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    Country style: pastel stripes

    by  • 16/04/2014 • Country style • 1 Comment

    Welcome a refreshing touch of spring into your home with on-trend shades of pastel.

     pastel stripes on the Country Days blog

    Pastel perfection

    Pairing simple patterns with a palette of soft blues, greens and pinks is the perfect way to achieve that classic country look. This photograph was taken for our ‘Pastel Stripes’ feature in the latest issue of Country Homes & Interiors. Here’s how to get the look in 3 simple steps…

    Choose a sofa with a relaxed stripe pattern from Sofa Workshop and match it with pastel floral cushions from Cloth & Cover.

    Accent the patterns by adding simple decorative china pieces from Emma Bridgewater.

    Pull the whole look together by adding a rustic coffee table from Nkuku or a fun patterned rug from Woven Ground.

    Oh and, if you’re a fan, the wallpaper is Ditton Stripe by Colefax and Fowler.

    by Alexandra Wallace

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    High days and sundaes!

    by  • 01/08/2012 • Country moment, Country style • 1 Comment

    Now its holiday season its time to pack up and head for the coast and indulge in all the delights of the British seaside, whatever the weather, such as ice cream cones, rock pooling and donkey rides. If you are staying at home over the holidays and thinking of doing a spot of interior design then why not take inspiration from the high days of summer and sorbet shades. A simple lick of paint can transform an old chair and a feature wall painted in a fresh shade will add new life to a room. For more decorating inspiration with sundae and sorbet shades please take a look at our September issue, p56-63.

    Bollo folding table, £15, IKEA. Painted in:  Sadolin, My Garden ,wood stain, Amelia's Sun lounger, £15.98 for 1 litre, Sadolin at B&Q. Chair painted in:  Sadolin My Garden, Wood stain, Mary's Watering Can,£15.98 for 1 litre, B&Q.

    Bollo folding table, £15, IKEA. Painted in: Sadolin, My Garden ,wood stain, Amelia’s Sun lounger, £15.98 for 1 litre, Sadolin at B&Q. Chair painted in: Sadolin My Garden, Wood stain, Mary’s Watering Can,£15.98 for 1 litre, B&Q.

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