SINGING THE BLUES

Artist Mark Hearld’s en­er­getic art­works of birds and an­i­mals have been trans­lated onto fab­rics and pa­pers for St Jude’s. The con­fi­dent strength of the Ban­tam Bough linen works well as a fo­cal point in a sim­ply dec­o­rated blue sit­ting room. Large-scale desi

Country Living (UK) - - Decorating -

Above: walls painted in Parma Gray Es­tate

emul­sion, £45/2.5L; wood­work in eggshell,

£25/750ml: both Far­row & Ball. Floor in Dark Lead

floor­paint, £65/2.5L, Lit­tle Greene. Wooden chairs,

junk shop finds; painted in Teresa’s Green eggshell,

£25/750ml, Far­row & Ball. Ta­ble painted in All White Es­tate emul­sion, £45/2.5L, Far­row & Ball. Sea­grass rush mat­ting, from £50, Pen­treath & Hall. On ta­ble:

Tea towel, £18, Bai­leys. Mugs, £14.50 each, sugar bowl, £18: all The Great English Out­doors. Enamel teapot, £11.99, Way­fair. Vin­tage cake stand, £16, RE. Par­tridge

plate (in win­dow), £215, The Shop Floor Project. Faux pot­ted plant, from a se­lec­tion, Bloom. Swedish blind, made in vin­tage linen, an­tiques mar­ket find. Stove, from a se­lec­tion, Morso. Vin­tage Ob­server’s book, from a se­lec­tion, The Old Hab­er­dash­ery. Vin­tage

wing chair, auc­tion find; cov­ered in Ban­tam Bough

linen union, £66/m, Mark Hearld for St Jude’s. Task

floor lamp, £489, Orig­i­nal BTC. White­washed stool (just seen), £95, French Con­nec­tion. On man­tel, from left: bot­tles and

vases, from a se­lec­tion, Grand Il­lu­sions. Crow

print, £85, The Shop Floor Project. Mug, bowls and

plat­ter: an­tiques mar­ket finds. Vin­tage tro­phy vase, £26, RE. Wren card, from a se­lec­tion, Lou Tonkin. Jadeite cake stand, £32, RE. Print, £250, Mark Hearld at St Jude’s Right: de­tails as be­fore.

Scarf, £30, The Great English Out­doors. Bowl, £25, French Con­nec­tion.

Nap­kin (in bowl), £12.95, The Con­ran Shop. Frame, £2, Tiger. Owl card, £2.45, Mark Hearld at The Ditch­ling Mu­seum shop

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