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Square deals: The definitive check list for patterned homeware


1. Memories wallpaper

Brewers, £36.95 per roll. Induce false nostalgia with this beautiful diamond wallpaper with weathered-marble effect. 01323 430 886, wallpaperdirect.co.uk

2. Quebec rug

Dunelm Mill, from £59.99 for small rug. You'll be grateful for seeing red with this bold geometric rug. 08451 656 565, dunelm-mill.com

3. St Andrews fawn check moon fabric Armchair

Alexander & Pearl, £695. Great Scot! This tartan number is a seductive seat. 020 8508 0411, alexanderandpearl.co.uk

4. Purple and white Tea towel

Fog Linen Work, £14.50. Dry your dishes decorously with this stylish linen cloth. 020 7229 1337, summerillandbishop.com

5. Locomotive cushion

Gabrielle Vary, £69. One of a range of strikingly patterned, hand-knitted lambswool cushions from this Sussex designer. notonthehighstreet.com

6. At Home with Marieke

Teapot John Lewis, £12.45. Make your tea a little bit twee with this cute gingham piece. 08456 049 049, johnlewis.com