Wishlist: Lilac tones to keep things bright this autumn

Whether its pink, orange or lilac tones, Esther N McCarthy finds the right colour pop can keep things bright this autumn

You might be more familiar with the gorgeous Ormonde Jayne perfume range, but their candles are ranked at the very top end of the market. With good reason, each candle is hand poured and developed over months, tested until it is perfect. A lovely treat for autumn, the signature range of scented candles are €75, with a burn time of 55 hours, available with worldwide shipping from the online boutique www.ormondejayne.com

Hang out in style with this teardrop hanging rattan chair from Home Lust. With our weather, you’d better check it fits indoors. It’s made from natural, ethically-sourced Indonesian rattan so if it’s that relaxed hygge zone you’re after, this could be a good start. €350 from www.home-lust.com

Loving the dusky pink rose blush in this April and the Bear winter tealight holder. It’s €12.30 from www.aprilandthebear.com

This is the Avante two door sideboard from Michael Murphy furnishings. Imagine all the crap you could hide discreetly in this baby. It’s €549 from www.michaelmurphy.ie

Get your lilac love on with this Trafalgar Accent cair, €1,039 from DFS in Mahon, Cork,and online at www.dfs.ie

We know Cork aromatherapist Ester Murray for her divine candles and body butters but she’s just come out with something that’s perfect for your dressing table, her first-ever perfume. In the making for nearly two years, it’s called Beauty Within and it’s set to launch in October. A blend of Rose, Orange and Sandalwood, we can’t wait for it to hit the market. The perfume will be exclusively available at http://estersaromas.wixsite.com for €58 for 50mls. Pharmacies will be carrying corresponding body spray for €18.

Get ready for serious cuteness. If your little darlings are anything like mine, keeping a duvet on for the whole night is harder than tricking them into eating porridge in the morning. The marvellous mammies at Babyboo.ie have come up with an ingenious - and rather fashionable - solution. It’s a SnuggleBoo sleeping suit, it’s 2.5 tog so warm enough to pop on without blankets or any extra covers. They’ve thought of everything, detachable sleeves and super soft organic cotton, there’s sizes from 6 months right up to age 4. It also includes poppers so you can change their nappy without stripping them off. €45 from www.babyboo.ie

I can’t get enough of cushions for autumn, they can add texture, colour and just something to hug when the Friday night movie is sad. Homesense has some crackers in their Cork store at the moment. www.homesense.ie

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