CREATE THE ULTIMATE OUTDOOR ESCAPE
The welcome news that we can finally invite friends and family into our garden – albeit as per the government’s rules – has definitely got us thinking about how we can make our outdoor space more appealing!
It may now be officially spring, but it’s still rather chilly if you ask us! So, turning the ‘bringing the outdoors in’ on its head, we’re all about ‘taking the indoors out’ and creating a lovely cosy (and warm!) outdoor sanctuary for you to enjoy. After having a garden spruce up – sweeping up debris, picking out weeds and having a general tidy, what else can help you to make your space more appealing while entertaining?
Here are our top tips:
Accessories are your best friend, particularly warm throws and lots of soft cushions. A lovely basket can store all your outdoor essentials and be easily transported outside when your guests arrive, ready to save the day when it turns cold. Our Milini Vienna Grey Pom Pom throw is the perfect shade for the garden, whether it is elegantly draped over the back of a chair or wrapped around your guests to keep them warm; while our Bingham Mustard cushion offers vibrancy as well as doubling up as a soft seating accessory.
2. Dress to impress
A beautifully dressed table doesn’t have to be saved for indoors. For the momentous occasion of seeing your friends and family – who you may not have seen for months – go all out!
A vase with an array of spring flowers placed in the center of your outdoor table will look glorious and welcoming, while a carefully considered candle or scented candle display will create a wonderful atmosphere. Our locally produced Yorkshire RAM collection of candles offers a scent for every occasion, while our Giant Champagne Cork Holder requires no introduction – and who needs an excuse for a few bubbles?!
3. Go Natural
Create a relaxed atmosphere for your guests with a décor palette inspired by nature. We are particular fans of the Malini Zen Green Rectangular cushion, which features a calming print in a beautiful shade while the Juniper Mini Hares cushion is one of our latest new lines with a print inspired by wildlife and the great outdoors.
Our Baa Stool collection is crafted from Welsh wool and is the perfect addition outdoors, or in. The footstool range can be easily brought outside for your guests to prop their feet – or double up as a small seat for younger guests. Available in a selection of colours and finishes, the Baa Stool brand is quite the conversation starter!
We’ve all waited so long to get together with family and friends that making it memorable when we do reunite is going to be an extra-special occasion – so don’t be afraid to go for it and really celebrate the moment!