Lace: a major fashion trend and a stunning way to pretty up your home for spring. No longer seen only on the back of old ladies' sofas and as crocheted plant pot stands, lace home accessories are definitely having a moment. Seen on everything from Vivienne Westwood wallpaper to tea sets to Pearl Lowe's stunning lace window panels, here's how best to bring a touch of lace into your life:
As featured in Sex And The City 2, apparently.
Black & silver rose damask paper lace wallpaper, £90 per roll at Occa-Home
Somewhere between demure and bordello – just right.
Dentelle lace lamp, £396 at House Couturier
If you want to add just a hint of lace, there's no better way than this.
'Rubbish Without You' print, £40 (unframed) by Bianca Hall
Hitting two trends with one very affordable piece – neon bright and lace – win-win.
Molly lace printed cushion, £30 at Digetex
These antique-style lace curtains would make any window look a little more rock 'n' roll and, according to Rockett St George, also work brilliantly as table runners.
Lace curtains, £130 at Rockett St George
Available in Lipstick (Hot Pink), Candy (Pale Pink), Blue, Aubergine Pure White or Ivory and in a variety of widths and lengths.
Create your own customised lace-effect looks with this great tape. Try it on plain boxes, notebooks and even vases.
Lace-effect tape, £6.50 for 50 yards (2 ins wide) at Rockett St George
A modern take on the aforementioned old lady sofa, but without the hassle of the constant slippage. The height of retro granny chic.
Somerset sofa, £1900 at John Lewis
Vivienne Westwood's take on how to do lace.
Cut-out lace wallpaper by Vivienne Westwood for Cole & Son at Wallpaper direct
Soft delicate lace embedded in plaster for a feminine vintage feel.
Set of four lace embedded plaster coasters by Laura Felicity, £36 at Not On The High Street
All this lace cup and saucer needs is a lace cake stand full of cream cakes.
Edwardian lace tea cup and saucer, £35 at Not On The High Street