The weather forecast may be terrible but as it is June, it is important to be ready to make the most of whatever glimpse of summery sunshine comes our way. So in order to be prepared, here are just a few house and garden goodies that will help you make the most of summer.
This article first appeared on the Cambridge Evening News website
Cox and Cox Wicker window box planter
This very stylish window planter is made from wicker with a black liner so it is perfect window sills. It also looks fantastic from both inside your home and outside, so is a good investment, even when the weather is unreliable.
Hen and Hammock Stooble
The Stooble is a table and a stool and this gorgeous little item is perfect for the garden, camping trips and children’s parties. It also folds up neatly into a little bag which is perfect for transporting and storage.
Graham and Green paper plates Paper A-Z Plates and Cups
These delightful alphabet plates and cups from Graham and Green are ideal for parties, picnics and al fresco dining. Not only are they fun and stylish, they are also very practical as you are never going to forget which cup is yours!
Cox and Cox Fragrant OutdoorFirelighters
Come rain or shine, the British barbeque is never cancelled so even if you are cooking under the garage door, add one of these gorgeous little firelighters to the charcoal and you will get the delicate scent of bay leaves, rosemary, chilli and thyme which will make the air smell sweet and flavour the food.
Hen and hammock Ladies raffia sun hat
It may seem unnecessary now but when the sun breaks through, you will be glad of one of these elegant raffia straw hats. In four lovely colours these hats are made from natural raffia so will keep you cool in the heat.
For the true optimists amongst us, this garden rocker is the perfect item of furniture for any stylish garden. It is fully upholstered and available in a range of fabrics for you to choose from. It is also water proof so can be left our all summer long.