Choose a fabric in mint and lime with a hint of primrose yellow, and mix and match new and vintage crockery, cutlery and glassware in complementary colours.
Tablecloth, Fermoy, ref F6168-01, £39 a metre, Osborne & Little
Dorchester table, £625, Kit Stone
Chairs, £270 each, I & JL Brown painted in Hound Lemon, £42.50 for 2.5 litres of estate eggshell, Farrow & Ball
Tableware, cutlery and crockery from a selection at John Lewis, The White Company, Susie Watson Designs and Nina Campbell
A traditional dresser painted in slate grey and olive green is the perfect place to store collections of ceramics.
Find a similar painted dresser from Chalon
Daisy plates, 10in, £12.99 each; 7in, £9.99 each; Cowslip plates, 10in, £12.99 each; 7in, £9.99 each; Cowslip egg cups, £5.99 each; Cowslip 1-pint jug, £24.99; Daisy 2-pint jug, £29.99, all Aston Pottery
Splash out on pretty pastels and pure white towels with fringing.
Early 20th-century basin on fluted pedestal, £1,500, Lassco Brunswick House
Belvoir chair, ref C002SP, col Tarragon, £335, Lloyd Loom of Spalding
Parot Tulip towels from £6, Amy Butler at John Lewis
Cut-out heart box, £8.95, Patchwork Harmony
Add a punch of colour with yellow ochre bedcovers against soft baby blue gingham linens.
Antique French bedstead, £695, Victorian Dreams
Vintage quilts, from £70, Decorative Country Living
Find similar cushions at Laura Ashley, Susie Watson Designs and fabrics from Colefax & Fowler
Mohair throw, £60, The Atlantic Blanket Company
Henley Rattan Cobblers Wharf trunk, £229, Artisanti