Shop the trend: Highland fling

Bring the flavour of the Scottish highlands to your home with this season’s must-have buys

Join the clan
Team nature-inspired prints with neutral plaids to create a snug country-house haven.

Bluebell sofa, £1540, Contemporary footstool, £235, The Dormy House; covered in Burlington Cobalt Fabric, £59.50 per m, Romo. Stag artwork, £45, Daisy Maison range,

Voyage Pheasant Couple cushion, £47.50, Cotswold Trading

Winter mix
Mix tartans and winter florals in bold shades of scarlet and navy…a cosy combination for a bedroom.

Portobello double bedstead, £399; Cross stitch floral printed double duvet set, £15; Check cushions, £12; Tartan flat weave rug, £70; all Tesco Direct

Patchwork check cushion in denim colourway, £49.95, Annabel James

Fireside comforts
Give trad neutrals a lift by bringing in bright pops of colour – cranberry, petrol blue, magenta and moss green.

Benedict armchair, £349.99; Tweed cushion, £12.99; faux mohair check throw, £24.99; all Dunelm

Stone Tartan wallpaper, £40 per roll, Digitex

House on the prairie
Add a hint of East Coast style to a neutral living room with plaids and stripes in cool blues and greys.

Lexington Classic checked wool throw, £149; Checked sham, £49; Classic wool throw, £139; all Lexington

Lausanne red check armchair, £299, Tesco Direct

Cabin fever
No cosy scheme is complete without wood clad walls, easy chair and wood burning stove.

3410 owl stove, £1751, Morso

Ram’s head ornament, £18, George Home at Asda

Stag do
Style a table with tartan stoneware in earthy shades of taupe and grey teamed with rustic linens and stag motifs. Dark charcoal walls create contrast and a dramatic backdrop for festive entertaining.

Linea Forest Check natural dinnerware range, from £3, House of Fraser

Linea Highlands platter, £20; and salad bowl, £18; House of Fraser

Isobel Anderson orange and cinnamon candle beaker, £36, Anta

Scottish accent

Upholster an accent armchair in a tweedy plaid to bring a highland flavour to your scheme. Accessorise with rustic cushions, wood cladding, heathers and greenery…not forgetting a trophy stag or two.

Chair upholstered in Arran mustard fabric, £49.50 per m, Voyage Decoration

Angus Highland Cow canvas, £14.99, Heart of House range at Argos

Check storage stool, £30, Matalan

Scenic photo stag cushion, £18, Home Candy

Ideal Home loves...

Conservatory and glass extension ideas

Conservatory and glass extension ideas

cosy bedroom

Cosy bedroom decorating ideas

Working from home? Do it in style…

Shabby chic kitchen ideas

Shabby chic kitchen ideas that are packed with character


Beautiful boot rooms for country pads

Feminine hallway with butterfly motif | Unforgerttable hallways | Hallways | PHOTO GALLERY | Livingetc |

How to make an unforgettable first impression