• The Country Decorator’s shopping shortlist – Bonfire Night buys

    by  • 31/10/2015 • Country style • 0 Comments

    Ready_Bonfire nightRemember, remember the 5th November! Here at Country Days we’re super excited about wrapping up warm and getting together with nearest and dearest around a blazing bonfire. With the promise of fireworks to ‘ooh and aah’ over, and tasty toffee apples to nibble, the magic of this special night never fails to ignite the inner child in us all!

    In this week’s shopping edit, we’ve selected some lovely buys to ensure your bonfire party goes off with a sizzle and bang!

    Keep guests warm from the inside out with steaming mugs of hearty homemade soup and fresh-from-the-oven parkin. Cath Kidston’s gorgeous woodland inspired crockery is the perfect mix-and-match collection to help you serve-up in style! (Above top): Woodland  Rose and Little Leaves Teacups and Saucers, £36 for set of 4; Scattered Spot and Little Leaves Cutlery Set, £45 each for 16 piece set; Woodland Rose Leaf Dishes, £15 for 2; Scattered Spot Napkins, £5; Melamine Side Plate, £5; Squirrels Billy Mug, £6.50; Woodland Rose Dinner Plates, £28 for set of 4; Little Leaves Cereal Bowls, £28 for set of 4 and Side Plates, £20 for set of 4; Coasters, £12 fpr set of 4; Little Leaves Stanley Mug, £6.50.

    Spoil your party-goers with delicious soft gooey marshmallows on a starry night! This extra long Toasting Fork, £8.75, from Ella’s Kitchen Company (above right), is the perfect thing for cooking on fire pits – no need for trays and racks!

    Guide family and friends down your garden path with flickering candle light. These beautifully rustic Tea Light Stakes, £29.95 for a set of 3, by Dee Puddy (above left), are real charmers and offer an attractive alternative to solar lighting – we’re enchanted!

    Gloves on and sparklers at the ready – we wish you all a jolly and safe Bonfire Night!















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