Why we’ve all gone mad for feathers

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Fran Puddefoot

Feathers once had two uses – they were either used to stuff pillows or transformed into boas. This year though, the humble feather is having its moment in the sun. Interior designers are taking inspiration from the natural world and feathers are featuring on everything from light shades to wallpaper prints. Don’t know which to choose? Don’t worry, we’ve selected the best products currently on sale. 


If you really want to make a statement, how about this Peacock Feathers wall art? The made-to-measure wallpaper mural is available in a range of animal prints, but we love the brightness of this design. £30 per sq m,


This Gold Feathers Round Mirror is a dazzling design piece, featuring layers of intricate rustic effect gold feathers arranged around a central round mirror. Guaranteed to add impact to any wall, this statement mirror will bring a glamorous and whimsical feel to your home. £125,


The Vita Ostrich Feather Tall Table Lamp is an exotic addition to any room. Perfect for lighting up a room at mid-height, or for placing on a low table. The ostrich feathers arrive loose ready for you to attach yourself, by simply inserting into a foam holder. £208,


Pure understated elegance, combining an eclectic mix of influences, the Gloria Pink Pendant Light has elements of 1920s glamour while the geometric chain formation is unmistakably contemporary. £565,


These faux stems are a beautiful way to bring flowers into your space. Not only do they look fantastic, but they’re also easy to care for. These feathers come with a vase, but they are also available for sale separately. Perfect. £169 for three stems and vase,


Incorporate a touch of boho elegance into your abode with the lovely Feather Wall Art. This gorgeous decorative piece is carefully crafted with white feathers and natural shell which stand out beautifully from the linen surface. £400,


Author:  Sarah Freeman, V&A Homes



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