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  1. Just in time for the summer season I have traveled the world on and offline to bring the exotic spirit of far away destinations into my readers homes. I hope you enjoy this journey as much as I did whilst taking a look at my finds!

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 1 the-raj-tent-club-shop-product_option_image-1461411122109 

    Create your own Indian Summer with this sun umbrella. Not only does it take you on a journey to far away places but is also perfect for small gardens or patio areas. Fan Palm Sunshade, www.rajtentclub.com

     

     

     

     

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    Handmade and from a remote village in the NW of India are these gorgeous servers. These are one of many products from this part of the world. The owner of this lovely company has traveled to remote parts of India to source genuine products which are predominantly made by individual artisans or small outlets offering absolutely unique pieces, PangeaCraftsBoutique via www.etsy.com/uk/shop/PangeaCraftsBoutique?ref

     

     

     

     

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    Dine out in style and add some colour to this summer dinner table with these bright and pretty glasses, www.selfridges.com, Royal Scot Crystal, £85 (for 2 tumblers), www.selfridges.com

     

     

     

     

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    If you can't travel to the jungle, let the jungle travel to you with this exotic and beautiful crafted desk from Moissonier, one of the top French furniture designers, Moissonier High Desk Jungle, www.decofinder.co.uk

     

     

     

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    Eat out in style with this luxurious picnic basket on wheels. It comes with plates, cutlery, wine stems, salt/pepper shaker, corkscrew and rug. The pul out drawer has a built in cooler compartmen, Deluxe Trolley 2 Person Wicker Picnic Basket, £185, www.thehomestoragecompany.co.uk

     

     

     

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    This is a very eye-catching artichoke and desert plant tea light set, ideal if you aim to add something a bit different to your dinner table, £96, www.oka.com

     

     

     

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    Give your living space that outdoor garden look with this pretty upholstery fabric and sofa, Brighton petit sofa with fitted covers in Spring Rhythm Lotus Revers Green, £ 2373, www.sofasandstuff.com

     

     

     

     

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    A perfect addition to the summer look is this pretty lantern, ‘Oliver’ (southfield green/bronze) brass lantern with linen shade by Michael Amato, $3163, urbanelectricco.com

     

     

     

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    This dinner table set is one of my top picks for a beautiful and crisp looking al fresco dinner table setting, Winford and Bosley tabletop collection, www.neptune.com

     

     

     

      

     

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    Inspired by Louis XVI period chairs, these outdoor teak chairs are fit for a king and go well with the outdoor table sold by the same company, Teak Garden Chairs (£209 each), Teak Dining Table (£ 1460), www.maisonsdumonde.com/UK

     

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 9 shopping 

    I have seen this lampshade in situ and loved it. You can opt for a white or brushed gold lining for more atmospheric lighting, Marble Fabric Lampshade, £49, makehaydesigns via www.ebay.co.uk

     

     

     

     

     

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    Inspired by nature is this beautifully painted glassware creating a stunning table setting, Joy de Rohan Chabot, Feerique & Onirique, www.joyderohanchabot.com 

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    For all lovers of beautiful countryside, this clip on lampshade brings a beautifully created visual rural element into the living space. You have a choice between 3 different styles of design, Trees with village candle clip shade, £12.50, www.angelandboho.com

     

     

     

     

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    This range of stunning pendants has been created in response to the growing trend for organic materials. Using a mix to solid and powder pigments, it creates a range of wonderful colours. This process makes every light a truly unique piece, from £580, www.rothschildbickers.com

     

     

     

     

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    These tea caddies are just one of the best I have seen this season and am rather tempted to get some myself, £11, www.t2tea.com

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 13 summer-accessories 

    You don’t have to compromise on style next time you head for the outdoors for your dinner. This lovely collection of melamine plates and bowls lends itself beautifully for mixing and matching, www.oka.com

     

     

     

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    This selection of lovely jugs, bowls and urns are not just useful for al fresco dinging but provide a very decorative feature when stored on a kitchen shelf, www.oka.com

     

     

     

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    This is a perfect place for hanging out with or without your friends, Knotted Melati Hanging Chair, www.anthropologie.com 

     

     

     

     

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    You might feel on ‘cloud 9’ if you are the proud owner of this very stylish lampshade, Cloud Rococo Lampshade, £30, Identity Papers via www.notonthehighstreet.com

     

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 18A Mirror-Arabian-Night-Colored-Blue-H3-2016 

    For all lovers of moorish design, this mirror is a super addition to any themed living space, www.nadadebs.com

     

     

     

     

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    Get yourself into holiday mood with this boho chic bench, Distressed Mango Wood Garden Bench, £690, www.maisonsdumonde.com/UK

     

     

     

     

     

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    For a crisp look, this pretty lampshade sets the tone for that summer feel, Adalet Lamp Shade, £58, www.anthropologie.com

     

        

     

     

    Summer 17: Paperweight shopping-1 

    I was blown away when I spotted these gorgeous paperweights which are not only useful but provide a very eye-catching feature, Blown Glass Jellyfish Paperweights, from £38, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

     

     

     

     

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    Named after a style of architecture, the Azari wallpaper displays a stylised evocation of peacock feathers offering a wonderfully exotic look. Azari / Durbar Wallpapers (6 colour ways) by Matthew Williamson, £64 / roll, www.janeclayton.co.uk

     

     

     

     

    Caddy blue H225BQ162_in-the-mood-indigo-storage-tin_p1Caddy turquoise H225BQ160_in-the-mood-aqua-storage-tin_p1

    It does not take much to create a 'summer kitchen'. Just add a few seasonal touches including these bright and fun storage caddys. £15 each, www.t2tea.com 

     

     

     

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    This fabric selection is inspired by a love of global textiles and sending those who become proud owners on a journey round the globe, Sojourn Weaves, www.sanderson-uk.com

     

     

     

     

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    A perfect gift for those ‘who have it all’ or lovers of games and architecture. This board creates a new view of London and lets you fight for territory. The board is individually hand silk screen printed onto birch and can also be personalised with engraved messages, Skyline Chess Set With London Map Board, £150, Skyline Games via www.notonthehighstreet.com

     

     

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    For a moorish colour injection one of my top pick are these beautiful tables by Nada Debs, one of my favourite Lebanese furniture designers, Teta Occasional Tables, www.nadadebs.com

     

     

     

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    Designed to impress is this limited edition ‘Club’ cocktail cabinet which is handmade using pearl-gold fabric, lacquer and brass, www.armanicasa.com

     

     

     

     

     

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    Those who like their egg for breakfast can do so in style with these handcrafted egg cups in different finishes, Tilda Flower Egg Cup, £10, www.rowenandwren.co.uk

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 24 abella_dining_chair_square 

    I have fallen in love with this deliciously crisp and fresh looking chair ideal for relaxed dining with friends and family, Abella Dining Chair, www.dassieartisan.com

     

     

     

     

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    In need for a vintage period table….look no further! This is a beautiful looking coffee table at a super price, Wintage Wooden Coffee Table in grey (handpainted), £140, BoosVintage via www.etsy.com/uk

      

     

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    If your ceiling is in need of colour, the Anette ceiling light is a lovely choice. It is available with Smoke and Opal Jade glass ball options and black acrylic diffuser, Anette Dark Teal Satin Opal Jade 18, www.heathfield.co.uk

     

     

     

     

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    This cushion is a great choice for a relaxed vintage interior, Hakan Pillows, £37.38, CaliforniaLivinHome via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

     

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    This bespoke personalised lampshade is a brilliant gift idea for any lover of maps. When ordering the shade, let them know which area the map should cover and this company will select the best map for your preferred part of the UK,  Bespoke Map Lampshade, £42, Grace & Favour Home via www.notonthehighstreet.com

     

     

     

     

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    Treat your garden to to a bit of luxury with these outdoor furniture from luxury Belgian brand Manutti, Cascade Garden Sofa, £3900, www.gomodern.co.uk 

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    This decorative cabinet with very eye-catching fretwork on all three doors is part of a very moorish range of handmade and hand painted cabinets with inlaid laser cut frets, www.rume.co.uk

     

     

     

     

     

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    This classic and stunning Iznik design has survived generations and I have no doubt will continue to do so. Wether it is used as a cheese board or table protector, this glass platter is a very useful and decorative  table top piece, Iznik Glass Platter, £25, www.clubmatters.com

     

     

    Summer 17: 31 madison-bench-by-frato-interiors-1 

    This is one of those pieces of furniture which will always fit in with different types of interiors be it classic or contemporary. If this colour does not work, it can be supplied in different finishes, Gardener Bench, www.fcilondon.co.uk

     

     

     

     

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    If nothing else, this cutlery set should wet your dinner guests appetite and is a perfect addition to a smart summer dinner party, Hammered Brass Cutlery, £38, www.anthropologie.com/en

     

     

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    Garden and outdoor furniture designs have come a long way and this chair is another fine example of a chair which would look well wether it is placed indoors or outside, Sienna armchair, £495, www.oxleys.com

     

     

     

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    For some shady glamour, this handmade lampshade will certainly live up to expectation, Drum Lampshade Teal/Aqua, terasa2006 via www.ebay.co.uk

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    This deliciously faded dinner service reminds of a bygone area but with a contemporary touch, Old Havana Dinnerware, from £16, www.anthropologie.com/en 

     

     

     

     

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    Alan Dodd is a master of trompe l’oeil creations. This is just one example of his work at an Elizabethan-revival villa, www.alandodd.co.uk

     

     

     

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    Tres a la mode are nowadays lampshades made out of silk Sari fabrics. This is another beautiful example of a stunning creating offering very atmospheric lighting solutions, 14” Silk Shade in Vintage Sari Fabric, £220, www.nushka.co.uk

     

     

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    No need to be based in Essex in order to be the proud owner of this stunning chest, $2487.50, Lillian August Essex Chest, www.shopcandelabra.com

     

     

     

     

     

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    Ikats have been made for centuries along the Silk Road and are ever more popular these days. This hand-loomed Uzbeki silk velvet ikat pillow features a design which works so well in contemporary and classic interiors, Ikat Velvet Pillow, £56.07, pillowme via www.etsy.com

     

     

     

     

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    For a fresh seasonal interior, these stylish noting tables will come in very handy, £225, Ombre Nesting Table, www.sweetpeaandwillow.com

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    Marbled  lampshades have recently seen a popular revival which is not surprising, looking at these beautiful and timeless designs,  Large Floral Lampshade (40 cm), £140, www.rosi-de-ruig.myshopify.com

     

     

     

     

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    This gorgeous suzani cushion will provide an instant transformation to a classy summer look, £44.69, GosiaFigura via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

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    I am a great fan of fretwork furniture which offer that lovely feel of exotic surroundings like this very pretty coffee table, Lacework Coffee Table, £1200, www.anthropologie.com/en

     

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    Marbling design need not be restricted to lampshades as this very original cake/bisquit stand is best proof of, Ebru Light Cookie Stand Blue, £140, www.ninacampbell.com

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 45 amershamdesigns_arumfellow_arumfellowhattontubchairfloresb 

    The award winning company selling this chair never fail to impress with their use of quirky and imaginative hand woven fabric creations, A Rum Fellow Hatton Tub Chair in Flores Brocade & Toleman Ikat, £1482, www.arumfellow.com

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 46 enamel-trays-wood-stand-d4036-z 

    These deliciously shiny enamel occasional tray tables are a very stylish addition to a summer interior, Enamel Trays on Wood Stands, £69.95, www.westelm.co.uk

     

     

     

     

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    Those with homes in the US might find it hard to resist this stunning Tea Caddy lamp and shade which would provide a beautiful focal point on tables or desks,  Navy Block Print Tea Caddy Lamp with Pleated Blue Fleur Shade, $850, www.danagibson.com

     

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 48 side_table_moorish_jonathan_charles_fine_furniture_moroc 

    This beautifully designed side table is one of my top picks for those who like to create a moorish look in their living room or conservatory. If blue is not your thing, it can be supplied in other colour ways, www.abitant.co.uk

     

     

     

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    I ordered this cushion for one of my clients who was absolutely thrilled with it and transformed her sofa in an instant. As it is a generous size (120 cm x 45 cm) you only need one for the average sofa, Blue Decorative Bolster Suzani Bolster Cushion, £85.32, DecorIkatPillows via www.etsy.com

     

     

     

     

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    Set the scene and get that perfectly imperfect look with this wallpaper mural, Ink Blot Watercolour Paint Wallpaper Mural, £25, www.muralswallpaper.co.uk

     

     

     

     

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    For that perfect moorish table setting, these table mats are an absolute must have, Iznik Bluebell Table Mats, £50 (set of 4 mats), www.clubmatters.com

     

     

     

     

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    The Manuel Canovas fabric used for this very cool looking cushion is based on a zig-zag Kazan design giving it a very edgy yet timeless look, £65.01, AccentMarks via www.etsy.com.uk

     

     

      

     

     

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    Having spend some time in Japan, this design takes me back to the wonderfully timeless colours and designs I came across during my stay in this beautiful and interesting country. This linen mix fabric was created using an ancient Japanese dye-resist technique on a natural background, 30 cm Drum Lampshade in Scion Spirt Shibori Indigo Linen Fabric, £30, FunkyOliveHandmade via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 53 Palomas-Nest-Tree-Table_large 

    This table and chair set will certainly set the tone for the ‘out of Africa’ experience and hopefully be an inspiration to any child which becomes the proud owner of this fun and unusual set, Table and Four Animal Chairs, $1360, www.palomasnest.com

     

     

     

     

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    No need to travel all the way to Turkey in order to get you hand on one of these super Kilim cushions, Hand Made Pillow Cover, £24.38  AnatolianKilimsHouse via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

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    Supplied in different sizes, these handwoven Jute rugs are easy to place and ideal to add to a fresh seasonal look, Jute (Hemp) Rugs, handwoven and natural coloured in India, from £99, GhaliaNL via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

     

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    This Arts and Crafts style table made from highest quality English oak with a sheet brass top is beautifully to look at and no doubt worth the investment, Cruxton Table, £7800, www.jamb.co.uk

     

     

      

     

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    Stripes have always been an all time summer favourite. It depends how you use it in order to make the right impact. These linen lampshades are a perfect choice for a relaxed and stylish interior, Natural Linen Lampshade, £19.95, NKUKU via www.notonthehighstreet.com

     

     

     Summer 17: Chair Unknown-1 

    Paired with a moorish faded looking fabric, this otherwise contemporary chair works really well in modern and classic interiors and is supplied by one of my favourite French companies, Fauteuil Joseph Ishapan, EUROS 844, www.blancdivoire.com

     

      

     

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    There is no need to scuba dive in order to get hold of these very decorative corals, Coral Table Mats, £50 (set of 4), www.clubmatters.com

     

      

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    A touch of India offers this stylish embroiled cushion with a stunning paisley design, Rose Embroided Paisley Cushion, £50, www.rajtentclub.com 

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 63 Nada-Debs-low-table 

    This clever coffee table by Lebanese furniture designer Nada Debs can be used and assembled in a variety of ways, $4500, www.nadadebs.com

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 64 myriam-mourabit-tumbler-with-teardrop-lid-and-henna-desig 

    Myriam Mourabit, a well know Moroccan designer, has left her mark around the world with her unique work of art by fusing traditional handcraft techniques with contemporary design. These tumblers are a great example of her creative work, Tumbler with Teardrop Lid Orange/Gold, £34.50, www.moroccanbazaar.co.uk

     

     

     

     

     

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    You can sit back and think of paradise if you happen to be the proud owner of this beautifully designed rattan chair, Bird of Paradise Natural Rattan Chair, £350, www.rajtentclub.com

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: Oka QCH328MLT-0_L1

    Get inspired by this seasons ethnic look with these Oka cushions. I particularly love the large Aztec-inspired bolster cushion which is so easy to combine with other designs, Itza Bolster Cushion, £135, www.oka.com

     

     

     

     

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    Overdid rugs have become the must have of any updated interior. However,  this pretty bench upholstered with an overdid vintage rug is proof, that you can make a similar statement on furniture too,  Shabby Chic White Bench upholstered with overdid vintage rug / wooden furniture asymmetry, £690, DjemOverdyedRug via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 69 norrland-cushions-01 

    These cushions are a super choice for those who prefer the neutral look. The highly textured weaves are strongly influenced by traditional Scandinavian folk textiles, Tobi Cushion Agate / Norrland Cusion Collection, www.villanova.co.uk

     

     

     

     

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    Lie back and relax in style with this beautifully designed day bed, Snooze Day Bed, www.ochre.net Summer 17: 71 nut-lounge-chair-043_last-300dpi-moooi

    For lovers of the vintage look, this statement chair is an absolute must have, Moooi Nut Lounge Chair, £1201, www.houseology.com

     

     

     

     

     

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    For a 1001 nights dining room experience, this dining table and chair set will give your  guests plenty to ‘chew’ over, Bone Inlay Antique Hand Made Dining Table plus 8 Chairs, £4766.44, Inlayhandmadeproduct via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

    Summer 17: 73 coral-light-cox-london 

    Bring the coral reefs into your home and enjoy the deep sea atmosphere with this stunning lamp design, www.coxlondon.com

     

     

     

     

     

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    I spotted this painting by Djordje Ozbolt at the Hauser & Wirth exhibition in Bruton / Somerset the other day and immediately imagined creating an entire room scheme around this beautiful work of art, part of the ‘Brave New World’ exhibition, www.hauserwirthsomerset.com

     

     

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    Outdoor furniture at its finest - Impeccably crafted in the Cotswolds, these stackable outdoor armchairs which are available in different colours, champion decorative details and a highly durable aluminium form, Oxley Centurion Stackable Armchair, £395, www.luxdeco.com

     

     

     

     

     

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    If your interior is in need of some colour this season, it just takes a lampshade such as this to make a big impact, Lampshade Shell Oval, £81, MunichLampshades via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

     

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    One can never have too many cushions. This very cool cushion just looks fantastic in any relaxed interior with a price tag that is equally cool, Hand Made Lumbar Kilim Pillow Cover, £17.88, AnatolianKilimHouse via www.etsy.com/uk

      

     

    Summer 17: 79 jeddah-storage-by-frato-interiors-1_1 

    These containers are a beautiful solution for stylish storage of smaller items and can be supplied in different finishes, Jeddah Box, www.fcilondon.co.uk

     

     

     

     

     

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    Add a touch of colour to your bedroom with this very eye-catching vintage silk suzani bedspread, Pure Silk Suzani Orange Bedspread - Clove Silk Fabric, £649.28, istanbulcarpet via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

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    Lie back and dream of your 1001 nights experience with this quite unique four-poster bed, Lacework Bed, £2400, www.anthropologie.com/en

     

     

     

     

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    This bright and fun sofa can not fail to make a statement in your living space, Alwinton Sofa in Romo Suvi Clementine Fabric, £2371, www.sofaandstuff.com

     

     

     

     

     

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    Those who love the ‘orange experience’ will no doubt fall in love with this hugely stylish occasional table inspired by North African architectural designs. If orange is not quite your thing, there are other colours available, Jonathan Charles Side Table, £846, www.sweetpeaandwillow.com

     

     

     

     

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  2. Finally,  it’s time to exit hibernation and enjoy the first signs of Spring.  This need not just apply to the outdoors but can translate equally well to home interiors. Wether time has come for a complete makeover or just the odd accessorising, my latest blog reflects the spirit of the season featuring a collection of fresh and colourful pieces to spruce up your interior.

     

     

    Easter 17: 1 salzburg s shade ls-650x650

    Give your table lamp a new lease of life with this stunning Salzburg Hand Marbled Coolie Silk Lampshade, £134 , www.janewhitehorn.com

     

     

     

     

     Easter 17: 2 il_570xN.658749351_h58a

    Smarten up your chair or sofa with this very chic Greek Key Pillow, £38.08, CaliforniaLivinHome via www.etsy.com

     

     

     

     

     

     Easter 17: 3 6640-6024837

    This is a super choice if you are in need of a decorative occasional table, www.moissonier.com

     

     

     

     

     Easter 17: 4 il_570xN.1204912081_cdvm

    Get into the Easter Spirit with this fun rabbit inspired lampshade, ‘Lamp Shade Cabbage Patch”, FabFunkyPillows via www.etsy.com

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 5 gilded-800 

    Entertain in style with this rather luxurious velvet sofa, ‘Monday Obsession Green Velvet Sofa”, www.nomadluxuries.com

     

     

     

    Easter 2016: A 10148522 

    These are only a few colours amongst a larger selection of stunning oversize (60x60cm) vintage velvet cushions (with linen backing) which are quite unique and a real find for those who are after something you don’t see everywhere, www.savannahhome.com

     

     

     

     Easter 2017: G lampshades-610x610

    No lack of choice here! These colourful lampshades are hand-dyed onto 100% Habotai silk. Bespoke shades can also be supplied, www.janeywhitehorn.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 7A il_570xN.985942047_jyze

    If you like the vintage look, you will love this ‘Green Overdid Vintage Floral Carpet’, £554.44, SnowinIstanbul via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 8 brl8342-bamboo-gold-bar-cart

    This marble effect lampshade is a super choice for those who are after just a touch of this seasons colours and design. Available in different sizes, from £35, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

     

     

      

    Easter 17: 9 il_570xN.1189604033_p7sp

    The latest craze of overdyed rugs has now taken on further shape in form of this stylish cushion, ‘Hand Made Lumbar Green Overdid Carpet Pillow Cover, £18.54, AnatolianKilimsHouse via www.etsy.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 10 il_570xN.1146867082_lsdu

    Add colour to your interior with this eye-catching Drum Shade, ‘Greenery Hand Marbled Drum Lampshade (available for ceilings or lamps), MunroandKerr via www.etsy.com

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 11 45d3d237e2a4ed5539066b7dd1ecd7bc

     Although quite small in size, this very exclusive and decorative cabinet will not fail to impress those who lay eyes on it, www.aurumhome.co

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 12 s-l225

    This lovely cushion is part of a set of 5 different hurry hand block printed cushions, £70 (for the set of 5), theartofrajasthan via www.ebay.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 13 Nada-Debs-Teta-Tables

    One of my favourite Lebanese furniture designer has come up trumps yet again with these stunning occasional tables. A contemporary celebration of ‘grandmother’s crochet’ the Teta table sits on manually bent metal legs. Tops are also available with mother of pearl, brass or metal inlay, Teta Table, www.nadadebs.com

     

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 14 il_570xN.1059580238_1qwa

    This cushion is one of my top picks amongst the ‘stylish but very good value’ cushions and well worth considering if you are on a budget, Madras Jade Decorative Lumbar Pillow Cover, £16.85, DesignAnd Decor1004 via www.etsy.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 16 NOR148GRM-0_L

    Storage can be stylish with these decorative ‘Zion Lidded Urns’, £64 (set of 2), www.oka.com

     

     Easter 17: 17 EJF041SLV-0_02

    This antiqued mirror coffee table is absolutely stunning. Looking at it from above, the legs are not visible and it almost has the appearance as if it was floating, Merle Coffee Table, £695, www.oka.com 

    Easter 17: 18 il_570xN.534332461_qpa5

    Add a little interest to your ceiling with these stylish Chandelier clip-on lamp shade. Lampshade Mill Creek Donetta Gold, from £20.69, CruelMountain via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 19 6640-6016781 

    With its moorish design, this is an absolute favourite of mine, www.moissonier.com

     

      

     

     

     Easter 17: 21A il_570xN.1115534865_3bzm

    A super and rather unusual alternative to your average coffee table is this large stool upholstered with vintage hand knotted overdid rug, Large Round Ottoman, £433, DjemOverdyedRug via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

    Easter 2017: A&T Sofa a_t_march_2017_12_of_38_-_copy 

    This 2-seater sofa is ideal for small spaces and looks absolutely fab, Talluah 2 Seater Sofa, £599, www.atkinandtthyme.co.uk

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 22 wide-3

    Inject a spot of colour with this bright and decorative Silk lampshade made from saree fabric, £130, www.samarkanddesign.com

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 24 il_570xN.1150464538_f3xt 

    Let the sunshine in with this stylish velvet Ikat pillow, £54.68, SilkwormTreasures via www.etsy.co/uk

     

     

     

    Easter 2017: G&G Chair 55102b067242da698c520d7b5873d803 

    Have some fun with this 2 tone retro chair covered in a yellow velvet on the front and an African inspired fabric on the back, Alpana Yellow Velvet Chair, £395, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 26 moss-update-large

    Almost a work of art….not on canvas though but in form of a hand knotted wool rug, www.amykent.co.uk

     

     

     Easter 17: 27 cushions

    Wouldn’t it be fun to entertain your guests with this colourful display of dhurrie puffs and cushions, www.amykent.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 28 mv2

    You can now enjoy the tulip season all year round with this very pretty yellow ikat tulip lampshade, £460, www.susandeliss.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 29 s-l225

    Brighten up your floor with this antique handwoven pure cotton dhurrie rug, £93, theartofrajasthan via www.ebay.co.uk

     

     

     

     Easter 17: 30 riley

    These bone inlay side tables offer a lovely display of colour and pattern, Riley Coloured Side Tables, £404, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 31 il_570xN.1192843683_dyxy

    If you need any addition to your Easter decoration, this lampshade would make a fun and bright display, Lampshad-white-rabbit, £31.39, MunichLampshades via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     Easter 17: 32 Nada-Debs-Love-Seat

    One of my top picks for decorative seating is a design by my favourite Lebanese furniture designer, Nada Debs, Arabesque Love Seat, www.nadadebs.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 33 wide-1

    Perfect for the Spring season is this Purple Ikat With Pink Pannel Lampshade, £130, www.samarkanddesign.com

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 34 TR-1711 

    Create a central focus point to your seasonal table with this pretty table runner and add some pretty Easter decoration for an eye catching display, tablerunner-50x160-alma-lilac-pink-3748, www.bungalow.dk

     

     

     

     Easter 2017: F tlels100bglmag_ap

    Style without the large price tag is offered by this super company selling beautiful lamps and lampshades, www.pooky.com

     

    Easter 17: 35 TM-1411

    For extra colour on your table these table mats are a perfect choice for a seasonal look, Tablet Meena Lilac-Clay, www.bungalow.dk

     

     

     

     Easter 17: 36 the_flower.jpg

    This Ikat lampshade injects a wonderful display of ‘flower power’, The Flower Lampshade, £275, www.lesser-spotted.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 37 madison-bench-reduced_1 

    A super small bench and choice for small spaces or the end of a bed covered in a stain resistant velvet, Madison Bench, £782.10, www.love-your-home.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 38 3-Ann-Coston-Artichoke-Blue-Ostrich-Egg

    Wouldn’t we all love to hunt for and find an egg such as this? Artichoke Blue Ostrich Egg, £547, www.furntastic.co.uk

     

     

     

     Easter 2017: Bird Cushion il_570xN.838601633_7ufm

    A little bird told me that they would be very happy getting comfortable on a sofa, Bird Pillows, CaliforniaLivinHome via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 40 wide

    This bright pink ikat lampshade is very easy to place and looks good with a large variety of other colours and room interiors, Bright Pink Ikat Lampshade, £180, www.samarkanddesign.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 41 il_570xN.1146933778_fxbp

    The Tulips are out in force….even on this gorgeous embroiled Suzani pillow, £38.09, DecorIkatPillow via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 42 dellasofa

    Inject a warm and bright colour to your living space with this pretty retro sofa, Delia Sofa, £1695, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

     

     

     

     Easter 17: 43 94179561078134715c10

    Keep a ‘beady eye’ on seasonal trends with this easy on the eye lampshade, www.wolfandbadger.com/uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 44 LNP080BLM-0_L

    Set the scene … or rather the table and entertain in style with these luxurious placemats, Faux Shagreen Placemats, £156 (set of 4), www.oka.com

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 45 ashbourne_sofa_in_motagua_mayula_1_1

    This sofa or rather its fabric is a real work of craftsmanship and art. All hand woven and produced in Guatemala, each brocade panel takes a weaver 1 month to achieve, Ashbourne Sofa - Motagua & Mayula Brocade, £3700, www.arumfellow.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 46 479-CrillionTables_cat

    Just in time for the spring season have these new side table emerged on the furniture scene, Crillion Side Tables - Vellum, www.julianchichester.com/uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 47 il_570xN.478654083_hyat 

    Jazz up a neutral chandelier with these stylish clip-on chandelier lamp shades, Lampshade Mill Creek Donetta Cascade, £20.82 (each), CruelMountain via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 49 caged-glass-candles-d4369-z

    These candles are perfect for a glamorous table setting and stylish entertaining, £29 (each), www.westelm.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 50 whaley_chair_-_copii_brocade_1_of_4_lr 

    With the back covered in hand woven and embroided fabric, you only need one or two of those chairs to make a real impact, £1395, www.arumfellow.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 51 notting_hill_lampshade_main

    Add a touch of trendy ‘Notting Hill’ to your interior with this pleated hessian lampshade,  Notting Hill Lampshade, £275, www.lesser-spotted.co.uk

     

     

     

    Easter 2017: WY Cushion xm4674a_1-1

    This stunning cushion is one of my top picks from the William Yeoward soft furniture range, Tanout - Rose Cushion, £139, www.williamyeoward.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 53 bone-inlay-coffee-table-h2185-alt4_imgz

    A great find is this Bone Inlay Table which looks fantastic with contemporary as well as classic interiors, £799, www.westelm.co.uk

      

     

     

    Easter 17: 54 FullSizeRender

    These rabbits are not made out of chocolate and will last well beyond the egg hunt, www.savannahhome.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 54A il_570xN.712533617_1ymx

    The combination of a vintage bench upholstered in overdid vintage rug is a very original and perfect match, £708.69, DjemOverdyedRug via www.etsy.com/uk

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 55 279-560-LaraMirro

    Inspired by the traditional mid-century starburst mirror, this rather different and novel model features a convex centre with aged bone rays and aged gold frame, Lara Mirror, www.julianchichester.com

     

     

     

    INTERIOR INSPIRATION WITH SPRING IN MIND

     

    Easter 17: 56 0163f8909e56dc622dfee27a066765ce

    Via: Elle Decor 

     

     

     

     Easter 2017: B 60220a77293b0f31285d3a1c9c989dbf

    Via: www.google.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 57 485c7a3743f3fae5c4199bb992ad04db

    Via: AD

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 58 main.original.640x0c

    Via: www.mydomaine.com / Photo Jill Sorensen 

     

     

     

     Easter 2017: D green blue and terrecota

    Via: www.google.com

     

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 59 2014-04-18-IMG_01291

    Via: The Huffington Post 

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 60 pastel-blue-interior 

    Via: www.charlescameron.fr / www.interiorsbycolour.com 

     

     

     

    Easter 2017: Easter-table-decorations-12-768x512 

    Via: www.designthusiasm.com

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 61 photo-1

    Via: Saturday Inspiration-Frank Roop 

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 62 Contemporary-Chinoiserie-Decor-modernhomeinteriordesign

    Via: www.paintandpattern.com 

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 64 _copy 

    Via: Tobi Fairley 

     

     

    Easter 17: 65 05f426475793

    Via: Decorpad / David Kleinberg 

     

     

     

    Easter 17: 66 yaz-masasi-dekorasyonu-2

    Via: www.dekorasyonodasi.com / Yaz Masasi Dekorasyonu