Make the most of the official start of British Summer Time by introducing a palette of pastels to your spaces. Light and fresh yet soft and cosy, these shades are sweet without being too sugary.

1. Cap-ital Idea

A combination of clean lines and the softest baby blue, Normann Copenhagen's Cap table lamp is a modern take on pastels.

Cap Table Lamp in Misty Blue, £290, Normann Copenhagen

2. Biggest Fan

Until summer arrives, use Hay's paper fans to create a pretty wall display.

Paper Fan by Hay, £7, The Lollipop Shoppe

3. Branch Out

This hand-turned bowl celebrates the beauty of nature with a lick of colour.

Loyal Loot Log Bowl, £103, Goodhood

4. Tweet it

Give your local bird life a chic new nest with this ceramic birdhouse.

Pratone Birdhouse, £36, Anthropologie

5. Big Softy

Layer up ice cream shades in the form of textured throws and accessories to keep cool hues cosy.

Pink Washed Linen Throw, £175, Holly's House

6. Lemon Pie

Get your just desserts with this pale and interesting shade of yellow.

From £13.79. See products available in Lemon Pie

7. Party Surprise 3

Pale pink isn't just for girls – this shade is seriously on-trend right now.

From £13.79. See products available in Party Surprise 3

8. Pretty Polly

Oliver Bonas' garden chairs turn pretty polly's birdcage into a decorative design.

Canary Garden Chair, £59, Oliver Bonas

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