Pic 1: Let's just go along with this pretence of eh, "summer" with some outdoor dining options.
The Monaco patio dining set with round table and 6 recliner chairs available from Dunnes Stores for €499. And look, there's an umbrella with it too. That'll come in handy.
Pic 2: If you feel like adding lounging to your hobbies, try this classic floral Chaise Longue, available from TK Maxx for €399.99.
Pic 3: Add some whimsy to the mundane task of coat hanging with this multi-coloured Big Buttons coat rack, available from Aoki Interiors for €89.99.
Pic 4: Inspired by Marie Antoinette this piece has boudoir written all over it - not literally, mind. Painted in a high pink gloss with crackle finish to the front image, the internal drawers and silk tassels are - wait for it - bright pink! €1,905 from Sweetpea & Willow.
Pic 5: Some things really are just black and white. Allow me to present The Stockholm Pouffe. Ikea's creation, available for €250.
Pic 6: Pink and turquoise go so well together, and there's even a little butterfly to complement the pattern. The Geisha rug is available from M&S for •95.
Pic 7: Ah, there's nothing like a cheery red teapot to add a little smile to having a brew. Try the Le Creuset Breakfast Collection Classic Teapot, €32. Available at Brennan's Cook shop Oliver Plunkett St, Cork, Brown Thomas nationwide and Kilkenny Outlet Store.
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