.

Great Gardens
When it comes to preparing your garden for summer, it’s essential that you have the right tools for the job. We’ve found some fab bargains to help get your garden in tip-top shape in time for the warmer weather – and some great furniture finds so you can relax and enjoy the space when you’re done!

You can’t beat the look of a perfectly manicured lawn…

There’s nothing worse than having to tackle an overgrown lawn with a dodgy mower that keeps shorting out. Get your garden greenery in check with a brand spanking new mower (without the hefty price tag). We’ve found a great deal on Argos for the Flymo Ultraglide Corded Collect Hover Mover – with 20% off, it’s a steal at £119.99 (was £149.99)

Once the lawn is tended to, it’s time to turn those green fingers to planting! Gardening supremos Thompson & Morgan are offering up to 20% off this bank holiday weekend, and with flower plants, vegetable seeds and fruit trees there is something for everyone.

If your existing decking is looking a little shabby then now is the time to replace it! You can do the whole job for a fraction of the price with this brilliant offer at Wickes Buy 4 for 3 when buying decking boards or tiles. And while you’re at it, why not spruce up any existing woodwork in your garden with the Wickes 3 for 2 on all Wood Care.
Once your outdoor space is looking neat and tidy then it’s time to kick back and enjoy the sunshine. Take a look at the latest bargains  to help you relax and unwind in style:

  • 15% off Greenhouses, Sheds & Summerhouses, Wickes

We are always keeping an eye out for the latest home discounts so you don’t have to. Check out Black Friday 2017 – the best kitchen, home and furniture deals to stay ahead of the game come November, because it will be here before you know it!

A quick thought; We don’t believe you should have to compromise on quality to get a bargain, which is why key sale times is to a great time to get the products you actually want rather than just because something’s ‘cheap’.

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