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Be inspired every day with Living North
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July 2022
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Whether you’re looking for a English country garden or a bust of Mediterranean colour, whatever your style, we’ve got all the inspo you need to create a gorgeous garden living space.

In a traditional English garden, you can’t go wrong with a classic look

Wicker Garden Trug

Store blankets, wood for the fire pit or simply use for picking up fruit, vegetables or flowers. This wicker trug is ideal for any garden.
The Range, branches regionwide


Reclaimed Iron Kadai Firepit

This reclaimed iron Kadai firepit comes with a grill so you can cook on it, or simply remove the grill and use it as a fire bowl.
Nkuku, stockists regionwide 


Rosanna Round Bamboo Parasol

Shade yourself from the sun in style with this beautiful bamboo parasol.


Jenson Herringbone Throw

Stay out once the sun has gone down and keep warm with this stylish herringbone throw.
Dunelm, branches regionwide  


Cane Seated Sun Longer

A classic cane lounger, plus a fringed floral parasol, create a dreamy spot for lazy afternoons.


DIY Shelter

A simple homemade shelter, entwined with ivy and filled with cushions and throws, is the ultimate children’s den.

Hayburn Wicker Furniture Collection

This collection of comfy all-weather wicker furniture includes a love seat and large sofa and works well outside, but looks just as good in a garden room or conservatory.
Neptune at Bridgewater Interiors, Gateshead and Wylam


Embrace clean lines and get a flavour of the Med at home with vibrant blue and orange

The Helsinki Collection

The Helsinki collection is defined by chic, rope-effect rattan.
Next, branches regionwide 

Solar Rattan Fairy Lights

Outdoor lights are a great way to add some warmth to your garden, these solar rattan fairy lights are the perfect addition for some Mediterranean magic.


Terracotta Masonry Paint

Go bright and bold for the perfect Mediterranean feel with this vibrant Terracotta masonry paint.
Johnstone’s at Decorating Centre Online, Bishop Auckland

£41.99 per five litres

Folk Flora Outdoor Cushion

Don’t overlook the finishing touches. Add some impact with this bold print cushion. 



Painting a plain wall a vibrant blue (or perhaps orange) can transform a previously underwhelming space. Planted pots finish the look.

Cosiloft Fire Pit Coffee Table

A modern firepit should be at the heart of your garden living space try this Cosiloft 120 black and teak fire pit coffee table.
Fire & Co, South Shields


Pallisade Collection

Hay’s Pallisade collection features a graphic, linear design – we love.
Hay at

Blue Trough

Add a pop of colour with some vivid pots for your plants.
Cowell’s Garden Centre, Woolsington


Finishing Touches

Bold cushions transform plain furniture, adding a pop of colour to your garden too.
Habitat at Sainsbury’s, Heaton 

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