Inspired by traditional Scottish bothies, we embrace a rich, layered palette of muted shades, rustic weaves and hand-crafted designs
Interiors that espouse a rich, layered blend of muted shades, rustic weaves and hand-crafted designs with a Scottish influence.
Cushions, rugs and blankets in a miscellany of pattern soften the otherwise unadorned simplicity of this hall for a beautiful back-to-basics e≠ect.
Irish panelled pine FURNITUREbox settle in Old Grey, H109xw189xd59cm, £590, John Cornall Antiques. Bedroom chair c1920, H83xw45xd42cm,
£85, Phoenix on Golborne. Similar table, I&JL Brown. FABRICS Seat pad in Ivan in Charcoal, linen, £76m, Volga Linen. Large checked cushion in Victoria Plaid BF10655.4, wool mix, £129m, GP&J Baker. Uist Highland Tweed (on arm of
settle), wool, £75m, Anta. ACCESSORIES Similar framed
prints, Hugo Guinness at Wilson Stephens & Jones. Primitive landscape painting, £450; Naive painting of Tanhouse Farm, £490; both John Cornall Antiques.
Holkham waffle cushion in
Black, £64.95, Tori Murphy. Lani cushion in Mud, £66, Molly Mahon.
Kinmel Welsh cushion in Blue/
Green, £58, Rowen & Wren. Grey fur sheepskin rug, 80x110cm,
£169, Toast. Round woven basket, £49, I&JL Brown. (In basket)
Kinmel Welsh blanket in Blue,
150x180cm, £146, Rowen & Wren.
Teia wool blanket in Colvert,
180x240cm, £153; Espiga wool blanket in Papaye, 180x240cm, £153; both Caravane. (On table) One-off plant pot in Grey glaze,
£250, Sigmar. Akiko Hirai dry Kohiki facet cup, £65, Maud & Mabel. Monika slipper (on stairs), £69, Toast. Poppy Field rug (left), 180cm sq, £155; Persian Queen runner, 75x200cm, £95; both
Tailored pieces, such as a neatly upholstered sofa and elegant table lamp, create a pleasing juxtaposition with the rustic look of bare brick and roughly hewn wood.
FURNITURE Bespoke sofa, around £2,900 plus 9m of fabric, No.1 Lewes. Walnut coffee table, H34.5xw102x
D46.5cm, £600, Larusi. Houston side table, H50x
diam40cm, £325, I&JL Brown. Haslemere chair in Dugdale
Bros Wool, H93xw76xd88cm, £1,245, Sofas & Stuff. FABRICS Sofa in Melton Linen 7172/05, linen mix, £55.50m, Romo. Curtains in Bute in Stone, wool, £89m; cushion on left in Royal Garden Linen in
Quartz, cotton mix, £89; both GP&J Baker. ACCESSORIES Somerton round log basket, £125, Neptune. Kubu leather photograph album, £49.95, Nkuku. Medium Flat Out bowl 9 in Grey glaze, £50, Sigmar. Rusty wire bird, £2.50, RE. Jieldé Signal wall light, £199, Made in Design. Wall Tapestry #3, £2,200, Sigmar. Cannonball 16mm curtain pole set,l150cm, £85.10, Jim Lawrence. Benbecula Highland tweed cushion, £74, Anta. Pied de Poule cotton Khadi throw, 130x220cm, £74, Caravane. Rapunzel table lamp in
antique bronze with Empire shade, £165, Pooky. Persian
rug TX481, 153x217cm, £720, Larusi.
Delightfully patterned throws not only provide warm layers for chilly winter evenings, but are perfect for introducing a softer homespun feel to interiors.
FURNITURE Rare Georgian corner cupboard in original paint, ref. 1828, H219xw122xd63cm, £3,850, John Cornall Antiques. ACCESSORIES (From top) Emlyn bedspread/ throw in Slate, 240x260cm, £185, Damson & Slate. Wool throw TX450, 140x200cm, £156, Larusi.
British made recycled wool throw in Berry,
120x150cm, £16, The Future Kept. Global Artisan
throw, 130x170cm, £60, House of Fraser. Origin
Merino wool throw in Saffron, 150x185cm, £240,
The Future Kept. Kinmel Welsh blanket in Blue,
150x180cm, £138, Rowen & Wren. Khadi & Co wool throw, 100x210cm, £175, Selvedge. John Hanly lambswool check throw, 137x180cm, £110, Liberty. Arhan wool and cotton throw, 140x200cm, £227, Caravane.
Embroidered linens lend a note of nostalgia, while textured napkins and hand-thrown ceramics in contrasting colours add individual charm.
ACCESSORIES Khadi & Co embroidered throw in Slate Blue (used as tablecloth), 125x225cm, £386.95, Selvedge. Gingham napkins in Ochre, £15 each, The Conran
Shop. Michael Taylor crystalline glaze mugs, large, £15.50; medium, £12.50; Abbeyhorn yoghurt spoon, £8.50; all David Mellor. Black glaze teapot, £150, Kasper Würtz at Sigmar. Autumn check blanket, 145x180cm, £120, Toast.
A collection of pottery in various shapes and sizes makes an appealing display on a rustic dresser, with a contemporary take on classic jute chairs bringing the look up to date.
FURNITURE Toaster table, H76xw-150250xd96cm, £725, Loaf. Longworth oak chairs, H77xw48xd39cm, £170 each,
Garden Trading. ACCESSORIES Vert de Gris lantern, H48xw48xd38cm, £400, I&JL Brown. Autumn check blanket, 145x180cm, £120,
Toast. (On table) Svend Bayer large warm autumnal morning coffee bowls, £45 each, Maud & Mabel. (On shelves, from top left) Leach Pottery large jug, £116; Richard Batterham lidded casserole, £54; both David Mellor. Vintage painting, Pimpernel & Partners. 19th-century French confit pot, £160, I&JL Brown. Leach Pottery mixing bowls, large, £39; small, £14; all David Mellor. Akiko Hirai dry Kohiki flower petal jug, £220, Maud &
Mabel. One-off small conical bowl, £350; Small bowls 7 with White and Brown glaze,
£45 each; all Sigmar. Michael Taylor crystalline glaze large jug, £28, David
Mellor. Stuart Carey tea bowls in Blue,
£35 each, Maud & Mabel. Leach Pottery extra large general purpose bowl, £86, David Mellor. MK2 rimmed plate with
White and Soft Blue glaze, £50, Sigmar.
Richard Batterham jam/sugar pot, £43, David Mellor. Bottle vases
in Grey and White, £35 each, I&JL Brown. Anatolian rug TX559,
134x203cm, £600, Larusi.
A cabin bed with timber walls made from reclaimed wood makes for a snug, inviting retreat, allowing a selection of mismatched textiles to come to the fore.
FURNITURE Reclaimed wood stool, H47xw42xd32cm, £59, Ines Cole. Reclaimed wood for cabin bed, Lassco. ACCESSORIES Mia water tumbler, £4.50, The Conran Shop. Kick light in Antique Verdigris, H12.5xdiam24cm, £180, Jamb. Crushed linen single duvet cover in Prussian Blue, £215; Crushed linen pillowcase in Sea Green, £45; Crushed Linen fitted sheet in Sea Green, £90; all Volga Linen. Single mattress, £185, Loaf. Collection shirt pillowcase in Argent, £50; Teia wool blanket in Colvert, 180x240cm, £153; both Caravane. Hand-woven cushion in natural yarn, £125, Damson & Slate. Khamir Cubes quilt, 160x220cm, £969, Stitch by Stitch. Black and white sheep hair carpet, 74x110cm, £120, Toast. Vintage painting, Pimpernel & Partners.
Choosing a wallpaper with an endearing linocut motif, such as the wheatsheaves shown here, instantly evokes the sense of a country cottage. Brass accents and woven wool fabrics enhance the cosseting effect.
FURNITURE Bespoke armchair with checked fabric cover, from £770, I Gigi.
WALLS Cornstooks wallpaper in Cloud, £68 a roll, Blithfield.
ACCESSORIES Oyster bucket, £75, I&JL Brown. Morris freestanding fire basket, £570, Chesney’s. Herdwick cushion No3, £95, The Shop Floor Project. (On mantel) Nox iron candle holder in Or, £45 set of three, Caravane.
Sherwood dinner candle, £6.46 set of three, Price’s.
Harebell small milk jug, £30, Anta. Mizuyo Yamashita miniature natural cylinder vases, £75 each, Maud & Mabel. Abercrombie adjustable table lamp, £176.40, Jim Lawrence. Village Street painting by Janos Rosz, £550, John Cornall Antiques. Jannu Radhi rug, 225x175cm, £498, Stitch by Stitch. WHERE TO BUY, PAGE 147