“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”
-Henry James

If you are thinking of beautiful daffodils swaying in breezy afternoons, tea parties with your best buddies and lazy beach holidays, it could mean that summer is actually knocking at your doorstep. Give your home a tropical makeover so that you can have your holiday time when you cannot manage to have one – especially now with Social distancing and self-quarantine in the days of COVID-19

Tropical décor is fresh and colourful; it keeps you closer to nature all year around. Be it reading a book in your balcony or hosting summer dinners, look forward to floral prints, bright colours and modern textures with Ciceroni’s Home Décor Favourites for March.

Mehfil E’ Bahar Chest of Drawers By Portside Café

Add zest to your home with the inclusion of stand-alone pieces. Bring cheer to your room with this perky, lively chest of drawers by Portside Café. Named “Mehfil E’ Bahar”, the chest of drawers is carefully crafted with batches of colourfully printed leather that are randomly stitched and pasted together to make this piece come alive. Its legs are turned in solid, polished wood and the drawers are lined with ultra-suede.

Nakano Tapas Plate – Nicobar

Be it for a family brunch or a potluck tea party, create magic with this faded Tuscan stoneware by Nicobar. Yin to Yang, the Nakano Tapas plates, come in two renditions- find toucans, Chinese bellflowers and lush foliage perched over two, and the minimal hint of colour on the other two. Under the Tuscan sun, life seems better.

Ida Pendant Lamp –The Purple Turtles

Bring the favourite corners of your room to spotlight with this Ida pendant lamp by The Purple Turtles. Showcasing the clear tones of the day sky through a big funnel, this statement lamp is handcrafted from pigmented feather cement, fitted with an Edison bulb, a teak wood top and suspended from a black fabric enveloped wire. It is the perfect add-on for your living room.

Stark 2-Seater by IDUS

Besides serving as the focal point of your living room, Couch is one place where you spend time reading, lounging, binge-watching Netflix shows and even entertaining your guests. Built to elevate the way you live, Stark 2-Seater by IDUS is crafted to exude a sense of calm, ease and flexibility. With clean lines, straight shelter arms softened by subtle curves, this sofa will help you ace the Classic Blue trend ( Pantone Colour of the Year 2020) this season.

Regatta Cushion – Safomasi

This charming linen blend cushion cover is hand printed with the Regatta print of boats racing around an estuary. Reversible, the other side features the bunting-inspired Ferry Flag print, which complements design details like the fun flag edging. Use it to accessorize you garden day beds or your favourite reading couch this summer. Like Mungo Jerry says – In the summertime when the weather is hot, You can stretch right up and touch the sky.

Magnolia’ Bone China Cup & Saucer – The Décor Kart

For those who are ardent fans of Summer brunches and British tea parties as we see in The Crown, “Magnolia Bone China Cup and Saucer” by The Decor Kart is perfect for your next soiree. Available in summer pastels and floral designs, this fine China set will make your summer tea parties a memorable one. After all, we all love to take that china out for a stroll right?

Dazzling Dimensions – Nilaya Asian Paints

A wallpaper does much more than just covering a wall – it brings the wall to life beyond the realms of paints. Nilaya, an exquisite offering from Asian Paints, is a perfect blend of our rich understanding of surfaces and Indian aesthetics. Nilaya’s Dazzling Dimension wallpaper will lend your home an exquisite warmth personified by the tropical forest greens. Add in a comfortable couch or a swing in pristine whites for the beach holiday home feels.

World From My Window Ottoman – India Circus by Krsnaa Mehta

Indulge in contemporary art with the World from My Window assortment of ottoman by India Circus. This small ottoman is crafted with upholstered printed fabric top and stands on wooden legs. The design on the ottoman displays a full-scaled lattice print, with bird motifs livening up its outlook. Ideally sized as a footrest, ottomans easily double up as a low seating arrangement in your home space.

Bird Watcher Aqua Blue Ceramic Pouffe by Address Home

Bring in the subtle hues of nature into your home with the Bird Watcher Aqua Blue Ceramic Pouffe by Address Home. Detailed intricately with oriental art-inspired floral branches and birds, this ceramic pouffe will elevate the décor quotient of the house; wherever you place it.

Ladies in The Garden Vase – Lladró

Belonging to Lladro’s limited edition collection, this glossy porcelain Ladies in the Garden vase is a perfect conversation starter piece at a dinner party. The Re-Deco concept gives a new life to the classic pieces of the Lladró through a new and striking decorative approach. In this limited series, the range of grey tone lends a contemporary and distinctive dimension to a refined, romantic creation that features perfectly modelled reliefs.

Abyss Coffee Table – Karan Nawab Designs

Inspired by the vast and deep oceans, the Abyss Coffee Table by Karan Nawab creates a geological cross-section as mesmerizing as the sea while giving you an impressive space made out of epoxy resin and spray-painted MDF to lay your freshly brewed cup of tea. Move over wood; oceans want to come and splash in your summer abode.

A mixture of 2020’s biggest Spring|Summer trends, this home decor edition will enliven your home like nothing else. Celebrate summertime without holiday woes!