Why it’s rosy at home; It’s spring, and colour’s back to enliven cream and white interiors as Gabrielle Fagan reports.

T must be spring because everything’s coming up roses on

fabrics and wallpapers. Flower power is back with a vengeance in design

and the variety is enormous with a profusion of blooms sourced from the

classic English country garden as well as the more exotic and Oriental.

There is a freshness and originality that turns what could be a tired

old chintz chintz