It’s not everyday you get a call from TV people requesting your help, so when the producers of hit E4 show, Made in Chelsea called us a couple of months back to ask if they could use our picnic rugs in the season finale, we were only too pleased to get involved.
Nothing says British Summer like the humble beach hut. Or rather, the not so humble beach hut, with seaside sheds on sought after coastlines exchanging hands for tens of thousands of pounds. Whether you’ve managed to get your hands on one for real, or are creating a hideaway in your garden summerhouse, you can easily achieve the beach hut vibe with a coastal colour scheme and a few essential items.
Summer is just about here and there’s no better a way to enjoy the sunshine than with a picnic. Weather you’re having an afternoon in the park, a walk over the fields or lazing by a river, pitching up with a picnic can turn a couple of hours outdoors into a really special day.
So what are the essential ingredients to a perfect picnic?