From painterly florals to retro bicycles, these beautiful buys evoke happy thoughts of sunny summer days…
Pretty up country rooms with the latest Ashley Thomas collection for Debenhams. Ditsy prints and bold blooms feature on cushions, prints, ceramics and more for a summery finishing touch.
We love the retro pink bicycle design on this slim jug, £27.50, inspired by designer Fenella Smith’s memories of carefree cycling as a little girl – the perfect pitcher for pouring cool lemonade on a hot day.
Add a splash of colour to sofas or beds with this Wisteria May Cushion, £75 from Bluebellgray at Houseology. Painterly brushstrokes in delicate shades of pink, purple and green give garden florals a whimsical twist.
Recipe for love
Practical and pretty, this floral recipe box not only holds the key to delicious summer dining, it also adds country charm to kitchen worktops, £10 from George Home.
Step on style
With so much time spent in the garden, ensure comfort underfoot on decking and patios with a stylish outdoor rug – we love the pastel blue and white chevrons on this Arlington design,
£495 from Dash & Albert at Cuckooland.
Frolicking rabbits and cabbage patch pickings on these cute cotton napkins form the starting point for a playful alfresco table display! £45 for a set of four from Thornback & Peel.
Pretty in pink
Dry yourself down in fluffy luxury with this set of towels, featuring Emma Bridgewater’s ever-popular pink hearts design in two different scales – a lovely addition to a girly bathroom. Prices start from £2.50 for a facecloth, available from John Lewis.
These traditional terracotta plant pots filled with favourite herbs look lovely on a windowsill. The wooden carry case is fitted with metal handles, making it easy to move plants indoors when the weather turns, £12.99, from English Heritage.