Be inspired by the great outdoors
If the weather isn’t quite as summery as you’d like, breathe some fresh air into your home by investing in the nature trend.
Scenes from the great outdoors featuring flowers, animals and insects can be displayed beautifully in every room in the house to inject a new lease of life and make you feel as fresh a daisy.
l Vintage Paper Hearts Box Frame, £39.95, Dotcomgiftshop
l 3-Tier Country Garden Floral Cake Stand, £15, Marks & Spencer
l Woodland Drum Shade, £35 (25cm) or £45 (35cm), John Lewis
l Red Squirrel Mug, £19.95, Emma Bridgewater
l Oystercatcher Ornament, £39, Who’s it for?
l Tree Hat Stand, £20, Tiger Stores
l Birdy Dinner Plates, £27 for four, Berry Red
l Botanic Garden vases, currently on special offer (L-R): Canton 8-inch Sweet Pea, £25.60 (normally £32); Canton 5-inch Pansy, £15.20 (normally £19); Flared, £21.60 (normally £27); Tulip, £26.40 (normally £33); and Canton 8-inch Magnolia, £25.60 (normally £32), all Portmeirion
l Butterfly Home by Matthew Williamson Designer Fine China Peacock range: 3-Piece Tea Set - teacup, saucer and side plate, £22.50 (available in various colours); Porcelain Teapot, £27.50; Sandwich plate, £22.50; and Set Of Three Bowls, £20, all Debenhams
l Nonslip New England Doormat, £19.95, Dotcomgiftshop