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Finally,  it’s time to exit hibernation and enjoy the first signs of Spring.  This need not just apply to the outdoors but can translate equally well to home interiors. Wether time has come for a complete makeover or just the odd accessorising, my latest blog reflects the spirit of the season featuring a collection of fresh and colourful pieces to spruce up your interior.

 

 

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Give your table lamp a new lease of life with this stunning Salzburg Hand Marbled Coolie Silk Lampshade, £134 , www.janewhitehorn.com

 

 

 

 

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Smarten up your chair or sofa with this very chic Greek Key Pillow, £38.08, CaliforniaLivinHome via www.etsy.com

 

 

 

 

 

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This is a super choice if you are in need of a decorative occasional table, www.moissonier.com

 

 

 

 

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Get into the Easter Spirit with this fun rabbit inspired lampshade, ‘Lamp Shade Cabbage Patch”, FabFunkyPillows via www.etsy.com

 

 

 

 

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Entertain in style with this rather luxurious velvet sofa, ‘Monday Obsession Green Velvet Sofa”, www.nomadluxuries.com

 

 

 

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These are only a few colours amongst a larger selection of stunning oversize (60x60cm) vintage velvet cushions (with linen backing) which are quite unique and a real find for those who are after something you don’t see everywhere, www.savannahhome.com

 

 

 

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No lack of choice here! These colourful lampshades are hand-dyed onto 100% Habotai silk. Bespoke shades can also be supplied, www.janeywhitehorn.com

 

 

 

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If you like the vintage look, you will love this ‘Green Overdid Vintage Floral Carpet’, £554.44, SnowinIstanbul via www.etsy.com/uk

 

 

 

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This marble effect lampshade is a super choice for those who are after just a touch of this seasons colours and design. Available in different sizes, from £35, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

 

 

  

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The latest craze of overdyed rugs has now taken on further shape in form of this stylish cushion, ‘Hand Made Lumbar Green Overdid Carpet Pillow Cover, £18.54, AnatolianKilimsHouse via www.etsy.com

 

 

 

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Add colour to your interior with this eye-catching Drum Shade, ‘Greenery Hand Marbled Drum Lampshade (available for ceilings or lamps), MunroandKerr via www.etsy.com

 

 

 

 

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 Although quite small in size, this very exclusive and decorative cabinet will not fail to impress those who lay eyes on it, www.aurumhome.co

 

 

 

 

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This lovely cushion is part of a set of 5 different hurry hand block printed cushions, £70 (for the set of 5), theartofrajasthan via www.ebay.co.uk

 

 

 

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One of my favourite Lebanese furniture designer has come up trumps yet again with these stunning occasional tables. A contemporary celebration of ‘grandmother’s crochet’ the Teta table sits on manually bent metal legs. Tops are also available with mother of pearl, brass or metal inlay, Teta Table, www.nadadebs.com

 

 

 

 

 

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This cushion is one of my top picks amongst the ‘stylish but very good value’ cushions and well worth considering if you are on a budget, Madras Jade Decorative Lumbar Pillow Cover, £16.85, DesignAnd Decor1004 via www.etsy.co.uk

 

 

 

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Storage can be stylish with these decorative ‘Zion Lidded Urns’, £64 (set of 2), www.oka.com

 

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This antiqued mirror coffee table is absolutely stunning. Looking at it from above, the legs are not visible and it almost has the appearance as if it was floating, Merle Coffee Table, £695, www.oka.com 

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Add a little interest to your ceiling with these stylish Chandelier clip-on lamp shade. Lampshade Mill Creek Donetta Gold, from £20.69, CruelMountain via www.etsy.com/uk

 

 

 

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With its moorish design, this is an absolute favourite of mine, www.moissonier.com

 

  

 

 

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A super and rather unusual alternative to your average coffee table is this large stool upholstered with vintage hand knotted overdid rug, Large Round Ottoman, £433, DjemOverdyedRug via www.etsy.com/uk

 

 

 

 

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This 2-seater sofa is ideal for small spaces and looks absolutely fab, Talluah 2 Seater Sofa, £599, www.atkinandtthyme.co.uk

 

 

 

 

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Inject a spot of colour with this bright and decorative Silk lampshade made from saree fabric, £130, www.samarkanddesign.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Let the sunshine in with this stylish velvet Ikat pillow, £54.68, SilkwormTreasures via www.etsy.co/uk

 

 

 

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Have some fun with this 2 tone retro chair covered in a yellow velvet on the front and an African inspired fabric on the back, Alpana Yellow Velvet Chair, £395, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

 

 

 

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Almost a work of art….not on canvas though but in form of a hand knotted wool rug, www.amykent.co.uk

 

 

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Wouldn’t it be fun to entertain your guests with this colourful display of dhurrie puffs and cushions, www.amykent.co.uk

 

 

 

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You can now enjoy the tulip season all year round with this very pretty yellow ikat tulip lampshade, £460, www.susandeliss.com

 

 

 

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Brighten up your floor with this antique handwoven pure cotton dhurrie rug, £93, theartofrajasthan via www.ebay.co.uk

 

 

 

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These bone inlay side tables offer a lovely display of colour and pattern, Riley Coloured Side Tables, £404, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

 

 

 

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If you need any addition to your Easter decoration, this lampshade would make a fun and bright display, Lampshad-white-rabbit, £31.39, MunichLampshades via www.etsy.com/uk

 

 

 

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One of my top picks for decorative seating is a design by my favourite Lebanese furniture designer, Nada Debs, Arabesque Love Seat, www.nadadebs.com

 

 

 

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Perfect for the Spring season is this Purple Ikat With Pink Pannel Lampshade, £130, www.samarkanddesign.com

 

 

 

 

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Create a central focus point to your seasonal table with this pretty table runner and add some pretty Easter decoration for an eye catching display, tablerunner-50x160-alma-lilac-pink-3748, www.bungalow.dk

 

 

 

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Style without the large price tag is offered by this super company selling beautiful lamps and lampshades, www.pooky.com

 

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For extra colour on your table these table mats are a perfect choice for a seasonal look, Tablet Meena Lilac-Clay, www.bungalow.dk

 

 

 

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This Ikat lampshade injects a wonderful display of ‘flower power’, The Flower Lampshade, £275, www.lesser-spotted.co.uk

 

 

 

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A super small bench and choice for small spaces or the end of a bed covered in a stain resistant velvet, Madison Bench, £782.10, www.love-your-home.co.uk

 

 

 

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Wouldn’t we all love to hunt for and find an egg such as this? Artichoke Blue Ostrich Egg, £547, www.furntastic.co.uk

 

 

 

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A little bird told me that they would be very happy getting comfortable on a sofa, Bird Pillows, CaliforniaLivinHome via www.etsy.com/uk

 

 

 

 

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This bright pink ikat lampshade is very easy to place and looks good with a large variety of other colours and room interiors, Bright Pink Ikat Lampshade, £180, www.samarkanddesign.com

 

 

 

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The Tulips are out in force….even on this gorgeous embroiled Suzani pillow, £38.09, DecorIkatPillow via www.etsy.com/uk

 

 

 

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Inject a warm and bright colour to your living space with this pretty retro sofa, Delia Sofa, £1695, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk

 

 

 

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Keep a ‘beady eye’ on seasonal trends with this easy on the eye lampshade, www.wolfandbadger.com/uk

 

 

 

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Set the scene … or rather the table and entertain in style with these luxurious placemats, Faux Shagreen Placemats, £156 (set of 4), www.oka.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This sofa or rather its fabric is a real work of craftsmanship and art. All hand woven and produced in Guatemala, each brocade panel takes a weaver 1 month to achieve, Ashbourne Sofa - Motagua & Mayula Brocade, £3700, www.arumfellow.com

 

 

 

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Just in time for the spring season have these new side table emerged on the furniture scene, Crillion Side Tables - Vellum, www.julianchichester.com/uk

 

 

 

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Jazz up a neutral chandelier with these stylish clip-on chandelier lamp shades, Lampshade Mill Creek Donetta Cascade, £20.82 (each), CruelMountain via www.etsy.com/uk

 

 

 

 

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These candles are perfect for a glamorous table setting and stylish entertaining, £29 (each), www.westelm.co.uk

 

 

 

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With the back covered in hand woven and embroided fabric, you only need one or two of those chairs to make a real impact, £1395, www.arumfellow.com

 

 

 

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Add a touch of trendy ‘Notting Hill’ to your interior with this pleated hessian lampshade,  Notting Hill Lampshade, £275, www.lesser-spotted.co.uk

 

 

 

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This stunning cushion is one of my top picks from the William Yeoward soft furniture range, Tanout - Rose Cushion, £139, www.williamyeoward.com

 

 

 

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A great find is this Bone Inlay Table which looks fantastic with contemporary as well as classic interiors, £799, www.westelm.co.uk

  

 

 

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These rabbits are not made out of chocolate and will last well beyond the egg hunt, www.savannahhome.com

 

 

 

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The combination of a vintage bench upholstered in overdid vintage rug is a very original and perfect match, £708.69, DjemOverdyedRug via www.etsy.com/uk

 

 

 

 

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Inspired by the traditional mid-century starburst mirror, this rather different and novel model features a convex centre with aged bone rays and aged gold frame, Lara Mirror, www.julianchichester.com

 

 

 

INTERIOR INSPIRATION WITH SPRING IN MIND

 

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Via: Elle Decor 

 

 

 

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Via: www.google.com

 

 

 

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Via: AD

 

 

 

 

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Via: www.mydomaine.com / Photo Jill Sorensen 

 

 

 

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Via: www.google.com

 

 

 

 

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Via: The Huffington Post 

 

 

 

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Via: www.charlescameron.fr / www.interiorsbycolour.com 

 

 

 

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Via: www.designthusiasm.com

 

 

 

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Via: Saturday Inspiration-Frank Roop 

 

 

 

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Via: www.paintandpattern.com 

 

 

 

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Via: Tobi Fairley 

 

 

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Via: Decorpad / David Kleinberg 

 

 

 

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Via: www.dekorasyonodasi.com / Yaz Masasi Dekorasyonu

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Louisa

    You have a wonderful eye for details! Love some of the items you've picked out and shared. Great inspiration and any pic with a cat on a bed is worth double points from me!

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