Wish list: Colourful mix and match pieces

Esther N McCarthy picks a colourful range of goods for the house and home.

This lovely shot gives you an idea of what’s to come from designer Abigail Ahern for her Spring/Summer collection for Debenhams.

Plenty to mix and match here. www.debenhams.ie 

Get wild with this colourful cushion from Flying Tiger stores. We love the African print — and the price — €7. St Patrick’s Street and Mahon Point, Cork, and online at www.tiger-stores.ie 

This bright and colourful Moroccan-inspired printed tea towel will add a touch of bohemian chic to any kitchen. There’s a whole range of textiles available in this collection. €7.50 from selected stockists and online at www.ulsterweavers.com 

Time for an update in the clock department? If it’s a pop of colour you want, check out this goldfish orange clock from Harvey Norman, €45. www.harveynorman.ie 

Penney’s have this Hawaiian Noir tropical buzz going on that’s worth a look. The duvet cover costs from €11, depending on size, the embossed throw is €35, the rug with the cute tassels is €7, the suede cushions and the Buddha cushions are €8, the, lantern will set you back €10 and the pineapple rug costs a grand €12. www.primark.com/en-IE 

It’s Sarah McKenna’s vision of a future life sipping cocktails and snacking on canapés that inspires her latest designs. 

The mother-of-two has designed her Impressed Plate trio to fit snugly in your hand and not budge even if you have to suddenly leg it after a small child. Handy. 

Sarah’s ceramics are handmade using vintage wallpaper moulds and hot metal type in her 250-year-old studio space in Dundalk and are available in almost 60 stores nationwide, internationally and on her own store online. www.sarahmckenna.ie 

The monochrome moment this week comes courtesy of Ferm Living and this gorgeous Kelim Black Lines rug. Simple, stylish and unlikely to go out of fashion any time soon. It’s available from www.amara.com for €220, and www.fermliving.com 


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