Monday Moodboards- Back to Nature - 4th May

This week's Monday Moodboard is 'back to nature' inspired in the designs, colours, patterns and materials. There's a mixture of glassware, linens, cutlery, candles and a few extras that I've generally fallen in love with. On the theme of nature, I've been having a go at some natural dyeing of my own this week - using avocado skins and stones I'd saved up. The result was a gorgeous dark salmon/pink colour and it's inspired me to look further into using other botanics. For anyone looking for a simple introduction to the process, try this book on Amazon by Rebecca Desnos- recommended to my by a friend.

Glassware - coloured recycled glassware forms the majority of the shelf space in my kitchen cupboards! A few of my favourite recent glassware finds below...
Italesse Vertigo Handcrafted Glass Tumbler Green White
Vertigo Handcrafted Glass Tumbler Green White | Italesse - Available on Trouva | £12.95

Table styling blog glassware
Milky Green Flared Tumbler by Milagros - Recycled Glass - Handmade in Mexico | £10
Green glasses table styling
Tumbler Glass by Fish - Transparent Green | Available on | £15

Clare V for Anthropologie Striped Glass Tumbler | £12

Linens - I've found some beautiful ,naturally-dyed linens this week by fellow florist Me & My Bloomers along with these floral print, patterned tablecloths below....

Set of 2 Naturally-Dyed Turmeric Linen Napkins | Me & My Bloomers | £24

Scalloped Embroidered Napkin in Green
Scallop Embroidered Napkin in Green by The Conran Shop | £18
Table Styling blog
Bertioli by Thyme Rose Yellow Rose Tablecloth | Edition 94 | Napkins from £25 (Tablecloths a special treat!)

Jess Wheeler Cotton Tablecloth | Available at Alex Eagle | Floral print in green | £170

Madam Stoltz Natural Seagrass Placemat
Madam Stoltz Natural Seagrass Placemat | Available on Trouva | £10

Plates - I went on a 2 week long van trip around Portugal at the end of last Summer and in-between lazy days on the beach and BBQ's at sunset we made lots of little stops into their amazing Portugese ceramic studios - so many beautiful pieces.
Casa Cubista Mini ceramic plate
Casa Cubista Portguese Ceramic Plates | £9.99 | Trouva - this particular green plate sold out but other styles still available on Trouva or try other stockists on their website

For anyone as obsessed with colour as I am - the Dibbern website is a DREAM. Plates in every colour immaginable.

Dessert Plate Spring Green (19cm)
Dibbern Plates - Dessert Plate Spring Green | €16.00

Cutlery - I've been looking for bamboo cutlery like these listed below for what seems like FOREVER.
I'm still yet to find a set I can afford and have all alerts set on Ebay so as soon as I find some, I'll update this page with more options!
Bambou cutlery 24 pcs
SABRE Paris Bamboo Cutlery Set 24pcs | Available on Nordic Nest
Bamboo Cutlery 8 Pieces Vintage Forks Knives Set Midcentury 1960s ...
Vintage Bamboo Flatware | Made in Japan | Set of 8 on Vinterior - now out of stock.

Candles - I feel like I've been posting about these candles non-stop but I truly am obsessed with the beautiful handmade candles from Wax Atelier. These green tea celebration candles are so delicate and thin. They are much thinner than a normal candle holder so worth thinking about how you will style them and stand them up- perhaps in a vessel with some sand/grains or small stones.

Coloured Celebration Candles - Green Tea | Wax Atelier | £22

Extras - a few fun bits and pieces I've seen this week to style your home!
HKliving Green Glass Vase
HK Living Green Glass Vase | Available on Trouva | £17.99
Another HK Living Vase - Available on Gently Elephant | £8

I also came across this mega brand called Swedish Ninja who make beautiful lights and sculptural accessories
OH MY Green & Verde | Swedish Ninja | €85
This amazing Sunshine Yellow C.Lamp by Swedish Ninja - would make a playful feature for a wall | €375

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