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9 best statement scatter cushions

Because we all know it’s the accessories that make the look, says Bianca Barratt

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14 February 2017

pdating your home needn’t mean a huge decorating job. With a few well placed, up-to-date accessories, you can give it the lift it needs without much time or effort, or having to re-mortgage your house.

Scatter cushions breathe life into old sofas and neglected beds, offering both comfort and style.

We’ve found a few favourites to add to your home this season.

Elizabeth Scarlett Palmier Chambray Cushion

Let this cushion take you to warmer climes, where palm trees are an everyday occurrence rather than an Instagram opportunity. Inspired by the tree lined groves of the French Riviera, the pale blue hue perfectly complements the embroidery and pale cream piping.

£60, Elizabeth Scarlett, Buy it now

Zara Coral Linen Cushion

As Sebastian once taught us, under the sea is always better. Coral silhouettes make for striking embellishments and this beaded cover proves just that. The cotton and linen mix fabric provides a crisp background for the romantic decoration, making this a must-have for any gold themed room.

£39, Zara Home, Buy it now

Att Pynta Jacquard Pom Pom Cushion

Team this bold print with pink or yellow for a Liquorice All Sorts effect. Handmade from heavyweight 100 per cent cotton, it’ll catch your eye even from across the room. We particularly love the pompoms, which soften the edges of the look.

£68, Att Pynta, Buy it now

Timorous Beasties Three Bee Cushion

Timorous Beasties, which has long been a purveyor of the statement print trend, proves that bold is beautiful with this bee print cushion. What catches our eye is the intricate illustration, which captures the striking outline of the insect perfectly.

£60, Houseology, Buy it now

Oliver Bonas Sheepskin Cushion

Sometimes, we just need something fluffy to hug. If you’re in short supply of pets, why not plump for a cushion instead? Oliver Bonas has designed a range that balances both comfort and style exactly, seen particularly in this soft pink one, which would be ideal for cuddling up with in bed.

£45, Oliver Bonas, Buy it now

John Lewis Flamingo Cushion

This flamingo printed cushion would add a shock of colour to a plain sofa, particularly a white one. With a pink piped edging, it’s a stand out piece that would suit any contemporary home.

£20, John Lewis, Buy it now

Neptune Cushion Cover

Add a bit of culture to your home with this unique design from The Conran Shop. Neptune cuts a pensive figure in this simple but striking design, standing out against the white background.

£85, The Conran Shop, Buy it now

Hummingbird Cushion Cover

H&M has a fantastic homeware range, bringing us cool designs at affordable prices. Foliage prints are a big hit this year, with palm leaves being a favourite. This cushion cover, with its delicate and simpe illustration, is a great piece to add if you’re building on that trend.

£9, H&M, Buy it now

Tunnock’s Teacake Printed Cushion

Whimsical and nostalgic, this Tunnock’s Teacake cushion will take you right back to your childhood. Round and volumous, it’s a great one for lazing around on the sofa and the best bit about it is it won’t leave any crumbs…

£32, Etsy, Buy it now