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In Full Bloom

Production Jeanne Botes Photographs Justin Patrick Styling assistants Schalk van Wyk, Francesca Millar

This month's Shopping Inspiration breathes life into your home with bold botanical prints that pop with colour...

Image 2: FROM LEFT Pink Droplets wallpaper by Eijffinger R7 752/9 drops, Home Fabrics; Frida’s Garden lampshade R695, Hadeda; sofa R12 000, bbellamy&bbellamy. Scatter cushions, from top: 1. R229, Kids Living; 2. R89, Mr Price; 3. R240, bbellamy&bbellamy; 4. R499, Weylandts; 5. R250, Hadeda; 6. R240, bbellamy&bbellamy; 7. cushion in Water Colour Blossom fabric R1 223/m, Lula Fabrics; 8. R195, Hadeda; 9. R240, bbellamy&bbellamy; 10. R159, Kids Living; 11. R195, Hadeda; 12. R850, Recreate; 13. R150 and 14. R240, both bbellamy&bbellamy; 15. R265, Hadeda. Image 3: FROM TOP LEFT Mariedal from the Zephirine Collection by Designers Guild in Peony R2 180/m, Home Fabrics; milk pail stool R2 940 and Rose chair R1 380, both Recreate; fabric on chair R250/m, bbellamy&bbellamy; Mushroom side table R1 400, Saks Corner; tea set R550 (36 pieces),; jacket, stylist’s own; floral art by Rene Twigge R1 250 (small) and R1 890 (large), Haas. On floor: Tree Peony in Ink R636/m, Halogen International. Image 4: ABOVE LEFT, FROM LEFT Framed magnolia print R1 900,; vintage tennis and squash racquets R120 each, Recreate; wallpaper on chair: Pimpernel by Morris & Co. R895/roll, St Leger & Viney; chrysanthemums, Kenly Flower Wholesalers; ribbon, stylist’s own; quilt R1 890, LIM; vintage umbrella R250, Recreate; floral throw on floor R2 450, Spoon Store. Image 5: ABOVE RIGHT, FROM TOP LEFT Fabrics: Alhambra by Warwick in Onyx R775/m, Bluebell Woods by Ralph Lauren in Charcoal R1 020/m and Terracotta by Morris & Co. R827/m, all St Leger & Viney; Singapore Sling in Acid R1 095/m, Hertex Fabrics; Valombreuse Imperia by Lorca R2 353/m, Mavromac. Second tier of fabrics: Bazaar Flame R432/m, Halogen International; Clementine in Jet R770/m, Th e Silk & Cotton Co. On table, from left: plate R180 and teacup candelabra R1 350, both Recreate; rose bowl R270,; bird on branch R290, Big Blue; ceramic vase by Lisa Firer R450, Marigold; red glass vase R190,; glass paperweight R295, Lime Grove; ceramic horse R378, Marigold; poppy from Kenly Flower Wholesalers. Fabric on table from R200/m, bbellamy&bbellamy. Image 6: LEFT, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Fabrics: Soho by Mavromac in Negra R750/m, Wolfe Street Fabrics; Monet (03) R773/m, U&G Fabrics; Poets Walk by Ralph Lauren in Vintage R2 845/m, St Leger & Viney; Cabo Delgado in Mango R882/m, The Silk & Cotton Co.; Bazaar Flame R432/m and Duralee (102) R1 410/m, both Halogen International. Wire bowl R600, Abode/ Quirky Me; wallpaper in bowl: Fiori from the Fornasetti Collection by Cole & Son R1 571/ roll, St Leger & Viney; print R550 and bowls R200 each, all; floral teacup and saucer R65, Recreate; yellow flower ring R30, Imagenius; dinner plate R550 (32-piece set),; chrysanthemum from Kenly Flower Wholesalers; necklace by Lisa Firer R120, Marigold.   Stockist details: Abode/Quirky Me: bbellamy&bbellamy: 084-314-5741 Big Blue: Halogen International: Haas: 021-422-4413 Hadeda: Hertex Fabrics: Home Fabrics: Imagenius: Lula Fabrics: Lime Grove: 021-425-4604 L’Orangerie: 021-761-8355 Kids Living: Kenly’s: 021-461-9140 Marigold: 021-422-5451 Mavromac: Mr Price Home: 021-426-5773 Recreate: Spoon: 021-447-5423 St Leger & Viney: Saks Corner: Spoon: 021-447-5423 The Silk & Cotton Co.: U&G Fabrics: Weylandts:   This shoot was featured in the September 2011 issue of House and Leisure.