FEELGOODHOME TREATS
Top 10 Home Treat
Jennifer Morgan,-Interiors Editor

GIVE YOU AND YOUR HOME A BOOST – AFTER ALL, YOU’VE BOTH BEEN THROUGH A LOT RECENTLY

As we get used to the new ‘normal’ – which might include working from home more often, taking things a little slower and finding the time to enjoy different routines and hobbies – there are a few treats and touches that will help us get the most out of our homes. Appreciate those simple pleasures with our favourite ideas…

Denby Studio Blue Pasta Bowls, Chalk/Blue, Dia.22cm, Set of 4
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Use your best mug

Denby Studio Blue Pasta Bowls, Chalk/Blue, Dia.22cm, Set of 4

Whether it’s the first cup of the morning to get the day going, or a pick-you-up before the next Zoom meeting, treat yourself to a stylish new mug. Look for a design that you can wrap your hand around – a feel-good hug in a mug.

LSA International Wicker Vase, H25cm
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Make a healthy start

LSA International Wicker Vase, H25cm

Kick-start your day – whether work or play – with a healthy breakfast bowl. Pop fresh berries, seeds and yogurt in small serving dishes and layer up your place settings, adding lovely textures, such as rattan, linen and ceramic. Then tuck in…

LSA International Polka Vase Duo, H11cm, Bronze & Zinc
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PLAN AHEAD

LSA International Polka Vase Duo, H11cm, Bronze & Zinc

Imagine knowing your supper will be ready as soon as you log off… With a little prep and the right kit, you can cook something tasty while you work at home. Invest in a casserole dish or stockpot and try a slow-cooked curry or stew, perfect for autumn.

John Lewis & Partners Boundary Bar Ceiling Light, Brass/Pewter
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STYLE YOUR DESK

John Lewis & Partners Boundary Bar Ceiling Light, Brass/Pewter

OK, so you quickly adapted a corner of a room into a wfh space, but now’s the time to give it a little love with a few home office treats. Start with a lamp, an inspiring print and a few desk accessories. Then add a plant and some new stationery.

John Lewis & Partners 100% Linen Bedding, Loch Blue
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INTRODUCE A NEW SCENT

John Lewis & Partners 100% Linen Bedding, Loch Blue

As autumn draws nearer, start a new home ritual with a scented candle. Choose a fragrance to suit your mood and light for an hour or so each day. Your home will soon develop its own signature scent that instantly calms.

Tom Raffield Cape Layered LED Wall Light, Oak
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UPGRADE TOWELS

Tom Raffield Cape Layered LED Wall Light, Oak

Give your bathroom a mini spa makeover, starting with some new towels. Be brave and step away from your standard white and choose a shade of plum, taupe or charcoal instead. Add a few beauty treats to your morning or evening routine too.

John Lewis & Partners Contour Dining Chair, Black/Grey
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SIMPLIFY BEDTIME

John Lewis & Partners Contour Dining Chair, Black/Grey

Your bedside table is the last thing you see before settling down to sleep, and if it’s a magnet for clutter, then it’s not really the calm environment our minds need. Strip things right back, with a table lamp that you love and a good old-fashioned clock. 

Valeria Mravyan - Zone I Canvas Print, 100 x 100cm, Grey
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Create a quiet place

Valeria Mravyan - Zone I Canvas Print, 100 x 100cm, Grey

After months of everyone in your home being on top of each other, a quiet corner is a welcome retreat. Set up a favourite chair with a table nearby, where you can sit away from any distraction. Use it as an opportunity to turn off the tech and boost your water intake.

John Lewis & Partners Hand Knotted Taza Berber Rug, Multi, L170 x W240 cm
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Get organised

John Lewis & Partners Hand Knotted Taza Berber Rug, Multi, L170 x W240 cm

If you’ve been just ‘surviving’ the last few months, start the new season with a declutter. Reorganise your cupboards and shelves with the things you love and which make you happy, such as bold tableware and glassware, vases for flowers or photos in frames.

John Lewis & Partners Link Armchair, Light Leg, Disperse Indigo
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Work in textures

John Lewis & Partners Link Armchair, Light Leg, Disperse Indigo

Give your home a texture boost – we all love touch and appreciate the tactile things around us. Start with a new rug underfoot, adding warmth and comfort. Bring out your throws as the nights begin to cool – and get ready for snuggling up at home.

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