North East Life January 2012
Look lovely in winter. Lashes is a revolutionary 2-in-1 lash accelerator and conditioner that is apparently proven to rejuvenate your eyelashes to increase its volume, length, texture and density by an eye-fluttering 30-50 per cent. Â£69.95 from www.beautyproductsdirect.
This pyramid shaped lantern contains three glass tealight holders, suspended from the internal roof by a metal stem. The internal base of the lantern is mirrored so the candlelight is reflected. From Telling Tales Mail Order Limited, price Â£39.95. Perfect for those dark nights.
Right: The ultimate glove! Etre Fivepoint Gloves keep your hands warm while using your iPhone, iPad and other touchscreen devices. Etre Touchy Gloves have missing thumb and index fingertips, providing freedom to text, tweet and touch in wintry conditions. From www.etreshop.com Selfridges, Park & Bond and YMC. Etre Touchy Gloves Â£35; Etre Fivepoint Gloves Â£40.
The work of Northumbrian artist Mary Ann Rogers is a by-word for a love of the countryside and its colours are to appear on silk. A new line of high-quality silk scarves is the result of a joint collaboration between Mary Ann and fashion designer Alan Scott. www.marogers.com.
Brighten up the bedroom with this Melody Maison velvet floral cushion in cotton velvet with pink and green floral print. Cream velvet background with pink roses and a mix of flowers and greenery. Feather inner included.
Freshen up the kitchen with Polie Pottery. Made in Poland using a traditional hand stamping technique, a cheerful spotty range including mugs, jugs, teapots, plates and butter dishes. Prices start from Â£11.95 for a baby mug, up to Â£37.95 for a six cup teapot.
New Year refurbishing? Hereâ€™s a lighting look thatâ€™s both stylish and contemporary. Monsterstuff.co.uk has the Wooden Bulb Lamp â€“ a laser-cut wood-veneer plywood construction, leaving each section with a crisp, burned edge for a soft, satisfying glow. Price Â£99.99.
Itâ€™s the Queenâ€™s Diamond Jubilee year. Show a touch of patriotism with these fabulous chairs from Alexander & Pearl. Chic traditional framed dining chair, upholstered in a modern fashionable Union Jack fabric, with an antiqued white finish. Â£195 per chair.
Luxury online homewares retailer, Roman at Home of Aycliffe Industrial Estate in County Durham, have added to their range of shaker style bathroom storage and accessories. From duckboards to cabinets, designed to look fresh and clean. www.romanathome.com