Go back to nature with autumn’s latest trend for all things woodland
No need to go down to the woods today…because the high street is running wild with woodland-inspired buys right now. From foxes, owls and other assorted woodland creatures, to whittled woods, acorns and leafy green patterns and textures. Here are some of our favourites.
Find everything you’ll need to bring the woodland spirit back home in the new Hibernate range from George Home at Asda. From cute hedgehogs, hares and foxes on cushions ceramics and artwork, to forest-themed bedding, knits and kitchenware.
Good Things cushion, £8; stag head, £12; hedgehog plate, £4; fox ornament, £10; George Home at Asda.
Good Things hanging sign, £4, George Home at Asda.
Stafford wildlife fox and squirrel mugs, £4.99 each, The Range.
Hare print cushion, £14, Next.
Voyage Mr & Mrs Hedgehog linen cushion, £42.50, Cotswold Trading.
Chilmark two-seater sofa, £1053, Willow & Hall.
What a hoot
Although the owl trend has been around for a while now, it shows no sign of winging it away from us just yet, with the wise old birds popping up on everything from cushions and bedding to ceramics and wallpaper.
Photographic owl cotton cushion cover, £6.99, H&M.
Owl doorstop, £10.95, Rigby & Mac.
Ceramic owl tea light holders, large, £15; small, £8; rustic glitter wreath, £25; The Contemporary Home.
Birdy II set of four mini cups, £16, Magpie.
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Into the woods
The colours and textures of the woodland landscape are influencing designers too, with lots of forest-inspired homewares in rich autumnal tones, from painterly prints and photographic imagery to tactile whittled woods, woodgrains and glossy ombre glaze ceramics.
Ceramic fern vase, £11.99; ceramic owl ornament, £9.99; Dunelm.
Woodland bedding, from £100 for a single duvet cover, Christy.
Acorn candle, £6.95, The Scandinavian Shop.
Woodland Rose cup and saucer, £36 for a set of four, Cath Kidston.
Winter Woodland mugs, £10 each, Sophie Allport.