Nothing beats diving into a beautifully calm blue sea for a revitalising hit! But if you haven’t managed to dip your toes into the sea this summer, try adding a soothing touch to your country home with seductive inky blues – this year’s biggest colour trend and create a look that’s both comfy, chic and reminiscent of the coast.
In this week’s shopping shortlist we’ve rounded-up a beautiful edit of indigo buys – richly bold in colour but oh-so tranquil and watery in nature…
Dispel the myth that dark is mysterious and cold and introduce your living room to down-to-earth simplicity through a scattering of printed, knitted and woven soft furnishings in calming hues. Murmur’s gorgeous collection of textiles blends contemporary and rustic characteristics, and looks to nature for colour inspiration and materials. We’ve discovered to new depths of love for these Murmur cushions, from £35; and Sail Navy throw, £120 (above top) – hand crafted in essence and the perfect pick to add casual sophistication to any interior. Murmur’s debut lifestyle collection of home ware and accessories launches on 10th September – we can’t wait!
Turn your dining table into a work of art with painterly infused dinnerware wonderfully decorated in fresh and effortless patterns. The Alhambra porcelain collection from House Of Fraser (above left) takes its inspiration from Moorish notes rendered in soothing indigo tones – classic, decorative styling and addictively ‘moreish’! Dinner plate, £8; side plate, £6; bowl, £6; jug, £20; napkin (set of two), £12; napkin rings (set of four), £20; platter, £25.
Dip into the inkwell and sign, seal and deliver with statement furniture oozing modern country style. We’re hooked on the Pinner dining table, £1,195; bench, £495; and dining chairs, £395 for a pair, from Heal’s (above right). Created to be both hardworking and durable, this stunning range has a smart feel painted in a striking heritage blue.
Whether you want to update an existing neutral scheme, or are simply looking for a fresh start, now that you’ve had a paddle there’s nothing for it but to plunge straight in and let inky indigos run riot!
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