INTERIORS

The Perfect Picnic

Spring is just around the corner, the mornings are getting brighter as are the evenings. It’s time to start planning those long awaited picnics in the park with your friends, or, if you like to entertain at home – a good old barbecue in the garden! There are a handful of items to add to your shopping list to ensure you successfully host a gathering your guests will talk about until next year!

The White Company Summer Spring Picnic Cushions

The White Company – Chambray cushions set of 4

The beautiful blue chambray colour contrasts stunningly with the simple white piped edge detailing giving seats a practical yet nautical and summery feel. These cushions will also work just as well on your indoor seating too, whether at the kitchen or dining table.

The White Company Henley Picnic Duvet Striped Stripes Chambray

The White Company – Henley Outdoor Mattress

Simply dreamy, the quilted-cotton base fabric is wonderfully padded for ultimate comfort and blissful afternoon naps in the garden or local park. Say goodbye to those dreaded grass stains!

Neptrune distressed mercury candle tealight holders hurricane

Neptune – Holborn mercerised glass tea light holders

Six identical tea light holders come together in this sparkling set. Finished with a dappled, mercury effect, they are perfect for lining the pathway of your garden with a soft glow or sitting atop the picnic table. Just remember to add candle tea lights to your shopping list!

John Lewis Picnic Hamper Basket Striped 4 people summer spring

John Lewis – Coastal Picnic Hamper Basket for 4 people

This very attractive picnic hamper is dying for a day out! It’s made from wicker and given a whitewashed finish. Open up the baker-style basket and you’ll find everything 4 people need for a great picnic – plates, cutlery and champagne flutes. Just add food.

Tweedmill brick jacquard wool throw

Tweemill – Brick Jacquard wool throw

As the temperature drops in the evening, keep those guests who forgot to bring a sweater warm with this super-soft throw. Featuring a classic jacquard brick pattern which runs from edge to edge, finishing in a traditional threaded trim.

 

Picpoul de Pinet Tesco Wine White

Tesco Finest – Picpoul de Pinet White Wine

For me, no picnic is complete without a glass of ice-cold wine. This Picpoul from Tesco is a favourite of mine. A brilliantly refreshing, tangy hit of apple, pear and lemon zing, with a light, dry finish. Don’t forget to pack an ice pack and cooler to keep the bottle cool!

Cutler and Squidge Biskies Dessert Cake Biscuits Soho London Cute Pretty

Cutler & Squidge – It’s Time for dessert Biskie box

Would you look at these gorgeous ‘biskies’ from the wonderful Cutler & Squidge! Featuring Apple Pie, Black Forest, Tiramisu and Blueberry Cheesecake there’s sure to be something for everyone attending. These are a #foodporn Instagrammers heaven.

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