From coffee and croissants, to a pre-supper drink, a simple bistro table and chairs positioned to catch the sunlight at the crucial times of day is key to capturing the French vibe at home. Fill borders or pots with lavender to guarantee a fragrant aroma that transports you to Provence every day. Black urn, location’s own. Basket, stylist’s own. Vachon bistro chairs, £1,200 (for two chairs and matching table), Violet Grey. 19th-century Arras table, £480, Anne Fowler. Terracotta pots, £8 each, Rag & Bone Bristol. Wooden trug, £25, Focus on the Past. Scissors, find similar at Baileys Home. Watering can, £28, Focus
on the Past. Cast-iron 18th-century Medici urn, £1,700 for a pair, Violet Grey.