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.

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

bird printed cushion with white background

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Voyage Pheasant Couple cushion, £47.50, Cotswold Trading (opens in new tab)

Winter mix

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

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

printed blue coloured cushion with buttons

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Patchwork check cushion in denim colourway, £49.95, Annabel James (opens in new tab)

Fireside comforts

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

living room with fire place and armchair with cushions

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Benedict armchair, £349.99; Tweed cushion, £12.99; faux mohair check throw, £24.99; all Dunelm (opens in new tab)

tartan wallpaper with white background

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Stone Tartan wallpaper, £40 per roll, Digitex (opens in new tab)

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.

living room with chair and fire place

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Lexington Classic checked wool throw, £149; Checked sham, £49; Classic wool throw, £139; all Lexington (opens in new tab)

armchair with white background

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Lausanne red check armchair, £299, Tesco Direct (opens in new tab)

Cabin fever

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

living room with fireplace and armchair

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3410 owl stove, £1751, Morso (opens in new tab)

goat head oranment in white colour

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Ram's head ornament, £18, George Home at Asda (opens in new tab)

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.

dining room with dinnerware and dining table with chairs

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Linea Forest Check natural dinnerware range, from £3, House of Fraser (opens in new tab)

white coloured salad bowl with white background

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Linea Highlands platter, £20; and salad bowl, £18; House of Fraser (opens in new tab)

orange and cinnamon candle beaker

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Isobel Anderson orange and cinnamon candle beaker, £36, Anta (opens in new tab)

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.

living room with mustard yellow coloured arm chair

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Chair upholstered in Arran mustard fabric, £49.50 per m, Voyage Decoration (opens in new tab)

bull with horn and hairy fur

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Angus Highland Cow canvas, £14.99, Heart of House range at Argos (opens in new tab)

storage stool and sofaset with cushions

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Check storage stool, £30, Matalan (opens in new tab)

deer printed grey cushion

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Scenic photo stag cushion, £18, Home Candy (opens in new tab)

Lisa Fazzani
Lisa Fazzani

Lisa is a freelance journalist who has written about interiors for more than 25 years and has worked on all the major homes titles, primarily Ideal Home, but also including Homes & Gardens, Country Homes & Interiors, Style at Home, Livingetc, Woman & Home, Easy Gardens and Good Homes magazines. Homes and interiors have always been a passion and she never tires of nosying around gorgeous homes, whether on TV, online, in print or in person, as well as being a serial shopper/bargain hunter.