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Colourful homewares: 12 ways to brighten up tables and teatime

Because a punchy palette is where it's at, says Sam Wylie-Harris...

Set of Six Blossom Glasses, Graham and Green
By Sam Wylie-Harris, PA

ALL things bright and beautiful, all homewares great and small… Colouring your world with vibrant shades sings summer joy, and it only takes a bunch of brights to get the look.

Whether you are hosting guests or dining in with your nearest and dearest, here's how to serve up a riot of rays to boost the mood…

1. Summer Brights Melamine: Set of Six Bowls, £55; Set of Six Medium Bowls, £38; Set of Six Medium Cups, £19.95; Set of Six Espresso Cups, £16.95; Set of Six Raffia Coasters, £18.95 (other items from a selection), Graham & Green

2. Asta Barrington YAY Bright Pink Long Tray, £20, Daisy Park

3. Summer Rainbow Linen Tablecloth in Multicolours, £275, Summerill & Bishop

4. Cactus Light , £5.99 (was £12.99), Getting

5. Colour Pop Enamel Salad Bowl Turquoise, from £24.50, Souschef

6. Tropics Cake Plate, £15; Tropics Teapot, £12; Tiger Tropics Side Plate and Crane Tropics Side Plate, £4 each; Tiger Tropics Footed Mug and Crane Tropics Footed Mug, £4 each (other items from a selection), Dunelm

7. Set of Six Blossom Glasses, £89, Graham & Green

8. Vivian Velvet Bar Stool, £87.20 (was £109; other items from a selection), Dunelm

9. Les Ottomans Matthew Williamson Cotton Napkin – Peacock Feather, £15, Amara

10. Mexicana Tapestry Print Seat Pad, £15, Graham & Green

11. Pink Coral Reef Cushion, £60, Postcards Home

12. By The Seaside Mini Candle Tin, £8.50 each, Calon Candles

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