One for the home…with a twist of lemon and lime

Punchy purple, teal and pink are hot colours on the high street this season, in fashion and in homes, and then there’s lime (a lemony attention-seeking lime that can’t help but bring a smile to your face). Mix these shades and you’ve got the perfect cocktail of style – just take a look at the wonderful way Matthew Williamson rocks the look with his Butterfly Home Chinoise bed linen (above) and Macau crockery (below) from Debenhams. This is a serious look, but it’s definitely there to be used lightly…

‘Perfect for livening up the dreary winter months, bursts of cobalt, lime, purple and fuschia will give a spirited edge to any home,’ says Paul Clarkson, head of home buying at Sainsbury’s. These mixing bowls, silicone utensils, assorted mills and canisters are an easy way to add colour to your kitchen and stimulate your senses…

For a more sober take on the lime look, try Next for its subtle Seedpod wallpaper and Trend dining chair…

Lime doesn’t have to be used in a bright and bold way and looks good in classic as well as modern settings. Just take a look at this gorgeous wallpaper from John Lewis. It works sublime wonders with white painted furniture as seen here with Frank Hudson furniture at ACHICA this week, for instance…

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Emily Peck, Editor

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