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GARDEN DESIGN

One of the key elements of garden design is outdoor illumination. Luckily, there’s a whole range of outdoor lighting to choose from, for every part of the garden.
Atmospheric, cosy and essential outdoor lighting helps you to make the most of the space, but knowing where and what to illuminate can be confusing. So here are my go to tips to help you get started.
Portable lanterns are a perfect outdoor lighting option. They can be clustered on patios for a cosy addition to garden seating, line paths to guide your guests to the dinner table, or add an intimate glow to the table itself. They also protect candles from the elements. There are an incredible variety to choose from, just make sure to look for lanterns suitable for outdoor use.
String lights are a fabulous addition to any garden and are loved for their laidback feel. Particularly dramatic and inviting when zig-zagged over a seating or dining area, they create a canopy of lights suitable for any occasion.

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CAVA on the rocks

A new way of enjoying Cava and Champagne has come into our lives, and it is here to stay. It is the concept that suggests serving these delightful glasses of bubbly with plenty of ice in a balloon glass, to refresh yourself on the hottest of summer days and nights.
Traditionally speaking, as any Cava or Champagne drinker will confirm, putting ice in your glass of bubbles is simply not the done thing. However, attitudes towards wine, whether with or without bubbles, have shifted somewhat as a younger audience embraces this classic drink as a drink for all occasions, not just for special occasions.

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Outdoor Spaces

With summer fast approaching, it’s time to head outside and begin preparing our outdoor spaces. Designing our spaces doesn’t require a different skill set from designing regular interior spaces, however, it does require a little knowledge of products, finishes and materials that can look beautiful, be comfortable, and withstand the elements of wind, water and lots of sun. Let’s take the typical interior and break it into parts and compare it to how you would design an outdoor room of equal design.

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