Delicate blue tones and filigree flower patterns chase away the last of the winter blues. These fresh-looking products are ideal hostess gifts for your next summer party. Or bring them home to create summer in your own home.
1. Flowers for breakfast: Mariefleur Gris 6-servings teapot and cup with handle 2. Blue romantic: Floreana Blue buffet plate and breakfast plate 3. Any drink shines here: Colour Concept Midnight Blue highball glass and tumbler 4. Puts any dish in the best light: Colour Concept Midnight Blue buffet plate 5. For a summer bouquet: Numa vase Arctic Breeze and Nek Mini mellow blue vase 6. Ideal for serving ice cream as well: Boston Coloured blue water glass
Actress Nadeshda Brennicke loves blue accents too. We visited her at her farm in Brandenburg and demonstrated natural, pretty decorating and gift ideas. Create a casual country feeling – even in the middle of the city.
1. Rock in style: Yoko Rocker by Studio Ziben, over www.selekkt.com2. Origami style: Orikomi lamp shade by Blannc3. Recycled chic: Time-after-Time wall clock printed on old plastic plates by Formart 4. Naturalness at home: Lumimarja pillow covers by the Finnish textile artist Erja Hirvi, Marimekko 5. Power drink: Algothé green tea with algae, Kusmi Tea 6. Delicate and petite: Little Gallery tea lights and Blue Blossom vase
Take a mental health day
Just kick back at home
1. Guide: “Relax, yo” print by Micheal Mullan2. Stylishly en route: The Dandy bicycle by Foffa.
Living Ibiza-style: A rug, a couch or just a couple of big pillows in soft sea blue can bring a fresh breeze and the feeling of summer and the beach inside – and help us to (almost) effortlessly, completely relax.