Check out this cheese-board set, we love the mix of ceramic and wood.
There are five pieces, including four cheese knives, each with a white ceramic handle plus a white cheese-serving plate.
It’s all beautifully combined on a dark wooden base and gorgeously presented in a Newbridge Silverware gift box.
€45 from selected stores including Homefront, Kilkenny Stores, Carrig Donn, Blarney Woollen Mills, and Spillers Lane Gallery, Clonakilty.
Flamant’s new spring summer range is on show at The Orchard, Celbridge. If simple designs and robust materials rock your world, then you’ll adore the Nazare armchair in natural teak and goat leather, for €480.
Also pictured is the Sadinah console in old elm and iron, €595, and the Patty side stool made from naturally eroded teak roots, €295, For more see www.theorchard.ie
The RJR collection by John Rocha has some eye-catching pieces in Debenhams at the moment. I like this set of two black wired placemats, and I really like the sale price of €25.60.
It’s a distinctive style, with the metal wired design in a circular shape, but be warned, these are wipe-clean only. www.debenhams.ie
I’m always on the look out for clever storage. This large grey block basket could be used for everything from toys to T-shirts. It’s €88.70 from www.whitestuff.com
This tonal stripe cushion is €27.00 from www.marksandspencer.ie
We are digging the earthy blends in this one.
Mason Cash have a gorgeous array of baking aids in Littlewoods Ireland. I’m not great at the making part but I love these Varsity cake tins for keeping any leftover cácaí milse fresh. €35.
Enamel mugs are perfect for picnic season. Stir up your garden parties with colour and style this summer. You will find these beauties for €9 at The Pavilion Garden Centre in Cork,
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