Homeware buys to help you celebrate the great outdoors

It might be nippy out, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck inside.

In fact, there are so many ways to warm a winter garden or spruce up a balcony, there’s no excuse any more to be staring at the same four walls.

Whatever your outdoor space, it’s time to embrace al-fresco living with Scandi style throws, foldaway furniture and a roaring firepit.

Vintage Standard Lamp Heater by Garden Leisure

This retro-style lamp heater is off-the-scale cool – a game-changer to keep you snug in a cold snap.

Buy it for £229.99 from Not On The High Street.

Cast Iron Fire Bowl

Stoke up the firepit and let winter chills become a thing of the past. Your new alfresco lifestyle starts here.

Buy if for £110 from Graham & Green.

Isla Hanging Tealight Hurricane

Cast a magical glow outside by hanging a cluster of hurricane lanterns made from black metal and glass. Bring indoors if the weather turns.

Buy it for £25 from Nordic House.

Three Indoor Outdoor Oversized Bulb Lights

We’ve taken a real shine to this set of three beautiful, battery-operated bulbs in amber, clear and smoked finishes. Certainly a simple way to make your outside space as stylish as your interior.

Buy it for £75 from Cox & Cox.

Rockbox Bold X

This portable, Bluetooth, waterproof speaker will be music to your ears. Put on your favourite playlist and dance the blues away.

Buy it for £59.99 from Fresh ‘n Rebel.

BBGRILL Outdoor Pizza Grill 56 x 61cm

Dine alfresco all year round and keep the chill off, with this neat outdoor pizza grill and firepit in one. Hot stuff.

Buy it for £101.90 from ManoMano.

Oxford Stripe Capri Blanket

Instead of staring at your four walls, grab a stash of blankets and head outdoors with your household for a breath of fresh air. Made from recycled plastic bottles and perfect for all weathers.

Buy it for £45 from Weaver Green.

Bunny Outdoor Light Opal Acrylic 16 Colour Changing IP54 LED

Create a quirky disco mood in the great outdoors with this fun, rabbit-shaped light with colour-changing LEDs. Party on.

Buy it for £85 from Där Lighting.

Fab Hab Lhasa Outdoor Rug In Coral

Who said you can’t create a Moroccan retreat in the bleak midwinter? Not us. Throw down this fabulous outdoor rug and be whisked away to exotic climes in seconds.

Buy it for £94.95 from Cuckooland.

Sadolin Classic Wood Protection

A DIY outdoor cinema is the ultimate alfresco experience. Pick a cosy spot and make sure all woodwork is protected against the elements. Then, just add chairs and bundles of blankets. Action!

Buy it in Ebony (walls and floors) & Celery Leaf (chairs), £35.49 for 2.5L from Decorating Warehouse.

Summer Brights Melamine Tableware

Pimp up your garden picnic with the boldest melamine tableware – tough, durable and in bright beach hut colours to remind us that summer won’t be long.

£38 for six medium bowls, £19.95 for six cups, Graham & Green.

Louis Solar Lantern

Let outdoor soirees continue long into the night with this modern, solar lantern. It may be pricey, but it’s dimmable and can be charged with a USB, so spot on for the dark season.

Buy it for £159 from Lime Lace.

TOPL Reusable Coffee Cup

Take your coffee break outside with this stainless steel cup.

Buy it for £27.99 from TOPL.

Waterproof Outdoor Cushion In Pure New Wool

Say goodbye to soggy bottoms with this bold range of waterproof, outdoor cushions with a soft wool top. Garden living just got luxe…

Buy it for £39.50 from Heating & Plumbing London.

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