For the ultimate mid-winter party, hunker down in a chalet-style space layered with luxe neutrals, squishy rugs and shots of marble...
Ooze cosy chalet vibes with homemade, gooey fondue…
Lau dining table light in white ash, £2,249, Stua at Heal’s. Strøm large ceramic jug, £90, Nicholai Wiig Hansen for Raawii at Aram. Boska ‘Mr Big’ party fondue set, £250, John Lewis & Partners. Ivory marble cheese board and tool set, £50, J by Jasper Conran at Debenhams. Hay field cutting board, £45, Cos. Koruku wallpaper in Soft Charcoal, £24 a roll, Graham & Brown.
Natural textures and curvy furnishings create an inviting space to hang out with friends. Just add glühwein…
Wall painted in from top, Coco mixed with Graphite, both £19.95 for 1L; Country Grey, £19.95 for 1L; Pure, £19.95 for 1L, all chalk paint, Annie Sloan. Big vase, £1,500, Max Lamb at Mint Shop. Hedwig owl, £250, Steiff. Zaria carafe, £25, Habitat. Goggles, from a selection, Harrods. Crown ball vase, £34, Serax at Amara. Krakatoa vase, £138, Jonathan Adler. Joyce chest of drawers in cherry walnut, £4,995, Pinch.
A black and white ski print, layered sheepskins and decorated branches create an alpine feel…
Sloan decorative branches, from a selection, New Covent Garden Market. Prop Light Round, £2,716, Moooi. Framed print, from £65, King & McGaw. Pumpkin sofa, from £2,448, Ligne Roset. Stanford armchairs, £5,318 each, Jean-Marie Massaud at Poliform. Silver raffia and beadwork cushion, £795, Khalique. Crack cushion in silver, £47, Zoeppritz at Amara. Arctic hare, £169; Niklas Arctic hare, £85, both Steiff. Tokki marble side table, £250, Habitat. Concrete candlesticks, from £9.50, Graham and Green. Mr Zheng coffee table, £1,973, Lema. Spa marble wax LED pillar candles, £9.99 for two; 10 ceramic star battery fairy lights, £11.99; both Lights4Fun. Polaris metal star bauble in silver, £5; Ting silver star baubles, £8 for 12, both Habitat. Nordic Christmas bottle brush trees, £8.99 for six; balloons in silver and white mix, £10 for 30, all Talking Tables. Luxe collection sheepskin wool rug, £59.99, Very. New Zealand sheepskin rug in ivory, £540, The Conran Shop. Herdwick rug in grey, £135, Neptune.
A white-out on the slopes? Wheel out the barbecue and huddle around until the snowstorm clears.
Koruku wallpaper in Soft Charcoal, £24 a roll, Graham & Brown. Border in Fiji Slate W0082/07, £45.50 a roll, Clarke & Clarke. Marble-effect ceiling pendant, £22, George Home. Marble vases, from £80, Perch & Parrow. Marble-effect cannisters, from £6 each; coasters, £7 for eight, 12-piece marble- effect dinner set, £20, marble-effect pasta bowls, £12 for four, all George Home. Silver Holly leaf spray, £10.95 per piece, VV Rouleaux. Woodland Scenics soft flake artificial snow, £15, Hobbycraft.
Silver foil curtains and iridescent decs set the Apres Ski mood.
Silver foil curtain, £8.50, Talking Tables. Barrow barbecue fire pit, £799, Konstantin Slawinski at The Conran Shop. Grey footstool, £79.99, Zara Home. Kyra marble table, £118; Petri polar bear side table, £145, both Graham and Green. Ulima mango wood coffee table in white, £43, Out There Interiors. Aarunya monochrome rug, £199, Audenza. Silver foiled polka-dot paper fan decorations, £7.99 for three, Ginger Ray. Lights in barbecue, from a selection, Lights4Fun. Glacier white glass herringbone mosaic tiles on barbecue, £135.14sq m, Mandarin Stone. Silver Moscow mule mugs, £15 each, Pushka Home. Hogmodig coffee maker, £10, Ikea. Zaria whisky glasses and stones, £20 for six, Habitat. Versintheabsinthe, £42.50 for 70cl; Glenfiddich Winter Storm single malt whisky, £270 for 70cl, both Harvey Nichols.
Shake off your boots and come in from the cold. There’s a warm world of soft sheepskin to welcome you inside.
Fiji Slate W0082/07 wallpaper, £45.50 a roll, Clarke & Clarke. Ziggy chairin clotted cream sheepskin, £1,299, Heal’s. Silver hourglass drinks trolley, £295, Graham and Green. Soft mirror, £990, Gallotti & Radice. Framed print, from £65, King & McGaw. Ecliptic round rug, £349, West Elm. Icelandic sheepskin extra-largerug, £440, The Organic Sheep at Heal’s. Luxe collection sheepskin wool rug, £59.99, Very. All white paper decorations, from £1, Re. Freestanding tube in white £60, Out There Interiors. Octopus standand glass bowl, £148, Audenza.
Hallway or boot room, a cosy bench and sheepskin throw welcome guests to kick back and relax.
Wall painted in from top, Coco mixed with Graphite, both £19.95 for 1L; Country Grey, £19.95 for 1L; Pure, £19.95 for 1L, all chalk paint, Annie Sloan. Shelf withhooks, £95, Re. Nordic Christmas wooden LED star light, £28, Talking Tables. Goggles, from a selection, Harrods. Pine cone, from a selection, New Covent Garden Market. Fastnet Stripe Christmas stocking, £45.90, Tori Murphy. Vintage jacket, stylist’s own. Capena Alia dining bench, £405, Ercol. Double sheepskin in ivory, £135, Graham and Green. Ribbedsocks, from a selection, Luna & Curious. This Will Be My Year2019 planner, £30, Ban.do. Maronibrater boots in dark brown, £635, Holland & Holland at Harrods. Calacatta vein polished marble tiles, £70.76sq m, Mandarin Stone. Woodland Scenics soft flake artificial snow, £15, Hobbycraft.
Enjoy a moment of chalet-chic indulgence, relaxing on a bouclé chaise longue before getting into après mode.
Wall painted in from top, Country Grey, £19.95 for 1L; Coco mixed with Graphite, both £19.95 for 1L; Pure, £19.95 for 1L, all chalk paint, Annie Sloan. Jumbo Pom Pomfringe 985-56313 in Vapor, £98m, Samuel & Sons. Mirror Mirror white round mirrors, £80 for five, Habitat. Tallulah chaise lounge, from £1,320, Love Your Home; upholstered in Zurimez Moonbeam bouclé, £150m, Zinc Textile. Jacquard weave cushion cover, £17.99, H&M Home. Josephine cushion, £65, Habitat. Jumbo Pom Pom fringe985-56313 in Whipped Cream, £98, Samuel & Sons. Asola floor light, £821 , Ligne Roset. Geir rug, £1,099, Linie Design at Heal’s. Sheepskin rug in natural, £40, Soak & Sleep. Luxe collection sheepskin wool rug, £59.99, Very. Homemaker faux sheepskin rug, £18, George Home. Icelandic extra-large sheepskin rug, £440, The Organic Sheep at Heal’s. Deco mirrored side table, £89, JD Williams. Lustered wine glass in Oyster, £40 for four, Anthropologie. Baccarat Flutissimo flute, £340 for two, Harrods. Wavy stem wine glass, £9.99, Zara Home. Ritzenhoff milk glass, £16.50, Sieger Design; Studio Pepe Design; Ritzenhoff gin and tonic glass £22.50,Piero Lissoni Design, all Rockett St George. Zaria whiskyglasses and stones, £20 for six, Habitat. Silver glitter leafgarland, £29.95, VV Rouleaux. Apollo cocktail set, £14.99, Very. Stainless steel ice bucket, £35, J by Jasper Conran at Debenhams. Baccarat Dom Pérignon champagne flutes, £190 for two, Harrods. Daffy’s gin, £41.50 for 70cl; Papadiablo Espadin mezcal, £65 for 70cl, Harvey Nichols. Iridescentparty bags, £5.99 for five, Ginger Ray.
Photography / James Merrell
Stylist / Marianne Cotterill