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  1. As nature will soon be displaying its first colours of the year,  this is a good time and incentive, to do the same for your interior. Wether opting for an entire re-decoration project or just accessorising your interior with a few cushions or objects, my top picks will hopefully get you into the ‘Swing of Spring’!




    Spring 2018: 1 MIKEGARLICK_WICKLEWOOD_12JULY2017-210_CUT_90f72cfc-7e97-

    I find that cushions are an essential 'staple diet' for any type of interior scheme. It is so easy to change the look of your living space every season  without spending a fortune, just by adding the odd new cushion and accessories. This cushion is one of those pieces which give your sofas a wonderful seasonal look, Jaspe Oblong Cushion,




    Spring 18: 1 OSTRICH_DSC4275LowRes

    This egg is not just for Easter and will double up as a stunning display all year round, Cross Cream Ostrich Egg, £499,




    Spring 18: 2 scented-candle-giardino-segreto-186913 

    Inspired by an Italian secret garden, this leafy scented candle holder is a creation by one of my favourite designer, Fornasetti Giardino Segreto Scented Candle, £140,






    Spring 18: 3 FiligranaGreen2-1000x1000

    Add some colour and a touch of luxury to your dinner table with these beautiful handblown Murano glasses, Green Filigrano Glass, £144,




    Spring 18: 4 il_570xN.1062816748_msef

    Even on a tight budget you can create a stylish and fresh look on your sofas with this lovely Ikat cushion,




    Spring 18: 5 Suzani_Silk_Bedspread_Bright_Blue_and_Green_Floral_DSC08104

    Suzani patterns have seen a huge revival. I particularly love the green/blue colour combination of this pretty bedspread, Suzani Sil Bedspread / Bright Blue and Green, £550,





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    Add a touch of alpine interior to your country home with this pair of green 1900’s mountain benches, £850,




    Spring 18: 7 ebru_marble_yesil_seramik_yemek_tabaginrpfm

    The unique marbled effect of these dinner plates are achieved by the blend of natural clays. Produced by artisans in Istanbul, each plate has its own unique pattern, Ebru Marble Green Ceramic Dinner Plate, £22,





    Spring 2018: 2A Mali_Quilt_Nahuala_Osborne_Antigua_Saltaire_Rug_jpg_cf4 

    For a fresh new seasonal look, enjoy a bit of 'mixing and matching' which creates a more individual look, cushions, throw and rug,



    Spring 18: 8 Lamps_0021_MIKEGARLICK_PENNYMORRISON_09NOV2017-167_CUT

    With its timeless design and unique colouring, this table lamp will fit in very well with most room schemes,




    Spring 18: 9 versailles-canister-green-842986 

    Store your small trinkets in style with this decorative jar, Versailles Canister - Green, £98, Jonathan Adler,

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    Bold and inspiring but also practical and useful is this malachite dish, adding a lovely spot of colour to your dinner table, L’object Malachite Small Dish, £30,






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    This Suzani cushion would provide a perfect and colourful addition for those who like the vintage look. Vintage Uzbek Samarkand Suzani Pillow Case, $165, (international shipping available).



    Spring 18: 11 Emi+Velvet+2+Seater+Sofa

    Enjoy the ‘tres chic’ look for a ‘tres chic’ price! If green is not your colour, this stylish little sofa comes in a number of different colours, Emi Velvet 2 Seater Sofa, £356.99, Monkey Machine via







    Spring 18: 12 IMG_8295 

    This stunning lamp is one of my seasons top picks for colour and design. Although based in Germany and Switzerland, the supplier of this and other lamps will ship their products to the UK as well as other European countries,

    Spring 18: 13 Lamps_0040_Irving+morrison+H.res+2-4+copy_CUT

    Hand-painted in Portugal, this dinner service adds a breath of fresh air to your dinner table, Green Palm Tree Plate,





    Spring 18: 14 sofa-options-for-living-room-Graham-Velvet-Sofa-in-Pine-fr

    Sit back and relax in style with this very comfortable looking sofa, Turquoise Velvet Sofa,


    Spring 18: 15 ELB_2_07_medium 

    Treat your lamp to a nice new shade which will stand out, Yara Lampshade, £84,


    Spring 18: 15A Aubergine_Chelsea_Blockprint_Pillow_large

    This designer never fails to impress with her irresistible pattern and colour ideas, Aubergine chelsea block print Pillow, from $250,





    Spring 18: 15B 61480_Swaziland_Sisal_Tintsaba_Bowl

    Handcrafted in Swaziland, these baskets are traditionally given as gifts and symbolise long and happy life, Swazi Sisal Basket, $210, (international shipping available)







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    Create a lovely Easter table with these etched glass eggs and add some sparkle with faux flame or string lights, Etched Glass Eggs, from £21.21, (international shipping available)





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    Williams Sonoma never disappoints bringing out lovely products and designs each season. This pretty platter will add some vibrant colour to your table this Easter and beyond, Havana Garden Rectangular Platter, $69, (internation shipping available)





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    With the right colour combination, purple can bring a worm element to your living space, Mauve Brown Tulip  Print Lampshade, £260,





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    John Derians quirky and unusual designs never fail to inspire and add something with a difference to your living space, Pink Room Platter , John Derian for Astier de Vilatte, £175,






    Spring 18: 17 BX-CLAREMONT-MED-LAV3749MidRes

    This decorative box is hand made from Shagreen and is available in a selection of colours, Claremont Oval Box Lavender, from £879,





    Spring 18: 18 Mulberry-Green-Jag-Cushion-copy-300x300

    Give your sofas the feel of spring with this decorative fabric which is available in different colour ways, Jag Mulberry Green Fabric, £72 per meter,






    Spring 18: 18AA 42_Crescent_Bloom_300 

    Emma Rose is a wonderful and award winning Bath artist who makes wonderful use of vibrant colours. In addition to limited edition prints and originals, she also takes commissions if you are looking for something with a personal touch, Cresent Bloom,





    Spring 18: 20 turin-chair-2119.bib.000-07 

    This retro chair brings a warm and colourful element to your living room, Turin Chair,




    Spring 18: 21 c5c5730638d9e0fc2fbbae55b590e139--colour-combinations-ikat

    This is one of my favourite fabrics which can be used on lampshades as well as soft furnishings, Jag,




    Spring 18: 22 Cheskie_0103_600x

    I have totally fallen in love with these wonderful handcrafted vintage Indian cushions. Not only is the craftsmanship exquisite, the price in comparison to similar products is very reasonable too, £190,




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    For lovers of painted china, treat yourself to John Derian's finest selection of painted chinaware and display it for you and everyone to enjoy,  John Derian for Astier de Vilatte,





    Spring 18: 24 rare-pine-bishops-or-priests-chair-in-original-paint-33-1

    This is a rare and original 19th century pine chair which originally came from the Carpathian mountains, Bishoph’s or Prist’s Chair, Ref: 3330, £850,




    Spring 18: 23 3-Ann-Coston-Ostrich-Egg-Sauce-Boat

    This unusual Sauce boat will be a perfect addition to a smart dinner table setting, Ostrich Egg Sauce Boat, £823,




    Spring 18: 26 masterpiece-358121

    You can be sure to be on cloud 9 when using this wallpaper as the backdrop to your bedroom wall, Tapete Eijffinger-Masterpiece-358121, EUROS 346.50 (per roll),




    Spring 18: 27 nyomi-sage-s_2 

    Give your living space a quirky touch with this unusual lamp and shade, Flamingo Table Lamp with Sage Shade, £130,




    Spring 18: 28 il_570xN.1344510300_a0ks

    For a fresh seasonal look this eye catching ikat cushion is one of my top picks, Blue, Green, White Ikat Pillow Cover, £36.10, 




    Spring 2018: 10 petite-table-multicolore

     This is a brilliant little side table,  perfect for the living room or next to the bed, Bout de Canape vert, EUR 450,





    Spring 18: 28A 33844_Coil-Weave_African_Basket_large

    Handwoven from smooth seawall fibres, this decorative bowl is perfect for storing trinkets or doubling up as a wall decoration, Rwanda Sisal Coil Weave Bowl / Ref: 33844, $58, (international shipping available)




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    The vintage look of this overdyed rug works well with contemporary as well as classing interiors, Rug Tosca Green (115 x 180 cm), £74.95,




    Spring 18: 30 Cheskie_0017_1600x 

    Hand crafted in Mexico by local artisans, this unusual silver water jug will provide an impressive centre piece around the dinner table, Perching Parrot Water Jug (large),




    Spring 18: 31 osmanli_yesil_karanfil_nevresim_seti 

    These warm hues will easily send you into sweet dreams, Ottoman Green Carnation Duvet Set, £40,




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    Create a decorative display with this pretty fern vase, Fern Vase Tall, £10,




    Spring 18: 33 OS-Blue-Eggs_large 

    For those who are still looking for something very special to add to their Easter decoration, this dish will come to the rescue, Blue Eggs Oblong Tray by John Derian,





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    The slightly faded design of this pretty cushion will look super, if you like to create a vintage look, Osborne Oblong Cushion, . You can also purchase the fabric by the meter at





    Spring 18: 34 scaramanga_upcycledgreenvintagetemplemirror_1441134887mirr

    Made from reclaimed hardwood teak this pretty little mirror is a perfect choice for a small space on the wall, Temple Wooden Mirror / MIRR35675, £10,




    Spring 18: 35 Illusion_Wool_Throws_DSC01609

    Wether you languish in front of the fire and need and like to cover up or like to cover up the back of your sofa with something eye-catching, this versatile soft wool throw will become you absolute must-have, Illusion Wool Throws, £55,




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    This is one of those stylish coffee tables which are easy to place whatever the interiors, Sacramento Coffee Table, £579,




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    Bring a spot of colour to your living space with this bright hand gathered silk saree lampshade, Bright Green Red and Purple Check Silk Lampshade, £130,






     Spring 2018: Sabre Spoons img-OldFashion-PM

    These colourful spoons are perfect for Easter or springtime entertaining.  Amongst a lovely and colourful selection of cutlery, these spoons are just part of an entire collection of serverware, (international shipping available)





    Spring 18: 39 flower-ikat-1030x703

    This flower will not need water and keep it good looks, so very easy to maintain, The Flower Ikat Cushion, 




    Spring 18: 41 round_tray_table_with_insert 

    This is a very versatile tray table. The inside of the tray can be transformed instantly by adding different pattern placemats which  sit in it, Stinson Round Tray Collection Mix & Match,




    Spring 18: 41A I-1973-011-0245_4       Spring 2018: Sabre I-1588-082-0245_4

    This is a lovely collection of vintage looking pieces with a fund and quirky touch. Sabre produces a wonderful range of colourful and glamorous plastic server ware which brings a smile to every dinner table,




    Spring 18: 43 il_570xN.1458404741_fcju

    No need for a cage to enjoy looking at these exotic feathered friends, Bird Pillows, £30.36, CaliforniaLivinHome via




    Spring 18: 44 conf-blue_1

    Handmade in London this colourful lamp features a lively splatter paint effect and comes in a variety of colour ways, End of Day Confetti Lamp, £465,




    Spring 18: 47 a_t_july_28_of_43_

    As one of the key interior trends this season, this stool in a strong yellow colour, will give your interior a right up to date finishing touch, Carnaby footstool in Mustard Yellow Velvet,  £149,




    Spring 18: 49 il_570xN.772552475_rptb

    This Indian block print cotton cushions look lovely on a bed as well as on a chair or sofa< Indian Hand Block Print Pillow Cases, £26.66 (a pair),




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    Inject a little bit of colour into your home office filing system with this pretty Lever Arch File, from £25,





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    This pretty Mirror and perl tiffany style box will store all your small trinkets, Boîte Couvercle Tiffany, EUROS 51.92, (UK shipment available)




    Spring 2018: Yellow Storage Box normal_decorative-keepsake-box   Spring 2018: organiser-zebra-mustard-sma_1

    There is no better incentive to get going on tidying away all your papers when you know that you can create a very decorative display at the same time. Harris & Jones offer a wonderful choice of different designs and filing solutions to help you keep your papers in the right place,





    Spring 18: 49B P_45175913_2441467

    If you are looking for something unique, Fornasetti’s quirky and unusual furniture designs will not fail to impress, Fornasetti Small Chest High Legs Pompeiana Ocra, $11.060,




    Spring 18: 49C il_570xN.1208582913_hnru

    Create a decorative and eye-catching Easter display with these pretty handcrafted eggs with a beautiful lace effect, Polish Pysanky Carved and Wax-Embossed Eggs, £37.30 (set of 3), EggstrArt via




    Spring 18: 50 mary_s_carver_chair_2276.bao.000-01

    This gorgeous and versatile chair with its decorative geometric pattern, can be used as dining Carver as well as occasional chair, Marys Chair - Carver,




     Spring 18: 51 porcelain-constantinopoli-plate-cost2

    Offer your guests a visual as well as culinary treat with these unusual plates, Porcelain Constantinopoli Plate (Costantinopoli Collection), EUROS 91.50,




    Spring 18: 52 GreenEgret_large_PleatedShade_Left_copy_grande 

    Made of handblown glass and painted/decorated from inside the glass, these lamps are made to order with a choice of different designs, Birds Eye Vie in large, £495,




    Spring 2018: yellow-teal-cotton-runner-sangli

    Inject a breath of fresh air into your hallway with this bright geometric rug which can be used on either side, Sangli Runner (70 x 140 cm), £75,





    Spring 18: 53 5

    Wether at the end of a bed or placed in the living room, this sofa is an elegant and easy piece to place. It comes in different sizes and can be customised with different finishes, Aubin Bench, from £695 plus 1 Meter fabric,




    Spring 18: 54 6f5da52807791d3deeb93f23f64398a8--wood-coasters-place-

    I love these gorgeous placemats which are a super choice for getting friends and family round your dinner table,




    Spring 18: 55 emma-lantern-lichen-633361

    This lantern is a great find for lovers of the clean and contemporary look. The hand blown glass is decorated with powder coated steel and a leather border, Emma Lantern-Lichen (Eldvarm), £129,




    Spring 18: 56 il_570xN.1171384272_ji7y 

    Despite its ancient origins, Ikat designs such as this are hugely versatile and fit in perfectly with most types of interior styles, Velvet Ikat Pillow, £51.19, pillow via





      Spring 2018: Melodiehorne blue-oval-1030x1030

    The inner and outher fabric of this very pretty gathered lampshade is made out of gathered Ikat and a mix of silk and cotton. The lampshade is available in 3 different sizes, Blue Oval,





    Spring 18: 58 Cheskie_0277_1600x 

    This lovely throw is one of those hugely versatile must-haves. It can be used in different rooms of you house, be it as a bedcover, table cloth or draped over the back of a chair or sofa, Cotton Bed Throw,




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    Give your kitchen linen a fresh look with this pretty tea towel, Diver, £5,




    Spring 18: 59A JJB260BLL-0_01

    If your living space is in need of an easy to place and timeless table lamp, this classic piece is a super choice, Camellia Lamp / Small, £155,




    Spring 18: 60 whaley_chair_-_copii_brocade_1_of_4_lr

    This decorative and unusual chair displays a lovely blend of artfully woman brocade and finely textured linen. It can also be supplied in a choice of other finishes, Whaley Chair in Copii Brocade & Linen, from £1495,




    Spring 18: 61 P1020421a-300x300

    These beautiful bowls are carved from South African ostrich egg shells with a coloured interior, perfect as a useful feature for your easter table, Ostrich Egg Bowls, £25 each,




    Spring 18: 62 tumblr_ncx7dg0q221sggcoio1_500 

    Create a show stopping and chic look with this atmospheric Cloud print, Cloud Play by JR Goodwin - Etching Paper or Canvas, from £930,




    Spring 18: 62A injera_bread_basket_blue_09f80eda-710f-4d91-a844-c2aaf7

    You can put all your eggs in this very stylish basket and create a pretty display on your easter table, Injera Bread Basket, $72,




    Spring 18: 63 hare-gold-2-2

    Unique and brimming with character is this Hare table lamp. Hide a few eggs behind the shade and  create a feature which everybody will love, Gold Hetty Hare Table Lamp, £160,




    Spring 18: 64 DSC00448_Mia_Sarosi_Decorative_Porcelain_Plates

    Each of these plates is painted freehand by Oxfordshire ceramicist Mia Sarosi featuring unique images, Mia Sarosi Decorative Porcelain Plates, £75,





    Spring 18: 65A chairs-2770274

    The spectacular acrylic glass body of this chair sits on top of wooden legs and is a creation by French company Acrila, who works with a team of very talented designers, Acrylic Ovals Armchair in Green, £595,




    Spring 18: 66 Unknown

    With its lively zigzag pattern, this decorative laundry basket combines functionality with distinctive design, Adder Blue Seagrass Laundry Basket With Lid, £100,




    Spring 18: 66A annika.tray.table.a72ca006.8962.4308.ad25.10d8a95783db.

    This is a very versatile side table. The top doubles up as tray so you can easily move your visitors glasses back into the kitchen in one go, Annika Tray Table,




    Spring 18: 67 5931613_l

    Inject an eye-catching feature to your living space with this striking chair covered in ‘Hollyhock Indian Zag Fabric’ available to order via Lee Jofa. Hollyhock Folly Chair in Suzanne Rheinstain Hollyhock Indian Zag Fabric, $5.500, (international shipping available)




    Spring 18: 68 italianate-or-greek-style-pine-porticoes-in-original-pain

    Create an architectural scheme or two giant bookcases with these very unique and stunning South Eastern Europe (c. 1800) porticoes, (H: 252cm, W: 85cm, D: 115cm), £6450,




    Spring 18: 68A 8052023_master

    You can stay neutral but still enjoy an interesting pattern with these vintage Suzani cushions, Pillow Cases Made out of a Mid-20th Century Uzbek Samarkand Suzani, $200 per cushion,




    Spring 18: 68B c4a904fb324e80b981e18c5e577d5ddb 

    Store all your trinkets in style with this pretty hand beaded basket, Ocean Thunder Hand Beaded Geometric Pattern Rattan Basket, £58.58,




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    This is an exceptionally pretty Swedish settle bench with delicate carved detail and original painted finish, 19th Century Swedish Settle Bench, £3700,




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    This pretty hand embroided suzani cushion can be custom ordered. Although it might take a few weeks for it to be ready to ship, no doubt it is worth the wait, Suzani Cushion Blue / SKU: CUS0004, £125,



    Spring 18: 71 1338634_l 

    Create a lovely feature on your wall with this these quite unique wall sconces, Pair of Brass Ostrich Egg Wall Sconces 1990, $4200, (international shipping available)



    Spring 18: 74 bougie-terre-melees 

    As a lover of beautiful candles, I am always on the lookout for something special. I am therefore very excited to have found these marbled gems which will make a stunning display on a coffee table, £30 each,





    Spring 18: 74A pretty-antique-pine-box-bench-in-swedish-blue-18-1

    Ideal for smaller spaces is the antique European box bench in a lovely blue waxed finish, Antique Pine Box Bench in Swedish Blue (Central Europe c. 1880 / Ref: 3722), £590,





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    These hand painted cushions are unique and of superb quality. No cushion is the same and offer a real sense of luxury, Hand Painted Silk Velvet Cushion Green, £148,




    Spring 18: 78 lampshade-p7182050-quadro

    The Italian designers Servomuto have created a line of Ikat lampshades for Les-Ottomans which combine Turkish colours with Italian craftsmanship, Quadro Lampshade (P7182050), EURO 332.82




    Spring 18: 80 silk-suzani-cushion-suz51

    I love the superb vibrant colours of this stunning hand embroiled silk ikat cushion featuring the traditional ottoman pattern, Suzani Cushion / Ref: SUZ51, EUR 170,




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    Display your spring flowers and plants in this very eye-catch and lovely shape cache pot, Kolokythi Wide Decorative Bowl, £15,




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    For those who are looking for something quite special, Fortuny never fails to impress with its stunning designer chinaware, Fortuny Dinner Collection,





    Spring 2018: Artichoke blue 43711f_e7b42fb9cf744e77afb00bdefd61c981~mv2_d_3 

    Add some colour to your coffee table with this pretty artichoke tealight holder, £25,






    Spring 18: 79 IMG_8302

    This stunning table lamp is one of my best recent finds. Combine it with with this strong pink lampshade or tone it down with a more neutral colour to fit your room scheme Blue Fern Big, EUR 340 (including Premium Lampshade),




    Spring 2018: Suzani Fergana Linen Cushion Beige_1 

    This Delhi based company offers a lovely collection of Suzani cushions which are perfect for mixing and matching, (international shipping available)







    Spring 18: 80A bins21

    No need to compromise on style with these pretty waste paper bins, £60,




    Spring 2018: 9 BAZ204MLT_L1  

    Wether you decide to hang these eggs from twiggs or create this display,  your Easter table will look stunning and very special, Ostara Ceramic Egg Decorations, £36 (set of eggs),




    Spring 18: 81 vignette-vaisselles_Jarre1

    Create a decorative feature in your hallway which double up as a useful umbrella stand, Jarre En Faience Iberique, EUR 400,





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    As the shops are fully geared up for Christmas with their displays of decorations and gifts, I thought it was time for me to go window shopping on your behalf and pick out some festive, eye-catching, stylish and quirky gifts, decorations and furniture to lend a helping hand with the pre Christmas preparations.





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    For those who are based in the US, this ceiling light is and absolute find and no doubt hard to resist. Handmade and finished by artisans in LA, it comes in a number of colours and sizes, The Tole Tent Semi Flush ceiling Light, $1575,




    Christmas 17: 1 folk_art_painted_box_bench_main 

    Inject some colour into your country house or chalet with this antique bench, which comes from a Transylvanian village.  Antique Folk Art Painted Bench, £750,





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    Treat someone close to you to a unique present with these bespoke tablemats or coasters. Whether you like to feature the family crest, a sporting activity or your own creation, you can be sure that you won’t see the same anywhere else, Bespoke Table Mats & Coasters,




     Christmas 2017: New Wall Sconce 24909646_1771346549577176_61190834486353064

    For some festive addition to your Christmas dinner, this wall sconce is stunning and one of my top picks, £30,




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    Sourced from remote parts of the world are Cheskie’s gorgeous products. This Merino Wool hand embroidered shawl, would make an absolutely super present and not just for Christmas! Risapa Shawl, (Size - 100cm  x 230cm), £105,




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    Not surprisingly, marbled paper products have recently seen a revival as they look fantastic and blend into different interior schemes without being boaring. I have come accross this lovely company offering bespoke shades of different shapes and sizes with a very good selection of colours, Hand Marbled Paper Lampshades,




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    Having been brought up surrounded by wonderful German Christmas figurines and candle pyramids beautifully made out of wood, I just can’t resist browsing through and featuring at least one model which caught my eye, Christmas German Pyramid White Color Carousel 3 Level (PYD085X059), $278.99,





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    Absolutely love these Venetian-inspired hand-made extra large cushions, which inject a wonderful spot of colour on sofas and chairs, Dandolo Cushion Cover, Extra Large, £56,







    Christmas 17: 7 lacqlamp141016 

    Create a colourful display with these decorative lamps, Wooden Lacquer Lamp bases, from £39,






    Christmas 17: 8 il_570xN.1078254813_lqmg 

    This vintage Suzani cover would look lovely on a bed or even as a wall hanging, Uzbek Suzani, £137.68, Rumirqugsandtextiles via


    Christmas 17: 9 DOF-2193060 

    Add some finishing touches to a perfect festive dinner table with these pretty tumblers, Williams Sonoma Regency Garnet Tumblers, £70 (set of 4),




    Christmas 17: 10 QCH361MLT-0_01 

    For those with a taste of the orient, this Arabian-inspired cushion brings a festive feel to your living space, which works all year round, Badu Cushion Cover, Large, £64,





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    You will have stars in your eyes if you treat your interior with this wool rug, which comes in different sizes, Red Double-Sided Star Rug, from £400,





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    These decorative candle pins are perfect as a gift or to inject some life into neutral candles, from £12.50 for a box set of 3,

    Christmas 17: 12 red_carlotta

    This cushion features such a pretty pattern; I could not resist adding it to my blog. Just in case red is not your favourite, it comes in three different colour ways, Carlotta cotton cushion 40 x 60cm, $350, Madeline Weinrib





    Christmas 17: 13 the-count-cabinet-library-display-vanillanoir 

    For those who are into designer furniture and have the cash to splash, this display book cabinet produced by hand with antique Indian inlay technique and two hidden drawers could certainly be the match for you, The Count Library by Matteo Cibic, EURO 17.100,




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    Cracker box sets are always a must on a Christmas blog. Given the vast choice on the market, it is hard to select something very special or eye-catching. I did rather fall in love with this gorgeous design, which brings a touch of magic to the Christmas table, Nutcracker Christmas Set, £18.50 (set of 6),



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    This is not just a mirror but a very decorative and eye catching feature, Khadra Mirror, £435,




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    Add that luxury feel to your bed with this stunning emerald green bed spread made of the softest velvet with a quilted surface and little pockets separated by hand-embroidered dots, Pluspious Velvet Emerald Green Bedspread, £320,




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    The embodiment of French luxury, this Cire Trudon scented candle is made from 100% natural wax encased in a beautiful hand-blown green glass vessel, Cire Trudon Ciel Scented Candle, £78,



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    This stylish lampshade from Melodi Horne will not only transform your table lamp in time for the festive season but is a piece for all seasons, Melodi Horne Ikat Love Lampshade, £395,




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    You can be sure that Volga Linen products will always be of superior quality, timeless and stylish as reflected in this gorgeous throw, Merino Wool and Linen Throw, £334,




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    One of a kind is this handcrafted Moroccan mottled green bowl, perfect to dish up your food in style, Tamegroute Ceramic Salad Bowl Zigzag, £47.50,





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    Add some festive light to your chalet or country house style dinner table with these faux antler hurricane lamps, Cornamenta Hurricane Lamp, £46,


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    Add a cosy feel to your sofas with these Peruvian-inspired cushion covers. Given the size, you only need one to make an impact, Cuzco Bolster Cushion Cover (90 x 35cm), £125,





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    This lamp base comes in a very pretty green, which will look good throughout every season. The shade is available separately, Disco Table Lamp in polished olive acrylic, £80,




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    If your children’s bedrooms are crying out for some colour this red hand crafted cabinet with four mirrored inserts is a super choice of a bedside table, Red Wooden Cabinet with 1 Drawer and 1 Door, £127.94,





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    Give your floor a nice treat with this vintage flat weave wool and linen rug, HI/IH Flat Weave Rolakan carpet (225 x 168cm), £1.028.91, BergGallery via





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    No need to compromise on style for office furniture as is proof with this gorgeous dark green velvet swivel chair, Elowen Swivel Chair (available in other colours), £498,





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    The countdown to Christmas will be even more exciting with this wooden musical advent calendar. On opening each door, a different Christmas tune will play. There is also enough space behind them, allowing you to add some small treats, Fortnum’s Musical Advent Calendar, £165,






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    ‘From Russia with love’ is this stunning vintage mirror set in a magnificent house surround from a late 19th century country house in Russia, Original Blue Painted Mirror and Frame / SKU:MRJC2016 (H 193cm, W 118cm, D 20cm), £650,




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    These chairs very much reflect the current colour trend for blues and greens and are a super choice for adding some colour to your living space, Green/Blue Curve Chair, £934,





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    Complete the look of your blue/green colour scheme and add a rather eye-catching set of side tables which will certainly not go unnoticed, Set of 3 Vibrant Leaf Print Side Tables, £179, www.turnbullandthomas,





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    This gorgeous velvet sofa is an absolute stunner; not just the colour but also its shape and it adds a lovely touch of glamour to your sitting room, Uppark, £6,836,





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    Both lamp base and shade are designed by one of my favourite lighting companies. From neutral colours to imaginative patterns, they offer something for every interior. Lamp base and shade are sold separately, Lolita bedside lamp £90 (just the lamp base),




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    Snuggle up in style in front of the fireplace or TV with this very cosy real sheepskin bean bag, Sheepskin Bean Bag - Cream, £245,





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    As a lover of the current Ikat trend, one of my top picks has to be this super stylish handcrafted bone inlay dresser which features a wonderful mix of ‘old and new’ and will work well with most interior styles, Ikat Inlay Three-Drawer Dresser, £1,598,




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    Create atmospheric lighting and a feature on your walls with this decorative and unusual wall light, Aate Wall Light, £89,




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    Take a walk on the ‘wild side’ and add an interesting feature to your dining room with this faded and degraded velvet dining chair collection. As each chair is unique, the pattern may vary, Timothy Oulton Mimi Velvet Faded and Degraded Dining Chair / Melted Paisley, £305,





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    This stunning velvet Pom-Pom throw will make your bed look like ‘a million dollars’! It comes in three different colours, Pom-Pom Throw, £210,





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    Add some Scandinavian touch to your interior with this vintage Swedish Arts and Crafts rug, Ingegerd Silow Swedish Vintage Flat Weave Rug or Rya, £1,895, DanelawVintage via





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    Whether it carries plants, decorative accessories or fruit, this tall tray is hugely versatile and will look stunning wherever you decide to put it, Ornate Gold Tall Tray Shelves, £99,





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    This late 19th century Romanian bench is so versatile, it looks absolutely super in a hall as well as a kitchen or dining area, Smart Antique Bench in Pale Grey, £490,




    Christmas 17: 41 rockettstgeorge_square_tray_enamel_nesting_tables_set_o 

    Featuring a choice of warm colours, this set of nesting tables will add a contemporary, edgy twist to your living space, Square Tray Enamel Nesting Tables Set of 3 Copper/Brass/Nickel, £225,





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    Listen to your favorite opera and imagine you are sitting in prime seats at Glyndebourne, while enjoying the view onto your Christmas tree! However, even if the trip to this famous opera house is not possible, this bauble might just be the next best thing, Glyndebourne Bauble 2017, £40,





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    This imaginative fabric might just inspire lovers of stags and their surroundings to give their interior a new makeover, Heath by Linwood Hudson Bay Collection,




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    This stunning tray is perfect for entertaining or as a gift,




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    As most of us often spend time detangling our earphones, this leather earphone case is a lovely gift idea and can be personalised with a monogram, Saddle Leather Earphone Case, £17.24, 




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    Hard to beat this giant decorative storage jar which scores top on the luxury appearance scale!, £115,




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    Entertain in style or treat someone else to this very stylish copper coffee pot which can be personalised with your chosen initials. Personalised Geometric Copper Coffee Pot by Becky Broome, £50,





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    This is such a fun and good value table lamp; it just had to be added to my blog, Stag Head Lamp, £35, George Home,





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    Best known for their 18th and 19th century inspired designs, the company producing these handmade ceramics which are created by Tibetan artisans in Paris was founded by Benoir Astier de Villatte and Ivan Pericoli. Using a special technique, by which each piece is crafted from black terracotta, deliberate imperfections are left on the surface and are transformed by a white glaze giving them an exquisite and unique appearance. The price for these unique pieces is equally ‘haute gamme’ but it is truly ‘worth it’! Apart from various online outlets such as a lovely shop called ‘Nam’ selling their ceramics opened in Bath, 22c New Bond Street.





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    If you want to treat someone special to a generous present, this leather stationery box might be just what you are looking for, Leather Stationery Box,





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    Inspired by mid-century modern furniture, this console table cleverly blends old and new materials for a striking look, Remington Console Table, £895,





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    Go on a ‘Bear Hunt’ and enjoy their company in your own four walls, Hudson Ivory Southwest/Lodge Rug 1072A, from £40,





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    This velvet mirror is one of my top picks for a glamorous vintage look, Late Victorian Convex Circular Red Velvet Trimmed Distressed Mirror, £85, DanelawVintage via




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    This collection celebrates the life and traditions of the ancient Ottoman world. The soft and comfortable cushion features an elaborately colored portrait of Sultan Murad reproduced onto delicate silk, Sultan V Murad Cushion, Bertrando di Renzo, £72,



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    This wall sconce would look fabulous in a chalet or country lodge but could be equally well paired up with contemporary interiors, Forged Double Wall Sconce,




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    The cowboy chic look of this beautiful handmade hide bench is relaxed and stylish, perfect for a creative modern home, Canyon Cowhide Bench - 15B, £320,




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    If you are in need of a feature for a mantelpiece or console table, this candle holder will easily fill the space, Metal Globe 10 Piece Candle Holder, £89,




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    Keep your magazine stored in style with this very timeless magazine rack which is a perfect fit for a chalet, country house or contemporary home, Felt Magazine Rack, £30,




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    This Deer is a trophy which you don’t need to hunt, Deer Console Table, £92.04,





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    Pair this stylish table lamp base with a matching lampshade for a very decorative lighting display. Lamp base and shade are available from the same company, Verona Table Lamp in Burnt Wood, £135 (lamp base only),





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    This beautiful cowhide armchair handmade in India features a relaxed and stylish design, ideal for classic and contemporary interiors, Cowhide Torres Armchair - 24T, £575,



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    Blending old with new, this dressing table is easy to place in different style interiors, Oro Dressing Table, £595,





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    You might be crackers to spend a small fortune on this luxury set but if money is no object, these are the ones for you. The gifts include a stag corkscrew, crystal-encrusted Cloisonné box, a leather card case, silk scarf and more, Harrods Romanov Luxury Christmas Crackers, £599,





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    Decorated with the historic image of the Liberty London shop, this stunning bauble, should take prime position on your Christmas tree if you decide to splash out on this year’s tree decoration, £35,






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    Inject a touch of glamour into your living room. This side table is a shining example on how to achieve a very visible result, Gold Hexagonal Table, £95,


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    Made from fine bone china, this teapot is decorated with an original ink drawing of Fortnum’s famous facade. Rory Dobner Teapot, £110,




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    No need to travel all the way to the Netherlands to enjoy its architecture with these decorative lanterns, Dutch Townhouse Lanterns, from £22,



    Christmas 17: 64 charcoal-throw-with-fur-pom-poms_4254-category 

    This gorgeous wool throw is edged with luxurious rabbit fur pom-poms adding a bit of luxury and warmth to your bedroom, Charcoal Throw with Fur Pom-Poms, £110, 




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    This Swedish vintage rug is one of my favourite recent finds. It is stunning and works with most interior styles, Vintage Swedish Rollakan Flat Weave Kelim by Judith Johansson / Signed JJ design called “Norrviken” (282 x 191cm), £8995, DanelawVintage via



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    This grey sheepskin beanbag is a good choice if you are in need of an additional chair, British Grey Sheepskin Bean Bag (shorn), £299.99,





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    Inspired by the delicate metal fretwork of Morocco, the shimmering, beaten silver finish casts a wonderfully atmospheric light, Brocante Angelic Hanging Lamp, £360,




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    Handmade from natural jute in Rajasthan, these stylish faded block print rugs are individually crafted by skilled artisans using traditional methods that have not changed for centuries, Tali Block Print Jute Rug, £140, 




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    Treat yourself or someone else to these pretty hand drawn ceramic baubles which will add a lovely finishing touch to a Christmas tree, Hand Drawn Ceramic Bauble, £13.47, TheOldLaundrette via

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    This reversible cable knit and chinchilla faux fur blanket is perfect for curling up in it or as a cover over your sofa and bed, Grey Cable Knit & Chinchilla Faux Fur TH Blanket, £165,




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    Put a smile on your childrens face with these fun and cozy rugs, Animal Felt Rugs, from £65,




    Christmas 17: 74 wooden_the_last_supper_console_table_2_lowres

    This very unusual hand made ‘The Last Supper’ imaged console table is made from reclaimed distressed wood, black oak news squares and stylish black hairpin legs with a thick glass top, Last Supper Reclaimed Console Table, £1995,




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    Wether you need a few decorative candles for your home or that small extra gift, this rather fun Polar Bear will come to the rescue at a super low price, Sainsbury's Home Winter Polar Bear Candle, now reduced to £5.25,



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    For those in need of tidying the odd ‘bits and bobs’, these timeless boxes will offer stylish storage which work well in a home office, living room or bedroom, Purity Storage Chest (3 different sizes), from £10,




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    These birds have flown the nest and traveled all the way from Mexico to find their new owners! The beautiful and unusual silver pieces featuring birds and other animal handles, are individually crafted by local artisans and make a wonderful present,




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    Much as I love fabric-covered headboards, they will look tired at some stage and will need replacing. There are not that many classic wooden double beds on the market which I like, but this model is one that has caught my eye and something I would not object to be seen in or rather sleep in, Kiss Wooden Bed, from £650,



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    Organise your home in style or make someone a lovely present with these decorative bone inlay dishes and boxes,




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    It might be worth investing in an advent calendar which can be used in years to come and have the additional pretty LED light feature which your children will absolutely love, Wooden LED Lit Advent Calendar, £45, The Forest & Co via




     Christmas 17: 80 the-general-study-table-scarlet-splendour

    The General is a an absolute stunning study table created by the collaboration of designer Matteo Cibic and the Indian brand Scarlet Splendour. The collection has been designed in classic Italian form but is inspired by the tradition Indian craft of inlay work. This piece is painstakingly handcrafted in India. To become the proud owner of this masterpiece requires ‘deep pockets’, The General Study Table Scarlet Splendour,





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    This box of luxury crackers caught my eye not only because of its stylish design but also rather unusual contents of treats from organic soap and hand cream to vegetable seeds, Petersham Nurseries Christmas Crackers Orange, £55 (box of 6),




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    This large vase will create a stunning centrepiece on your dinner table or an eye-catching feature on a mantelpiece,




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    This tray is one of a number of different designs from Belgium and a real find,



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    No dinner table is complete without tablemats. This set featuring hand sketched Stag, Hare, Squirrel and Pheasant works well with absolutely everything, Woodland Animals Table Mats, £50 (set of 4),





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    One can’t fail to fall in love with the look of this ethnic occasional chair re-upholstered in a gorgeous vintage wool/silk blend fabric sourced in Asia, Samaira Chair, £485,




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    A perfect present for a 'city slicker' or someone who ‘has it all’. This London Skyline Architectural Chess Set, will keep everybody well entertained during the festive season and beyond, £80, Skyline Games via






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    Via: Google / "Confessions of a Plate Addict"