Outdoor Fabrics: Create Bright & Bold Sunrooms, Verandahs, Outdoor Settings and More
Say hello to bright and balmy sunny days. These outdoor fabrics, as featured in our No Chintz store windows throughout October, are bursting with colour and they’ll beat the suns harsh rays.
There’s no point lounging around the house when the sun is a shining and begging for outdoor play. Dress your verandahs, sunrooms and outdoor settings in tough, durable fabrics built to withstand our harsh climate, and divine curtain fabrics that will add a super summery and cheery mood to your favourite play zones. No Chintz Visual Merchandiser, Lisa Llavero, shows you how, with her October store window displays at our Balmain, Woollahra and Willoughby stores as inspiration…
THE STORE: No Chintz Woollahra
THEME: “The ‘Floreanna’ curtain fabric features intertwining Clematis blooms, which add a touch of the tropics to this outdoor setting,” explains Lisa. “The vibrant shades of turquoise and cumquat contrast nicely with the crisp white petals of the flowers to create an exotic feel. Most of the fabrics used in this window, including the cushions, blanket box cover, ottoman and floor cushion, are classified as outdoor fabrics. They can be used outside with minimal fading, easy cleaning and are mould and mildew resistant.”
MOOD: “Fun, summery, happy, bright.”
FEATURE PIECES: “Blanket box and panel style curtains with contrast base band and trim.”
BEST SUITED FOR: “Outdoor settings or sunrooms.”
COLOUR PALETTE: “Bright turquoise, cumquat, fresh white, aqua and varying shades of green.”
‘Floreanna’ in Turquoise, $148 per metre + GST. A great spring boost for incredibly striking curtains, cushions and soft furnishings. ‘Ruff’ in Cumquat, 137cm wide, made from 100% cotton, $59 per metre. This Indian weave works a treat on cushions, bedheads, dining chairs and as piping. No Chintz ‘Mosaic Ikat Multi in Splice’ outdoor fabric, 140cm wide, made from 100% polyester, $89 per metre. Brilliant for outdoor furnishings.
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Table: Display only.
Basket storage bench: (includes cushion) $760. Available in-store.
Walled floor cushion: ‘Lalo’ in Oxford, $260.50 plus insert. Available in-store.
Platter: $105. Available in-store.
Macramé pot holders: sml $20, lge $28. Available in-store.
Ottoman: No Chintz ‘Mosaic Ikat’ in Splice outdoor fabric, $295, or $89 per metre.
Plate, bowl and beaker: Available from Mud Australia.
Various faux flowers: Display only.
Blanket box including cushion: $760. Fabric can also be purchased off the roll, ‘Outdoor Stripe’ in Ocean, $49 per metre. Available in-store.
THE STORE: No Chintz Willoughby
THEME: “Lucille Ball goes to Palm Springs!”
MOOD: “Fresh, upbeat and sophisticated.”
FEATURE PIECES: “Panel style curtains in ‘Manilla’, a beautiful jungle inspired print with an over layering of tropical leaves.”
BEST SUITED FOR: “Sunrooms and open living rooms.”
COLOUR PALETTE: “Many shades of green – apple, pea, mint.”
‘Manilla’ in Green/Ivory, 142cm wide, $106 per metre plus GST, is a luscious jungle design with over-layering of glistening tropical leaves perfect for curtains and upholstery. Available in-store. ‘Ruff’ in Forest, 137cm wide, made from 100% cotton, $59 per meter, is great for furniture upholstery and cushions. ‘Kona’ in Lime, 140cm wide, made from 100% olefin, $45 per meter, is perfect for drapery, cushions and upholstery. Available in-store.
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Armidillo rug: 1.4m x 2m, $560. Available in-store.
Lincoln Brooks ‘Imperial Court’ chair: $1070. Available in-store.
Fabric on seat cushion: ‘Noosa’ in Lime, $220 (cover only). Available in-store.
Fabric on back cushion: ‘Kona’ in Lime, $220 (cover only). Available in-store.
Back scatter: ‘Avoca’ in Lime, 55cm x 55cm, $95 (cover only). Available in-store.
Front scatter: ‘Mallacoota’ in Lime, 45cm x 55cm, $85 (cover only). Available in-store.
Pendant lampshade: ‘Leaves’ in Grass/Ivory, $279. Available in-store.
Lamp base: $205. Available in-store.
Hanging baskets: $20-$28. Available in-store.
Parrot prints: $255 each. Available in-store.
THE STORE: No Chintz Balmain
THEME: “Think coastal retreat in Culburra,” says Lisa. “A beach umbrella on hand, sitting amongst the Banksia trees on a balmy summer’s day.”
MOOD: “Relaxed, tranquil shades of aqua and marine blue with pops of orange.”
FEATURE PIECES: “The oak bench seat, panel style curtain in ‘Waratah’, outdoor umbrella in ‘Mosaic’.”
BEST SUITED FOR: “Sunrooms and covered verandahs.”
COLOUR PALETTE: “Aqua, navy, coral and peach.”
‘Waratah’ in Ocean, 137cm wide, made from 100% Linen, $110 per metre. Available in-store. ‘Padua’ in Aqua, 147cm wide, made from 100% linen, $236 per metre. A delightful shaded ombre design, moving from natural pure linen tones to a range of stunning colours. Finely woven with a formidable weight and character. ‘Outdoor Stripe’ in Calypso, 140cm wide, made from 100% polyester, $49 per metre. Do nautical in stripes and bright pops of colour for outdoors. Clashing prints are in!
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Curtain: ‘Waratah’ in Ocean, 137cm wide, made from 100% Linen, $110 per metre. Available in-store.
Bench: ‘Twist Bench’ in Oak, $1353. Available in-store.
Scatters: ‘Merimbula’ in Melon, ‘Noosa’ in Melon, ‘Merimbula’ in Turquoise, ‘Noosa’ in Navy, all 40cm x 40cm squabs, $25 each. Available in-store.
x Miss Stitched