WOW FACTOR: Living wall

Good Homes Roomsets Outdoor Room

 Image: Andrew Boyd

Indoor-outdoor rooms are becoming ever more popular, and multi-purpose furniture and flooring that blurs the boundaries of the two spaces is a great choice for these areas. This urbanite garden will feature a gorgeous wood-cladded fence with stylish vertical planters growing nourishing vegetables and herbs. Practical floorboards in a warm wood tone lead from the kitchen to the outside space, and the smooth timber lounge furniture is accessorised with zesty tableware and tropical-inspired details – plus there’s barbecue area and steel firepit for evening entertaining. Bold, citrus colours add a Mediterranean feel, and comfy weatherproof cushions and throws to create a year-round space.

OUTDOOR ROOM CREDITS

Decoration

Sandtex Ultra Smooth masonry paint, from £29 per 5ltr, Crown. Floor in Parlor wood effect spruce beech tiles, £26.95 per sqm,Walls and Floors. Bi-fold doors from £1,200 per sash, Origin and 1st Folding Sliding Doors

Furniture

Yanirtas steel firepit, £223, Arpe Studio. Rhyno four-burner BBQ, £399, Regatta Furniture. Lodge sofa, £1,499; Lodge lounge armchair, £669; Lodge coffee table, £449; selection of waterproof scatter cushions, £59 each, all Bridgman.

Lighting

Strings of festoon lights, £90 each, Graham and Green.

On walls: Prestige slatted panels, £89 for 1,800x600mm, The Garden Trellis Co. Galvanised steel planter, £34.95. Copper half moon wall planter, £24.95; copper hanging bowl planter, £29.95; copper hanging planter with chain, £39.95; copper globe hanging planter, £49.95; copper geometric hanging planter, £39.95; set of three galvanised steel planters, £44.95; brass and verdigris planter, £29.95; large copper and verdigris planter, £49.95, all London Garden Trading. Solar brass planters, from £42, Rowen & Wren. St Ives thermometer & tarometer, from £24, Garden Trading.

On sofa: Printed cushion cover in mustard yellow, £3.99, H&M. Palm-print fringed cushions, £38 each; tasselled cotton throw, £38, all Rose & Grey.

Accessories

Faux plants and foliage from a selection, from £15, Bloom. Rectangular vence planters, from £32, Garden Trading. Solid colour medium melamine cup in apple green, £2.70; melamine round dinner plate in yellow, £8.40; melamine dinner plate in apple green, £8.40; melamine side plate in yellow, £6.30; melamine side plate in apple green, £6.30; tropical-print melamine cup, £4.99; tropical-print melamine plate, £7.99; tropical-print melamine, £9.50; watermelon tea towel, £14.99; coral melamine pitcher, £22.99, all Rice. Beehive throw, £55, Design Vintage. Accessories from a selection at Ikea, Laura Ashley, Sainsbury’s

STOCKISTS

1st Folding Sliding Doors www.1stslidingfoldingdoors.co.uk 0208 997 2448

Arpe Studio www.arpestudio.com 07575 054420

Bloom www.bloom.uk.com 0844 482 2332

Bridgman www.bridgman.co.uk 020 8804 7474

Cox & Cox www.coxandcox.co.uk 0330 333 2123

Crown Paints www.crownpaints.co.uk 0330 024 0281

Design Vintage www.designvintage.co.uk 01243 573852

Garden Trading www.gardentrading.co.uk 01993 845559

Graham and Green www.grahamandgreen.co.uk 01225 418200

H&M www2.hm.com 0344 736 9000

Ikea www.ikea.com

London Garden Trading www.londongardentrading.com 0800 6990868

Origin www.origin-global.com 0808 168 5816

Regatta Furniture www.regattafurniture.com

Rice www.ricebyrice.com

Rose & Grey www.roseandgrey.co.uk 0161 926 8763

Rowen & Wren www.rowenandwren.co.uk

Sainsbury’s www.sainsburys.co.uk

The Garden Trellis Co. www.gardentrellis.co.uk 01255 688361

Walls and Floors www.wallsandfloors.co.uk 01536 314730

 

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