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The Hot List: Warming goodies for your home as we head into autumn


It’s time to get cosy at home (Picture: Metro.co.uk)

In this week’s Hot List, we’ve got a a bumper crop of autumnal finds including sweet treats, warming drinks and snuggly duvet covers.

Nothing says moving into the colder months like a warming bowl of hot soup.

Or maybe you’d like to cling onto sunnier days and revamp your room with Dulux’s colour for 2022, Brighter Skies.

Whatever floats your boat, we’ve got something that will work for you and your home to light up this drab season.

Read on for our top picks:

Percy Sprinkles & Colin Sprinkles

Icing on the cake (Picture: Karen Thomas)

Sprinkling a little joy over your Bake Off creations is a piece of cake, thanks to these multi-coloured cake-toppers from our favourite edible characters, Colin The Caterpillar and Percy Pig. In store only.

Buy it for £1.50 each at Marks & Spencer (in store only)

Bright Skies Matt Emulsion

Blue sky thinking

Bright Skies might be in short supply over the next few months but Dulux has decreed this uplifting, light-blue shade the colour we should be gazing at in our 2022 homes. And we couldn’t agree more.

Buy it for £30.04 (2.5L) from Dulux

Oversized Pampas Wreath

Naturally good

Dried foliage still gets a big thumbs up from Hot List, so we’re hanging this fabulous oversized pampas wreath right through until *whispers it* the Big Day in December.

Buy it for £175 from Cox & Cox

English Heritage Organic Dry Gin

Gin up (Picture: John Blackwell)

Organic September is still with us, so what better way to celebrate than with a batch gin made with organic botanicals and inspired by the gardens of English Heritage houses and landscapes.

Buy it for £39 from British Honey Company

Chuffles (Cheesecake Truffles)

Just desserts

You might not have heard of a ‘chuffle’, but these mash-ups of truffle and cheesecake will be top of your shopping list after one bite. In Sticky Toffee Pudding, Strawberries & Cream, Biscoff and Chocolate Orange.

Buy it for £24 for a box of 24 from Pleesecakes

Shady Bader coffee

Cream of the crop

Ice cream season might be coming to a close, but this new Colombian coffee with creamy Neapolitan flavours will keep the taste of summer going strong.

Buy it for £11.95 for a one-off purchase from Fireheart Coffee

The Arch Vase in dark green glass

Going green

Kermit-the-Frog green is all over the catwalk this season and we think this vibrant hue is also worth splashing around the autumnal home for the coolest 1980s mood.

Buy it for £50 from The Happy Blossoms

Bowls & Broths (Quadrille) by Pippa Middlehurst

Super bowl

This collection of super-fresh, broth-based recipes might be the perfect transitional cook book to whet our appetites for the new season. Prepare to be bowled over.

Buy it for £16.99 from Waterstones

Tilly Gingham Frill Cushion, Blush Red

Frill seeker

Gingham is for life, not just for summer, and these 100% linen cushions in warm, blush tones with a fabulous, frilly edge are the only accessory you need for a seasonal refresh.

Buy it for £68 from Rowen & Wren

Dusty Pink Linen Bedding Set

Sleep soundly

Rest easy with 100% organic linen for your bed in relaxed shades.

Buy it for £195.99 for a double including pillowcases from True Linen

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