Nothing says ‘fresh’ like the sharp, citrussy scent and zingy bright colour of lemons, perfect for banishing the cobwebs and bringing a breath of summer to your home. Here are 10 of the best lemony accessories to add a little ‘ap-peel’ to your house.
1. Swing lemon cushion, Go Square
We love this bold geometric design that looks almost three dimensional. This cushion comes complete with a feather pad and will add a pop of colour to the plainest of sofas. £49 from IN-SPACES.
2. Love print in lemon, Luzelle van der Westhuizen
This colourful and bold print is inspired by the pop art of the sixties, and its simple geometric shapes and right colours will complement a contemporary decor. £35 unframed from Lu West, also available in other colours.
3. Pushboy kitchen bin in lemon, Wesco
Throw away in style with this 50 litre, retro inspired high quality powdered steel bin. Perfect for brightening up a dark kitchen corner, this bin will make you smile every time you use it. There are other items in the range too. £136 from Red Candy.
4. Kivi tealight candle holder in lemon, Iittala
Designed in 1988 in Finland, this chunky glassware has stood the test of time. The simple shape and bright colour are enhanced by a lit candle but look equally stylish during the day. £28.50, available from Cloudbery Living.
5. Geo brights yellow frame, Oliver Bonas
How gorgeous is this square, canary yellow wooden photo frame with its geometric design? The distressed finish adds a bit o character, so it’s all ready for your favourite summer snap. £12 from Oliver Bonas.
6. Lemon tea towel, Dear Colleen
At last -some kitchen advice we’re happy to follow! This 100% cotton tea towel would make a great present or would add a splash of colour to any kitchen. £11, from Maiden.
7. Yellow deer head, The French Bedroom Company
Make a statement in a monochrome bedroom or hallway with this bright deer head. Use him as a hat rack or hang him with fairy lights, he’s sure to get noticed. £45 from The French Bedroom Company.
8. Yellow Vera rug, Pappelina
This bold rug is decorated with a single row of circles for stylish simplicity. Woven from environmentally certified PVC, it’s vry hard wearing and would be ideal in a hallway or bathroom. It’s also non-slip and machine washable, so a practical choice for children’s rooms. It’s available in 14 different colours and a range of sizes, and the pattern is woven into both sides of the rug. £95, available from The Scandinavian Shop.
9. Lemongrass scented candle,Sophie Allport
Fill your whole house with the intense aroma of fresh lemongrass with this hand-poured candle, made in England. Made from 100% refined mineral wax blended with a high quality fragrance, it will burn for up to 40 hours while gently perfuming your rooms. £20 from Sophie Allport.
10. Lemon salts paint, Mylands Paint
Established in 1884, Mylands Paint has an impressive pedigree as Britain’s oldest family-owned and run paint manufacturer. This Lemon Salts paint will brighten a kitchen, cloakroom or corridor and add a touch of sunshine to the darkest corner. Prices start at £4 for a 100ml sample pot from Mylands Paint.