Yes, we know it’s summer – but it is British summer, after all! That means that we get the odd nice day, the odd rainy day, the odd cloudy day and the occasional glorious day. If you like your sunshine a little more consistent, you could always try adding it artificially. We’ve picked out 10 of the most cheerful, sunshiny products for your home, guaranteed to put a smile on your face – whatever the weather’s doing outside.
1. Mornin’Sunshine framed botanical canvas art, Green Lili
Brighten up your home with this Mornin’ Sunshine oversized mustard yellow and neutral abstract botanical canvas featuring big, bold leafy shapes with added shades of ochre and pink. It’s guaranteed to invite light into your space. £170, available from Green Lili.
2. Ginkgo in sunshine colourway, Anna Jacobs
Handmade in a family workshop in South East London, this silky soft velvet cushion is designed by Anna Jacobs from her original painting of a ginkgo tree in ink, pencil and acrylic on plaster and board. Was £89, now £59, complete with a duck feather pad. Available from Anna Jacobs.
3. Hello Sunshine neon wall sign, Lights4Fun.co.uk
This neon sign will brighten up your day! Both super safe and stylish, it’s a sunny addition to any space. Made from neon flex filled with 229 yellow LEDs, it will stay cool to the touch and looks just like traditional neon. There is also a handy rocker switch on the lead wire to enable you to switch the light on and off with ease. £49.99, available from Lights4Fun.co.uk.
4. Hello Sunshine print, Rocket Jack
Add a touch of Scandinavian style to your home decor with this modern bedroom poster. This Hello Sunshine typography print makes an ideal gift for anyone who needs a little cheering up. Prices start at £14 for an A5 print, unframed, from Rocket Jack.
5. Cabana stripe towel in sunshine, Annabel James
Make a statement on the beach, in your bathroom or even in the garden with this lovely summery top quality cabana stripe towel. Lightweight, quick-drying, and much more practical than a standard beach towel a Pestemal (Turkish bath towel) is super-versatile and will see you through all your summer activities. £24.95, available from Annabel James.
6. Daisy chain wallpaper in sunshine yellow and pink, Lust Home
Feel retro inspired with this funky floral wallpaper. In a 70s palette of pink on yellow, this nostalgic print is perfect as a feature in a dining room or hallway. £41 a roll, available from Lust Home.
7. Lollypop pure new wool blanket in yellow, Printing & Plumbing
This fluffy blanket is made of pure new wool. It will add a bright splash of colour in a room and comes complete with a storage bag for safekeeping when not in use. £89, available from Printing & Plumbing.
8. Yellow drake desk lamp, The House Office
Enhance your workspace (or living room, or bedroom) with this elegantly designed wooden and yellow painted metal adjustable task lamp finished with chrome detailing. £110.50, available from The House Office.
9. Curva dark grey floor lamp with yellow Arca shade, Iconic Lights
Cheap and certainly cheerful, this on trend floor lamp will bring a little sunshine to the darkest corners. £45, available from Iconic Lights.
10. Sun wool and velvet cushion, Quince & Cook
This 100% wool hooked 16 by 16 inch cushion comes complete with a polyester inner and costs £35 from Quince & Cook.