19 classic and contemporary pieces: perfect for giving your home a touch of the ELLE Decoration country vibe
1 A classic rocking chair. Sit back and unwind in the original ‘Chairmakers’ rocking chair, ideal for both traditional and comtemporary settings. Made from beech and elm. £890, Ercol
2 A handmade rug. Add a hint of crafted charm with this ‘Kamala’ hand knotted wool rug, from £198, Anthropologie
3 A footstool. Put your feet up in style with this ‘Pouf’ by Cecilie Manz in ‘Remix Concrete’ made from canvas and natural leather, £393, Fritz Hansen
4 A bedside table. Wooden pieces like this ‘Shalstone’ solid oak 2-drawer bedside table by Ercol are a very simple way of adding a country feel to your home. For John Lewis. £345.
5 A sheepskin rug. Warmth and comfort are a must in any home. This ‘Single Sheepskin’ rug in Pearl, £95, The White Company is a great all rounder: think cosy rug, comfy throw over a sofa, or lovely mat for baby (or dog!).
6 A simple floor lamp. Elegant and simple, this ‘Caravaggio Read’ glass floor lamp in white by Cecilie Manz is an ideal go-anywhere accessory. £480, The Conran Shop
7 A robust dining table. With visible knots and grain, the ‘Iona’ dining table in solid fir pine is great for creating a rustic-themed scheme. £599, Made.com. It is also available with ‘Pebble Grey’ painted legs, and has a matching bench.
8 A linen throw. Dress your bed with layers of linen: lightweight and inviting. We love this fringed throw in grey from Once Milano, £120.
9 An armchair. Curl up in the ‘Oscar’ armchair by Matthew Hilton in ‘Molly’ fabric from Kvadrat, £2,781, SCP
10 A lambswool cushion. We love the subtle herringbone check of this ‘Shetland Windowpane’ cushion in Aqua. £49.95, Bronte by Moon
11 A natural side table. Although rattan is conventionally used for outdoor furniture, trends dictate it is the new interior material du jour. This side table is the perfect way to bring a taste of the outside, indoors. By Bloomingville, £219, Amara
12 Handmade earthenware. Create a homely feel wherever you live with handmade ceramics, like the ‘Mr & Mrs’ teapot, £120, tea strainer, £35, and tea cup, £30, all Sue Pryke
13 Wooden accessories. What better way to create a warm and welcoming home than filling it with handmade objects? We love this hand-carved, walnut wood spoon by Nic Webb, £200, The New Craftsmen
14 A textured cushion. This ‘French Knot’ cushion in grey will add both subtle pattern and texture to your living space. £45, White Stuff
15 A natural light. Make a statement with this bamboo pendant light by Bloomingville, £165, Pad Lifestyle
16 A sofa. Sink into the large ‘Togo’ settee in black by Michel Ducaroy, perfect for relaxing from the city to the country. £2,049, Ligne Roset
18 A vintage stool. This elm stool is just what you need for a touch of the traditional in any home. £150, Oggetto
19 A log basket. ‘Loop’ by Tom Raffield is a simple modern take on a timeless classic. £295.
See more essential country-style buys, and the world’s most beautiful homes in the country, inside ELLE Decoration Country Volume 10