Frances Hopewell-Smith dines and stays at The Crown at Woodbridge
A jewel . . . or is it a gem?
Brighten up any room with this beach hut lampshade, handmade to order and available in a variety of sizes. Beach Hut Lampshade, £45. Joanna Corney at www.notonthehighstreet.com Why not get creative and make your own soft furnishings with nautical print fabrics? Textured fabrics with stripes or anchor motifs are excellent for cushions, curtains, throws and bedspreads. Sarah Hardaker Fabrics, from £45 per meter. Esme’s House, Framlingham. Complement your coastal décor with a summer inspired Vespa lamp. The floor and table lamp would both sit harmoniously among sandy colours and stripy prints. Vespa table lamp, £139.95. Vespa scooter floor standing lamp, £749.95. Abbeygate Lighting www.abbeygatelighting.co.uk