Wish list: Colourful summer treats

Esther N McCarthy finds a blue kettle, pink jar and a finally honed chair and more...

How gorgeous is this Heavenly Blue colour? Would adore this for my kitchen, I’ll keep on wishing. It’s from Russell Hobbs, €39.99, available from electrical suppliers nationwide and online ie.russellhobbs.com

Check out this Cote d’Azure design from the Clarke & Clarke curtain fabric range. We love the colour combinations. This range is available at Willow & Weave Interiors (formerly The Blind-Maker), Southside Industrial Estate, Pouladuff Road, Togher. willowandweave.ie

Please peruse this pretty pink vase pot from Penneys —man, I love alliteration. I love the price too, €4. www.primark.com

Throw your eye over this chair from the Future Maker of the Year 2017, no less. Alan Meredith from Co Laois was presented with €3,000 for what the judges in the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s Future Makers Programme described as ‘a beautiful contemporary collection of skillfully executed pieces’. The programme recognises and supports emerging Irish designers and makers with a fund totalling €22,500. See futuremakers.ie and dccoi.ie for more information.

My online pick this week are these stunning striped napkins, simple but striking. They’re €17 from whitestuff.com

If you fancy some picnics this summer without a big price tag, try out this plastic tableware from Dealz, it’s cute and colourful and won’t break the bank — everything is €1.50. dealz.ie

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