Holidays don’t have to mean hitting the road. Style your home for a sweet staycation and you might find there’s no place you (and your guests) would rather be. We put a new favourite stool through its paces as an anchor for three serene scenes.
A PLACE TO GATHER
FROM LEFT Nodi Handwoven Jute rug, $1290, tessuti.co.nz. Joe Armless loveseats, $1900 each, stclements.co.nz. Gene Embroidered Long Lumbar cushion cover, $109, cittadesign.com. XXL vase by Jaime Jenkins, $250, muck.co.nz. Block stool, $350, wrw.co.nz. Vintage pottery vase, $69, blackbirdgoods.co.nz. Ceramic Bud vase No 11 by Mizuyo Yamashita, $105, garden-objects.com. Bowl, $60, muck.co.nz. Hamlin Patchwork Linen cushion cover, $85, cittadesign.com. Handmade house shoes, $69, blackbirdgoods.co.nz. Walls throughout in Resene Quarter Thorndon Cream and Resene Paint Effects with Resene Half Rivergum and Resene Foggy Grey; floor in Resene Alabaster, resene.co.nz.
A PLACE FOR GUESTS
FROM LEFT Nodi Ribbed Wool rug, $1780, tessuti.co.nz. Paper blind, $47, wahlee.co.nz. David Trubridge Flax light, $941, davidtrubridge.com. Seljuk blanket, $200, muck.co.nz. Cultiver Sage Linen duvet set, $375 (queen); Cultiver Striped Linen duvet set, $475 (queen), gathered.nz. Block stools, $350 each, wrw.co.nz. Ceramic tumblers by Katia Carletti, $45 each, muck.co.nz. Viereck Und Dreick by Julius Bissier framed print from Warranbrooke, $329, fatherrabbit.com. Fiddle-leaf fig plant, POA; terracotta pot, $85, garden-objects.com. Book stylist’s own.
A PLACE TO GREET
FROM LEFT Handcrafted basket, $35, blackbirdgoods.co.nz. Block stool, $350, wrw.co.nz. Pumice bowl, $30, blackbirdgoods.co.nz. Ceramic Bud vase No 13 by Mizuyo Yamashita, $80, garden-objects.com. Wreath, POA, markantonia.com. Oak peg rail, $159, fatherrabbit.com. Roundie bag, $230, georgiajay.com. Iris Hantverk broom, $75, garden-objects.com. Nodi Log Linen cushions, $118 each, tessuti.co.nz. American Oak Hut bench, $990; Iringa Woven basket, $228/set of two, cittadesign.com. Leather slides, $120, estherleonard.com. Hat stylist’s own.
Styling Gem Adams
Photography Wendy Fenwick