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Outdoor Living by Selina Lake

By Emily Quinton

Outdoor Living by Selina Lake

I am a big fan of Selina Lake's inspiring styling and interiors books, so I have been really looking forward to reading her new book all about styling outdoor spaces. "Selina Lake Outdoor Living" is a gorgeous book, jam-packed with beautiful images by Debi Treloar and so many beautiful ideas by Selina. 

Outdoor Living by Selina Lake

Yesterday the weather was so, so lovely that I thought it would be really nice to read Selina's book in the garden and then take some of her ideas and set up a little outdoor space of my own for us to enjoy for the day. 

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I used cushions and pretty fabrics, vintage china, and some bright cups. I gathered baskets and a little table and I hung pompoms in the tree. I added some flowers in pretty vases. 

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pom poms
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Ranunculus and anemone
Outdoor Living by Selina Lake

And I enjoyed reading this delightful book in the dappled sunshine. It couldn't have been a more perfect spot! 

Outdoor Living by Selina Lake
Outdoor Living by Selina Lake
Outdoor Living by Selina Lake
Outdoor Living by Selina Lake

There are some wonderful locations and ideas in this book from buttercup fields to beach huts and afternoon tea parties to garden room fiestas. And I loved this idea for candles and flowers in the evening, so I just had to give it a little go. I can't wait for a beautiful Summer's evening later in the year. 

Flowers and candles

'Selina Lake Outdoor Living' by Selina Lake is out now published by Ryland, Peters and Small. 

 

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