Design trends: the village look

No need to leave town to enjoy a country-chic summer: all you require are some faded florals and the kit to make your own jam. London still being England, of course, you will also need a nice pair of wellies
No need to leave town to enjoy a country-chic summer: all you require are some faded florals and the kit to make your own jam. Kate Forman recently opened a shop in Clarendon Cross in Holland Park, while Thornback and Peel, the Cockpit Arts-based design duo, are making waterproof picnic cushions covered in rabbits and cabbages that could be straight out of Beatrix Potter. London still being England, of course, you will also need a nice pair of wellies…

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Packs of 12 jam jars (from £6.99); pink lace jar toppers, (£5.29 pack); preserving bottles (£3.99) and jars (from £15.99). Visit lakeland.co.uk
Cath Kidston Antique Rose wallpaper (£25 for a 10-metre roll) and a selection of floral fabrics (from £14 a metre). Visit cathkidston.co.uk
Kate Forman lampshades (£64); plus cushions (from £36) and an Edwardian deckchair in roses fabric (£255). Visit kateforman.co.uk
A selection of Homebase wellies (£14.93 a pair). Visit homebase.co.uk
Rabbit and cabbage canvas cushion from Thornback and Peel (£60). Visit thornbackandpeel.co.uk.
Polka-dot worker gloves (£2.99). Visit homebase.co.uk
Peaches in the Summertime half-pint mug (£17.95) from Emma Bridgewater. Visit emmabridgewater.co.uk
Irish Windsor settle, £1,075, from I&JL Brown. Visit brownantiques.com
Galvanised pink watering can (£9.99). Visit homebase.co.uk

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