Holiday-inspired gardens: how to make staying at home feel like a glamorous break
The Essenza double sun lounger, £5,400, is more like a four-poster bed for your garden space. If you’re not flying off to Mallorca this year, why not invest in a timeless statement piece that will definitely have the neighbours looking over the fence? Made from FSC-certified teak from sustainably managed forests and brushed steel, the white linen canopy adds privacy, shade and a little drama to any space. Length 170 cm x depth 215 cm x height 198 cm.
Bring some glamour into your garden this summer with an exquisite parasol from the East London Parasol Company Inspired by her travels in India, Lucy Ferguson works with artisans who create these ornamental and practical garden accessories on hand block printed cotton from Jaipur and hand-painted fabrics from Bali. The octagonal FSC-certified ash frames are now produced in Hampshire. Details from silver fringing, saris, tassels and embroidery to cut out scallop patterns and geometric shapes turn these octagonal parasols into the ultimate garden accessory. Use them to shade a dining space from the sun, prettify an ugly terrace or patio or enhance an already lovely garden as you holiday at home.
There’s something about an outside shower that says summer, beach, pool … The Pasaia outdoor shower, £1,035, is the lovely result of a collaboration between Fermob and Mermelada Estudio design studio based in Barcelona. Made from aluminium painted a pleasing shade of nutmeg, the attractive teardrop-shaped base makes for easy installation. All the shower requires is a nearby water supply and a hosepipe to create that holiday-inspired garden. Width 100 cm x depth 140 cm x height 205 cm.
Create the look and feel of a chic five-star holiday resort with this black iron Ivy Line fireplace and grill tucked in near the top, from Made, £499. Add well cut logs (or coal) for a stylish way to keep warm and grill your halloumi and Med-style vegetables at the same time. Width 61 cm x height x 168 cm x depth 40 cm.
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