Well, it had to happen. I haven’t mentioned cushions for, oooh, at least a couple of days, so I reckon it’s okay for me to show you my current favourites. These lovely round cushions are from the new Mahi range at Next (www.next.co.uk) and are called Medallion Cushions.  They come in either plum or teal, and while they look uber expensive, they’re just £16 each. Also available in the same design are…

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Posh white ceramic animals are always popping up on mantlepieces in style mags, but while they look cool, they usually come with a ridiculous pricetag. So, it’s good to see Tesco (www.tesco.com) undercutting the designer shops with these cute but classy ceramic owl tealight holders, just £6 each. And talking of owls, they seem to be having a bit of a moment interiors-wise. Notonthehighstreet.com is a good place to start. My favourites…

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Ice cream colours or ‘sorbet shades’ are big news again this year, and while I’m not normally a pastel kind of person, these storage jars from Marks and Spencer’s new Spectrum range  are just so tasty I had to give them a mention. They’ve got pleasingly heavy-duty kilner jar-style clasps, and come in lemon yellow, lilac, pale green, sky blue and pale orange. They cost £7.50 for the small size; £12 for…

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One of the most popular entries on this blog has been about Next’s  ‘Tea For Two’ canvas – a lovely 1940s-style print for just £15. Sadly, it’s been discontinued now, but the number of people still searching for it shows that there’s a lot of demand for bargainous tea-themed wall art. So, I’m pleased to report that the new collection at www.hunkydoryhome.co.uk has got not one, but three alternatives. There’s a lovely old school…

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The new season’s range of cushions are in at Dunelm Mill, and once again, they’ve managed to come up with some cracking designs that look like they ought to cost far more than they do. My picks? The Beach Huts cushion, £19.99 and the Colour Bands cushion, £14.99 – both of which are perfect for a sun-filled room; the snugly-yet-chic slate grey lattice cushion, £14.99,which even blokes will approve of; the retro-feel…

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