15 Ways to bring the Summer inside

Mid- August and we are reveling in another heat wave - or not.  So it's grey and cloudy outside, with not much hope of an upswing in the weather?  No need to despair, bring the sunshine in with these summery  picks for your interiors!  Lounge around on the ground, get on your bike without leaving the sofa, gaze into the ocean and if you must turn the lights on, add some special sparkle with a little DIY silver-leaf.

Top row L-R: Hummingbird Stripe fabric, Tradescant & Son; Fontana Arte Tour Table, Made In Design; Hello Sunshine print, Howkapow; Floor cushions, Graham & Green; deckchair stripe roller blind with bobble trim, The Stripes Company

Middle row L-R: Indigo Ombre wallpaper, Murals Wallpaper; Photosynthesis Lamp, Cow&Co; Bees rug, Klaus Haapaniemi & Co.;  Ready-planted Terrarium, The Urban Botanist; Sophie Conran Coconut Grove wallpaper, Arthouse;

Bottom row L-R: Palmeral wallpaper, House of Hackney; Emaline cushion, Boeme; Harper Large Sofa in Aristo, Marks and Spencer ; Trees Two pink drumstool, An Angel at my Table; DIY silver leaf lampshade project, Design Sponge