Simple Combinations – Friday Flowers

Simple flowers in simple vases are sometimes all that is required to make an ordinary area extraordinary. With their misty, milky colours in shades of greens and blues, these vases from Berry Red are just stunning and any flower combination would look great in them.

Veronika vase in opal green from Berry Red

Veronika vase in opal green from Berry Red

I love the simple mix of traditional red geranium and the white floribunda garden rose, put together in a vintage look green vase. Simple but with an unpretentious feel to it, the way flowers should be.


Opal vases from Berry Red

Selection of Opal vases from Berry Red

Here the mix of garden blooms, including a rose, cow’s parsley, campanula, and a poppy, makes for a charming display housed in a selection of blue and green opal vases.


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Pretty Pastels

Pastels are perfect right now and so on trend for spring and summer. Think sorbet ice-cream colours in pretty pinks, soft yellows with a zesty tone, mint greens and powder blues. These sherbet colours make you smile and  bring a feeling of instant happiness, you just can’t help to be sucked into their uplifting beauty and get inspired by an item or two. Whether it’s small little accessories like glasses or coasters, something larger or functional like a sofa or storage, there is something for everyone with this colour-led trend.

Riviera Kitchen Diner by George

Riviera Kitchen Diner by George

Riviera Kitchen: Floral tea towels 3pk, £4. Kitchen hook sign, £7. Coloured canisters, £3 each. Green soda jug, £5. Casserole dish, £8. Glass clip jar, £1.50. Breville toaster, £34.96. All

1. Coasters: Set of 4 Lobster, Set of 4 Seabream, £18 per set, Thornback & Peel
2. Twin Tone pendant lamp, £65, Rume
3. Viola low back chair, from £699, Darlings of Chelsea
4. Spring Pastel Pantone mugs, £10 each, Berry Red


5. Primrose Chair £59, Primrose Table £64, Oliver Bonas
6. Coloured glass bottles, £20 each, Not On The High Street
7. Coral cushion, £70, Amy Sia
8. Decorative storage suitcases, from £30 – £70, Oliver Bonas


9. Polka wine glasses set, £28.95, Annabel James
10. Geo Pastel cushion, £40, Graduate Collection
11. Tubby 2-seater sofa in turquoise, from £399, Made
12. Wooden furniture knobs, £11 each, Not On The High Street

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