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How to keep cosy in Kent this winter

PUBLISHED: 16:01 10 October 2015 | UPDATED: 16:01 10 October 2015

Make the best seat in the house the most stylish

Make the best seat in the house the most stylish


When there’s a nip in the air, get prepared with everything you need to stay cosy nice and snug at home through until next spring

1. Knot fireguard, £110, Burley Log Rattan Storage Basket, £245 and faux fur sleeping bag, £158, OKA Direct,

2. Leather log basket with a chestnut finish and two carry handles, £185 (can be personalised for an additional £20), Tomic & Daly, Whitstable 01227 273016 or visit

3.Somerset Meadow jugs from £22, large mug, £14 by Julia Davey, available at Tomic & Daly, Whitstable,, 01227 273016

4. Turquoise wool throw by Chalk, £168,

5. Alpaca wool throws in cream, dark grey or brown, £134.99,, 020 8133 3853.

6. Make the best seat in the house the most stylish place to be: wood panelling and overfire mantle from Middleton,, 01403 864446, accessories including tea light holders, from £24, throws from £120 and clocks from £46, all from

7. Pick a fire that doubles up as a piece of modern art. ‘Loop’ is inspired by the rings around the planet Saturn and is made to commission with prices from £2,910, BD Design, 020 8964 5355,

8. The Swan winter warmer Glühwein urn holds five litres of anything from mulled wine or winter cider to tea and coffee £79.99,

9. Create a feature wall behind your fireplace with Anthrologie wallpaper, £24.95 a roll, available from or call 01892 700 730.

10. Mugs, £9, Next,

11.Burnished copper fireside tidy, £25, Cox & Cox,

12.Snow fox hot water bottle, £40,

13.Wrought-iron four-piece fireside accessory set, £120,

14. Cosy up in a tub chair, £295. Other accessories include table with brass detail £185, silver candle holder from £14.50, lanterns from £7.50, antique carved mirror £175, silk and wool mix rug from India £795, log basket £225. All from Trading Boundaries,, 01825 790200.

15. The Gazco Radiance fire is new for 2015 and features a realistic flame picture and choice of effects in either wall mounted or inset models, prices start from £1,695, Vaughans of Maidstone Ltd, Harrietsham 01622 761661or for more visit, 0844 4141322.

16. Dovre Tai cast-iron coal-burning stove with thermostatically controlled heat output from £1345, Vaughans of Maidstone Ltd, Harrietsham 01622 761661 or visit, 01392 474057.

17. Launched last year, the Scan 66 fire now comes in a new white paint finish with four different models available including wall hung, plinth, pedestal and prism based, £2,350. Stockists include Adena Fires, Tunbridge Wells 01892 534434, Natural Fires Ltd, Maidstone 01622 691676 or for your nearest dealer visit or

18. The super-stylish M-design Luna Diamond 1600 CL/CR adds an instant ‘wow factor’ to any room, £4162.00, available from The Barn Stoves and Fireplaces Ltd Ashford 01303 813999,


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