How to holiday at home this summer
Life can’t always be a holiday. But in a time where travel is restricted, you can bring your summer holiday home – thanks to our top tips for enjoying your summer staycation. Recreate the holiday feeling through home accessories and lifestyle pieces, all designed to give you everything but the holiday tan. From our favourite outdoor furniture picks, to designer glassware to make sure the holiday drinks are flowing. Here’s everything you need to holiday at home this summer.
Give your garden a makeover
We spend most of our holiday hours outside, usually because the weather’s better than we’re used to. But while we can’t control the sun, we can give you our favourite summer-ready outdoor garden furniture – crafted by the best independent brands. Turn your garden into a relaxing retreat with this laid-back rattan armchair and footstool, paired with this rattan loveseat if you’re expecting company. This Greek-style green vase adds island energy to your dining table, especially when combined with these statement-yet-comfortable black metal outdoor dining chairs – ideal for dinner al fresco.
Stock up your bar
Holiday’s when we really let loose. So make sure you’re prepared by creating an at-home bar, stocked with your favourite drinks and some Instagram-worthy glassware and accessories. This green glass decanter is perfect for entertaining and is hand-painted – unusual and practical. And these engraved amour wine glasses are the perfect pairing. For cocktails, try these copper martini glasses or these textured long drink glass tumblers.
Recreate the relaxing mood
There’s nothing like a good book and some 5* hotel service to really make you feel like you’re on holiday. So enjoy the same restful, relaxing time during your staycation by investing in high-quality skincare and shower accessories. This Frama Shampoo is worthy of any boutique resort – use while burning a sea salt candle to really up the holiday ambiance. For staycation reading, we recommend a glossy travel book to help whisk you away – like the Mykonos Muse photo guide and a fun, bright bookstand.