Transform your walls with the Mid Century paint collection from Fired Earth. The six colours are virtually odourless, making them pleasant to use. For a sophisticated look try Skylon Grey (shown left), or for a shot of vibrant colour choose Festival Orange or Race Yellow. The Matt Emulsion is £29.50 for 2.5 litres. Call 01295 812088 or visit www.firedearth.com.
Key Lime ridged lacquer vases for £6.99 for a set of three, high-gloss resin table lamps with matching shades for £19.99 Just two of the many reasons to take a second look at the new products from Dunelm Mill, which also now has cookshop departments in over 20 of its stores. Call 0845 165 6565 or see www.dunelm-mill.com.
No washing up and you can still create romantic teatimes thanks to the new Utterly Scrumptious range of cardboard partyware at Talking Tables. It includes a choice of cake stands, from £7, a two-tier sandwich stand, £14, coloured paper doilies, £4, plates, £3.50, and a teapot-shaped vase with a waterproof centre, £7. Call 020 7627 6767 or visit www.talkingtables.co.uk.
Elegant Living is the new premium home range from Asda, providing luxury at everyday prices. Glass vases (see left) start at £15, a double duvet set with pillowcases in Rich Violet Triple Cuff costs £35, and herringbone cotton napkins are £10 for four. Kitchenware, including steel utility knife, bread knife and chef knife, is available from £4, and hard anodised aluminium saucepans and lids from £12. Call 0800 952 0101 or visit www.asda.com.
Spruce up old cupboards and drawers with Bombay Ducks sparkling glass and ceramic handles and knobs, which come in a range of designs, including black and white butterflies and flowers, from £2.95. Other new finds include ceramic rose hooks, £12.50, spotty Union Jack noticeboards, £35, and glittering chandeliers, £145. Call 020 8749 7000 or visit www.bombayduck.com.