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Now trending: Mediterranean

Perhaps it’s because we’re all dreaming about escaping to far-flung destinations, but the current mood? It’s Mediterranean. And while the weather might rain on our staycation plans, we can always bring the sunshine inside – with touches of terracotta and plenty of natural materials. (Plus, any excuse to eat delicious tapas is fine by us.) Scroll on for the best inspo on the ‘gram.

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A post shared by WENDY H GILMOUR (@thankfifi)

You don’t get much more Mediterranean than raw plastered walls – and nope, we can’t believe @thankfifi’s based in Scotland (not Sardinia) either. Sticking to an earthy palette of green and terracotta really warms up the room.

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That combo of cool, smooth marble with natural wicker? Transports us straight into vacay mode. Close your eyes and you can almost hear the sea. The pared-back colour palette in @afrobohemianliving’s space instantly brings a sense of calm. Annnd relax.

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A post shared by Rach (@journeytono14)

If in doubt? White-washed walls and plenty of plants = the simplest way to create chic villa vibes. @journeytono14’s taken it a step further with a statement rattan headboard, woven pots and a vintage crochet throw – just like an Italian nonna would make.

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A post shared by Dette Vigl (@bernadette_vigl)

Something about this ceramic lamp nods to ornate Italian sculpture, yet it’s so of-the-moment, too. Take your style cue from @bernadette_vigl and let this statement piece do the talking – by keeping the rest of the scene serene.

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A post shared by Marisa and Chris (@oakappledecor)

What would a villa be without relaxed social seating? Granted, @oakappledecor’s garden room is in York and not Mallorca, but the sentiment’s the same: sun-bleached colour scheme with low, slouchy seats – and look at that bamboo floor lamp. We’re ready for a siesta.

Article written by: Natalie Wall

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