Author, blogger and owner of design boutique, Abigail Ahern, abigailahern.com
I’m obsessed with linen bedding – it is such a breathable fabric that keeps you warm in winter and cool in the summer, plus it becomes softer after each wash. Linen from specialist Merci comes in the most wonderful hues – every time I’m in Paris I add another to my collection!
SANTA MARIA NOVELLA POT POURRI
I know pot pourri has a bad reputation, but this is another level. It’s a magical scent made by hand using ancient methods. It’s a full-bodied blend of herbs and flowers, grown without pesticides in the Florentine Hills. It’s aged for months and lasts forever. I decant it into tea-light holders and pop it all over my pad.
ANEMONE POOL BY MORRIS SHULMAN
I am in the midst of building up my art collection, and although I have a lovely selection of works in all of the key rooms, I don’t have enough in transitional spaces like hallways and landings. I like abstract and expressionist paintings, so I was immediately drawn to Morris Shulman’s Anemone Pool. I’m obsessed with intriguing the eye in my interiors, and this painting does exactly that.
Anemone Pool by Morris Shulman, £ 2,789, Lawrence Fine Art
‘Sacchetto’ in ‘Seta Bordeaux’ pot pourri bag, $52, Santa Maria Novella – buy. smnovella.com
ABOVE Abigail loves to buy her linen from Merci in Paris (merci- merci.com), but Loaf’s ‘Lazy Linen’ is available in the UK and prices start at £ 40 for a pair of pillowcases – loaf.com